WorldCat Identities

Shannon, Terry

Overview
Works: 40 works in 86 publications in 2 languages and 5,115 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Conversation and phrase books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ9.S306, 919.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Terry Shannon
Stones, bones, and arrowheads by Terry Shannon( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the science and practice of anthropology, palaeontology, and archaeology, with brief descriptions of North American natural history and Native American tribes
Desert dwellers by Terry Shannon( Book )

5 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief descriptions of the plants and animals which live in the American deserts
Saucer in the sea : the story of the Cousteau diving saucer in Pacific coast waters by Terry Shannon( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An description of the Cousteau diving saucer and its operation
Ride the ice down! : U.S. and Canadian icebreakers in arctic seas by Terry Shannon( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the cooperation between the United States and Canadian Coast Guards in patrolling the Arctic seas, using icebreakers to keep them open to navigation, warning ships of dangerous icebergs, and carrying out supply and rescue operations
Antarctic challenge; probing the mysteries of the white continent by Terry Shannon( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to the geography of Antarctica and the history of its exploration from the eighteenth century to the present
Windows in the sea : new vehicles that scan the ocean depths by Terry Shannon( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how submersibles are built, operated, and used to find ways to combat undersea pollution or to reveal secrets from the geologic past
" ... and Juan." by Terry Shannon( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small Mexican boy learns to be as good a potter as his four older brothers. Grades 2-4
About caves by Terry Shannon( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caves and various cave formations, and how they are discovered. Grades 4-6
New at the zoo; animal offspring from aardvark to zebra by Terry Shannon( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the care and rearing of various animals born in zoos
Sentinels of our shores : the story of lighthouses, lightships, and buoys by Terry Shannon( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the various types and locations of lighthouses, lightships, and buoys from the first Egyptian tower to the first atomic-powered light. Also relates several true incidents involving lighthouses
A trip to Paris : Un voyage à Paris by Terry Shannon( Book )

2 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in French and English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trip by plane introduces some of the words and phrases needed to get about in a French city
Kidlik's kayak by Terry Shannon( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kidlik learns to paddle his own kayak and can now go seal hunting. He is becoming a more responsible member of the family and community
A trip to Quebec. Un voyage à Québec by Terry Shannon( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief English narrative describes a family's visit to the sights of Quebec City. Includes some 200 French words and phrases useful to the tourist. Pronunciation is given--H.W. Wilson
Zoo safari: the new look in zoos by Terry Shannon( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the new approach to managing zoos and game preserves is helping preserve our vanishing wildlife while allowing the public to see animals in their natural environment
Project Sealab : the story of the United States Navy's man-in-the-sea program by Terry Shannon( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated account of the Navy's Man-in-the-sea program, whose intent is to demonstrate man's ability to live in and explore the depths of the ocean
Come summer, come winter : the picture story of nature's yearly cycle by Terry Shannon( Book )

2 editions published between 1956 and 1968 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trip to Mexico. Un viaje a México by Terry Shannon( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanish words and phrases that are introduced in this story of two children and their parents on a trip to Mexico. Grades 3-6
A dog team for Ongluk by Terry Shannon( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sea searchers : men and machines at the bottom of the sea by Terry Shannon( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the vehicles that have explored the sea frontier and will do so in the future
Tyee's totem pole by Terry Shannon( Book )

3 editions published between 1955 and 1970 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tyee, a Haida Indian boy, lives in Southern Alaska. His greatest dream is to carve his own totem pole
 
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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.12 for Stones, bo ... to 0.30 for The sea se ...)

Alternative Names
Mercer, Jessie

Payzant, Jessie Mercer Knechtel

Languages
English (47)

French (1)