WorldCat Identities

Gretzer, John

Overview
Works: 43 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 6,480 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Legends 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.W616, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Gretzer
Roanoke : a novel of the lost colony by Sonia Levitin( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English youth and an Indian girl are caught up in the events leading to the mysterious disappearance of the colony at Roanoke Island
Jim Thorpe by Thomas Fall( Book )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read biography of the Oklahoma Indian who came to be considered "one of the world's finest all-around athletes."
The horse comes first by Mary Calhoun( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Initially chagrined at the importance of horses in the lives of his harness-racing relatives, Randy soon catches the "fever," too
The shattered stone by Robert Newman( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neva and Ivo emerge from an enchanted place in the forest to meet many dangers, right a great wrong, and, hopefully, bring peace to two warring kingdoms
The burning of Washington : August 1814 by Mary Kay Phelan( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the events preceding, during, and after the British campaign to capture Washington, D.C., during the War of 1812
Once upon the Little Big Horn by Evelyn Sibley Lampman( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events and far-reaching effects of the four-day battle between the Seventh Cavalry led by Custer and the Indian forces led by Sitting Bull
The knight of the cart by Constance B Hieatt( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why does bold Sir Lancelot submit to the humiliation of a cart, a means of transportation reserved for criminals? It is part of his quest for the kidnapped Guinevere
A touch of magic by Betty Cavanna( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War, the story relates the lives of three girls, each touched by events of the war
A promise is a promise by Molly Cone( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystery of the black diamonds by Phyllis A Whitney( Book )

2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Angie and Mark try to locate a treasure in a ghost town in the Colorado Rockies and encounter unfriendly competitors who try to hinder their search."
Mystery of the scowling boy by Phyllis A Whitney( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While staying with her grandparents in the Poconos, a young girl becomes involved in the mysterious events taking place in the nearby home of a famous movie actress
The other side of the fence by Molly Cone( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy visiting his aunt learns that the "empty house" down the street is lived in by a Negro family, and finds himself an unwilling part of the neighborhood reaction to the new family
The loner by Bianca Bradbury( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A summer's new relationships and experiences lead Jay to new self-discovery and a better relationship with his older brother
Hans Christian Andersen: fairy tale author by Shannon Garst( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the nineteenth-century Danish author of fairy tales
Stevie and his seven orphans by Miriam E Mason( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy finds seven homes for seven orphan puppies. Grade 4
Warlord of the Genji by Dale Carlson( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he escapes from the monastery, sixteen-year-old Yoshitsune joins his older brother in leading the outlawed Genji clan against the ruling Heiki clan in twelfth-century Japan
Grettir the Strong by Robert Newman( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grettir's inability to avoid a fight kept him in continual trouble, and ultimately the curse of one he killed caused his death. A retelling of an ancient saga of Iceland
The Beggar King of China by Dale Carlson( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of the farmer's son whose leadership of rebel forces resulted in overthrowing the Chinese government and establishing him on the throne as the first ruler of the Ming dynasty
Stronger than hate by Elizabeth Baker( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The citizens of a conservative white town erupt when they discover Negro families are planning to move in. Two violent confrontations ensue between blacks and whites before the radical white element realizes their actions are accomplishing nothing and destroying much
The lucky ghost shirt by Teri Martini( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dolores, an eleven-year-old Sioux, knows there is some good in her classmate, Charlie, despite all evidence to the contrary
 
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Languages
English (31)