WorldCat Identities

Adrian, Mary 1908-1995

Overview
Works: 48 works in 92 publications in 1 language and 4,635 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ10.V37, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mary Adrian
The mystery of the dinosaur graveyard by Mary Adrian( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young paleontologists hope an old map they have found will lead them to a dinosaur graveyard, though they suspect someone is trying to foil their plans
The fireball mystery by Mary Adrian( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three children hunt for a meteorite they saw fall from outer space but run into some unexpected complications
Fiddler crab by Mary Adrian( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 1962 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life-cycle story of the fiddler crab, from the larva stage under water to the grown-up stage. Grades 4-6
The American eagle by Mary Adrian( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Half a year in the life of a pair of eaglets--the majestic bird which is our national symbol and of which only about 4000 are left in our country
The mystery of the dinosaur bones by Mary Adrian( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young paleontologists hope an old map they have found will lead them to a dinosaur graveyard, though they suspect someone is trying to foil their plans
The American mustang by Mary Adrian( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and fight for survival of a typical American wild mustang from birth to maturity
A day and a night in the Arctic by Mary Adrian( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the interdependency of Arctic animals and how nature maintains its balance in that region
The American prairie chicken by Mary Adrian( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the habitat of the prairie chicken, its life cycle, its mating and feeding habits, its defense against its enemies, and the reasons it is threatened with extinction
The North American wolf by Mary Adrian( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The North American bighorn sheep by Mary Adrian( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life cycle of a typical male bighorn sheep of the Rocky Mountains of Wyoming
Gray Squirrel by Mary Adrian( Book )

4 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyday happenings in the life of a gray squirrel. Grades 3-4
The American alligator by Mary Adrian( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1977 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of an alligator in the Florida swamps as he feeds, fights, and fears for his life before his most dangerous enemy, man
The Indian horse mystery by Mary Adrian( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim and his friend, Hap Miller, are determined to solve the mystery of who was stealing calves from the Hanging Rock Ranch on the Yakima Indian Reservation
Secret neighbors : wildlife in a city lot by Mary Adrian( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the activity of such wildlife on a city lot as mice, cats, insects, and birds
Wildlife in the Antarctic by Mary Adrian( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the varied animal life on the coldest continent, focusing on the Adélie penguin, elephant seal, Weddell seal, leopard seal, and blue whale
Garden spider by Mary Adrian( Book )

2 editions published between 1951 and 1962 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wildlife on the watch : a story of the desert by Mary Adrian( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the activities of a variety of birds, reptiles, and mammals during one day in the southwest desert, with emphasis on their interaction and territorial behavior
Honeybee by Mary Adrian( Book )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A day and a night in a tide pool by Mary Adrian( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles twenty-four hours in a tide pool as the marine creatures battle for survival against each other, man, and pollution
The skin diving mystery by Mary Adrian( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of boys and girls form a skin diving club. Includes "Jerry's sea animal log", which describes many creatures found in and near the ocean
 
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.14 for The fireba ... to 0.29 for Gray Squir ...)

Alternative Names
Jorgensen, Mary Venn, 1908-1995

Venn, Mary Eleanor, 1908-1995

Languages
English (47)