WorldCat Identities

Gleiter, Jan 1947-

Overview
Works: 156 works in 366 publications in 3 languages and 17,373 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction  Biographies  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jan Gleiter
Pocahontas by Jan Gleiter( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Powhatan Indian women who befriended the English settlers at Jamestown, Virginia, and helped maintain peace between her tribe and the colonists
Paul Bunyan and Babe the blue ox by Jan Gleiter( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tall tales of the mighty logger, including his birth and his adventures in a logging camp, in the South Dakota forests, and among the California redwoods
Annie Oakley by Jan Gleiter( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and Chinese and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of Annie Oakley who became a sharp shooter as a child and later starred in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
Kit Carson by Jan Gleiter( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the legendary American trapper, scout, and Indian agent
Sacagawea by Jan Gleiter( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the Shoshoni Indian girl who was stolen from her tribe at the age of twelve, sold to a French trapper, and served as a guide in the Lewis and Clark expedition
Booker T. Washington by Jan Gleiter( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the black educator who rose from slavery to found Tuskegee Institute
Daniel Boone by Jan Gleiter( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the legendary hero of the American frontier, emphasizing his skill as a woodsman, exploration of the Cumberland Gap, and relationship with native Americans
The legend of Sleepy Hollow by Jan Gleiter( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A superstitious schoolmaster, in love with a wealthy farmer's daughter, has a terrifying encounter with a headless horseman
Christopher Columbus by Jan Gleiter( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the fifteenth-century explorer and how he came to discover the New World
Paul Revere by Jan Gleiter( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of the American patriot who rode from Boston to Lexington to warn his fellow citizens that the British were coming
A house by the side of the road by Jan Gleiter( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writer Meg Kissinger inherits her great-aunt's house in Pennsylvania, only to discover that what vacated the house was a murder. What is more, the killer is not through, the house contains something he still wants, but cannot find
Molly Pitcher by Jan Gleiter( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of the woman who became a Revolutionary heroine when she carried water to the soldiers at the Battle of Monmouth in 1778
Johnny Appleseed by Jan Gleiter( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of John Chapman whose distribution of appleseeds and trees across the Midwest made him a legend and left a legacy still enjoyed today
Diego Rivera by Jan Gleiter( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Mexican artist whose work often portrayed men at work, and which demonstrated his love of his native Mexico
Junípero Serra by Jan Gleiter( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Franciscan priest-explorer who was instrumental in the development of missions in California in the eighteenth century
Simón Bolívar by Jan Gleiter( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of "El Libertador," whose victories over the Spaniards won independence for Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla by Jan Gleiter( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Mexican priest who led his Indian followers to revolt against the Spaniards and became known as "The Father of Mexican Independence."
Jose Marti by Jan Gleiter( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Cuban patriot, author, and journalist, who dedicated his life to Cuba's struggle for independence from Spainches
Sequoya by Jan Gleiter( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Cherokee Indian who invented a system of writing for his people in the early nineteenth century and after whom the giant sequoia trees and Sequoia National Park were named
Casey Jones by Jan Gleiter( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of the railroad engineer, famous for always bringing his train in on time, and whose last ride on the Cannonball Express inspired the well-known ballad
 
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A house by the side of the road
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SacagaweaBooker T. WashingtonPaul RevereA house by the side of the road
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Languages
English (125)

Spanish (3)

Chinese (2)