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Shenton, Edward 1895-1977

Overview
Works: 160 works in 455 publications in 3 languages and 18,375 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Bildungsromans  Autobiographies  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PS3535.A845, 813.52
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The yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings( Book )

55 editions published between 1938 and 2002 in English and held by 4,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young boy living in the Florida backwoods is forced to decide the fate of a fawn he has lovingly raised as a pet."--Publisher's Web site
Green hills of Africa by Ernest Hemingway( Book )

41 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in English and held by 2,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1930s African jungle safari as recorded in the journal of Ernest Hemingway describes the glory of the landscape while bringing to life the story of a land under threat of human incursion
The Ohio by R. E Banta( Book )

5 editions published between 1949 and 1951 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Part of the Rivers of America Series, The Ohio traces the river from its headwaters in Pittsburgh to the point it empties into the Mississippi, nearly a thousand miles and five states later. The Ohio gives us a rare portrait of the frontier era of this region, from backwoods entertainment to learning and the arts. From early exploration to land disputes, clashes with Native American inhabitants to the birth of steamboat travel, the Ohio River comes alive through the retelling of the incidents and anecdotes that shaped its history of what the French called ""the beautiful river.""
The James by Blair Niles( Book )

11 editions published between 1939 and 1945 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tender is the night by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )

3 editions published between 1934 and 1996 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a compelling story of passion and a searing commentary on dependency, revealing the dark brutality lying just beneath the surface in the civilized, glittering society of the 1920's
Cross Creek by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings( Book )

9 editions published between 1942 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings recounts her experiences dealing with farmhands and wildlife while managing an orange grove for thirteen years in rural Florida
The unvanquished by William Faulkner( Book )

11 editions published between 1934 and 1967 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Mississippi during the Civil war and Reconstruction, focuses on the Sartoris family, who with their code of personal responsibility and courage, stand for the best of the Old South's traditions. Meet Colonel Sartoris, the head of the family; his young son Bayard who finds an alternative to bloodshed; Ringo, a perceptive black child who is considered part of the family; independent, obstinate Cousin Drusilla who exchanges her dresses for a uniform, and Granny, the matriarch. -- Back cover
On to Oregon! by Honoré Morrow( Book )

8 editions published between 1946 and 1991 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their parents die on the way to Oregon in 1843, seven children decide to complete the 2000-mile trek through the wilderness on their own; based on a true story
Sacagawea, Indian guide by Wyatt Blassingame( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Indian girl who led the Lewis and Clark expedition on its journey westward
Swamp cat by Jim Kjelgaard( Book )

5 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Louisiana swamps, a seventeen-year-old boy and a cat try to protect his muskrats from predators, animal and human
Boy with a pack by Stephen W Meader( Book )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1967 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of seventeen-year-old Bill Crawford, his adventures and the dangers he faces as he journeys on foot from New Hampshire into the Ohio country during the pioneer days of 1837
Rescue dog of the high pass by Jim Kjelgaard( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy who cannot master book learning but knows the mountains well is accepted as a lay worker at the hospice in St. Bernard Pass, where he and his great mastiff work to prove their worth
The year of jubilo by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

9 editions published between 1940 and 1973 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her father dies and the family firm goes bankrupt, Lucinda and her family move to Maine
The last fort : a story of the French voyageurs by Elizabeth Coatsworth( Book )

10 editions published between 1952 and 1962 in English and Swedish and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sober fifteen-year-old French youth joins an unlikely party of voyageurs bound for the Mississippi boundary of Illinois, to search for a new home for his family and to prove himself to his father
Fighting frontiersman, the life of Daniel Boone by John Bakeless( Book )

4 editions published between 1948 and 1996 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the legendary hero of the American frontier
General Brock and Niagara Falls by Samuel Hopkins Adams( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An "account of the War of 1812 as seen through the eyes of British General Isaac Brock, who died leading his troops against American invasion at the rim of Niagara Falls...His alliance with the great Tecumseh and his capture of the American forts at Detroit and Mackinac Island are among the episodes narrated."
Little Britches; Father and I were ranchers by Ralph Moody( Book )

11 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ralph Moody's family moved to a Colorado ranch in 1906 when he was eight years old. In this autobiographical story, he tells of the pleasures and perils of ranching in Colorado at the dawn of the century including auctions and roundups, family picnics, irrigation wars, tornadoes, and windstorms
A gathering of birds; an anthology of the best ornithological prose by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

5 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Gathering of Birds is an anthology containing selected prose about birds by nineteen famous authors, such as Hudson, Audubon, and Thoreau, and includes brief biographical information about each. The New York Times called the collection "a delightful 'gathering' that Mr. Peattie has presented, and his own contributions to the book make it something new and valuable in this field."
Jonathan goes west by Stephen W Meader( Book )

7 editions published between 1946 and 2004 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan travels west to meet his father
The Stillmeadow road by Gladys Bagg Taber( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations and descriptions of the beauties and pleasures of a leisurely life at the author's old 17th century Connecticut farm house
 
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The yearling
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Green hills of AfricaCross CreekOn to Oregon!Boy with a packLittle Britches; Father and I were ranchersJonathan goes west
Alternative Names
Edward Shenton American illustrator and writer

Edward Shenton Amerikaans schrijver (1895-1977)

Shenton, Harry Edward 1895-1977 Jr

Shenton, Harry Edward, Jr., 1895-1977

Languages
English (224)

Swedish (2)

German (1)