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Roberts, Willo Davis

Overview
Works: 162 works in 379 publications in 4 languages and 34,419 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery stories  Young adult works 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: PZ7.R54465, [FIC]
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Publications about Willo Davis Roberts
Publications by Willo Davis Roberts
Publications by Willo Davis Roberts, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Willo Davis Roberts
Baby-sitting is a dangerous job by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
14 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 2,042 libraries worldwide
A baby sitter and her three willful charges make a formidable team to outwit their surprised kidnappers
The view from the cherry tree by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
22 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,847 libraries worldwide
Rob admits having seen a murder, but no one believes him--except the murderer
The girl with the silver eyes by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 1,760 libraries worldwide
A 10-year-old girl, who has always looked different from other children, discovers that she not only has unusual powers but that there are others like her
Megan's island by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 1,737 libraries worldwide
First eleven-year-old Megan is astonished when her mother insists on taking her and her younger brother up to the lake cottage a week before school is out; then they find mysterious strangers following them
Scared stiff by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 1,575 libraries worldwide
Overview: Rick and Kenny's Pa was right -- troubles really do happen in threes. First Pa's truck was robbed, then Pa ran off, leaving Rick, Kenny, and Ma to fend for themselves, and now Ma has disappeared, too. Rick just knows Ma would never leave them on purpose -- but then, where is she? Waiting in Uncle Henry's trailer park doesn't seem like the best way to find out. Instead, the brothers, along with their new friends, Connie and Julie, decide to search the abandoned Wonderland Amusement Park next door for answers. But what they find inside sends them on the most terrifying roller coaster ride of their lives -- could whoever took Ma be after them, too
Twisted summer by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
13 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and held by 1,390 libraries worldwide
Overview: Fourteen-year-old Cici hopes for a romantic summer at the beach but instead finds herself trying to solve a murder which had occurred there the previous year
Don't hurt Laurie! by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
11 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,304 libraries worldwide
Laurie is physically abused by her mother. Can she escape? Will anyone believe her story?
What could go wrong? by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 1,286 libraries worldwide
During a frightening trip spent in airplanes and airports between Seattle and San Francisco, three cousins get involved with sinister characters, identical flight bags, and an assault on an innocent old lady
The absolutely true story ... : how I visited Yellowstone Park with the terrible Rupes by Lewis Q. Dodge by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 1,235 libraries worldwide
What they thought would be a dream vacation turns into a nightmare for twelve-year-old Lewis and his twin sister Alison, when they accompany their irresponsible new neighbors on a trip to Yellowstone Park and are chased by two mysterious men
The pet-sitting peril by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 1,180 libraries worldwide
A boy who does odd jobs in an apartment house becomes involved with a gang of arsonists employed by the building's owner, who plans to destroy it in order to collect the insurance
The kidnappers : a mystery by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 1,163 libraries worldwide
No one believes eleven-year-old Joey, who has a reputation for telling tall tales, when he claims to have witnessed the kidnapping of the class bully outside their expensive New York City private school
Nightmare by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 1,144 libraries worldwide
When a falling body strikes Nick's car as he drives under an overpass, the police call the man's death a suicide, but Nick suspects murder and finds his life in danger when he tries to investigate
Buddy is a stupid name for a girl by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,062 libraries worldwide
When her father disappears mysteriously on a trucking job, eleven-year-old Buddy moves in with relatives she hardly knows and finds herself in a dysfunctional family with secrets about the past
Hostage by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
When eleven-year-old Kaci interrupts burglars in the process of robbing her house, she and her nosy elderly neighbor Mrs. Banducci are kidnapped and held hostage by the desperate and ruthless criminals
To Grandmother's house we go by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
To avoid foster home care while their mother is recuperating from illness, three children run off to the home of a grandmother they have never seen, where they find a cold reception and a terrible secret
Sugar isn't everything : a support book, in fiction form for the young diabetic by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 878 libraries worldwide
A detailed description of juvenile-onset diabetes (Type I) using a fictional form in which eleven-year-old Amy discovers that she has the disease, learns to treat it and to deal with her anger, and finally accepts that she CAN live with it
The one left behind by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 842 libraries worldwide
Mandy's life changes forever when her ten-year-old twin sister eats a hamburger tainted with E coli and dies
Jo and the bandit by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
En route to stay with her uncle in Texas in the late 1860s, twelve-year-old Jo experiences a stagecoach robbery and becomes involved with a reluctant young outlaw aiming to change his ways
Rebel by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 772 libraries worldwide
When her grandmother decides to ditch assisted living and start a boarding house, fourteen-year-old Amanda Jane Keeling, or Rebel, signs on for the work crew, where she just happens to meet a teenaged boy taller than she is and to embroil them both in a mystery
The magic book by Willo Davis Roberts( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
When Alex and his friends try the spells in an old book, things don't happen quite as they'd thought, but they decide to try the bully spell on the school bully anyway
 
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Alternative Names
Davis Roberts, Willo
Davis Roberts, Willo 1928-
ロバーツ, ウィロ・デイビス
Languages
English (157)
Chinese (3)
German (2)
Danish (1)
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