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Polseno, Jo

Overview
Works: 52 works in 75 publications in 2 languages and 5,390 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Biography  Action and adventure fiction  Young adult works  Legends  Adventure stories  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PR5484, FIC
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Most widely held works about Jo Polseno
 
Most widely held works by Jo Polseno
Samuel F.B. Morse, artist-inventor by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

5 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the inventor of the telegraph and Morse code, who planned from early childhood to be a painter of great historical pictures but first won recognition as a portrait painter
The story of Helen Keller by Lorena A Hickok( Book )

2 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Helen Keller
Swan cove by Jane White Canfield( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet cove on a small island is the summer home for a pair swans and their offspring
Charles Drew by Roland Bertol( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read biography of the Negro physician who pioneered blood preservation and plasma transfusions in the United States and became the first director of the American Red Cross Blood Bank
Snail in the woods by Joanne Ryder( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A snail's life from the time it is hatched to the time it lays its own eggs
Bird talk by Roma Gans( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy-to-read text explains the meaning of bird sounds
Cop's kid by Scott Corbett( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When they accidentally witness a robbery and one of them is hurt by the robber, two brothers decide to track down the criminal
The story of Robert Louis Stevenson by Joan Howard( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets of Redding Glen : the natural history of a wooded valley by Jo Polseno( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and Persian and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the effect of the changing seasons on animals of a Connecticut valley
The flight of the snow goose by Berniece Freschet( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the annual cycle of responsibility for a male snow goose in helping to rear his young
Kit Carson : mountain scout by Donald E Worcester( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the frontiersman who became known as a daring trapper, hunter, guide, and soldier
Secrets of a cypress swamp : the natural history of Okefenokee by Jo Polseno( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the Okefenokee Swamp which is a refuge for countless species of wildlife
New boy in Dublin : a story of Ireland by Clyde Robert Bulla( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he gets a job in a Dublin hotel, a young boy sees a chance to earn enough to replace the ring his mother lost
The pros by Robert A Liston( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports of interviews with thirteen professional athletes of football, baseball, golf, basketball, and hockey, telling what makes or breaks a player, discussing the trials and rewards of the life he leads, and revealing the personalities, philosophies, and playing techniques of the men interviewed
The conquistadors by Elizabeth Poe Kerby( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the discoveries and explorations of the New World by six Spanish conquistadores--Pizzaro, Cortés, Coronado, Ponce de Léon, Alarcón, and Cabeza de Vaca
A changing world for wildlife by George S Fichter( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The merry adventures of Robin Hood of great renown in Nottinghamshire by Howard Pyle( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the ballad tales of Robin Hood and his band of fellows who outwitted the sour Sheriff of Nottingham, henchman of the wicked King John
This hawk belongs to me by Jo Polseno( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eleven-year-old boy in New York City finds a dying baby kestrel in the marshes of Long Island, restores it to health, and tries to prepare it to return to its own environment
To catch a bird by Jay Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy tries to catch a kestrel--a sparrow hawk--so he can look at it whenever he wishes but the hawk eludes him until he tries a new trap--with paper and crayon
Kidnapped : the adventures of David Balfour by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sixteen-year-old orphan is kidnapped by his villainous uncle, but later escapes and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish highlanders against English rule
 
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Samuel F.B. Morse, artist-inventor
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