WorldCat Identities

Bixby, William

Overview
Works: 29 works in 81 publications in 3 languages and 5,076 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Guidebooks  Popular works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QB36.G2, 925.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Bixby
The universe of Galileo and Newton by William Bixby( Book )

19 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impossible journey of Sir Ernest Shackleton by William Bixby( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the ill-fated Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition to Weddell Sea led by the famous polar explorer, Sir Ernest Shakleton. That journey quickly turned into a struggle for survival when the ship "Endurance" was crushed in the ice. This is the story of the terrible hardships the men had to face as they traveled across the barren, frozen Antarctic Sea and continent to safety
Track of the Bear by William Bixby( Book )

5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Havoc : the story of natural disasters by William Bixby( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great experimenters by William Bixby( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grades 6-9. For contents, see Author Catalog
Robert Scott, Antarctic pioneer by William Bixby( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography stressing the Antarctic expeditions of the explorer who lost his life while returning as loser from the race to the South Pole
Skywatchers; the U.S. Weather Bureau in action by William Bixby( Book )

2 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connecticut: a new guide by William Bixby( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waves; pathways of energy by William Bixby( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains, in non-technical language, how scientists measure and classify the different kinds of waves; and shows what properties all waves have in common
The hang gliding book by William Bixby( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of hang gliding, how gliders fly, the hazards of the sport, champion gliders, and competitions
Rebel genius: the life of Herman Melville by William Bixby( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of animals and men; a comparison of human and animal behavior by William Bixby( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comparative study of human and animal behavior which shows that animals are not as inferior to humans as commonly believed. For example, men kill each other, but tigers don't
A world you can live in by William Bixby( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the extent of the pollution crisis, what has been done about it, and what remains to be done if this planet is to maintain life
Hurricanes by William Bixby( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the composition, location, and destructive power of hurricanes. Also describes how to avoid these tropical cyclones
Seawatchers; oceanographers in action by William Bixby( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the work of the oceanographers--men who study th ocean in all its aspects
The race to the South Pole by William Bixby( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of four separate expeditions in search of the South Pole; Scott in 1901, Shackleton in 1907, Amundsen and Scott in 1911-12. Grades 7 and up
McMurdo, Antarctica by William Bixby( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balloons and ballooning by William Bixby( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how, when, and where hot air balloons should be flown. Also provides a history of ballooning including an account of the first successful transatlantic crossing in a balloon
The forgotten voyage of Charles Wilkes by William Bixby( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sky diving and parachuting by William Bixby( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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