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Hyde, Catherine Ryan

Works: 104 works in 560 publications in 13 languages and 24,057 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Drama  Romance fiction  Young adult works  Road fiction  Religious fiction  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3558.Y358, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Catherine Ryan Hyde
Most widely held works by Catherine Ryan Hyde
Pay it forward : a novel by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

67 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It all started with the social studies teacher's extra-credit assignment: come up with a plan to change the world for the better, and do it. Twelve-year-old Trevor McKinney began by doing something good for three people. But instead of paying him back, he asked them to "pay it forward" by doing a favor for three more people, who in turn would help three others, and so on, each act a link in a chain of human kindness. And no one - not his teacher, his mom, or anyone in his small California town - could ever have dreamed of how far Trevor's plan would go.-Back cover
Pay it forward by Mimi Leder( Visual )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troubled by his mother's alcoholism and fears of his abusive but absent father, Trevor, is caught up by an intriguing assignment from his new social studies teacher. He has to think of something to change the world and put it into action. Trevor's idea is to pay a favor forward--repaying good deeds done to three new people. Trevor's efforts to make good on his idea bring a revolution not only in the lives of himself, his mother and his physically and emotionally scarred teacher, but in those of an ever-widening circle of people completely unknown to him
Love in the present tense by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accustomed to leaving her frail young son with her neighbor, Mitch, while she goes to work, Pearl, a teenage mother, one day does not return, leaving Mitch and Leonard alone to grow up together and to become an unusual family
Chasing windmills by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people trapped by life's circumstances break free and find a place in the world where love is genuine and selfless. By the author of Pay It Forward
Take me with you by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August Shroeder, a burned-out teacher, has been sober since his 19-year-old son died. Every year he's spent the summer on the road, but making it to Yellowstone this year means everything. The plan had been to travel there with his son, but now August is making the trip with Phillip's ahses instead. An unexpected twist of fate puts August with two extra passengers on his journey, two half-orphans with nowhere else to go
Electric God by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hayden Reese once believed he could have it all. He had a wife he loved completely, a daughter he adored, and a new child, a son, they were told on the way. And then little by little, his life came undone. But this destruction mirrored a much older tragedy. Hayden's life had begun to come apart years before, when his little brother died in an act of bravado caused by his insistence on playing the role of the cocky, confident son their father wanted an accident Hayden felt he should have been there to prevent. -- Jacket
The language of hoofbeats by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New to a small town, Jackie and Paula envision a quiet life for their kids: a young adopted son and two teenage foster children, including the troubled Star. However, they quickly butt heads with their neighbor, Clementine, who disapproves of their lifestyle and is incensed when Star befriends her spirited horse, Comet. Haunted by past tragedy and unable to properly care for Comet, Clem nevertheless resents the bond Star soon shares with the horse. When Star disappears with Comet, the neighbors are thrown together--far too close together. But as the search for the pair wears on, both families must learn to put aside their animosity and confront the choices they've made and the scars they carry
Becoming Chloe by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gay teenage boy and a fragile teenage girl meet while living on the streets of New York City and eventually decide to take a road trip across America to discover whether or not the world is a beautiful place
Walter's purple heart : a novel by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dead World War II soldier transcends the barriers of time to touch the lives of the people he loved in his life
Allie and Bea : a novel by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bea has barely been scraping by since her husband died. After falling for a telephone scam, she loses everything and is forced to abandon her trailer. With only two-thirds of a tank in her old van, she heads toward the Pacific Ocean with her caton a mission to reclaim whats rightfully hers, even if it means making others pay for what she lost. When fifteen-year-old Allies parents are jailed for tax fraud, she's sent to a group home. But when her life is threatened by another resident, she knows she has to get out. She escapes only to find she has nowhere to go until fate throws Allie in Bea's path. Reluctant to trust each other, much less become friends, the two warily make their way up the Pacific Coast. Yet as their hearts open to friendship and love from the strangers they meet on their journey, they find the courage to forge their own unique family and begin to see an imperfect world with new eyes
When I found you by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Nathan discovers a newborn baby boy half buried in the woods, he assumes he's found a tiny dead body. But then the baby moves and in one remarkable moment, Nathan's life is changed forever. The baby is sent to grow up with his grandmother, but Nathan is compelled to pay her a visit. He asks for one simple promise - that one day she will introduce the boy to Nathan and tell him, 'This is the man who found you in the woods.' Years pass and Nathan assumes that the old lady has not kept her promise, until one day an angry, troubled boy arrives on his doorstep with a suitcase"--Publisher description
The wake up : a novel by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a hunting trip, cattle rancher Aiden Delacorte is suddenly attuned to the animals around him, feeling their pain and fear as if it were his own. This newfound sensitivity has its price: he can no longer sleepwalk through life, holding everyone at arm's length. Aiden falls in love with Gwen, a single mother whose young son Milo is sullen and broken from his experiences with an abusive father, and has turned to acting out in violent and rebellious ways. Aiden and Milo must sift through their pasts to come to terms with their deepest fears, and to finally discover the compassionate heart of a family
Jumpstart the world by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Elle falls in love with Frank, the neighbor who helps her adjust to being on her own in a big city, but learning that he is transgendered turns her world upside-down
Leaving Blythe River by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Ethan Underwood is totally unprepared to search for his father in the Blythe River National Wilderness. Not only is he small, scrawny, and skittish but hes barely speaking to the man after a traumatic betrayal. Yet when his father vanishes from their remote cabin and rangers abandon the rescue mission, suddenly its up to Ethan to keep looking. Angry or not, hes his fathers only hope
Pay it forward : young readers edition by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Trevor McKinney, a twelve-year-old boy in a small California town, accepts his teacher's challenge to earn extra credit by coming up with a plan to change the world. His idea is simple: do a good deed for three people and instead of asking them to return the favor, ask them to 'pay it forward' to three others who need help"--
The year of my miraculous reappearance by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Cynnie has had to deal with her mother's alcoholism and stream of boyfriends all her life, but when her grandparents take custody of her brother, who has Down Syndrome, Cynnie becomes self-destructive and winds up in court-mandated Alcoholics Anonymous meetings
The day I killed James by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Theresa tries to get past the guilt she feels over the death of a neighbor who loved her, first through a journal her therapist tells her to keep, then by transforming herself and starting a new life
Say goodbye for now : a novel by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an isolated Texas ranch, Dr. Lucy cares for abandoned animals. The solitude allows her to avoid the people and places that remind her of the past. Not that any of the townsfolk care. In 1959, no one is interested in a woman doctor. Nor are they welcoming Calvin and Justin Bell, a newly arrived African-American father and son. When Pete Solomon, a neglected twelve-year-old boy, and Justin bring a wounded wolf-dog hybrid to Dr. Lucy, the outcasts soon find refuge in one another. Lucy never thought she'd make connections again, never mind fall in love. Pete never imagined he'd find friends as loyal as Justin and the dog. But these four people aren't allowed to be friends, much less a family, when the whole town turns violently against them. With heavy hearts, Dr. Lucy and Pete say goodbye to Calvin and Justin. But through the years they keep hope alive waiting for the world to catch up with them
Diary of a witness by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernie, an overweight high school student and long-time target of bullies, relies on his best friend Will to watch his back until Will, overwhelmed by problems at home and guilt over his brother's death, seeks a final solution
Don't let me go by Catherine Ryan Hyde( Book )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Grace knows that her mom loves her, but her mom loves drugs too. There's only so long Grace can fend off the 'woman from the county' who is threatening to put her into care. Her only hope is Billy. Grown man Billy Shine hasn't left his apartment for years. People scare him. And so day in, day out, he lives a perfectly orchestrated, silent life within his four walls. Until now ... Grace bursts into Billy's life with a loud voice and a plan to get her mom clean. But it won't be easy, because they will have to take away the one thing her mom needs most
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.11 for Pay it for ... to 0.61 for The long s ...)

Pay it forward : a novel
Love in the present tenseChasing windmillsElectric GodBecoming ChloeWalter's purple heart : a novelWhen I found youJumpstart the worldThe year of my miraculous reappearance
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