WorldCat Identities

Alvarado, Trini

Works: 22 works in 253 publications in 5 languages and 9,734 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Coming-of-age films  Comedy films  Children's audiobooks  Spy fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Singer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Trini Alvarado
Little women by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )

51 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa May Alcott's classic coming-of-age story follows the childhood adventures of the four free-spirited March sisters and their family's struggles during the Civil War
Esperanza rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan( Recording )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go work in the labor camps of Southern California, where they must adapt to the harsh circumstances facing Mexican farm workers on the eve of the Great Depression
Alanna : the first adventure by Tamora Pierce( )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Alanna, who aspires to be a knight even though she is a girl, disguises herself as a boy to become a royal page, learning many hard lessons along her path to high adventure
The Frighteners by Peter Jackson( Visual )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and German and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con man Frank Bannister (Fox) has a unique scam-- he works with a group of ghosts who haunt a home until Frank comes along to drive them out --for the right price. But the small town of Fairwater is plagued by a serial killer's evil spirit and Frank and his spiritual cronies face the challenge of getting rid of the ghost before the police decide to get rid of Frank
Trickster's choice by Tamora Pierce( Recording )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alianne must call forth her mother's courage and her father's wit in order to survive on the Copper Isles in a royal court rife with political intrigue and murderous conspiracy
In the hand of the goddess by Tamora Pierce( Recording )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursuing her desire to be a knight, Alanna learns many things in her role as squire to Prince Jonathan, but fears Duke Roger, an ambitious sorcerer with whom she knows she will one day have to deal
Lioness rampant by Tamora Pierce( Recording )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At last, Alanna of Trebond has become the first female knight errant in Tortall. She sets out on an impossible quest to find the Dominion Jewel, a legendary gem that, in the right hands, has limitless power for good. But while she searches for the one thing that can save her war-torn country, her nemesis returns from the dead and begins to wreak havoc. Only Alanna has the power to prevent Tortall's utter destruction
Changing habits by Debbie Macomber( Recording )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of faith and self-discovery follows three women--all of whom join an order of nuns, and then leave--as they each embark on extraordinary journeys to discover their true place in the world
The Perez family by Mira Nair( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free-spirited Dottie Perez is leaving Cuba for America, her head filled with dreams of movies, mascara and dates with John Wayne. Strait-laced Juan Perez is headed for a reunion with Carmela, the wife he hasn't seen in 20 years. But when an overworked immigration officer mistakes Dottie and Juan for husband and wife, the stage is set for a merry marital mix-up, and some very unpredictable romances
The Babe( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A version of the life of Babe Ruth, from his youth in Baltimore to his retirement from the game of baseball, based on events that occurred between 1902 and 1935
Trickster's queen by Tamora Pierce( )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aly fails to foresee the dangers that await as she uses her magic to safeguard Dova and her younger siblings, despite knowing that her thirteen-year-old charge might be queen of the Copper Isles when the colonial rulers are defeated
Stella( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and French and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tough and fiercely independent Stella discovers that she is pregnant following a brief affair. She raises her daughter Jenny alone in a loving relationship, until Stella realizes that there are advantages that only Jenny's wealthy father could provide
The woman who rides like a man by Tamora Pierce( Recording )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her first tour as a knight errant, Alanna assumes a position of influence with a fierce desert tribe, makes some changes in the role of women in the society, and continues her own emotional development
The first rule of punk by Celia C Pérez( Recording )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old María Luisa O'Neill-Morales (who really prefers to be called Malú) reluctantly moves with her Mexican-American mother to Chicago and starts seventh grade with a bang--violating the dress code with her punk rock aesthetic and spurning the middle school's most popular girl in favor of starting a band with a group of like-minded weirdos
Paulie by DreamWorks( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paulie is a road movie about a bird. A green-and-blue conure parrot, Paulie is found by lonely émigré janitor Misha--padlocked in an old cage in the littered basement of a research institute, where he tells Misha his life story. It began with 5-year-old Marie, the love of his life, and his heartbreaking separation from her. In search of Marie, Paulie has traveled from New Jersey to Los Angeles. Along the way he's spent time in a pawn shop; driven in a Winnebago with Ivy; been in a parrot mariachi band at an East L.A. taco stand; and unwittingly turned to crime with small-time thief Benny, winding up a prisoner in the basement. Paulie's story strikes a chord with Misha, who vows to help him find Marie
Rich kids by Rune Bendixen( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic and heart-warming tale of young love set in New York. Despite their upwardly mobile backgrounds, Franny and Jamie find themselves navigating universal issues including family discord, divorce and romance in the Big Apple
Satisfaction( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jennie Lee and her band, Mystery, get a summer gig in a beach town playing at a club owned by Martin, a former songwriter. Over the course of the summer they learn about life and love and play rock and roll
Runaways by Elizabeth Swados( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia Goldner speaks to Elizabeth Swados, director of the stage musical Runaways, a musical theater poem about the lives of runaway children, and Judith Fleisher, the piano player in the company. Swados talks about the musical's reception, how being part of the show has affected her both personally and professionally in her clinical work. Produced by Virginia Goldner and Dave Metzger
Times Square( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two runaways are living on the line in a tough town and a deejay helps them channel their anarchistic energies toward stardom
Starstruck( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the importance of following personal goals, ambitions, and objectives through the story about a sixteen-year-old girl who faces the difficult choice of pursuing her dreams to become a singer, or following her mother's practical example and working as a bookkeeper
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Esperanza rising
Esperanza risingAlanna : the first adventureThe FrightenersTrickster's choiceIn the hand of the goddessLioness rampantChanging habitsThe Perez family