WorldCat Identities

Karr, Kathleen

Overview
Works: 48 works in 157 publications in 4 languages and 13,414 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Miscellanea  Western stories  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.K149, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Kathleen Karr
 
Most widely held works by Kathleen Karr
The great turkey walk by Kathleen Karr( Book )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1860, a somewhat simple-minded fifteen-year-old boy attempts to herd one thousand turkeys from Missouri to Denver, Colorado, in hopes of selling them at a profit
Fortune's fool by Kathleen Karr( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In medieval Germany, fifteen-year-old Conrad, a court jester, and his beloved Christa, a servant girl, escape from a cruel master and journey through the countryside on a quest to find a kind lord who will give them sanctuary
The boxer by Kathleen Karr( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having learned how to box while in prison, fifteen-year-old Johnny sets out to discover if he can make a decent living as a fighter in New York City of the 1880s
Skullduggery by Kathleen Karr( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and French and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1839, twelve-year-old Matthew's job as assistant to the phrenologist Dr. Cornwall takes him up and down the Eastern Seaboard and to Europe, as they rob graves and try to find out who is following them and why
Exiled : memoirs of a camel by Kathleen Karr( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A first-person narrative from a camel's viewpoint about being sent from Egypt to serve in the United States Camel Corps, and life on the Mojave Desert before and during the Civil War
Man of the family by Kathleen Karr( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1920s, life for Istvan, the eldest child of a Hungarian-American family, holds both joy and sadness
Gilbert & Sullivan set me free by Kathleen Karr( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the early 1900s, a teenaged inmate's dreary life at Massachusetts's Sherborn Prison for Women changes for the better after she becomes a member of the prison choir and participates in the production of the operetta "The Pirates of Penzance."
Oh, those Harper girls!, or, Young and dangerous by Kathleen Karr( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In West Texas in 1869, Lily and her five older sisters participate in a series of misguided schemes to save their father's ranch
Bone dry by Kathleen Karr( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1840s, Dr. Asa B. Cornwall, a phrenologist, and his fourteen-year-old assistant, Matthew Morrissey, travel from Paris to Northern Africa to seek the missing skull of Alexander the Great
The 7th knot by Kathleen Karr( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers touring Europe in the 19th century become embroiled in a mystery involving Albrecht Dürer's knot woodcuts and a secret German society when they go in search of their uncle's enigmatic missing valet
The cave by Kathleen Karr( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in French and English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As drought and the Depression threaten to destroy her family's South Dakota farm, twelve-year-old Christine discovers a wondrous cave, which becomes both her own private delight and a possible salvation for the family
Spy in the sky by Kathleen Karr( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Northerner Thaddeus Lowe lands his huge balloon in South Carolina at the beginning of the Civil War, ten-year-old orphan Ridley Jones joins up with him and the two set out to find a way to use Lowe's balloon to help the North
Go west, young women! by Kathleen Karr( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a disaster claims the men of their wagon train, spunky twelve-year-old Phoebe, her mother, sister, and other women rely on their own resources to complete the journey to Oregon in 1845
Mama went to jail for the vote by Kathleen Karr( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Washington, D.C., when Susan Elizabeth's mother, a suffragist, is arrested for picketing the White House and jailed, Susan takes up the cause of votes for women. Includes historical note and text of the nineteenth amendment
Gideon and the Mummy Professor by Kathleen Karr( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1855, twelve-year-old Gideon and his ne'er-do-well father work their way down the Mississippi in a second-rate vaudeville act about life in ancient Egypt accompanied by a mummy with a very special secret
Born for adventure by Kathleen Karr( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1887, as assistant to Henry Morton Stanley, renowned explorer of the African continent, sixteen-year-old Tom Ormsby makes a perilous trek to help rescue the kidnapped Emin Pasha, learning much about leadership, African people, and himself along the way
Worlds apart by Kathleen Karr( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1670, soon after arriving in the Carolinas with a group of colonists from England, fifteen-year-old Christopher West befriends a young Sewee Indian, Asha-po, and learns some hard lessons about survival, slavery, and friendship
The lighthouse mermaid by Kathleen Karr( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate, who lives in a lighthouse and often dreams that she is a mermaid, has a chance to rescue two real mermaids one stormy night
In the kaiser's clutch by Kathleen Karr( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While starring in a series of cliffhangers for Pathmark Studios during the summer of 1918, fifteen-year-old twins Fitz and Nelly Dalton uncover a German saboteur
It happened in the White House : extraordinary tales from America's most famous home by Kathleen Karr( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True stories and facts about the White House
 
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Fortune's fool
Alternative Names
Karr, K.

Kathleen Karr American children's writer, historical novelist

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Languages
English (68)

French (18)

Italian (5)

Catalan (4)

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Fortune's foolThe boxerSkullduggeryExiled : memoirs of a camelMan of the familyGilbert & Sullivan set me freeOh, those Harper girls!, or, Young and dangerousBone dry