Sperry, Armstrong 1897-1976
Most widely held works about Armstrong Sperry
Most widely held works by Armstrong Sperry
Call it courage by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
139 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in 12 languages and held by 4,559 libraries worldwide
Based on a Polynesian legend, this is the story of a youth who overcomes his fear of the sea and proves his courage to himself and his tribe.
The voyages of Christopher Columbus by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
17 editions published between 1950 and 1995 in 8 languages and held by 914 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized biography of Christopher Columbus.
John Paul Jones, fighting sailor by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 747 libraries worldwide
The story of John Paul Jones, star of the American colonies' infant navy in the American Revolution - a star whoses rise and fall was meteoric. Scottish born, with a heritage of hate towards England, John took his training in British ships, but was forced by a mutiny to flee from Tobago, and seek hostage under a new name, in Virginia.
All about the Arctic and Antarctic by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
6 editions published between 1957 and 1962 in 3 languages and held by 581 libraries worldwide
All sail set : a romance of the Flying Cloud by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
17 editions published between 1916 and 2005 in English and held by 549 libraries worldwide
When his father loses his fortune, a boy is taken on by a famous shipbuilder and eventually makes a maiden, record-breaking trip around Cape Horn on the "Flying Cloud."
Captain Cook explores the South Seas by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
7 editions published between 1953 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 510 libraries worldwide
A biography of James Cook, self-taught sailor and navigator, whose charting and exploratory voyages took him around the world.
Storm canvas by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
11 editions published between 1944 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Only Jason knew about the traitors working against America's war plans. Only he could carry word of them to Captain Tom, of the frigate Thunderbolt. Undertaking this mission of espionage, Jason couldn't foresee how the battle would close in around him and his new friend, Joey. Jason needs every ounce of courage and quick wit to meet the many thrilling adventures he will face in our country's War of 1812.
The rain forest by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
6 editions published between 1947 and 1961 in English and Swedish and held by 406 libraries worldwide
Dangerous adventure awaits Chad Powell as he and his new friend Natua proceed through the jungle to meet Chad's father, an ornithologist in search of a rare specimen of the bird of paradise.
Black Falcon, a story of piracy and Old New Orleans by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
4 editions published between 1949 and 1988 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
During the War of 1812 a young boy joins the forces of the buccaneer Jean Laffite.
All about the jungle by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
8 editions published between 1959 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Animals, plants and men in the Brazilian, the Indonesian and the African jungles with rules for survival in jungle areas. Grades 4-6.
Boat builder : the story of Robert Fulton by Clara Ingram Judson ( Book )
4 editions published between 1940 and 1952 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
The life of the artist, engineer and inventor who is most known for designing and building the Clermont, the first successful steamboat, which was launched on the Hudson River in 1807.
The Amazon, river sea of Brazil by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
6 editions published between 1961 and 1969 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Discusses the jungle animals, river folk, Indian tribes and transportation systems of the Amazon River Basin, and describes the river itself.
Danger to windward by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
10 editions published between 1947 and 1988 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
"Nantucket, in the days immediately following the war of 1812, is the setting of this ... story of whaling adventure." Huntting.
Great river, wide land : the Rio Grande through history by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
A regional survey of the great natural resource, the Rio Grande River and Valley, shared by New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico. Describes its contribution to U.S. history, ecological and archaeological importance, and role in the development of atomic science.
The story of Hiawatha; adapted from Longfellow by Allen Chaffee ( Book )
2 editions published between 1951 and 1964 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Recounts in prose the feats of Hiawatha, the Indian brave whose magical powers helped him protect his people from harm.
Wagons westward; the old trail to Santa Fe by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
9 editions published between 1936 and 2003 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Adventures of a pioneer family on the wagon trail West.
Clipper ship men by Alexander Laing ( Book )
4 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Hull-down for action by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
8 editions published between 1945 and 1948 in English and Swedish and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Pacific Islands speaking by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
9 editions published between 1955 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 libraries worldwide
1 tempera & watercolor illustration for jacket, 5 ink illustrations.
Thunder country by Armstrong Sperry ( Book )
8 editions published between 1952 and 1967 in English and Swedish and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Expedition into the jungle country of Venezuela. Adventure and suspense in abundance. Grades 6-8.
Adventure and adventurers Amazon River Antarctica Arctic Regions Audiobooks Biography Birds Boys--Conduct of life Children's audiobooks Clipper ships Columbus, Christopher Conduct of life Cook, James,--1728-1779 Courage Discoveries in geography Engineers Ethnology Explorers Fear Fiction Flying Cloud (Clipper-ship) Folklore Folklore Fulton, Robert,--1765-1815 Great Britain Hiawatha,--15th cent History Inventors Jones, John Paul,--1747-1792 Jungles Juvenile works Laffite, Jean Legends McKay, Donald,--1810-1880 Natural history Newbery Medal North America--Rio Grande Valley Oceania Papua New Guinea Polynesia Pygmies Rain forests Reading (Elementary)--Computer-assisted instruction Sea stories Steamboats Survival Treasure troves United States War of 1812 Wilderness survival
أرمسترونج سبيري، 1897-1976
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