WorldCat Identities

Orbaan, Albert

Overview
Works: 78 works in 114 publications in 1 language and 5,361 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Fiction  Christmas stories  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Albert Orbaan
Mosby : Gray Ghost of the Confederacy by Jonathan Daniels( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American lawyer and Confederate Ranger, in 1863 he recruited an independent body of fighters, which became famous as Mosby's Partisan Rangers
North Pole : the story of Robert E. Peary by Tony Simon( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robert E. Peary had but one goal in life-to reach the North Pole. Against odds that would have discouraged most men and conditions that taxed his physical and mental powers to the utmost, Peary finally made reality out of the dream."
John Charles Fremont : trail marker of the Old West (January 21, 1813-July 13, 1890) by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

4 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of John Charles Fremont whose many careers included those of explorer, soldier, Senator, Governor of the territory of Arizona, and the first Republican candidate for President
Dogs against crime; true accounts of canine training and exploits in worldwide police work, past and present by Albert Orbaan( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duel in the shadows; true accounts of anti-Nazi underground warfare during World War II by Albert Orbaan( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the resistance to the Nazis in France, Denmark, Norway and the Benelux countries, retold from accounts of individual underground fighters. --Library Journal
The American Revolution : 1760-1783 by Bruce Bliven( Book )

5 editions published between 1958 and 1981 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an account of events leading up to, and occurring during the American Revolution
George Rogers Clark : frontier fighter by Helen Markley Miller( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of George Rogers Clark who with a handful of rugged frontiersmen, captured British-held forts in the Midwest, making possible the eventual statehood of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia
A long ago Christmas by Patricia Miles Martin( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christmas snow storm prevents a prairie boy from attending the school party but awakens him to happiness closer to home
Jack Wade : fighter for liberty by Irving Werstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The San Francisco earthquake and fire by Helen Markley Miller( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the terror and destruction caused by the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, the devastation of the fire that followed, and the people's determination to rebuild their city
Blast-off! by Bruce Cassiday( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of high school boys overcome personality problems and mechanical difficulties in order to successfully launch their homemade rocket
Thomas Alva Edison, inventor by Ruth Cromer Weir( Book )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thunder rolling : the story of Chief Joseph by Helen Markley Miller( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Meek, man of the West by Shannon Garst( Book )

2 editions published between 1954 and 1959 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rare and rugged sports by Albert Orbaan( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the world's lesser-known but rugged sports, such as lacrosse, land diving, the Cresta Run, hurling, and others
Morgan's Long Rifles by Allan Dwight( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wide sweep of the American Revolution is presented through the eyes of a 17-year-old Morgan rifleman, who marches to Quebec with Morgan and Arnold, participates in the sea battle of Valcour, and fights in the battle of Saratoga
With banners flying by Albert Orbaan( Book )

3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven historical battles are described: Rome's victory over Carthage, the revolt of Arminius against the Roman legions, Hastings, Agincourt, the Ditmarshers rebellion in 1500, Trenton, and Waterloo
Cappy and the river by Lynn Avery( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Going down the Ohio in 1789, Ken and his dog Cappy have an exciting summer playing in the professor's show
The adventures of Grizzly Adams by Jean Muir( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of a frontiersman who captured and trained wild bears in the Sierras and in his later years became a part of P.T. Barnum's "Greatest Show on Earth."
Theodore Roosevelt by Henry Thomas( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concise biography of "Teddy" Roosevelt, the rough rider, conservationist, cowhand, peace officer and peace maker. (Publisher.)
 
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.15 for John Charl ... to 0.24 for Morgan's L ...)

Languages
English (37)