WorldCat Identities

Ramirez, Robert

Overview
Works: 42 works in 366 publications in 1 language and 16,227 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Young adult works  History  Bildungsromans  Historical fiction  Picture books  Fantasy fiction  Children's sound recordings 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.S7242, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Ramirez
Bless me, Ultima by Rudolfo A Anaya( )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony faces the daunting prospect of growing up amidst constant religious and cultural uncertainty. His mother is a devoted Catholic, but her influence is challenged by Ultima--a woman with magical healing powers. As Tony follows his own path toward adulthood, he relies on Ultima's wisdom. With her guidance, he is able to forge his unique identity
The boy who saved baseball by John H Ritter( )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fate of a small California town rests on the outcome of one baseball game, and Tom Gallagher hopes to lead his team to victory with the secrets of the now disgraced player, Dante Del Gato
Changelings by Anne McCaffrey( )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yana and Sean are beside themselves with joy over the arrival of their twins Ronan and Murel. But the children's shape-changing abilities attract unwanted attention from an off-world scientist. Now Yana and Sean will do anything to protect their precocious youths from danger
The dragon heir by Cinda Williams Chima( )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maddie Moss is blackmailed into stealing the Dragonheart from Jason Haley, who seems powerless against the oncoming onslaught but whose connection to the Dragonheart may prove that he is destined for a greater purpose than anyone imagined
Dogsong by Gary Paulsen( )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Paulsen's Dogsong—a Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults—is the graphic, coming-of-age tale of a modern Eskimo lad and his consuming vision quest and harrowing struggle for survival. Troubled by changes in his Alaskan village, 14-year-old Russell Suskitt seeks the counsel of the village elder—and only dog team owner. After his training in the ancient arts of hunting with bow and lance, handling sled dogs, and surviving arctic dangers, Russell embarks upon his lonely search for Eskimo manhood. "Unusual and moving...a remarkable book." –Library Journal, starred review
The warrior heir by Cinda Williams Chima( )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After learning about his magical ancestry and his own warrior powers, sixteen-year-old Jack embarks on a training program to fight enemy wizards
Night of the howling dogs by Graham Salisbury( )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1975, eleven Boy Scouts, their leaders, and some new friends camping at Halape, Hawaii, find their survival skills put to the test when a massive earthquake strikes, followed by a tsunami
Lord of the deep by Graham Salisbury( )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working for his stepfather on a charter fishing boat in Hawaii teaches thirteen-year-old Mikey about fishing, and about taking risks, making sacrifices, and facing some of life's difficult choices
The wizard heir by Cinda Williams Chima( )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Seph, a powerful wizard, gets caught up in a conflict between the Wizard Council, smaller groups with their own agendas, and a rogue politician--the Dragon--whose identity and whereabouts the others seek to know
Petty crimes by Gary Soto( )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories about Mexican American youth growing up in California's Central Valley
Buried onions by Gary Soto( Recording )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A junior college dropout, 19-year-old Eddie is trying to support himself in this story set in the barrio of Fresno, California. For Eddie there isn't much to do in his rundown neighborhood but eat, sleep, watch out for drive-bys, and just try to get through each day. His father, two uncles, and his best friend are all dead, and it's a struggle not to end up the same way. The violence makes Fresno wallow in tears, as if a huge onion with its ubiquitous vapors were buried beneath the city. Making an effort to walk a straight line despite constant temptations and frustrations, Eddie searches for answers after the death of his cousin and discovers that his closest friends may be his worst enemies
Pacific crossing by Gary Soto( )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Mexican American Lincoln Mendoza spends a summer with a host family in Japan, encountering new experiences and making new friends
The winter people by Joseph Bruchac( )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Saxso, a member of the Abenaki tribe in 18th-century Quebec, must set out to rescue his family from British soldiers that attacked his village and took his mother and two sisters prisoner
Maelstrom by Anne McCaffrey( )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maelstrom follows Murel and Ronan Shongili--telepathic 10-year-old twins who have the special ability to turn into river seals. Murel and Ronan have been assigned with rescuing the inhabitants of neighboring planet Halau from their doomed and environmentally unsound home. But when they arrive at Halau, they find the planet even further destroyed by an unexpected meteor. Their rescue mission is made more dangerous by the discovery of an evil aquatic alien race and the suspicious arrest of their friend Marmion. Murel and Ronan are determined to defeat the Powers That Be and save all the inhabitants of Halau, no matter what the cost
Eyes of the emperor by Graham Salisbury( )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following orders from the United States Army, several young Japanese American men train K-9 units to hunt Asians during World War II
The golden dream of Carlo Chuchio by Lloyd Alexander( )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naive and bumbling Carlo, his shady camel-puller Baksheesh, and Shira, a girl determined to return home, follow a treasure map through the deserts and cities of the infamous Golden Road, as mysterious strangers try in vain to point them toward real treasures
Skippyjon Jones by Judith Byron Schachner( Recording )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skippyjon Jones is a Siamese cat with an overactive imagination who would rather be El Skippito, his Zorro-like alter ego
Bangers by Gary Phillips( )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The five members of Tactical Resources Against Street Hoodlums are just as vicious as the thugs they butt heads with. They are on the right side of the law, yet too much power leads to corruption -- and these officers will bend or break any rule to bring gangsters down
Spaceman blues by Brian Francis Slattery( )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Manuel Rodrigo de Guzmán González disappears, his lover Wendell Apogee searches through New York City's "Darktown" to find him. Along the way, he encounters everything from black market dealers to alien assassins
The afterlife by Gary Soto( )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A senior at East Fresno High School lives on as a ghost after his brutal murder in the restroom of a club where he had gone to dance
 
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