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Ritz, Karen

Overview
Works: 53 works in 145 publications in 2 languages and 28,312 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Pictorial works  Biography‡vPictorial works  Picture books  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: DS135.N6, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karen Ritz
A picture book of Anne Frank by David A Adler( Recording )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the young Jewish girl whose diary chronicles the years she and her family hid from the Nazis in an Amsterdam attic
Kate Shelley and the midnight express by Margaret K Wetterer( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Kate risks her life in a storm to prevent a train disaster
Ian's walk : a story about autism by Laurie Lears( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl realizes how much she cares for her autistic brother Ian when he gets lost at the park. When her autistic little brother, Ian, wanders off while on a walk to the park, Julie must try to see the world through his eyes in order to find him
Go free or die : a story about Harriet Tubman by Jeri Ferris( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the black woman whose cruel experiences as a slave in the South led her to seek freedom in the North for herself and for others through the Underground Railroad
Valentine's Day by Joyce K Kessel( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the origins of Valentine's Day and describes the traditions with which this special day is celebrated
The ghost of Popcorn Hill by Betty Ren Wright( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin and Peter acquire a mischievous new dog and two lonely ghosts
The country artist : a story about Beatrix Potter by David R Collins( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the English author and illustrator who grew up during the Victorian era and whose detailed drawings of plants and animals found their way into her famous picture books
Hiding from the Nazis by David A Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Lore Baer who as a four-year-old Jewish child was placed with a Christian family in the Dutch farm country to avoid persecution by the Nazis
Hilde and Eli, children of the Holocaust by David A Adler( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the fates of two children in Germany and Czechoslovakia through the Nazi persecution
Ben has something to say : a story about stuttering by Laurie Lears( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to help a neglected dog which he sees at a junkyard, Ben, who stutters, begins to confront his fear of speaking
Child of the Warsaw ghetto by David A Adler( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story of the Warsaw Ghetto told through the eyes of Froim Baum, a young Jewish boy who was able to survive the horrors of Nazi Germany
Between two worlds : a story about Pearl Buck by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the woman who was awarded both the Pulitzer and Nobel prizes for literature
Cornstalks and cannonballs by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how the citizens of Lewes, Delaware, outwitted the British Navy during the War of 1812
Frontier surgeons : a story about the Mayo brothers by Emily Crofford( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the two doctor brothers whose Minnesota clinic became world-famous
Earthquake in the third grade by Laurie Myers( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as the ants feel a jolt when John knocks over the ant farm, John and his third grade classmates find their world turned upside down following the news of their beloved teacher's imminent departure
Cory Coleman, grade 2 by Larry Dane Brimner( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven-year-old Cory Coleman's birthday party is ruined by the class bully, who turns out not to be such a bully in the end
Rescue on the Outer Banks by Candice F Ransom( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Deal and his horse, Ginger, help an African-American lifesaving crew rescue shipwreck victims off the coast of North Carolina in 1896
Sisters against slavery : a story about Sarah and Angelina Grimké by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of two sisters from a wealthy southern family who devoted their lives to the causes of abolition and women's rights
Seneca chief, army general : a story about Ely Parker by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the Seneca Indian who helped save his people's land, was elected a sachem, served in the Union Army, became a general, and was named commissioner of Indian affairs
Writer of the plains : a story about Willa Cather by Thomas Streissguth( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the American author Willa Cather, emphasizing her youth and early career but covering all of her life
 
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A picture book of Anne Frank
Alternative Names
Lund, Karen Ritz

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Kate Shelley and the midnight expressIan's walk : a story about autismGo free or die : a story about Harriet TubmanValentine's DayThe ghost of Popcorn HillThe country artist : a story about Beatrix PotterHiding from the NazisHilde and Eli, children of the Holocaust