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McKinley, John 1956-

Overview
Works: 91 works in 241 publications in 3 languages and 25,928 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  High interest-low vocabulary books  Sports fiction  Christmas fiction  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 )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,519 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 )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,460 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 )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,351 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 )

11 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,319 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 )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,084 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 1,019 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
Thanksgiving turkey trouble by Abby Klein( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and Persian and held by 953 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
Ready, set, snow! by Abby Klein( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and Persian and held by 931 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
Yikes! Bikes! by Abby Klein( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 927 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 )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 926 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
Talent show scaredy-pants by Abby Klein( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 916 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
Camping catastrophe by Abby Klein( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 876 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 )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 848 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 815 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 784 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

Freddy's first grade class is learning all about penguins. When the class discovers some are endangered, they want to help. Can Freddy come up with a good plan to save the penguins?
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?
Apple orchard race by Abby Klein( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 686 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?
Going batty by Abby Klein( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and Persian and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's almost Halloween and Freddy thinks that there are monsters in his attic
Super-secret valentine by Abby Klein( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 684 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
 
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The king of show-and-tell
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English (111)

Spanish (6)

Persian (4)

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Tooth troubleHomework hasslesDon't sit on my lunch!Help! A vampire's coming!Halloween fraidy catThanksgiving turkey troubleReady, set, snow!Yikes! Bikes!