WorldCat Identities

McKinley, John 1956-

Overview
Works: 75 works in 206 publications in 2 languages and 25,570 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  High interest-low vocabulary books  Christmas stories  Hockey stories 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ73, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John McKinley
The king of show-and-tell by Abby Klein( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Envious because Robbie always brings the most exciting things to school for show-and-tell, Freddy rescues a baby bird that has fallen from its nest and has to find a way to get it to school without his mother or teacher noticing
Tooth trouble by Abby Klein( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unhappy to be the only one in his class who still has not lost a tooth, first-grader Freddy tries to find a way to expedite matters but then is faced with another problem
Homework hassles by Abby Klein( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Freddy falls out of a tree and breaks his arm, he finds inspiration for his oral report on nocturnal animals
Don't sit on my lunch! by Abby Klein( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When first-grader Freddy decides to try out for peewee hockey, his archenemy and school bully Max decides to also try out for the one slot left on the team
Help! A vampire's coming! by Abby Klein( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When first-grader Freddy is exhausted because of nightmares, his friends and family give him suggestions on how to deal with them
Halloween fraidy cat by Abby Klein( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freddy is apprehensive about the haunted house that Chloe plans to have at her Halloween party but tries to hide his fear from his classmates
Yikes! Bikes! by Abby Klein( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freddy and his classmates are going to participate in a Bike-a-Thon to help raise money for a local animal shelter, and Freddy needs to learn how to ride a two-wheeler
Shark tooth tale by Abby Klein( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the owner of Treasures of Time agrees to hold a fossilized shark's tooth for him for one week, Freddy must think of a way to earn the fifty dollar price
Thanksgiving turkey trouble by Abby Klein( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freddy is unhappy about playing the turkey in his first-grade Thanksgiving Day play, especially with Max bullying and teasing him, but his grandfather and principal both give him ideas for making the part fun
Talent show scaredy-pants by Abby Klein( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freddy is nervous about the first-grade Grandparent's Day talent show, especially with Max bullying and teasing him, but Freddy's dad has an idea that might make Freddy a star and get Max to back off, too
Ready, set, snow! by Abby Klein( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the first grade has a Winter Olympics contest, Freddy helps his class win--and shows good sportsmanship at the same time
Camping catastrophe by Abby Klein( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First-grader Freddy, who is afraid of the dark, is apprehensive about going on a wilderness camping trip
Stop that hamster! by Abby Klein( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Freddy's mother finally allows him to bring Harold, the class hamster, home for the weekend, Freddy has his hands full making sure that Harold does not escape
The one hundredth day of school! by Abby Klein( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freddy decides to bake one hundred cookies for the one hundredth day of school celebration, but his father accidentally eats one and then Freddy has to come up with another idea at the last minute
The Pumpkin Elf mystery by Abby Klein( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because of their good behavior, Freddy and his classmates receive a special treat from the Pumpkin Elf--pumpkins to decorate for Halloween--but when Freddy's creation disappears before the contest, he is too sad to start anew
The penguin problem by Abby Klein( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his class decides to adopt a penguin, Freddy tries to come up with a way to raise money for the project
The perfect present by Abby Klein( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freddy can't wait for his Christmas presents, but what about the children who are less fortunate than Freddy?
Firehouse fun! by Abby Klein( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Freddy's class is learning about fire safety! Freddy Thresher's class is taking a field trip to the local firehouse to learn about fire safety. But Freddy has a problem--he's afraid to slide down the fireman's pole. Can he find a good place to hide? Or can Freddy learn to be as brave as a real fightfighter?"--Page 4 of cover
Super-secret valentine by Abby Klein( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First-grader Freddy wants to give his best friend Jessie a special, secret valentine, but to do that he must break some rules at home and avoid the bully at school
Apple orchard race by Abby Klein( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freddy's first grade class is visiting an apple orchard where they will pick apples and search for a special hidden apple. Will sneaky Max cheat his way to the $5 prize?
 
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English (105)

Spanish (6)

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Tooth troubleHomework hasslesDon't sit on my lunch!Help! A vampire's coming!Halloween fraidy catYikes! Bikes!Shark tooth taleThanksgiving turkey trouble