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Van Steenwyk, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 61 works in 118 publications in 2 languages and 12,727 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction  Drama  Biographies  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.V358, B
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk
Prairie Christmas by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Nebraska prairie in 1880, eleven-year-old Emma finds a way to celebrate the spirit of Christmas while her mother, a midwife, delivers a baby on Christmas Eve--Résumé de l'éditeur
When Abraham talked to the trees by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in Chinese and English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln loved words. In this book, young readers get a glimpse of a historical giant who had to struggle against the odds to learn the skills that they are developing
A traitor among us by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In occupied Holland in 1944, thirteen-year-old Pieter becomes increasingly involved in the work of the Dutch Resistance even though he knows the risk of being discovered by the Nazi informer who lives in his village
Three dog winter by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of sled dog racing in northern Montana forms the background for a twelve-year-old boy's adjustment to his father's death, his mother's remarriage, and the integration of two families into one
My name is York by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slave describes the journey he makes with his master, Captain William Clark, into the uncharted territory of the American West to find a water passageway to the Pacific Ocean
Levi Strauss : the blue jeans man by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the immigrant Jewish peddler who went on to found Levi Strauss & Co., the world's first and largest manufacturer of denim jeans
First dog, Fala by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the Scottish terrier who won the hearts of a U.S. president and the American people
Frontier fever : the silly, superstitious -- and sometimes sensible -- medicine of the pioneers by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1890, the United States Census Department declared that there was no longer an American frontier. It had taken over 280 years, but the pioneers had persevered through broken bones, gunshot wounds, disease, and malnutrition. Whether using chicken guts to treat appendicitis, blood-letting to relieve fever, or firing guns into the air to stop epidemics of yellow fever, pioneers and their doctors would try anything to get their health back. See how medical knowledge and practices expanded along with the frontier. You might even say it's a miracle the West was ever won
One fine day : a radio play by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the form of a radio play, portrays the Wright Brothers' first successful flight
The California gold rush : west with the Forty-Niners by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the 1849 California Gold Rush and life for the miners during and after the gold rush
Dwight David Eisenhower, president by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the commanding general of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II who became the thirty-fourth President of the United States
How Kate Warne saved President Lincoln : a story about the nation's first woman detective by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the events of an important early case for American female detective Kate Warne, describing how she went undercover as a society lady on a mission to thwart an assassination plot against the sixteenth president
Dorothy Hamill : Olympic champion by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the ice skating career of Dorothy Hamill who won a gold medal at the 12th Winter Olympic Games
Ida B. Wells-Barnett : woman of courage by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the black woman who campaigned for civil rights and founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Mathew Brady : Civil War photographer by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the pioneering photographer, who is known for his unique portrayal of the Civil War, as well as for portraits of such personalities as Lincoln, Grant, Lee, and others
Let's go to the beach : a history of sun and fun by the sea by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of a favorite pastime, a trip to the beach
Seneca chief, army general : a story about Ely Parker by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the Seneca Indian who helped save his people's land, was elected a sachem, served in the Union Army, became a general, and was named commissioner of Indian affairs
The California missions by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of the 21 missions that were built along the coastal area of California, some of which dated back to the 18th century
Quarter horse winner by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As she strives for a place on the Midtown Stables gymkhana team, 13-year-old Holly gradually becomes more sensitive to the needs of other people and of her horse
Air shows : from barnstormers to Blue Angels by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of flying and examines the role of air show competitions in the development of modern aviation
 
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controlled identityHarler, Anne, 1928-

Steenwyk, Elizabeth Van

Van Steenwyk Elizabeth

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When Abraham talked to the treesA traitor among usThree dog winterMy name is YorkFirst dog, FalaFrontier fever : the silly, superstitious -- and sometimes sensible -- medicine of the pioneersOne fine day : a radio playThe California gold rush : west with the Forty-Niners