WorldCat Identities

Myers, Elisabeth P.

Overview
Works: 25 works in 65 publications in 1 language and 4,281 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Literature  Biographies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.M9827, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elisabeth P Myers
Langston Hughes, poet of his people by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1981 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the black poet whose poems were influenced greatly by jazz and blues rhythms
Frederick Douglass : young defender of human rights by Elisabeth P Myers( )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of famous civil rights advocate and presidential advisor Frederick Douglass's early years
F.W. Woolworth, five and ten boy by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

4 editions published between 1954 and 1962 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Woolworth, who developed the idea of stocking a whole store with items in the five and ten cent price range
Pearl S. Buck, literary girl by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the American author whose life and works were greatly influenced by her childhood in China
John D. Rockefeller, boy financier by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography concentrating on the childhood of the self-made millionaire emphasizing his business acumen and philanthropic projects
Angel of Appalachia : Martha Berry by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the founder and director of the self-sustaining Berry Schools of Georgia, where students work instead of paying tuition, and receive practical as well as academic training
George Pullman; young sleeping car builder by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emphasizes the boyhood of this railroad car designer, including the experience which started his thinking about better places to sleep
Katharine Lee Bates, girl poet by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the childhood and youth of the American poet who wrote "America the beautiful," and briefly shows how even as a child she was interested in writing. Briefly summarizes her career as teacher and poet
David Sarnoff : radio and TV boy by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an immigrant boy who became a radio and television pioneer, and was a founder of the National Broadcasting Company
Jenny Lind; songbird from Sweden by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biography of the nineteenth-century Swedish singer whose vocal range and tone quality made her one of the leading opera stars of her day
Edward Bok : young editor by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concentrates on the childhood of Edward Bok who became the editor of Ladies Home Journal and the first to obtain a magazine circulation of one million copies a month
Maria Tallchief: America's prima ballerina by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of America's first prima ballerina who danced with the Ballet Russe and achieved world fame for her roles in Firebird and The Nutcracker
Benjamin Harrison by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Republican elected President in 1888, the first man in that office to enact an anti-trust bill, the Sherman Anti-Trust Law
Singer of six thousand songs : a life of Charles Wesley by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rutherford B. Hayes by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man declared the nineteenth President of the United States by the electoral college in the disputed election of 1876
Madam Secretary : Frances Perkins by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor, the first woman to be appointed to the United States Cabinet
Frederick Douglass, boy champion of human rights by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography emphasizing the boyhood of the man who escaped from slavery to become a prominent orator and writer for the cause of abolition
Mary Cassatt : a portrait by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the American artist who spent most of her life in Europe because she felt her homeland restricted women in certain areas of artistic study
William Howard Taft by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the twenty-seventh President whose main ambition was actually to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Thomas Paine, common sense boy by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an account of the childhood of the author of "Common Sense," a tract that influenced many colonists during the American Revolution
 
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Frederick Douglass : young defender of human rights
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