WorldCat Identities

Hart, Alison 1950-

Overview
Works: 84 works in 166 publications in 2 languages and 18,000 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Detective and mystery fiction  Children's films 
Roles: Author, Instrumentalist, Dancer
Classifications: PZ10.3.H247, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alison Hart
Gabriel's horses by Alison Hart( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Kentucky, during the Civil War, the twelve-year-old slave Gabriel, contends with a cruel new horse trainer and skirmishes with Confederate soldiers as he pursues his dream of becoming a jockey
Gabriel's triumph by Alison Hart( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 2,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thirteen-year-old newly-freed slave faces the challenges of freedom and horse racing as he pursues his dream of becoming a famous jockey in Civil War Kentucky and New York
Gabriel's journey by Alison Hart( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 2,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Gabriel, a former slave, leaves behind his life as a professional jockey and joins his father in the Fifth U.S. Colored Cavalry at Camp Nelson, Kentucky
A spy on the home front : a Molly mystery by Alison Hart( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a visit to her grandparents' Illinois farm in 1944, ten-year-old Molly tries to prove the innocence of a German-American neighbor whom the FBI suspects of smuggling anti-American propaganda. Includes historical notes about life on the home front in World War II
Danger at the Wild West show by Alison Hart( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Rose sets out to prove her brother's innocence when he is accused of shooting a politician during a Wild West show performance in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1886
Bell's Star by Alison Hart( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Vermont spring of 1853, Bell's Star, a Morgan horse, and his owner Katie rescue a runaway slave and try to outwit the slave catchers in order to help her to freedom
Shadow horse by Alison Hart( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Jas tries to prove that the owner of the farm where she works has killed her favorite horse, Whirlwind
Taking the reins by Alison Hart( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reader makes a series of choices that determine how the story's main character will deal with being asked to ride the spirited Silver Sky in a horse show after being thrown in her previous competition
Risky Chance by Alison Hart( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid- to late-1930s, Risky Chance grows from a spirited colt to a winning racehorse, but an injury and the Great Depression bring hardship that only a special little girl can help him overcome
Anna's blizzard by Alison Hart( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having never excelled at schoolwork, twelve-year-old Anna discovers that she may know a few things about survival when the 1888 Children's Blizzard traps her and her classmates in their Nebraska schoolhouse
Darling, mercy dog of World War I by Alison Hart( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Cosham, England, in 1917, Darling, a mischievous collie, must leave the children who love her when she is chosen for training as a mercy dog, seeking out injured soldiers on the battlefield and leading medics to them
Fires of jubilee by Alison Hart( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1865, at the end of the Civil War, thirteen-year-old Abby Joyner continues to live with her grandparents on the isolated Virginia plantation where she was raised, although they are now free. Abby's main concern is discovering what became of her mother, who disappeared when Abby was a baby
Murphy, Gold Rush dog by Alison Hart( Book )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1900, a dog named Murphy wants to help Sally and Mama build a new life in Nome, but life in the mining town is not easy. Can the three of them find a home--and maybe a fortune?"--
Dive right in by Alison Hart( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reader makes a series of choices that determine how the story's main character will deal with her jealousy when her good friend, a gymnast, joins Innerstar University's diving team and immediately excels
Emma's river by Alison Hart( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1852, Emma, her pregnant mother and her pony board the steamboat Sally May to meet her father in St. Joseph, Missouri, but when the ship suddenly explodes in a fiery blaze, Emma and all onboard must fight for their survival in the icy waters of the Missouri River
Bound for snow by Alison Hart( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reader's decisions determine the main character's success in learning to snowboard and train a young dog to pull a dogsled
A horse for Mary Beth by Alison Hart( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Finnish and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Beth is thrilled to be a new student at Foxhall Academy, but when she discovers that all her classmates are such great riders she signs up for the junior riding program
Andie out of control by Alison Hart( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Finnish and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andie, who's known for breaking rules, may be kicked out of Foxhall Academy. Then a wild young thoroughbred named Magic arrives at the stables, and only Andie is eager to ride him. If she can't tame Magic, the horse will have to go. Andie's days at the academy may be numbered too
Finder, coal mine dog by Alison Hart( Book )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1909, a nine-month-old puppy, trained unsuccessfully to be a hunting dog, finds a way to earn his keep when disaster strikes in the coal mine where his boy works
Whirlwind by Alison Hart( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While working at Second Chance Farm, a rescue center, Jas tries to find Whirlwind, her favorite horse that she thought had been killed by its wealthy and unscrupulous owner
 
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Gabriel's horses
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controlled identityLeonhardt, Alice, 1950-

Leonhardt, Alice.

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Gabriel's triumphGabriel's journeyA spy on the home front : a Molly mysteryDanger at the Wild West showBell's StarShadow horseTaking the reinsRisky Chance