WorldCat Identities

Peare, Catherine Owens

Overview
Works: 56 works in 223 publications in 5 languages and 9,801 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Biographies  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: J921, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Catherine Owens Peare
William Penn : a biography by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

43 editions published between 1956 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A full biography of William Penn, from his education as an aristocrat in England, his coming under the influence of the Society of Friends at Oxford, his imprisonment, his pamphleteering, his radical ideas of personal liberties, and his championship of the Pennsylvania project
The Helen Keller story by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

17 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the remarkable deaf and blind woman whose determination helped change the lives of other handicapped people
Mary McLeod Bethune by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

15 editions published between 1951 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the black educator, from her childhood in the cotton fields of South Carolina to her success as teacher, crusader, and presidential adviser
The FDR story by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franklin Roosevelt's life at home and school, his fight against polio, his political career as state senator, Secretary of the Navy and President of the U.S
The Woodrow Wilson story; an idealist in politics by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed portrait of our 28th U.S. President, from his boyhood through his political career, emphasizing his idealism and pleasing personality
The Herbert Hoover story by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Hoover covering his orphaned childhood, Stanford University years, and his career in politics
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, his life by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

6 editions published between 1953 and 1968 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the poet whose poems Hiawatha, Miles Standish, The Children's Hour, Evangeline, and the Village Blacksmith have remained favorites for Americans of all ages
Mark Twain, his life by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Samuel Clemens which traces not only the childhood which so greatly influenced his writing, but also his marriage and family life, his travels, and his career as a famous author
John Woolman: child of light; the story of John Woolman and the Friends by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

5 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Woolman (October 19, 1720 - October 7, 1772) was a North American merchant, tailor, journalist, and itinerant Quaker preacher, and an early abolitionist in the colonial era. Based in Mount Holly, New Jersey, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he traveled through frontier areas of British North America to preach Quaker beliefs, and advocate against slavery and the slave trade, cruelty to animals, economic injustices and oppression, and conscription; from 1755 during the French and Indian War, he urged tax resistance to deny support to the military. In 1772, Woolman traveled to England, where he urged Quakers to support abolition of slavery
A scientist of two worlds: Louis Agassiz by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

3 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aaron Copland, his life by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of one of the prominent twentieth-century American composers whose music encompasses many forms including opera, ballet, symphony, and concerto
Charles Dickens; his life by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

7 editions published between 1959 and 1968 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of writing genius Charles Dickens whose myriad books were a mirror of his life and time
John Keats: a portrait in words by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa May Alcott : her life by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

5 editions published between 1954 and 1967 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the difficulties and the joys of growing up in the Alcott family in the 1800s. Focuses on the experiences which enabled Louisa to become a successful writer
Jules Verne : his life by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

3 editions published between 1956 and 1962 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the French novelist who wrote some of the first science fiction stories
Robert Louis Stevenson: his life by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

2 editions published between 1955 and 1962 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Robert Louis Stevenson who was well-launched on his writing career at age twenty-three, but it was not until the publication of Treasure Island that he became a popular, sought-after writer
The Louis D. Brandeis story by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert Einstein; a biography for young people by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

7 editions published between 1949 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the family interests in music, literature, and science that influenced Einstein's boyhood and youth in Germany, and examines the development of these interests throughout this great physicist's life of teaching and research in atomic energy
Mahatma Gandhi, father of nonviolence by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Gandhi, whose philosophy of nonviolence helped India gain independence from British rule
Washington Irving : his life by Catherine Owens Peare( Book )

7 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Owens Peare, Catherine

Peare, Catherine O.

پير، كاترين أونيز

페어, 캐더린 오엔스

페어, 캐더린 오웬스

페어, 캐서린 오웬스

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