WorldCat Identities

Ramirez, Robert

Overview
Works: 89 works in 194 publications in 1 language and 6,121 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Children's films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Children's audiobooks  Domestic fiction  Biography  Young adult works 
Roles: Narrator, Director, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.S7242, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Ramirez
The brave little toaster goes to Mars by Robert C Ramirez( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 840 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 713 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
Jesse by Gary Soto( )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Mexican American brothers hope that Junior college will help them escape their heritage of tedious physical labor
The house of the scorpion by Nancy Farmer( Recording )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Pat
The brave bulls by Tom Lea( )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 577 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
Thin men of Haddam by C. W Smith( )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 567 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
7 x 9 = trouble! by Claudia Mills( Recording )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third-grader Wilson struggles with his times-tables in order to beat the class deadline
The wall by Eve Bunting( )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy and his father come from far away to visit the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington and find the name of the boy's grandfather, who was killed in the conflict
Beast by Donna Jo Napoli( Recording )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 251 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 )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 212 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
Boys at work by Gary Soto( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 100 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
The poppy seeds by Clyde Robert Bulla( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 99 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
Breaking through by Francisco Jiménez( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having come from Mexico to California ten years ago, fourteen-year-old Francisco is still working in the fields but fighting to improve his life and complete his education
Powder burn by Carl Hiaasen( Recording )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 93 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?
Crazy Jack by Donna Jo Napoli( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 93 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
The ordinary seaman by Francisco Goldman( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteen-year-old Esteban is trapped on a wreck of a boat docked on a desolate Brooklyn pier, "and the city of New York is transformed into a mysterious and alluring world they cannot penetrate."--Jacket
Deluge by Anne McCaffrey( Recording )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 73 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
Sparrow Hawk Red by Ben Mikaelsen( Recording )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 71 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
Living up the street by Gary Soto( Recording )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author describes his experiences growing up as a Mexican American in Fresno, California
Your oasis on Flame Lake by Lorna Landvik( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two women approaching 40 become discontented with small-town Minnesota life, the results bring laughter, heartbreak and wisdom
 
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The brave bulls
Alternative Names
Ramirez Robert

Languages
English (110)

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JesseThe house of the scorpionThe brave bulls7 x 9 = trouble!Parrot in the oven : mi vidaSparrow Hawk Red