WorldCat Identities

Ernst, Kathleen 1959-

Overview
Works: 77 works in 194 publications in 1 language and 24,706 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  War stories  Fishing stories  Military history 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.E7315, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kathleen Ernst
Secrets in the hills : a Josefina mystery by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1826, strange occurrences on eleven-year-old Josefina's New Mexican "rancho" lead the young healer to wonder if old legends of lost treasure and the wandering ghost called La Llorona may be true. Includes a Spanish glossary and historical background information
Danger at the zoo : a Kit mystery by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While working as a reporter during her summer vacation in 1935, Kit uncovers a mystery at the Cincinnati Zoo involving suspected break-ins at the monkey house
Midnight in Lonesome Hollow : a Kit mystery by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While staying with her Aunt Millie in the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky in the summer of 1934, Kit tries to discover who is sabotaging a visiting folklore researcher
Trouble at Fort La Pointe by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1700s, twelve-year-old Suzette, an Ojibwa-French girl, hopes that her father will win the fur-trapping contest so that he can quit being a voyageur and stay with his family year-round, but when he is accused of stealing, Suzette must use her knowledge of both French and Ojibwa ways to find the real thief
The runaway friend : a Kirsten mystery by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kirsten's new friend Erik disappears, she has to figure out whether he ran away to get out of some promises he made, or whether something else has happened
Meet Caroline by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caroline Abbott is doing what she loves most--sailing on Lake Ontario with Papa--when her world turns upside down. A British officer boards their sloop, announces that Britain and America are once again at war, and takes her father prisoner. As Papa is led away, Caroline promises him that she will be brave until he returns. Then the British attack her village, and it looks as if the Americans are in trouble. The illustrated "Looking Back" section explores the beginning of the War of 1812
Clues in the shadows : a Molly mystery by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the war continues into May 1945, eleven-year-old Molly finds herself pulled in many different directions trying to cope with her troubled father's return from war, the abrupt resignation of her favorite Red Cross volunteer, a scrap-paper drive, and a mysterious neighborhood prowler
A surprise for Caroline by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1812, ten-year-old Caroline becomes frustrated that her friend Rhonda and cousin Lydia are suddenly acting too grown up to enjoy winter fun with her, and her hurt feelings lead to dangerous decisions. Includes historical notes about growing up in the early nineteenth century
Whistler in the dark by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1867, twelve-year-old Emma and her widowed mother move to a tiny mining town in Colorado Territory to start a newspaper, but someone is determined to scare them away
Betrayal at Cross Creek by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Elspeth Monro, a Scottish settler and weaver's apprentice on the North Carolina frontier in 1775, must find out who is betraying her Loyalist family during the months before the start of the Revolutionary War
Trouble at Fort La Pointe by Kathleen Ernst( )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1700s, twelve-year-old Suzette, an Ojibwa-French girl, hopes that her father will win the fur-trapping contest so that he can quit being a voyageur and stay with his family year-round, but when he is accused of stealing, Suzette must use her knowledge of both French and Ojibwa ways to find the real thief
Traitor in the shipyard : a Caroline mystery by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caroline worries that British spies may be lurking in Sackets Harbor, but when strange things start happening at Abbott's Shipyard Caroline wonders if a spy, either someone she has known all her life or Papa's long-lost friend, is responsible
Changes for Caroline by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1812, Caroline receives a letter asking her to come and help on Uncle Aaron's new farm and she is happy to do so but when a thief starts sneaking around the farm, she learns that some things are not as simple as they seem
Caroline's secret message by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caroline and her mother make a dangerous journey across Lake Ontario to the British fort where Papa is being held prisoner. When Mama isn't allowed to see Papa, it's up to Caroline to pass a secret message to him--right under the nose of a British guard! She hopes desperately that Papa will understand her message and make an escape. But can she get to him in time? The illustrated "Looking Back" section explores how the War of 1812 affected women and children
Caroline's battle by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caroline's father has just returned when they receive frightening news--British warships are sailing to attack Sackets Harbor. Every grown man, including Papa, has been called to defend the village. Mama and Caroline are left alone to guard Abbott's Shipyard as the battlefront draws ever closer. Caroline knows she must be brave to keep Papa's shipyard safe. But when the battle seems lost, Mama gives her a terrible order: burn the shipyard to the ground. Will Caroline really be able to do what must be done?
Caroline takes a chance, 1812 by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While Caroline is out fishing one spring day, she sees a British warship about to capture an American boat. With only an instant to decide what to do, Caroline takes a daring risk to try to save the day. She's been trying to be brave, like she promised Papa, but would he be proud of her now? Missing him terribly, Caroline visits their special fishing spot on the shore of Lake Ontario. She hopes to find comfort there-- but instead she makes a startling discovery! The illustrated "Looking Back" section discusses transportation and medicine in the early 1800s"--Publisher's web site
Betrayal at Cross Creek by Kathleen Ernst( )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Elspeth Monro, a Scottish settler and weaver's apprentice on the North Carolina frontier in 1775, must find out who is betraying her Loyalist family during the months before the start of the Revolutionary War
Caroline takes a chance by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Caroline and her friends Rhonda and Seth go out fishing, they sight an American supply boat being pursued by a British warship, and Caroline must come up with a daring plan to notify the town and save the boat
Old world murder : a Chloe Ellefson mystery by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chloe Ellefson is making a fresh start in Wisconsin as collections curator at Old World Wisconsin, an outdoor ethnic museum showcasing 19th century settlement life. On her first day, an elderly woman begs her to find a Norwegian ale bowl that had been earlier donated to the museum. However, before Chloe can find the heirloom to return it to her, the elderly woman dies in a suspicious car crash. She soon discovers that digging up the history and location of the bowl is dangerous: someone is desperately trying to cover up the bowl's existence, by any means necessary
Too afraid to cry : Maryland civilians in the Antietam Campaign by Kathleen Ernst( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Danger at the zoo : a Kit mystery
Alternative Names
Ernst, Kathleen

Ernst, Kathleen A. 1959-

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English (100)

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Danger at the zoo : a Kit mysteryMidnight in Lonesome Hollow : a Kit mysteryTrouble at Fort La PointeThe runaway friend : a Kirsten mysteryClues in the shadows : a Molly mysteryWhistler in the darkBetrayal at Cross CreekTrouble at Fort La Pointe