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Wilkie, Katharine Elliott 1904-1980

Overview
Works: 31 works in 124 publications in 2 languages and 8,164 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Biographies  Children's audiobooks  Biographical fiction, American 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.W6484, B
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Most widely held works by Katharine Elliott Wilkie
Daniel Boone : taming the wilds by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

13 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the frontier hero who first explored Kentucky and later opened passages to the West
Helen Keller : from tragedy to triumph by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

13 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography, focusing on the childhood years, of the blind and deaf woman who overcame her handicaps with the help of her teacher, Annie Sullivan
Mary Todd Lincoln, girl of the Bluegrass by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

8 editions published between 1954 and 1992 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography concentrating on the childhood of the Kentucky girl who grew up to marry Abraham Lincoln
George Rogers Clark, boy of the Northwest frontier by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

8 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Childhood of the explorer and soldier who won the Northwest Territory for the United States during the Revolutionary War
Pocahontas, Indian princess by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1974 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief biography of the Indian princess who saved the life of the leader of the Jamestown settlers and who later married an Englishman with whom she visited London
Father of the Constitution: James Madison by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and Portuguese and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grades 6-9
William Fargo, young mail carrier by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The early life of William G. Fargo, a founder of Wells Fargo Company, and later a founder of the American Express Company, still flourishing today."
The man who wouldn't give up: Henry Clay by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Mitchell, stargazer by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the astronomer who discovered a telescopic comet and later became the first astronomy professor at Vassar College
William Penn, friend to all by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of the English religious reformer and American colonialist who received a grant of land from Charles II in the new world. He laid the foundation for government, educational institutions, and the city of Philadelphia
Charles Dickens: the inimitable Boz by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the English author whose novels served to arouse public opinion against the social injustices they depicted
Simon Kenton, young trail blazer by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Kenton was important as a guide and trail blazer in Kentucky's history. He learned the lore of the woods early, as shown here
Robert Louis Stevenson : storyteller and adventurer by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Robert Louis Stevenson who was educated as a lawyer, but who gained fame as a novelist, essayist, and poet
Zack Taylor, young, rough, and ready by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

3 editions published between 1952 and 1962 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His outstanding service in several wars gave Taylor the nickname, "Old Rough and Ready." He later became our twelfth President. The Kentucky wilderness was the place of his many boyhood experiences, told here
Will Clark, boy in buckskins by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized biography emphasizing the childhood of the man who later led the first expedition to explore west of the Mississippi River
Frontier nurse: Mary Breckinridge by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the woman who gave up the riches and comfort of her aristocratic birth to serve as a nurse in the Kentucky mountains where she established the Frontier Nursing Service
Zach Taylor, young, rough, and ready by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clyde Beatty : boy animal trainer by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concentrates on the boyhood and youth of Clyde Beatty as he ventured into situations that helped him become a famous animal trainer and circus owner
Teacher of the blind: Samuel Gridley Howe by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few men have equalled the half century of humanitarian service to which Samuel Gridley Howe was dedicated. Doctor, fighter for freedom, and great pioneer in the education of the blind, his was a life built on one strong principle -- to ever heed the call of suffering humanity, without thought to personal ambition or gain
George Rogers Clark : boy of the Northwest frontier by Katharine Elliott Wilkie( )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Rogers Clark was a famous general in the Revolutionary War, and his explorations served as the inspiration for his younger brother, William, the leader of the famous Lewis and Clark expedition. Now you can read about the boyhood of Roger and share in the first adventures of this lifelong hero. Praised by parents, teachers, and historians, the Young patriots series is an ideal way to sweep today's young readers into history. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The early evidence of character, responsibility, ability, and courage are showcased in common situations to which every child can relate
 
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Helen Keller : from tragedy to triumph
Alternative Names
Wilkie, Katharine E.

Wilkie, Katharine E. 1904-

Wilkie, Katharine E. (Katharine Elliott), 1904-1980

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