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Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw

Overview
Works: 173 works in 392 publications in 1 language and 74,607 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Pictorial works  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Dogs on duty : soldiers' best friends on the battlefield and beyond by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the contributions of specially trained military dogs, profiling noteworthy canine heroes while covering such topics as how they are trained and what happens to them when they retire
Horses by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the physical characteristics and behavior of horses and describes how domestic horses evolved from their wild relatives
The buffalo and the Indians : a shared destiny by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a review of the bond between Native Americans and buffalo's throughout history and examines how European settlers disrupted nature's balance and nearly caused the extinction of an animal so highly respected by the native tribes
Animals on the trail with Lewis and Clark by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retraces the Lewis and Clark journey and blends their observations of previously unknown animals with modern information about those same animals
When the wolves returned : restoring nature's balance in Yellowstone by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When wolves were eliminated from Yellowstone National Park the natural system was out of balance. Shows the return of the wolves to the park and the natural balance being restored
Saving Audie : a pit bull puppy gets a second chance by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Audie, a pit bull puppy who was rescued from Michael Vick's dog fighting ring
The right dog for the job : Ira's path from service dog to guide dog by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how a golden retriever is trained as a service dog, to help someone who has trouble moving their arms or legs, and later as a guide dog for a man who cannot see
Flashy fantastic rain forest frogs by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, reproduction, and habitat of frogs that live in the rain forest
The bald eagle returns by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how bald eagles have recovered from the threat of extinction, how they raise their families, and why they are the national bird of the United States
Fire : friend or foe by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses forest fires and the effect that they have on both people and the natural world
Super sniffers : dog detectives on the job by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dog's nose is 300 times more powerful than a human nose, so it's no wonder that dogs use their incredibly advanced sense of smell to do some very important jobs. Dorothy Hinshaw Patent explores the various ways specific dogs have put their super sniffing ability to use: from bedbug sniffers to explosive detectors to life-saving allergy detectors ... and more. This dynamic photo-essay includes first-hand accounts from the people who work closely with these amazing dogs."--
Gray wolf, red wolf by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, life cycle, and behavior of the two species of wolves found in North America and discusses efforts to save them from extinction by reintroducing them to wilderness areas
Where the bald eagles gather by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes the annual autumn gathering of bald eagles in Glacier National Park and examines the work of the wildlife research project that bands the birds for later tracking that will provide information on the habits and life cycle of our national bird." -- T.p. verso
Dogs : the wolf within by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compares the physical characteristics and behavior of wolves and dogs and describes how dogs evolved from their wild relatives
The call of the osprey by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A stunning addition to the Scientists in the Field series that explores mercury pollution found in the rivers and streams of Western Montana that might cause harm to humans--and the extinction of the entire osprey species."--
The Lewis and Clark trail : then and now by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Lewis and Clark expedition departed on its voyage of exploration in May 1804, North America west of the Mississippi River was a blank area on the map. Lewis and Clark were to fill it in with rivers and mountains, Indian tribes, and animals new to European Americans. Today the West is a completely different place. Every inch has been mapped, and much of its land has been covered by farms, ranches, cities, and towns. Shows the contrast between the American West then and now, aided by old prints, photographs, and paintings
Slinky, scaly, slithery snakes by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did you know that some snakes lie in ambush for weeks waiting for their prey to come within striking distance?
The horse and the Plains indians : a powerful partnership by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the transformative period in the early 16th century when the Spaniards introduced horses to the Great Plains, and how horses became, and remain, a key part of the Plains Indians' culture
Wild turkey, tame turkey by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the colorful history of the native North American turkey and compares that proud bird with its domesticated cousin
West by covered wagon : retracing the pioneer trails by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every Memorial Day weekend, the Westmont Wagoners celebrate the pioneer spirit with a wagon train journey across the Flathead Indian Reservation
 
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The buffalo and the Indians : a shared destiny
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The buffalo and the Indians : a shared destinyAnimals on the trail with Lewis and ClarkWhen the wolves returned : restoring nature's balance in YellowstoneSaving Audie : a pit bull puppy gets a second chanceThe right dog for the job : Ira's path from service dog to guide dogFlashy fantastic rain forest frogsThe bald eagle returnsFire : friend or foe
Alternative Names
Dorothy Hinshaw Patent American children's writer

Dorothy Hinshaw Patent Amerikaans schrijfster

Dorothy Hinshaw Patent amerikansk författare

Dorothy Hinshaw Patent amerikansk skribent

Dorothy Hinshaw Patent escritora de literatura infantil estadounidense

Hinshaw Patent, Dorothy

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English (73)