WorldCat Identities

Ritz, Karen

Overview
Works: 62 works in 249 publications in 4 languages and 26,230 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biographies  Literature  Fiction  Picture books  Pictorial works  History  Ghost stories  Children's audiobooks  Legends 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor, Editor, htt
Classifications: DS135.N6, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karen Ritz
Go free or die : a story about Harriet Tubman by Jeri Ferris( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the black woman whose cruel experiences as a slave in the South led her to seek freedom in the North for herself and for others through the Underground Railroad
A picture book of Anne Frank by David A Adler( Recording )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen year old Anne Frank, with her parents and sister and four other people, went into hiding in the sealed-off building in 1942, when the Nazi invaders intensified their persecution of Jews - For two years they remained safe - In August 1944 they were betrayed - Anne's diary was found, and it reveals her life and her spirit
Ian's walk : a story about autism by Laurie Lears( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl realizes how much she cares for her autistic brother Ian when he gets lost at the park
Kate Shelley and the midnight express by Margaret K Wetterer( Book )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Kate risks her life in a storm to prevent a train disaster
The country artist : a story about Beatrix Potter by David R Collins( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the English author and illustrator who grew up during the Victorian era and whose detailed drawings of plants and animals found their way into her famous picture books
Sisters against slavery : a story about Sarah and Angelina Grimké by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of two sisters from a wealthy southern family who devoted their lives to the causes of abolition and women's rights
Frontier surgeons : a story about the Mayo brothers by Emily Crofford( )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the two doctor brothers whose Minnesota clinic became world-famous
Between two worlds : a story about Pearl Buck by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the woman who was awarded both the Pulitzer and Nobel prizes for literature
Valentine's Day by Joyce K Kessel( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the origins of Valentine's Day and describes the traditions with which this special day is celebrated
The ghost of Popcorn Hill by Betty Ren Wright( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin and Peter acquire a mischievous new dog and two lonely ghosts
Rescue on the Outer Banks by Candice F Ransom( )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Deal and his horse, Ginger, help an African-American lifesaving crew rescue shipwreck victims off the coast of North Carolina in 1896
Writer of the plains : a story about Willa Cather by Thomas Streissguth( )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the American author Willa Cather, emphasizing her youth and early career but covering all of her life
Seneca chief, army general : a story about Ely Parker by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the Seneca Indian who helped save his people's land, was elected a sachem, served in the Union Army, became a general, and was named commissioner of Indian affairs
Hiding from the Nazis by David A Adler( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Lore Baer who as a four-year-old Jewish child was placed with a Christian family in the Dutch farm country to avoid persecution by the Nazis
Hilde and Eli, children of the Holocaust by David A Adler( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the fates of two children in Germany and Czechoslovakia through the Nazi persecution
Child of the Warsaw ghetto by David A Adler( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story of the Warsaw Ghetto told through the eyes of Froim Baum, a young Jewish boy who was able to survive the horrors of Nazi Germany
Cornstalks and cannonballs by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how the citizens of Lewes, Delaware, outwitted the British Navy during the War of 1812
Ben has something to say : a story about stuttering by Laurie Lears( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to help a neglected dog which he sees at a junkyard, Ben, who stutters, begins to confront his fear of speaking
Windows with birds by Karen Ritz( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cat adjusts to its new home in an apartment, high above the ground, after living in a house
Mandy Sue Day by Roberta Karim( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using her senses of taste, hearing, touch, and smell, a blind girl enjoys a special day on the farm
 
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A picture book of Anne Frank
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A picture book of Anne FrankIan's walk : a story about autismKate Shelley and the midnight expressThe country artist : a story about Beatrix PotterSisters against slavery : a story about Sarah and Angelina GrimkéFrontier surgeons : a story about the Mayo brothersBetween two worlds : a story about Pearl BuckThe ghost of Popcorn Hill
Alternative Names
Lund, Karen Ritz

Languages
English (152)

German (5)

Spanish (1)

Korean (1)