WorldCat Identities

Mays, Victor 1927-

Overview
Works: 95 works in 185 publications in 1 language and 15,279 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Personal narratives  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: E312.66, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Victor Mays
 
Most widely held works by Victor Mays
Charles Lindbergh, hero pilot by David R Collins( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography concentrating on the early years of the aviator who made the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean
Walt Disney : master of make-believe by Elizabeth Rider Montgomery( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of cartoonist Walt Disney stressing his professional contribution to the film industry and influence on American life
Rachel Carson: who loved the sea by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the marine biologist and nature writer well-known for her campaign against the careless use of chemicals
Meet George Washington by Joan Heilbroner( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the life of the first president, known as the Father of His Country
Martin Luther King, Jr.; man of peace by Lillie Patterson( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Martin Luther King, Jr., the youngest person ever to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and a great American leader who left a stirring lesson to the world: you can protest without hating, you can struggle without violence, love will outlast hate
Young man in a hurry; the story of Cyrus W. Field by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

5 editions published between 1958 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man who rose from debt to amass a small fortune, and became the driving force behind the successful laying of the first transatlantic telegraph cable
Harry Houdini, master of magic by Robert Kraske( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of Ehrich Weiss, who gained renown as Harry Houdini, master magician and escape artist
Meet Christopher Columbus by James T De Kay( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read biography of the sailor who never fully recognized the importance of his discovery which changed history
The story of the United States flag by Wyatt Blassingame( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the flags of the United States from those used by the colonies to the present design
Robert F. Kennedy; man who dared to dream by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the senator who served as attorney general under his brother's administration and was assassinated during his own Presidential Campaign in 1968
Louis Armstrong : Ambassador Satchmo by Jean Gay Cornell( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1978 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the famous jazz trumpeter who began his musical career singing songs on New Orleans street corners
Red Cloud : Sioux war chief by Virginia Frances Voight( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Sioux Indian who became chief through bravery in battle rather than through heredity and who tried unsuccessfully to save his people's land
Phillis Wheatley : America's first Black poetess by Miriam Morris Fuller( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of one of America's first black poets from her sale as a child slave on the Boston auction block to her death as an impoverished freedwoman in 1784
Cesar Chavez, man of courage by Florence Meiman White( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read biography of the Mexican American who organized the agricultural laborers' struggles for better pay and working conditions
The Black Joke by Farley Mowat( )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time is the 1930s. The loot is bootleg liquor, not pirate gold. And the ship is the "Black Joke," the speediest, nimblest craft on the Newfoundland coast - Jonathon Spence, owner and master. An unwelcome passenger enmeshes the boat and her crew (young Peter and Kye) in danger and near destruction ... until the fiercely independent people of the island of Miquelon are caught up in the fate of the "Black Joke" and the cargo aboard her
Mahalia Jackson : queen of gospel song by Jean Gay Cornell( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the renowned gospel singer who wanted more than anything else to "sing for the Lord."
What makes a boat float? by Scott Corbett( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains buoyancy and displacement as well as the physical properties of water and how boats have been adapted to them
Grandma Moses: favorite painter by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the New England grandmother who began painting seriously at age seventy and kept it up until she was over a hundred years old
Meet the men who sailed the seas by John Dyment( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yankee Doodle boy; a young soldier's adventures in the American Revolution, told by himself by Joseph Plumb Martin( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1995 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of some of the adventures, dangers, and sufferings of a Revolutionary soldier
 
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Charles Lindbergh, hero pilot
Alternative Names
Mays, Lewis Victor 1927-

Mays, Lewis Victor 1927-2015

Languages
English (63)

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The Black JokeYankee Doodle boy; a young soldier's adventures in the American Revolution, told by himself