WorldCat Identities

Griffin, Peni R.

Overview
Works: 17 works in 60 publications in 3 languages and 5,897 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.G75, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peni R Griffin
The ghost sitter by Peni R Griffin( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she realizes that her new house is haunted by the ghost of a ten-year-old girl who used to live there, Charlotte tries to help her find peace
Switching well by Peni R Griffin( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two twelve-year-old girls in San Antonio, Texas, Ada in 1891 and Amber in 1991, switch places through a magic well and try desperately to return to their own times
The treasure bird by Peni R Griffin( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talking parrot and the rumor of buried treasure give hope to ten-year-old Jessy and her stepbrother Matt that they can save the Texas farm they have inherited from Great-Uncle Matthew
The music thief by Peni R Griffin( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in San Antonio, Texas, eleven-year-old Alma tries to cope with the drive-by shooting death of her favorite Latina singer, as well as deal with the struggles of her various family members, and finds herself doing something she knows is wrong
Hobkin by Peni R Griffin( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters run away from their abusive stepfather and settle in an abandoned house in West Texas, only to find that they are not alone but share the premises with the mysterious and helpful Hobkin
11,000 years lost by Peni R Griffin( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascinated with the archaeological dig that is going on near her Texas home, eleven-year-old Esther magically travels back in time to the Pleistocene era and discovers first-hand how people lived at that time. Includes a list of sources and author's notes
A dig in time by Peni R Griffin( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While spending the summer with their grandmother in San Antonio, twelve-year-old Nan and her younger brother find artifacts buried in the yard and discover how to use them to travel back through time to significant moments in their family history
Otto from otherwhere by Peni R Griffin( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ten-year-old alien boy travels through an interdimensional doorway to enter the lives of fifth grader Paula and her boisterous family for a year
The Brick House burglars by Peni R Griffin( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of kids from a run-down neighborhood start using an old mansion for a club house and soon discover some mysterious goings-on involving a plot to destroy the mansion for the insurance money
Vikki vanishes by Peni R Griffin( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her habit of lying to her mother and older sister Vikki make it hard for Nikki to convince people that Vikki's recently returned father is responsible for her disappearence
Margo's house by Peni R Griffin( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her father has a serious heart attack, Margo awakes to find herself in the body of one of the dolls that he recently made for her and she desperately tries to contact her father's soul
The maze by Peni R Griffin( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her first visit to her father's new home, eight-year-old Caroline and her older stepbrother enter a magical painting left by one of her father's art students and find themselves trapped in a maze inhabited by mermaids, minotaurs, and other mythical creatures
Il pozzo dei desideri by Peni R Griffin( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Et spøgelse i huset by Peni R Griffin( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Danish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The maze by Peni R Griffin( Recording )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her first visit to her father's new home, eight-year-old Caroline and her older stepbrother enter a magical painting left by one of her father's art students and find themselves trapped in a maze inhabited by mermaids, minotaurs, and other mythical creatures
11,000 years lost by Peni R Griffin( Recording )

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

When eleven-year-old Esther finds an 11,000-year-old-spearhead once used by mammoth hunters, a doorway in time opens, and she finds herself in Ice Age Texas. Adopted by a family of mammoth hunters, she experiences a childhood where play is practice for survival, no meal is guaranteed, and humans are prey for giant bears and panthers. As Esther looks for a way home, she also searches for a way to help her new family, because she knows that the world is changing, and the mammoth will die out
Hello kitty, hello christmas! : book and ornament by Peni R Griffin( Book )

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

 
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