WorldCat Identities

Adrian, Mary 1908-1995

Overview
Works: 50 works in 117 publications in 1 language and 4,480 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ10.V37, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mary Adrian
The fireball mystery by Mary Adrian( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2018 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three children hunt for a meteorite they saw fall from outer space but run into some unexpected complications
The mystery of the dinosaur graveyard by Mary Adrian( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 245 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
Fiddler crab by Mary Adrian( Book )

9 editions published between 1953 and 1962 in English and held by 225 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 222 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 )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in English and held by 200 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 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and fight for survival of a typical American wild mustang from birth to maturity
Garden spider by Mary Adrian( Book )

7 editions published between 1951 and 1964 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A year in the life of a garden spider
The American prairie chicken by Mary Adrian( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 159 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
A day and a night in the Arctic by Mary Adrian( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life cycle of a typical male bighorn sheep of the Rocky Mountains of Wyoming
The North American wolf by Mary Adrian( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the life of the North American Wolf
Gray Squirrel by Mary Adrian( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in English and held by 137 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
The American alligator by Mary Adrian( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1977 in English and held by 135 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 )

2 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in English and held by 131 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 123 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 )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 122 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
Honeybee by Mary Adrian( Book )

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

The ghost town mystery by Mary Adrian( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brother and sister keep uncovering new mysteries as they search for the unclaimed gold strike that will enable their father to restore the Colorado ghost town of Woodpecker Creek
The kite mystery by Mary Adrian( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two of four rare trumpeter swans disappear from their nesting place, four children living on the wildlife refuge set out to discover what happened to them
 
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.17 for The myster ... to 0.35 for Honeybee, ...)

Alternative Names
Jorgensen, Mary Venn 1908-1995

Venn, Mary Eleanor 1908-1995

Languages
English (65)