WorldCat Identities

Rich, Louise Dickinson 1903-1991

Overview
Works: 60 works in 221 publications in 2 languages and 9,195 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Literature  Fiction  Local history  Guidebooks  Novels  Biographies  Bildungsromans  Humor 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F25, 917.417
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Most widely held works about Louise Dickinson Rich
 
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Most widely held works by Louise Dickinson Rich
We took to the woods by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

19 editions published between 1942 and 1988 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her early thirties, Louise Dickinson Rich took to the woods of Maine with her husband. They found their livelihood and raised a family in the remote backcountry settlement of Middle Dam, in the Rangeley area. Louise made time after morning chores to write about their lives
The coast of Maine, an informal history by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

13 editions published between 1956 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first book of the early settlers by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

5 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a book full of fascinating detail, the author takes the reader back to the early days of Jamestown, Plymouth, Fort Amsterdam, and Fort Christina on the Delaware
The peninsula by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1971 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anecdotes, personalities and social activities of a barren island community are described in this gay, humorous and thoughtful book
State o' Maine by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 1987 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appreciative description of the historical background, geographic setting and habits of life and character of this coastal area
The first book of the vikings by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1973 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the lives of the Northmen, at sea and on shore, and tells about the times in which they lived
Happy the land by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

13 editions published between 1945 and 1991 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Do you people get that way from living here, or were you all peculiar to start with?"" someone once asked Louise Dickinson Rich. In her early thirties, she took to the woods with her husband. They found their livelihood and raised a family in the remote Maine backcountry. Louise made time after morning chores to write about their lives, and these magnificent books are the result. They are still captivating readers a half-century later
Three of a kind by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eleven-year-old orphan girl living in a foster home in Maine helps draw out an emotionally disturbed four-year-old boy
My neck of the woods by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

10 editions published between 1950 and 1952 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author continues her story of life in remote parts of Maine
The first book of New World explorers by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explorations of the Vikings, Columbus, the Spaniards, Magellan, and the French in the new world. Grades 5-6
The natural world of Louise Dickinson Rich by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in rural New England - largely Maine
Summer at High Kingdom by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The members of a hippie commune established on a nearby farm have a marked effect on the attitudes of a young Maine boy and his family
Star Island boy by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eleven-year-old orphan goes to a new foster home on an island off the coast of Maine, wondering why the islanders want so many foster children at once, and determined not to like the lobstermens' way of life as he is sure that this home, also, is one in which he will not be able to stay permanently
Start of the trail, the story of a young Maine guide by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

5 editions published between 1949 and 1988 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eighteen-year-old boy becomes guide to fishermen and hunters in the Maine woods
King Philip's war, 1675-76 : the New England Indians fight the colonists by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the causes, events, and outcome of the war waged against the English settlers by the Wampanoag Indians in the seventeenth century
The first book of lumbering by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of lumbering in the U.S., from the colonial days of unlimited forest resources to the current lumber industry and consercation practices
The Kennebec River by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the geography and history of the small but influential Kennebec, called River God by the Indians, and discusses the contributions the people of her valley have made to the development of the United States
Mindy by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

7 editions published between 1959 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Caspar named his new boat for Mindy, everyone assumed that they would be married as soon as they were graduated from high school. That was the custom in their New England fishing village. But Mindy was not sure she wanted to be a lobsterman's wife. Eventually Mindy learned some hard lessons in compassion and courage
The forest years: containing in one volume We took to the woods [and] My neck of the woods by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

6 editions published between 1942 and 1963 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first book of the fur trade by Louise Dickinson Rich( Book )

2 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The coast of Maine, an informal history
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The coast of Maine, an informal historyShe took to the woods : a biography and selected writings of Louise Dickinson RichHappy the landMy neck of the woods
Alternative Names
Dickinson Rich, Louise 1903-1991

Louise Dickinson Rich Amerikaans schrijfster (1903-1991)

Louise Dickinson Rich écrivaine américaine

Louise Dickinson Rich escriptora estatunidenca

Louise Dickinson Rich escritora estadounidense

Louise Dickinson Rich escritora estauxunidense (1903–1991)

Louise Dickinson Rich scrittrice statunitense

Louise Dickinson Rich US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Louise Dickinson Rich yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Rich, Louise D. 1903-1991

Rich, Louise Dickinson, 1903-

لويز ديكنسون ريتش كاتبة أمريكية

لوئیس دیکینسن ریچ نویسنده آمریکایی

Languages
English (157)

German (3)