WorldCat Identities

Van Riper, Guernsey 1909-

Overview
Works: 24 works in 73 publications in 1 language and 5,618 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Baseball stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.V348, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Guernsey Van Riper
 
Most widely held works by Guernsey Van Riper
Babe Ruth, one of baseball's greatest by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

10 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the well-loved baseball personality who set many records and made home runs a common part of the game
Knute Rockne, young athlete by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

9 editions published between 1952 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story focusing on the childhood of the legendary football coach at Notre Dame, who won fame for his insistence on good sportsmanship and his football strategy
Lou Gehrig : boy of the sand lots by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

5 editions published between 1949 and 1982 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lou Gehrig, one of Baseball's greatest by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1986 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography focusing on the childhood of one of the greatest professional baseball players who is remembered for playing 2,130 consecutive games in 14 seasons with the New York Yankees
Babe Ruth : baseball boy by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

6 editions published between 1954 and 1959 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography focusing on the childhood of the first great home run hitter in baseball history
Will Rogers, young cowboy by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

4 editions published between 1951 and 1966 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Rogers blended fun and hard work to succeed. He was a cowboy, writer, and entertainer. Above all, he loved his fellow man
Jim Thorpe, Olympic champion by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the American Indian known as one of the best all-round athletes in history, for his accomplishments as an Olympic medal winner as well as an outstanding professional football and basebell player
Jim Thorpe, Indian athlete by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1961 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the American Indian known as one of the best all-round athletes in history, for his accomplishments as an Olympic medal winner as well as an outstanding professional football and baseball player
Richard Byrd, boy of the South Pole by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the boyhood of Richard Byrd in Virginia, his trips to foreign places, and his interest in navigation and exploration
Yea, coach! Three great football coaches by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candid portraits of three famous football coaches-Glenn "Pop" Warner, John W. Heisman and Knute Rockne-the stories behind their climbs to greatness
Behind the plate : three great catchers by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief biographies of three well-known catchers emphasizing their development of the skills that made them valuable ball players
Richard Byrd : boy who braved the unknown by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

2 editions published between 1958 and 1962 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The game of basketball by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of basketball in America, from James Naismith's invention of the game in 1891 through the big stars of pro ball in the 1960's covering evolution of rules, equipment and techniques, development of college and professional play, and some of the great teams and contests
World Series highlights : four famous contests by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief history of major league baseball and the World Series is followed by highlights of the 1968, 1948, 1928, and 1905 series
The mighty Macs; three famous baseball managers by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief biographies of three of baseball's best known managers
Golfing greats: two top pros by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketches the golfing careers of two of the game's pros, Jack Nicklaus and Lee Trevino
Words at work in advertising by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lou Gehrig : [one of Baseball's greatest by Guernsey Van Riper( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography focusing on the childhood of one of the greatest professional baseball players, who is remembered for playing 2,130 consecutive games in 14 seasons with the New York Yankees
More about words by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It happened like this : the life story of Sidener and Van Riper, Inc., Advertising, Indianapolis (February 20, 1910-December 31, 1954) by Guernsey Van Riper( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Babe Ruth, one of baseball's greatest
Alternative Names
Riper, Guernsey Van 1909-

Van Riper, Guernsey jun. 1909-1995

Languages
English (69)

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Knute Rockne, young athleteLou Gehrig, one of Baseball's greatestJim Thorpe, Olympic championLou Gehrig : [one of Baseball's greatest