WorldCat Identities

Graves, Charles Parlin 1911-1972

Overview
Works: 35 works in 100 publications in 1 language and 8,283 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV1157.O3, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Parlin Graves
Annie Oakley, the shooting star by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography
Fourth of July by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events of July 4, 1776; early celebrations of the day; and the symbols, patriotic music, fireworks, monuments and statues associated with this holiday
A world explorer--John Smith by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the seaman and explorer who helped settle Jamestown and who charted and sailed the New England coastline for England
John F. Kennedy : new frontiersman by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1981 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of John Kennedy focusing on his childhood activities, his political career, and his family
Robert E. Lee, hero of the South by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1991 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the general who commanded the confederate Army during the Civil War
Marco Polo by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1991 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the political forces and personal ambition that drove Marco Polo in his explorations
Benjamin Franklin, man of ideas by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 1976 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the author, printer, businessman, inventor, scientist, ambassador, and statesman
Eleanor Roosevelt : first lady of the world by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1977 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, who, during her years as the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, overcame her shyness and emerged as a warm, compassionate woman
Paul Revere, rider for liberty by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the American Revolutionary patriot who was also a silversmith of renown
Robert F. Kennedy; man who dared to dream by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the senator who served as attorney general under his brother's administration and was assassinated during his own Presidential Campaign in 1968
Grandma Moses: favorite painter by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the New England grandmother who began painting seriously at age seventy and kept it up until she was over a hundred years old
John Muir by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of an explorer, naturalist, writer, founder of the Sierra Club, and early proponent of wilderness preservation who was influential in establishing our national park system
A world explorer: Marco Polo by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marco Polo was only seventeen when he left Venice for China. At forty, he returned home with a fortune in jewels, settled down, and wrote a book about his travels. His book became a guidebook for later explorers like Columbus
The Wright brothers by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the mechanically-inclined Wright brothers, tracing their determined efforts to build the first self-propelled flying machine
Father Flanagan, founder of Boys Town by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the priest who devoted his life to caring for homeless boys
William Tecumseh Sherman; champion of the Union by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of "Uncle Billy" Sherman whose conquering of Atlanta and Savannah broke the back of the Confederacy and heralded an end to the war
A world explorer--Henry Morton Stanley by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the journalist and explorer who not only found Dr. Livingstone but made many other important discoveries in Africa on subsequent journeys
Henry Morton Stanley by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1991 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book tells of the explorer who was assigned to find Dr. David Livingstone, found him, and whose journey became one of the great adventure stories of the 19th century
Nellie Bly, reporter for the world by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of one of the first women reporters, whose trip around the world in less than eighty days made her an international celebrity
James Edward Oglethorpe by Ruby Lorraine Radford( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man who devoted his life to helping the poor and oppressed in England and whose principal achievement was the founding of the colony of Georgia
 
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Marco Polo
Alternative Names
Graves, Charles P.

Parlin, John 1911-1972

Languages
English (82)

Covers
A world explorer--John SmithRobert E. Lee, hero of the SouthMarco Polo