WorldCat Identities

Alter, Judy 1938-

Overview
Works: 126 works in 292 publications in 1 language and 21,391 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Western fiction  Biographical fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3551.L765, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Judy Alter
 
Most widely held works by Judy Alter
Elmer Kelton and West Texas : a literary relationship by Judy Alter( )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Mattie by Judy Alter( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mattie, a poor, illegitimate girl, gets a job as companion to a doctor's daughter, assists the doctor with his patients, eventually goes to medical school, and becomes a doctor who practices among the farmers on the plains
A ballad for Sallie by Judy Alter( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scrappy orphan and young Tennessee widow team up to solve murder in frontier Fort Worth
Growing up in the Old West by Judy Alter( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the hardships, threats, chores, games, amusements, and challenges that made growing up in the Old West a dangerous but exciting experience
Women of the Old West by Judy Alter( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the various roles of women in the Old West, describing the living conditions and opportunities available to those women who broke the stereotypical picture of the tired settler's wife
Eli Whitney by Judy Alter( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Undetermined and English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the inventor of the cotton gin, whose application of standardized parts to the production of weapons and other machines was a major influence in the development of industry
Extraordinary women of the American West by Judy Alter( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the exploits and achievements of more than fifty women in the past and present of America's West, including the guide and interpreter Sacajawea, journalist Jessie Benton Fremont, and author Willa Cather
Callie Shaw, stable boy : a novel by Judy Alter( )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No girls allowed! No girls are allowed to work in the racing stables ... not even with your aunt's permission!" How many times had Callie heard the man say it. Not that Aunt Edna would ever agree anyway. Aund Edna always said that horse racing coming to Texas brought "the devil amongst us," but Callie figured she knew better. the horses were so beautiful and the races so exciting, it just couldn't be bad. Callie aso knew something else, even though she was a girl, she must find a way to be a stable boy
Maggie and a horse named Devildust by Judy Alter( )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Texas girl at the turn-of-the-century longs to be a cowgirl and ride in Wild West shows on her beloved horse Devildust
Extraordinary explorers and adventurers by Judy Alter( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents biographical sketches of explorers and adventurers throughout history
Samuel F.B. Morse : inventor and code creator by Judy Alter( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the artist and inventor who devised the world's first practical telegraph system
Maggie and the search for Devildust by Judy Alter( )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1897, fifteen-year-old Maggie, having survived her year at Miss Porter's school for Girls, returns home to Texas to train Devildust and ride in the Mulhall Wild West Show
Amusement parks : roller coasters, ferris wheels, and cotton candy by Judy Alter( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the development of amusement parks in America, from state fairs to the Columbia Exposition and parks such as Coney Island and on to the giant theme parks of today
Maggie and Devildust-ridin' high! by Judy Alter( )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie, an eighteen-year-old cowgirl at the turn of the century, realizes her dream of starring in a Wild West show in Madison Square Garden with her beloved horse Devildust
Beauty pageants : tiaras, roses, and runways by Judy Alter( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines beauty pageants past and present, their contestants, and their possible future
Williamsburg by Judy Alter( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Williamsburg and explains the role it played in the history of the United States
Great women of the Old West by Judy Alter( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the way of life and social conditions of Native, African and Hispanic American women in the American West
Wild West shows : rough riders and sure shots by Judy Alter( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the rise and fall of Wild West shows and discusses the entertainment's legendary characters, including Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and Pawnee Bill
Rodeos : the greatest show on dirt by Judy Alter( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a brief history of rodeos, descriptions of the various competitive events and their rules, and discussion of some of the legendary competitors, both men and women
After Pa was shot by Judy Alter( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thirteen-year-old girl's life in turn-of-the-century Texas is drastically altered when her father is killed
 
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Women of the Old West
Alternative Names
Alter, Judith 1938-

Alter, Judith MacBain 1938-

Languages
English (80)

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A ballad for SallieWomen of the Old WestExtraordinary women of the American WestCallie Shaw, stable boy : a novelExtraordinary explorers and adventurersSamuel F.B. Morse : inventor and code creatorAmusement parks : roller coasters, ferris wheels, and cotton candyBeauty pageants : tiaras, roses, and runways