WorldCat Identities

Young, Jan 1919-

Overview
Works: 64 works in 113 publications in 2 languages and 4,592 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.R1582, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jan Young
The migrant workers and Cesar Chavez by Jan Young( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the causes and events of the California grape picker's strike and the role of Cesar Chavez in its successful resolution
Where tomorrow? by Bob Young( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deciding school is a waste of time, a high school girl drops out after her junior year; but when her association with a gang of dropouts leads her to trouble with the police, she is forced to reevaluate her decisions regarding responsibility, self-respect, and the importance of education
54-40 or fight; the story of the Oregon Territory by Bob Young( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the joint occupation of the Oregon Territory, where a conflict of interests between British fur traders and American settlers, missionaries, and trappers ended in a peaceful compromise over the boundary dispute
Liberators of Latin America by Bob Young( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and Spanish and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concentrates on nine Latin Americans who worked for the freedom of the Spanish dominated colonies
Island ghost by Jan Young( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To prevent the welfare people from separating her from Grandpa, eleven-year-old Teddy goes into hiding for almost a year during which she discovers the phantom of Ghost Island
The 49'ers; the story of the California gold rush by Bob Young( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives a brief history of California as background material, then tells the story of the California gold rush from the discovery at Sutter's Fort in 1848 to the Mariposa War in 1857 which showed that mining was a big business and the days of the lone prospector were over
Forged in silver; the story of the Comstock Lode by Bob Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Comstock Lode, including its discovery, its role in the Civil War, its Silver Kings, the treachery and tragedy it caused, and its decline
Across the tracks by Bob Young( Book )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1973 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American-Mexican high school girl finds a new understanding of her role and a pride in her heritage
Pony girl by Jan Young( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saddles for breakfast by Jan Young( Book )

5 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To save a tree; the story of the coast redwoods by Jan Young( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics and history of the redwoods growing along a 450 mile strip of the northern California coast
Reluctant warrior: Ulysses S. Grant by Bob Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Union general who served two terms as the eighteenth President of the United States
The seeing heart by Jan Young( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teens journey as she goes from high school into college
Old Rough and Ready, Zachary Taylor by Bob Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of "Old Rough and Ready," hero of the Mexican War who became twelfth President of the United States
Simón Bolívar; the George Washington of South America by Bob Young( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man who, enraged by Spain's oppression of the South American countries, vowed to liberate them and spent the rest of his life struggling to fulfill this vow
The last emperor; the story of Mexico's fight for freedom by Bob Young( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Mexico from the Spanish conquest to the present day with emphasis on the 1860's and the ill-fated reign of the last foreign ruler, Maximilian of Austria
Pikes peak or bust : the story of the Colorado settlement by Bob Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the settlement of Colorado from prehistoric times to 1904, with emphasis on the period following the discovery of gold at Pikes Peak
Plant detective: David Douglas by Bob Young( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontier scientist: Clarence King by Bob Young( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the geologist who first organized and directed the United States Geological Survey and explored and mapped many isolated areas of the United States
Gusher: the search for oil in America by Bob Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of oil exploration in the United States--its halting beginnings, its colorful individuals, its unusual stories, and its influence on United States history
 
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Alternative Names
A. S. "Doc" Young Amerikaans journalist (1919-1996)

A. S. "Doc" Young Journalist, writer

Randall, Janet 1919-

Randall, Janet 1919-1994

Young, Janet Randall 1919-1994

جان يونغ، 1919-

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