WorldCat Identities

Key, Alexander 1904-1979

Overview
Works: 90 works in 251 publications in 6 languages and 11,543 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Anecdotes  Young adult works  Film adaptations  History 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Originator, Illustrator, Conceptor
Classifications: PZ7.K51, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alexander Key
The forgotten door by Alexander Key( Book )
28 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy with amnesia is apparently from another planet
Race to Witch Mountain ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Bruno is a Las Vegas cab driver. Scientist Dr. Alex Friedman is one of his passengers. She is giving speeches about legitimate scientific theories of UFOs and outer space. The next day Jack notices Sara and Seth sitting in the back seat of his cab. He takes them to a run down house in the middle of nowhere, where they must obtain an object. Meanwhile, Major Henry Burke is searching for information pertaining to two aliens that landed days earlier. The children are captured by the U.S. government and taken to a secret facility. Now Jack and Alex must find and rescue the kids so they can continue with their mission
Escape to Witch Mountain by Alexander Key( Book )
19 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a mysterious man claims to be their uncle and acquires court custody, Tia and Tony, aware of his evil intent, run away to prevent him from enslaving their unusual powers and to try to find someone who may know something about them
Escape to Witch Mountain ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two mysterious orphan children have extraordinary powers and are chased by a scheming millionaire. But where do these kids really call home?
Return from Witch Mountain by Alexander Key( Book )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tia and Tony's visit to Earth is disrupted when Tony is kidnapped by a power-crazed doctor wishing to use the boy's special powers for his own evil purposes
Return from Witch Mountain by Alexander Key( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tia and Tony are teenage sister and brother who possess extraordinary powers. They leave their safe refuge on Witch Mountain for a trip to Los Angeles. There, Tony is kidnapped by the evil Dr. Gannon and his spinster partner Letha. Tony is brainwashed into helping Gannon and Letha commit various crimes. It's up to Tia and a gang of juvenile delinquents to rescue Tony and prevent a major disaster
Escape to Witch Mountain 2 movie collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Return from Witch Mountain: The entire city of Los Angeles teeters on the brink of nuclear disaster when the greedy criminals manipulate a young boy's supernatural powers for their own devious gain. But the youth's sister and a streetwise band of truants join forces in a desperate attempt to save the city from destruction
The golden enemy by Alexander Key( Book )
3 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last bear in the world wants to destroy mankind because man killed his entire species for sport. A boy defies the advice of his elders to seek out the bear and communicate with it
The magic meadow by Alexander Key( Book )
3 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As five crippled children play games of imagining themselves in another beautiful world, one of the boys finds he can help the rest of them escape to a strange new place
Escape to Witch Mountain by Alexander Key( Recording )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an evil man claiming to be their uncle removes them from an orphanage, Tony and Tia, siblings with unusual powers, run away and try to find other people like themselves in hopes of learning something of their mysterious past
Flight to the lonesome place by Alexander Key( Book )
3 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy with a computerlike mind, a girl with occult powers, and a black boy, all fleeing from deadly enemies, find they can achieve complete safety only with the help of a disembodied voice named Marlowe
Jagger, the dog from elsewhere by Alexander Key( Book )
3 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A great white dog with the power to send and receive thought messages helps two young children escape death
The sword of Aradel by Alexander Key( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A medieval boy and girl transport themselves 1000 years through time into modern New York City to find a magic sword
The preposterous adventures of Swimmer by Alexander Key( Book )
3 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A talking river otter escapes from captivity, experiences perilous adventures with some cruel humans, and resolves the problems of various troubled people and animals
The incredible tide by Alexander Key( Book )
14 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After five years alone on a rocky island not knowing if anyone else survived the holocaust, a seventeen-year-old boy is rescued and finds his troubles are only beginning
The strange white doves; true mysteries of nature by Alexander Key( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the behavior of animals, an author discovers the limitless possibility of natureIn a wild stretch of countryside where only the toughest creatures can survive, an author witnesses a miracle: a white dove. His young companion chases after the bird, catching it easily with his bare hands'a second miracle. He takes it home as a pet, and there they find the third miracle of the day: the dove's mate, who traveled hundreds of miles to reunite with her vanished beloved. But how did she know where to find him'and what does her journey tell us about the mysteries of the wild' To the author, the miracle of the doves is too remarkable to be explained by instinct. He suspects they share a kind of telepathy, and he begins to see signs of other unspoken mysteries everywhere he looks'from insects on the ground to branches on the trees. Life is a mystery, but the answers await us if, like the doves, we know how to listen
The case of the vanishing boy by Alexander Key( Book )
3 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
His memory gone, a mysterious youth knows only one thing: It's time to run. On a crowded commuter train, a young boy shakes with fear, unable to remember how he got there or where he's going. His memory is a total blank. He doesn't even know his name. But beside him is a blind girl, Ginny, who has a way of seeing deep within people's souls. Looking inside the boy's addled memory, she discovers that his name is Jan--and he has every reason to be afraid. When the train stops, Jan flees into the night, and the police come charging after him. No matter where he goes--a church, the woods, the back alleys of this cozy suburban town--the hunters keep getting closer. He has incredible powers, and the government wants to use them for evil purposes. As his memory returns, Jan will tame his powers and stop running. With Ginny's help, he will begin to fight back
The wrath and the wind, a novel by Alexander Key( Book )
12 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical romance of Florida in the 1840's, during the slave-running days
Mystery of the sassafras chair by Alexander Key( )
4 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Carolina hills, a friend reaches out from beyond the graveHis parents dead, Timor is brought to America to live with his uncle in rural Appalachia. Although half-American, this shy young boy has never lived outside of Indonesia and finds it hard to adjust to life in the mountains. His only friend is Wiley Pendergrass, a mysterious old hermit who sees magic in discarded wood. For Timor, Wiley makes a ladder-back chair out of sassafras-a hard yellow wood with powers that will change Timor's life forever. Accused by a local gem collector of stealing a precious box, Wiley pushes his ancient
Rivets and sprockets by Alexander Key( Book )
5 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in Spanish and English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sprockets and his new brother Rivets join Dr. Bailey and his son Jim on a trip to Mars to search for the Something
 
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Alternative Names
Key, Alexander 1904-
ケイ, アレグザンダー
Languages
English (126)
Spanish (8)
Italian (6)
Japanese (4)
French (3)
Chinese (1)
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