WorldCat Identities

Snyder, Zilpha Keatley

Overview
Works: 135 works in 625 publications in 9 languages and 51,940 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Paranormal fiction  History  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.S6934, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
The Egypt game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

56 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of children, entranced with the study of Egypt, play their own Egypt game, are visited by a secret oracle, become involved in a murder, and befriend the Professor before they move on to new interests, such as Gypsies
The headless Cupid by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

41 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is never quite the same again for eleven-year-old David after the arrival of his new stepsister, a student of the occult
The witches of Worm by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

31 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely twelve-year-old is convinced that the cat she finds is possessed by a witch and is responsible for her own strange behavior
The bronze pen by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her father's failing health and the family's shaky finances, twelve-year-old Audrey's dreams of becoming a writer seem very impractical until she is given a peculiar bronze pen that appears to have unusual powers
Gib rides home by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 2,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the harsh treatment he has endured at the Lovell House Home for Orphaned and Abandoned Boys, eleven-year-old Gib Whittaker manages to maintain his hopeful outlook when he is "farmed out" to help with the horses of a wealthy banker in 1908
Cat running by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eleven-year-old Cat Kinsey builds a secret hideout to escape her unhappy homelife, she slowly gets to know a poor family who have come to California after losing their Texas home to the dust storms of the 1930s
Libby on Wednesday by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been put ahead in an accelerated eighth grade program by her bizarre and creative family, precocious eleven-year-old Libby hates her "socialization" process, until she makes some highly original friends in a writing workshop
Gib and the gray ghost by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1909, after spending several months back at the Lovell House Home for Orphaned and Abandoned Boys, eleven-year-old Gib returns to live on the Thornton ranch, where his natural way with horses helps to make him feel at home
The trespassers by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having trespassed and explored the empty Hutchinson mansion, which seems haunted by the presence of a long-dead young girl, sixth grader Neely and her little brother become regular visitors when emotionally disturbed Curtis Hutchinson moves in
The Unseen by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling angry and out-of-place in her large family, twelve-year-old Xandra finds a magical key to a world of ghostly, sometimes frightening, phantoms that help her see herself and her siblings more clearly
Blair's nightmare by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stanley kids and their stepsister try to keep secret a dog that Blair finds, keep David out of the clutches of the school bully, and find out if some escaped convicts really are nearby. Sequel to "The Famous Stanley Kidnapping Case."
The gypsy game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six imaginative schoolmates embark on a game in which they pretend to be Gypsies, but when one of the boys runs away and takes up with a group of homeless people, the game threatens to become all too real
The changeling by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Had it not been for the firm belief of two young girls that one of them was a changeling, their lives would have been very different
Song of the gargoyle by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When mysterious men in black abduct his father, the court jester of Austerneve, thirteen-year-old Tymmon flees into the forest, where he acquires a strange animal companion and plots to rescue his father
The velvet room by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

22 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin and her family have spent several years moving from place to place, trying to find work and a place to live. When Robin's father finds a job, all are happy but Robin. She explores the countryside near her home, meets new friends, and discovers a secret
And condors danced by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year Carly turns eleven, 1907, is filled with playing detective, watching condors, observing a fierce feud involving her family's Southern California ranch, and coping with unexpected tragedies
The treasures of Weatherby by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to be as strong and powerful as the first Harleigh, twelve-year-old Harleigh Fourth and an equally diminutive new friend try to foil the plans of a distant relative who is seeking the long-lost Weatherby fortune
The runaways by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Dani hates living in the small desert town of Rattler Springs, Nevada, but her plans to run away get complicated when a pesty young boy and an imaginative new girl decide they want to go along
Fool's gold by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reluctant to admit that he suffers from claustrophobia and anxious not to alienate his friends, Rudy tries to find a way to distract them from pursuing their plan of exploring an abandoned gold mine
Black and blue magic by Zilpha Keatley Snyder( Book )

17 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy's kindness to a bungling sorceror who is boarding with his mother earns him a pair of magic wings at night
 
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The bronze pen
Alternative Names
Keatley Snyder, Zilpha

Keatley Snyder, Zilpha 1927-

Keatley Snyder, Zilpha 1927-2014

Keatley, Zilpha

Keatley, Zilpha 1927-2014

Snyder, Z. 1927-2014

Snyder, Zilpha K.

Zilpha Keatley Snyder American writer of children's fiction

Zilpha Keatley Snyder Amerikaans schrijfster (1927-2014)

Zilpha Keatley Snyder author from the United States

스나이더, 질파 K

スナイダー, ジルファ・キートリー

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The headless CupidThe witches of WormThe bronze penGib rides homeCat runningLibby on WednesdayGib and the gray ghostThe trespassers