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Shenton, Edward 1895-1977

Overview
Works: 157 works in 426 publications in 3 languages and 17,292 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Adventure stories  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PS3535.A845, FIC
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The yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings( Book )

47 editions published between 1938 and 2002 in English and held by 4,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy living in the Florida backwoods is forced to decide the fate of a fawn he has lovingly raisesd as a pet
Green hills of Africa by Ernest Hemingway( Book )

37 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in English and held by 2,088 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 1,083 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 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unvanquished : the corrected text by William Faulkner( Book )

12 editions published between 1934 and 1991 in English and held by 486 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 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the actual mid-nineteenth century journey by covered wagon of seven children through two thousand miles of wilderness and hardship from Missouri to Oregon
Cross Creek by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings( Book )

9 editions published between 1942 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 472 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
Sacagawea, Indian guide by Wyatt Blassingame( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 457 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 432 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 401 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
The year of jubilo by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

9 editions published between 1940 and 1973 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her father dies and the family firm goes bankrupt, Lucinda and her family move to Maine
Rescue dog of the high pass by Jim Kjelgaard( Book )

6 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 266 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 last fort : a story of the French voyageurs by Elizabeth Coatsworth( Book )

9 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 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition 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." Kirkus
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 225 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 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan travels west to meet his father
Simon Kenton : Kentucky scout by Thomas Dionysius Clark( Book )

4 editions published between 1943 and 1998 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No part of American history is more exciting than the 1770's, when Europeans first settled west of the Appalachian mountains in the land now known as Kentucky. Simon Kenton's story is synonymous with the story of that era. His life of excitement, adventure, and danger on the frontier made him one of the leading heroes of that time and, eventually a Kentucky legend
Little Britches; Father and I were ranchers by Ralph Moody( Book )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and held by 185 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
Anyone can live off the land by James Ralph Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suggestions for survival in the wilds, including hints on fire-building and wet weather wood, fishing without equipment, how to keep from getting lost, wild plant foods and wilderness cooking, poisons, and first aid
 
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The yearling
Alternative Names
Edward Shenton American illustrator and writer

Shenton, Harry Edward, Jr., 1895-1977

Languages
English (210)

Swedish (2)

German (1)

Covers
Green hills of AfricaThe unvanquished : the corrected textOn to Oregon!Cross CreekBoy with a packJonathan goes westSimon Kenton : Kentucky scoutLittle Britches; Father and I were ranchers