WorldCat Identities

Adrian, Mary 1908-1995

Overview
Works: 50 works in 115 publications in 1 language and 4,558 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 255 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 )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2018 in English and held by 254 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 )

10 editions published between 1953 and 1962 in English and held by 233 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 223 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 203 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 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 163 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 162 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 153 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 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the life of the North American Wolf
The Indian horse mystery by Mary Adrian( Book )

2 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in English and held by 143 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
The American alligator by Mary Adrian( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1977 in English and held by 137 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
Wildlife in the Antarctic by Mary Adrian( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 132 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
Secret neighbors : wildlife in a city lot by Mary Adrian( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the activity of such wildlife on a city lot as mice, cats, insects, and birds
The skin diving mystery by Mary Adrian( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in English and held by 127 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
Garden spider by Mary Adrian( Book )

3 editions published between 1951 and 1962 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honeybee by Mary Adrian( Book )

3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kite mystery by Mary Adrian( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in English and held by 117 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
A day and a night in a tide pool by Mary Adrian( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 115 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
 
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.15 for The myster ... to 0.30 for Gray Squir ...)

Alternative Names
Jorgensen, Mary Venn, 1908-1995

Venn, Mary Eleanor, 1908-1995

Languages
English (62)