WorldCat Identities

Bishop, Curtis 1912-1967

Overview
Works: 64 works in 150 publications in 1 language and 6,409 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Western stories  Baseball stories  History  Romance fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.B5247, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Curtis Bishop
By way of Wyoming by Curtis Bishop( Book )

12 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over a rugged pass that shut off Shadrock, Wyoming from the rest of the world, came Brad Hunter driving his "Tall T" trail herd, crisply explaining to the curious that he was pushing his herd to Ellsworth, Kansas, by way of Wyoming. The Texans who had followed him up the trail waited impatiently for him to take up the feud that had hung over him like a dark cloud. He did not seem to be in a hurry. He waited until others moved, until grim Newt Norton took the warpath, until Ed Martin was in full flight, until the Sloping S ranch had distintegrated. Then he stepped in to take a leading hand, only to find that the hate he carried in his heart was never his own, and that the trail of life for him, led back to Texas
Sunset rim by Curtis Bishop( Book )

9 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As former Texas Ranger Ed Kane rode into his hometown, he sensed the undercurrent of tension and strain pervading the cool summer evening. Something was definitely wrong. The Conroys, an arrogant clan, had been terrorizing the valley ranchers with bands of marauding thugs, and the hate the townsfolk leveled against them had become almost palpable. Suddenly, Kane finds himself defending young Tommy McGee, a neer-do-well and sometimes-rustler, against the fury of the Conroy brothers and their foreman Slade. Without giving it much thought at all, he's jettisoned himself at the center of a bloody feud
Fast break by Curtis Bishop( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small boy manages to make the varsity basketball team along with another small boy, a newcomer from Mexico and a spectacular player, whose presence is much needed by the team
Lone Star leader; Sam Houston by Curtis Bishop( Book )

9 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little League little brother by Curtis Bishop( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order not to hinder his brother's pitching career in the Little League, the younger of two brothers overcomes the handicap of a stiff leg and, with his brother, leads their team to victory
Little League victory by Curtis Bishop( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eleven-year-old boy with exceptional athletic ability and a problem temper finds his place on a Little League team through the sympathetic insight of a good coach and his own acceptance of team effort to win
Little League heroes by Curtis Bishop( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells about the struggles of Joel Carroll, an eleven-year-old African American boy, who tries out for an all-white Little League baseball league in Texas
Rio Grande by Curtis Bishop( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When cowhand Joel Howard falls in love with Consuela O'Rourke, he is targeted by Manuel Canales, a Spanish captain who plans to marry the rich girl after he has successfully invaded Texas, reclaiming the land for Mexico. Captured in a battle, Joel spends time as a Mexican prisoner before attempting a daring escape to return to Consuela"--
Shadow range by Curtis Bishop( Book )

10 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There were hard times in Texas in 1875. It seemed to the ranchmen the whole world had stopped eating beef-and to add to their troubles, a gang of rustlers was killing cattle at night and skinning them on the spot, taking away the only part that would bring cash on the market
Little League visitor by Curtis Bishop( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tom Barton, a new boy in West Austin, became a valuable member of his Little League team. However, as the baseball season drew to a close, he had to move on and couldn't play the game that would decide who was in first place." McClurg. Book News
Lots of land by Curtis Bishop( Book )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the full story of how Texans got their land, what they did with it, and what there is left of it
Little Leaguer by Curtis Bishop( Book )

2 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first Texas ranger, Jack Hays by Curtis Bishop( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Hays, a Tennessean by birth, volunteered in the Texas army, eager to serve the cause of Sam Houston, heroic first president of the Republic. With the threat of a new invasion from Mexico, he was given permission to form his own frontier company-and the Texas Rangers were born. In the years that followed, Jack Hays and his Texas Rangers became one of the most important and effective law-enforcement bodies in the West. His later efforts to creat a thriving community in California resulted in the founding of Oakland." (Publisher)
Little League stepson by Curtis Bishop( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin's stepfather is also his Little League coach who doesn't seem to appreciate his hitting ability
Little League amigo by Curtis Bishop( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cuban refugee makes good on the Little League team
Little League double play by Curtis Bishop( Book )

2 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hackberry Jones, split end by Curtis Bishop( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New, and with no previous football experience, a gangly youth creates some jealous feelings among his teammates when he makes the football team
Field goal by Curtis Bishop( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy's struggle to lose weight in order to win a place on the high school football team
Rebound by Curtis Bishop( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It takes many things to get Rob to rebound to new victories in basketball after being transferred to a larger school. Grades 6-8
The big game by Curtis Bishop( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Dawson's father won't let him play catch on the Little League team when the coach switches him from pitcher
 
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By way of Wyoming
Alternative Names

controlled identityBrandon, Curt, 1912-1967

controlled identityCarroll, Curt, 1912-1967

Bishop, Curtis Kent 1912-1967

Languages
English (74)

Covers
Sunset rimShadow range