WorldCat Identities

Alvarado, Trini

Works: 19 works in 45 publications in 1 language and 6,404 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Comedy films  Children's films  Motion pictures  Animal films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Singer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Trini Alvarado
Little women by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 2,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With her husband off at war, Marmee is left alone to raise their four daughters -- her 'little women'. There is the spirited Jo ; beautiful and conservative older sister Meg; fragile Beth; and the romantic Amy. As the years pass, the sisters share some of the most cherished and painful memories of self-discovery, as Marmee and Aunt March guide them through issues of independence, romance and virtue." -- Back of container
Alanna the first adventure by Tamora Pierce( Recording )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Alanna, who aspires to be a knight even though she is a girl, disguises herself as a boy to become a royal page, learning many hard lessons along her path to high adventure
Trickster's choice by Tamora Pierce( Recording )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alianne must call forth her mother's courage and her father's wit in order to survive on the Copper Isles in a royal court rife with political intrigue and murderous conspiracy
The Frighteners by Peter Jackson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A con man with the ability to see and communicate with ghosts uses his talent to make money. He has the ghosts haunt houses until the residents pay him, a 'ghost exterminator,' to get rid of them
Lioness rampant by Tamora Pierce( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At last, Alanna of Trebond has become the first female knight errant in Tortall. She sets out on an impossible quest to find the Dominion Jewel, a legendary gem that, in the right hands, has limitless power for good. But while she searches for the one thing that can save her war-torn country, her nemesis returns from the dead and begins to wreak havoc. Only Alanna has the power to prevent Tortall's utter destruction
In the hand of the goddess by Tamora Pierce( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursuing her desire to be a knight, Alanna learns many things in her role as squire to Prince Jonathan, but fears Duke Roger, an ambitious sorcerer with whom she knows she will one day have to deal
Esperanza rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan( )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression
Babe by Chris Noonan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A version of the life of Babe Ruth, from his youth in Baltimore to his retirement from the game of baseball, based on events that occurred between 1902 and 1935
The woman who rides like a man by Tamora Pierce( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her first tour as a knight errant, Alanna assumes a position of influence with a fierce desert tribe, makes some changes in the role of women in the society, and continues her own emotional development
Trickster's queen by Tamora Pierce( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aly fails to foresee the dangers that await as she uses her magic to safeguard Dova and her younger siblings, despite knowing that her thirteen-year-old charge might be queen of the Copper Isles when the colonial rulers are defeated
Stella by John Erman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a brief relationship with a young doctor, Stella, a tough and fiercely independent woman, discovers she's pregnant. Too proud to accept the doctor's marriage proposal, Stella raises her daughter Jenny alone, and through the years the two share a very special relationship until Stella realizes she cannot provide Jenny with the advantages her wealthy father can
Changing habits by Debbie Macomber( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were sisters once. Almost forty years ago, in a more innocent time, two girls enter the convent. Angelina and Joanna come from vastly different backgrounds, but they have one thing in common, a desire to serve, to join in the community of sisters. Despite the relative seclusion of the convent house in Minneapolis, they're not immune to what's happening in the world around them. In 1972, Angie's involvement with a pregnant teenager triggers a crisis of faith. At the same time, Joanna's relationship with a Vietnam veteran brings her face-to-face with the choices she made - and didn't make - in her own life. Then, Angie and Joanna leave the sisterhood, abandoning the convent for the exciting and confusing world outside. The world of choices to be made, of risks to be taken. Of men and romantic love
Paulie by John Roberts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paulie is a road movie about a bird. A green-and-blue conure parrot, Paulie is found by lonely émigré janitor Misha--padlocked in an old cage in the littered basement of a research institute, where he tells Misha his life story. It began with 5-year-old Marie, the love of his life, and his heartbreaking separation from her. In search of Marie, Paulie has traveled from New Jersey to Los Angeles. Along the way he's spent time in a pawn shop; driven in a Winnebago with Ivy; been in a parrot mariachi band at an East L.A. taco stand; and unwittingly turned to crime with small-time thief Benny, winding up a prisoner in the basement. Paulie's story strikes a chord with Misha, who vows to help him find Marie
Satisfaction( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jennie Lee and her band, Mystery, get a summer gig in a beach town playing at a club owned by Martin, a former songwriter. Over the course of the summer they learn about life and love and play rock and roll
The Perez family by Mira Nair( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1980, free-spirited Dottie Perez is leaving Cuba for America, her head filled with dreams of movies, mascara and dates with John Wayne. Strait-laced Juan Perez is headed for a reunion with Carmela, the wife he hasn't seen in 20 years. But when an overworked immigration officer mistakes Dottie and Juan for husband and wife, the stage is set for a merry marital mix-up, and some very unpredictable romances
Starstruck( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the importance of following personal goals, ambitions, and objectives through the story about a sixteen-year-old girl who faces the difficult choice of pursuing her dreams to become a singer, or following her mother's practical example and working as a bookkeeper
Runaways by Elizabeth Swados( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Times Square( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two runaways are living on the line in a tough town and a deejay helps them channel their anarchistic energies toward stardom
Runaways( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Esperanza rising
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Trickster's choiceThe FrightenersLioness rampantIn the hand of the goddessEsperanza risingThe woman who rides like a manTrickster's queenPaulie