WorldCat Identities

Ramirez, Robert

Overview
Works: 147 works in 276 publications in 1 language and 5,895 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's films  Drama  Animated films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Children's audiobooks  Fantasy films  Children's sound recordings 
Roles: Narrator, Director, Bibliographic antecedent, Author, Author of screenplay, Editor, Performer, fmd
Classifications: PZ7.S7242, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Ramirez
The brave little toaster by Walt Disney( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master's baby Robbie has been mysteriously beamed to Mars, and it's up to the heroic electrical appliances to bring him safely home
Taking sides by Gary Soto( )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Lincoln Mendoza, an aspiring basketball player, must come to terms with his divided loyalties when he moves from the Hispanic inner city to a white suburban neighborhood
Thin men of Haddam by C. W Smith( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised by an Anglo family after being orphaned, Méndez has been given the chance to succeed. His cousin Manuelo, however, is struggling just to survive. When Manuelo breaks the law, Méndez must decide whether to continue living a comfortable life or to risk it all and fight for his kin
The brave bulls by Tom Lea( )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Sunday afternoon of the Santa Barbara festival in Cuenca, the great Plaza de Toros roars with the boisterous cheers of a full house. As the glorious opening ceremonies commence, the fascinating men at the heart of the spectacle are introduced. Following the preparations of the concerned proprietor Eladio Gomez, the narrative evolves into an account of the tragedies and triumphs of the bullfighting Bello brothers: Luis the master, and the novice, Pepe
Bangers by Gary Phillips( )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 526 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
The good dog by Avi( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McKinley, a malamute, is torn between the domestic world of his human family and the wild world of Lupin, a wolf that is trying to recruit dogs to replenish the dwindling wolf pack
7 x 9 = trouble! by Claudia Mills( Recording )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third-grader Wilson struggles with his times-tables in order to beat the class deadline
Beast by Donna Jo Napoli( Recording )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elaborates on the tale of "Beauty and the Beast," told from the point of view of the beast and set in Persia
Parrot in the oven : mi vida by Victor Martinez( Recording )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Manny Hernandez lives in a housing project in southern California. He and his other Mexican-American neighbors sleep in houses made of sheetrock and tin. They sit in yards worn down to dust, and hope that somehow luck will come their way. Poverty isn't the only problem in Manny's life. His father thinks Manny is as worthless as a penny. His crazy mother thinks she can scrub away or slap away his worries. Each day Manny hopes that Bobby and Stinky, the sadistic brothers across the parking lot, won't beat him up. Manny could join a neighborhood gang, but he's determined to make his own life worth something more. Manny's story is one filled with hardship. Yet, through Robert Ramirez's narration, it also shines with the resilient spirit of a teenager who refuses to lose his hope for the future. Victor Martinez's gritty, realistic novel was chosen for the Boston Globe-Horn Book Fanfare Honor List and by Publishers Weekly as a Best Book
The house of the scorpion by Nancy Farmer( )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patron, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States
Skippyjon Jones and the big bones by Judith Byron Schachner( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese cat that wants to be a Chihuahua dog, goes hunting for dinosaurs
Buried onions by Gary Soto( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When nineteen-year-old Eddie drops out of college, he struggles to find a place for himself as a Mexican American living in a violence-infested neighborhood of Fresno, California
Powder burn by Carl Hiaasen( Recording )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Meadows is a successful Miami architect who's leaving a meeting with an ex-girlfriend when he sees a car strike his ex, killing her. But the nightmare is only just beginning. As a witness to the crime, Chris knows the car's passengers--thugs linked to Miami's deadliest drug lords--are sure to come after him next. But what can he do if the police refuse to give him protection?
Jesse by Gary Soto( Recording )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Mexican American brothers hope that Junior college will help them escape their heritage of tedious physical labor
Boys at work by Gary Soto( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ten-year-old Rudy breaks an older boy's CD player at a baseball game, he and his friend Alex come up with a variety of ways to make money to pay for a new one
Petty crimes by Gary Soto( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories about Mexican American youth growing up in California's Central Valley
Deluge by Anne McCaffrey( Recording )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crisis point has been reached on the sentient planet of Petaybee. Marmion de Revers Algemeine has been arrested on bogus charges, and the shape-shifting twins have traveled off-planet
Crazy Jack by Donna Jo Napoli( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this version of the traditional tale of the young boy who climbs a beanstalk, Jack searches for his father, falls in love with Flora, and learns the value of real treasure
Sparrow Hawk Red by Ben Mikaelsen( Recording )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Ricky, the Mexican American son of a former Drug Enforcement Agency man, tries to avenge his mother's murder by crossing over into Mexico to steal a high-tech radar plane from drug smugglers
The poppy seeds by Clyde Robert Bulla( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's attempts to grow poppies in his drought parched village soften the heart of the grouchy old man who has the village's only spring in his back yard
 
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Alternative Names
Ramirez Robert

Languages
English (102)