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Forbes, Kate

Works: 167 works in 349 publications in 1 language and 29,285 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Audiobooks  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  Biography  Christian fiction  Drama  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor, Author
Classifications: PS3552.R698, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kate Forbes
Cat of the century by Rita Mae Brown( Recording )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using animal cunning and human canniness, Harry Harristeen and her menagerie of mystery solvers must sniff out the answers behind the disappearance of alumni association board member Mariah D'Angelo. Mariah's car is on campus, and Tucker has found human blood near the school's stables
Judy Moody declares independence by Megan McDonald( Recording )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After learning about the American Revolution on a family trip to Boston, Massachusetts, Judy Moody makes her own Declaration of Independence and tries to prove that she is responsible enough to have more freedoms, such as a higher allowance and her own bathroom. Suggested level: primary
Hiss of death by Rita Mae Brown( Recording )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly before the 5K Run for Breast Cancer Awareness, Harry and her pets find the corpse of well-liked OR nurse Paula Benton, one of the event's organizers, who appears to have died of anaphylactic shock from a hornet's sting. But was it murder?
Judy Moody gets famous! by Megan McDonald( )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feisty Judy Moody has a different emotion for every occasion. She wants to be famous after seeing her classmate Jessica Finch in the newspaper for winning the spelling bee. It seems like everyone has some claim to fame except Judy! But after several hilarious attempts at stardom, such as entering her toast-making cat in a pet contest, she is finally content with the satisfaction of helping others
Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster( )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned Judy Abbot relates her college adventures in letters to the mysterious benefactor that she calls Daddy-Long-Legs
Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes( )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Pye family's puppy, Ginger, disappears on Thanksgiving Day, the children are convinced that he has been adbucted by a stranger in a yellow hat
Judy Moody predicts the future by Megan McDonald( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Judy obtains a mood ring, she tries to convince herself and her third-grade classmates that she can predict the future
Judy Moody, girl detective by Megan McDonald( Recording )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today Judy is in a Nancy Drew-type mood. She's got her flashlight, notebook, pencil and other crime-solving tools gathered. Now she just needs to find a mystery. Imagine her surprise when she discovers an honest-to-goodness whodunit right in her own town when police pooch Mr. Chips goes missing. Teaming up with her best friends Frank and Rocky and her little brother Stink, agent Judy Drewdy is on the case
Pinky Pye by Eleanor Estes( )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While spending a bird-watching summer on Fire Island, the Pye family acquires a small black kitten that can use a typewriter
Dogwood by Chris Fabry( )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will returns to Dogwood intent on pursuing Karin, the only woman he has ever loved--only to find there is far more standing in his way than lost years in prison. The secrets of Will and Karin's past emerge through a young boy who wishes he hadn't survived the tragedy that knit those two together and then tore them apart
What happened on Planet Kid by Jane Leslie Conly( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To help her deal with her separation from her family, worry about her mother's serious operation, and suspicions about a new friend's abusive father, twelve-year-old Dawn creates an imaginary world while spending the summer of 1958 with her great-aunt and uncle in rural North Carolina
Heart in the right place by Carolyn Jourdan( )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once a powerful congressional lawyer in Washington, D.C., Carolyn Jourdan was called home to fill in as receptionist at her father's rurual Tennessee doctor's office--assured it would only be for a few days. Those days turned into weeks, months, and (to Carolyn's growing horror) years. During that time she was reminded that a man with a splinter can be more important than legislation on nuclear weapons, and that you should never ever leave three little old ladies alone in a room with expensive equipment. With a keen comedic eye, Carolyn recounts the lessons she learned at the reception stool and how she finally got her mind off of C-Span and her heart in the right place
The purrfect murder by Rita Mae Brown( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In small-town Virginia, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and her feline sleuthing partners, Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, investigate when her friend, a local architect, becomes the prime suspect in the killing of his most difficult client
Ham bones by Carolyn Haines( )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a big New York theater production comes to Zinnia, Mississippi, murder takes center stage--and Southern belle turned P.I. Sarah Booth Delaney, it turns out, is the star suspect
Brooklyn Rose by Ann Rinaldi( )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On St. Helena Island, South Carolina, fifteen year-old Rose meets and marries Rene, a Yankee from Brooklyn, New York, who takes her north to his home where she encounters many differences in attitudes and lifestyles
Santa clawed by Rita Mae Brown( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When local couple Harry and her husband go looking for their perfect Christmas tree, they discover the body of Christopher Hewitt, a member of the Brothers of Love. After a second dead body is uncovered, Harry and the sleuthing cats work to solve the mystery before it's too late. The holidays in Crozet, Virginia just got interesting
Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenaged Lark is filled with boundless compassion and tenderness for her younger brother Termite, who cannot walk or talk. Nine years earlier and half a world away, Termite's father faced the haunting specter of the Korean War. Now, with their mother absent, the children live with their Aunt Nonie and struggle to make ends meet. Yet Lark and Termite persevere, strip away layers of their family's mysterious past, and courageously move toward an uncertain future
Wish you were here by Rita Mae Brown( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the murders pile up in Crozet, Virgina, it seems the ones who can shiff out the clues best are a cat and a dog
Murder at Monticello by Rita Mae Brown( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a shocking archaeological find at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello home sparks controversy, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen goes hunting for the truth. Her friends Mrs. Murphy the tiger cat and Tee Tucker the corgi go hunting too--for a killer out to keep Harry quiet
Fireflies in December by Jennifer Erin Valent( )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jessilyn's parents begin raising her best friend as their own daughter, this kindness toward a dark-skinned orphan triggers threats and violence. While teetering on the brink of womanhood, Jessilyn must learn to be a shining light in a dark world
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Judy Moody gets famous!
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Judy Moody gets famous!Ginger PyeJudy Moody predicts the futureJudy Moody, girl detectiveWhat happened on Planet KidThe purrfect murderSanta clawed