WorldCat Identities

Shenton, Edward 1895-1977

Overview
Works: 169 works in 502 publications in 3 languages and 21,845 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biographies  History  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Bildungsromans  Novels  Animal fiction  Autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Composer
Classifications: PS3535.A845, 813.52
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The yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings( Book )

69 editions published between 1938 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic work of American literature tells the story of a young boy living in the Florida backwoods who is forced to decide the fate of a fawn he has lovingly raised as a pet
Green hills of Africa by Ernest Hemingway( Book )

49 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1930s African jungle safari as recorded in the journal of Ernest Hemingway describes the glory of the landscape while bringing to life the story of a land under threat of human incursion
Big woods by William Faulkner( Book )

8 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hunter and the hunted are movingly portrayed in four stories with preludes and an epilogue that link the individual narratives
The Ohio by R. E Banta( Book )

5 editions published between 1949 and 1951 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Part of the Rivers of America Series, The Ohio traces the river from its headwaters in Pittsburgh to the point it empties into the Mississippi, nearly a thousand miles and five states later. The Ohio gives us a rare portrait of the frontier era of this region, from backwoods entertainment to learning and the arts. From early exploration to land disputes, clashes with Native American inhabitants to the birth of steamboat travel, the Ohio River comes alive through the retelling of the incidents and anecdotes that shaped its history of what the French called ""the beautiful river.""
The James by Blair Niles( Book )

11 editions published between 1939 and 1945 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Britches : Father and I were ranchers by Ralph Moody( Book )

12 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ralph Moody was eight years old in 1906 when his family moved from New Hampshire to a Colorado ranch. Through his eyes we experience the pleasures and perils of ranching there early in the twentieth century. Auctions and roundups, family picnics, irrigation wars, tornadoes and wind storms give authentic color to Little Britches . So do adventures, wonderfully told, that equip Ralph to take his father's place when it becomes necessary
The unvanquished by William Faulkner( Book )

13 editions published between 1934 and 1967 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Mississippi during the Civil war and Reconstruction, focuses on the Sartoris family, who with their code of personal responsibility and courage, stand for the best of the Old South's traditions. Meet Colonel Sartoris, the head of the family; his young son Bayard who finds an alternative to bloodshed; Ringo, a perceptive black child who is considered part of the family; independent, obstinate Cousin Drusilla who exchanges her dresses for a uniform, and Granny, the matriarch. -- Back cover
Tender is the night by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )

6 editions published between 1934 and 1996 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Dick Diver, a young psychiatrist whose career was thwarted and his genius numbed through marriage to the exquisite and wealthy Nicole Warren
Cross Creek by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings( Book )

12 editions published between 1942 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warm, leisurely account of author's neighbors, and her everyday affairs while living for thirteen years in a remote section of the Florida hammock at Cross Creek
On to Oregon! by Honoré Morrow( Book )

8 editions published between 1946 and 1991 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their parents die on the way to Oregon in 1843, seven children decide to complete the 2000-mile trek through the wilderness on their own; based on a true story
Sacagawea, Indian guide by Wyatt Blassingame( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Indian girl who led the Lewis and Clark expedition on its journey westward
Swamp cat by Jim Kjelgaard( Book )

5 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Louisiana swamps, a seventeen-year-old boy and a cat try to protect his muskrats from predators, animal and human
Boy with a pack by Stephen W Meader( Book )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1967 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of seventeen-year-old Bill Crawford, his adventures and the dangers he faces as he journeys on foot from New Hampshire into the Ohio country during the pioneer days of 1837
Rescue dog of the high pass by Jim Kjelgaard( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy who cannot master book learning but knows the mountains well is accepted as a lay worker at the hospice in St. Bernard Pass, where he and his great mastiff work to prove their worth
Gold rush by sea by Garrett W Low( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year of jubilo by Ruth Sawyer( Book )

9 editions published between 1940 and 1973 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her father dies and the family firm goes bankrupt, Lucinda and her family move to Maine
The last fort : a story of the French voyageurs by Elizabeth Coatsworth( Book )

10 editions published between 1952 and 1962 in English and Swedish and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holograph (in notebooks), corrected holograph & typescripts (in notebooks)
Fighting frontiersman, the life of Daniel Boone by John Bakeless( Book )

4 editions published between 1948 and 1996 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the legendary hero of the American frontier
General Brock and Niagara Falls by Samuel Hopkins Adams( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An "account of the War of 1812 as seen through the eyes of British General Isaac Brock, who died leading his troops against American invasion at the rim of Niagara Falls...His alliance with the great Tecumseh and his capture of the American forts at Detroit and Mackinac Island are among the episodes narrated."
A gathering of birds; an anthology of the best ornithological prose by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

4 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Gathering of Birds is an anthology containing selected prose about birds by nineteen famous authors, such as Hudson, Audubon, and Thoreau, and includes brief biographical information about each. The New York Times called the collection "a delightful 'gathering' that Mr. Peattie has presented, and his own contributions to the book make it something new and valuable in this field."
 
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The yearling
Covers
Green hills of AfricaLittle Britches : Father and I were ranchersCross CreekOn to Oregon!Boy with a pack
Alternative Names
Edward Shenton American illustrator and writer

Edward Shenton Amerikaans schrijver (1895-1977)

Shenton, Harry Edward 1895-1977 Jr

Shenton, Harry Edward, Jr., 1895-1977

Languages
English (250)

German (3)

Swedish (2)