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Santrey, Laurence

Overview
Works: 73 works in 124 publications in 3 languages and 6,807 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: HV1624.K4, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Laurence Santrey
Davy Crockett : young pioneer by Laurence Santrey( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the childhood of Davy Crockett, pioneer and patriot
George Washington, young leader by Laurence Santrey( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the first president of the United States from his boyhood at Mount Vernon to his adult years
Louisa May Alcott, young writer by Laurence Santrey( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of an early American writer, whose own life was reflected in her famous novels, such as "Little Women" and "Little Men."
Jim Thorpe : young athlete by Laurence Santrey( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the early life of the Oklahoma Indian farm boy who achieved a unique sports career as winner of Olympic gold medals in the pentathlon and decathlon and as a professional baseball and football player
Young Frederick Douglass : fight for freedom by Laurence Santrey( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the early life of the slave who became an abolitionist, journalist, and statesman
What makes the wind? by Laurence Santrey( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and Persian and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different kinds of winds and the effects they can have on earth
Young Ben Franklin by Laurence Santrey( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on events from Benjamin Franklin's youth in Boston which proved influential in his later life
Discovering the stars by Laurence Santrey( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the characteristics of stars and the constellations to which they belong
John Adams, brave patriot by Laurence Santrey( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of our second President, the brilliant patriot from Massachusetts
Young Albert Einstein by Laurence Santrey( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of the physicist whose work revolutionized scientific thinking, with an emphasis on his early years
Helen Keller by Nigel Hunter( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the blind and deaf woman who overcame her handicaps with the help of her teacher, Anne Sullivan
John Lennon : young rock star by Laurence Santrey( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the English rock musician with emphasis on his early years and the formation of the famous Beatles
Thomas Jefferson by Laurence Santrey( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the versatile American known for his accomplishments as inventor, architect, musician, diplomat, scientific farmer, political philosopher, author of the Declaration of Independence, and President of the United States
Pocahontas by Laurence Santrey( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the seventeenth-century Indian princess whose friendship toward the English settlers at Jamestown was a key factor in making the colony a success
Oregon Trail by Laurence Santrey( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the difficulties encountered by settlers who traveled westward in covered wagons or prairie schooners along the Oregon Trail during the 1830's and 1840's
Ancient Egypt by Laurence Santrey( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life in ancient Egypt and the accomplishments of that advanced civilization
Conservation and pollution by Laurence Santrey( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the growth of industry in modern times has brought about the pollution of air, water, and land, as well as the depletion of natural resources, and emphasizes the importance of conservation
State & local government by Laurence Santrey( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the development of state and local government and their relationship to each other and to the federal government
Music by Laurence Santrey( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to music basics, explaining rhythm, the instruments of the orchestra, and the human voice as an instrument
Magnets by Laurence Santrey( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the qualities of magnets, which attract certain metals and have been used as compasses and as components of many modern inventions, including the telephone, television, and electric motor
 
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