WorldCat Identities

Garst, Shannon 1894-1981

Overview
Works: 49 works in 198 publications in 2 languages and 10,565 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Biographies  Fiction  Art  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F594, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Shannon Garst
Crazy Horse, a great warrior of the Sioux by Shannon Garst( Book )

15 editions published between 1950 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Oglala Sioux Indian first called Has-ka, the light-skinned one, who won the name Crazy Horse and grew up to lead his people in unified and relentless warfare against the whites
Sitting Bull, champion of his people by Shannon Garst( Book )

12 editions published between 1946 and 1968 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years Sitting Bull was the powerful chief of the Sioux, but in the later years of his life he had to watch his once proud people submit to the will of the white man
James Bowie and his famous knife by Shannon Garst( Book )

2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of a famous Indian fighter and reputed inventor of the defensive Bowie knife, from his childhood on the Louisiana bayou to his death defending the Alamo
Kit Carson, trail blazer and scout by Shannon Garst( Book )

6 editions published between 1942 and 1954 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the frontiersman who was a teamster, trapper, hunter, guide for the explorer Frémont, and soldier in the Army during the war with Mexico
Buffalo Bill by Shannon Garst( Book )

15 editions published between 1942 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the flamboyant Buffalo Bill, who at fourteen rode for the pony express, later became a famous scout for the cavalry, and finally became the dashing showman of the "Wild West Circus."
Jack London, magnet for adventure by Shannon Garst( Book )

13 editions published between 1944 and 1966 in English and Spanish and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the author of Call of the Wild and Martin Eden, describing his restless and insecure childhood, his adventures as a youthful oyster pirate and tramp, and the travels which contributed to the evolutionary philosophy which guided his writing
Wild Bill Hickok by Shannon Garst( Book )

6 editions published between 1940 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the frontiersman who was a teamster, Civil War soldier, Indian fighter, scout, and marshall of several rough frontier towns
Jim Bridger, greatest of the mountain men by Shannon Garst( Book )

4 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic book is the biography of Jim Bridger, and would be an excellent addition to the bookshelf of anyone with an interest in American history. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork
Custer, fighter of the plains by Shannon Garst( Book )

5 editions published between 1944 and 1965 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Indian fighter who became the youngest General in the Army and won fame for his fatal stand at the Battle of the Little Big Horn
Amelia Earhart, heroine of the skies, by Shannon Garst( Book )

6 editions published between 1947 and 1967 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the aviatrix who, as an adolescent, chose to be an individualist; as a flier, was both the first woman to fly the Atlantic alone and the first to cross the United States alone; and, as a practical scientist, was interested in the effects of flight on the human mind and body
Chief Joseph of the Nez Percés by Shannon Garst( Book )

6 editions published between 1953 and 1968 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fighting the government's efforts to force the Nez Percé Indians onto a reservation, Chief Joseph led his people on a one-thousand-mile retreat from the military troops whom he could outwit but not overpower. Only forty miles from his goal--Canada--he was forced to surrender
Will Rogers, immortal cowboy by Shannon Garst( Book )

4 editions published between 1950 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the cowboy, philosopher, stage and movie star, and humorist
Told under spacious skies by Association for Childhood Education International( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cowboy boots by Shannon Garst( Book )

13 editions published between 1946 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob learns the hard way about horse breaking, roundups, and riding the range. Grades 4-7
Cowboy-artist: Charles M. Russell by Shannon Garst( Book )

3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the painter and sculptor who spent his boyhood yearning to go west, fulfilled his own dream of illustrating the life of the cowboy, and finally won recognition for his realistic portrayal of the Old West
The picture story and biography of Red Cloud by Shannon Garst( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Sioux chief Red Cloud, who joined Crazy Horse in leading their people in a prolonged assault against the white man and the confines of the Indian Reservation
Cowboys and cattle trails by Shannon Garst( Book )

6 editions published between 1948 and 1968 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Benjamin Kendrick dreamed of becoming a cowboy, but he grew up to be a successful cattleman, a governor of Wyoming, and later, U.S. Senator
Big Foot Wallace of the Texas Rangers by Shannon Garst( Book )

4 editions published between 1951 and 1962 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of the Texas pioneer who fought for Texas against the Mexicans as a Texas Ranger, in the Army, and as leader of a company of volunteers protecting the frontier
Hans Christian Andersen: fairy tale author by Shannon Garst( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the nineteenth-century Danish author of fairy tales
Three conquistadors: Cortés, Coronado, Pizarro by Shannon Garst( Book )

6 editions published between 1947 and 1966 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accounts of three Spanish explorations of America: Cortez' invasion and destruction of the Aztec civilization of Mexico; Coronado's search for the Seven Cities of Gold in the Southwest; and Pizarro's conquest and occupation of Peru
 
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Alternative Names
Garst, Doris 1899-1981

Garst, Doris Shannon

Garst, Doris Shannon 1899-1981

Languages
English (124)

Spanish (2)