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De Leeuw, Adèle 1899-1988

Overview
Works: 122 works in 267 publications in 2 languages and 10,757 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction  Legends 
Roles: Author, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PZ8.1.D37, B
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Most widely held works about Adèle De Leeuw
 
Most widely held works by Adèle De Leeuw
Paul Bunyan and his blue ox by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary hero and his huge blue ox solve some unusual problems in some fantastic ways
The Girl Scout story by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Juliette Low's introduction to England's Girl Guides, which inspired her to begin a Girl Scout movement in the United States; and tells of the growth of scouting around the world, including the Brownie movement, "Our Chalet," and Roundup
The story of Amelia Earhart by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1967 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the woman who was the first female passenger on a transatlantic plane flight and who went on to set many records as a pilot
John Henry : steel-drivin' man by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In giant steps, hero John Henry strides across railroad-building America, and his mighty hammer beats out a loved folk tale
Horseshoe Harry and the whale by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cowboy eager to see the sea is shanghaied onto a whaling ship whose captain is interested only in playing the bassoon
Richard E. Byrd, adventurer to the poles by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief record of Richard Byrd's accomplishments, especially his exploration of the poles by air
Civil War nurse, Mary Ann Bickerdyke by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of a woman who distinguished herself during the Civil War by her care of the wounded, and after the war by her social welfare work
Maria Tallchief: American ballerina by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Osage Indian who became one of America's foremost ballerinas
A world explorer: Sir Walter Raleigh by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short biography of the Englishman who explored areas of America, made attempts to establish an English colony on Roanoke Island, and led expeditions to search for gold in South America
A world explorer: James Cook by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief survey of the explorer who made the original "Cook's tour" discovering and accurately mapping many islands and coastal areas throughout the world
Indonesian legends & folk tales by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

5 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six tales from the folklore of such islands as Sumatra, Java, and the Celebes, telling of the origins of many of their people's beliefs and names for local geography
Paul Bunyan finds a wife by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

2 editions published between 1969 and 1975 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Bunyan's wife fixed pies with meringues that touched the ceiling and stacks of pancakes as tall as a pine tree
Read me another story by Child Study Association of America( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Rogers Clark; frontier fighter by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of an Indian fighter whose foresight and leadership during the Revolutionary War saved the Northwest Territory for the United States
Edith Cavell; nurse, spy, heroine by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the English nurse who used her directorship of a nursing school and clinic in Belgium during World War I as a front to aid the escape of Allied soldiers from German occupied territory, an act for which the Germans executed her as a spy
Legends & folk tales of Holland by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1999 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-eight stories from the folklore of the Netherlands, including The House with the Heads, The Shell Grotto of Nienoort, A Legend of Saint Nicholas, and the Poffertjes Pan
Lindbergh, lone eagle by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of "Lucky Lindy," the pilot who made the first solo non-stop flight from New York to Paris in 1927
Old Stormalong, hero of the seven seas by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accounts of the exploits of the tall tale hero who could tie an octopus' arms in knots and who beat a steamship with his boat, the biggest sailing ship in the world
Marie Curie, woman of genius by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the woman scientist whose dedication and hard work resulted in the discovery of radium and two awards of the Nobel Prize
With a high heart by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

7 editions published between 1945 and 1961 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A college girl is unwillingly assigned to an overcrowded, understaffed county library for a summer internship, but her bookmobile travels bring her into contact with many librarians and area residents who help her turn these three months into a valuable experience
 
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Alternative Names
Adele DeLeeuw American writer

Adele DeLeeuw escritora estadounidense

De Leeuw, A. 1899-1988

De Leeuw, A. L. 1899-1988

De Leeuw, Adela 1899-

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De Leeuw, Adèle L. 1899-1988

De Leeuw, Adéle Louise

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DeLeeuw, Adèle Louise 1899-1988

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