WorldCat Identities

Quiri, Patricia Ryon

Overview
Works: 26 works in 49 publications in 1 language and 9,821 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F592.7, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Patricia Ryon Quiri
The Lewis and Clark Expedition by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the expedition led by Lewis and Clark to explore the unknown western regions of America at the beginning of the nineteenth century, describing its mishaps, adventures, and impact on western expansion
The American flag by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history and symbolism of the American flag
The national anthem by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how a patriotic and eloquent attorney was inspired to write "The Star-Spangled Banner" after witnessing the British attack on Fort McHenry during the War of 1812
The Algonquians by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes this noted Indian civilization, including its arts, crafts, religion, and daily, social, and political life
The Declaration of Independence by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the circumstances preceding and following the writing of the Declaration of Independence and describes how it was written, approved, and announced
The Bill of Rights by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles how the Bill of Rights came to be, as well as the freedoms it guarantees, details each of the amendments, and demonstrates how some have affected contemporary life in the United States
Ellis Island : a true book by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the immigration station on Ellis Island served as a gateway into the United States for millions of immigrants
The Statue of Liberty by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how the Statue of Liberty was planned, built, dedicated, repaired over the years, and then restored in the 1980s
Alexander Graham Bell by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and work of Alexander Graham Bell, from his invention of the telephone to the development of instruments to help the hearing impaired
The Constitution : a true book by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains why a constitution was needed; describes the convention in Philadelphia in 1787, the Virginia and New Jersey plans, the Great Compromise, and the ratification process
The bald eagle by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics and habits of the bird chosen as the national emblem of the United States
The presidency by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines various aspects of the presidency, providing some historical background and describing the election, duties, and daily activities of the president
Dolley Madison by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the popular wife of President James Madison
Congress by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins, functions, and duties of the United States Congress. Includes an explanation of how to write a letter to a member of Congress
The Supreme Court by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history and description of the American Supreme Court, explaining its origins in the Constitutional Convention, its early history, and some landmark cases
The White House by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the White House and its inhabitants from 1790, when a site for the new capital was chosen, to the present day
Stranger danger by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers safety tips to follow when encountering strangers and presents situations which discuss ways to prevent child abuse and child molesting
Seasons by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly explains why we have seasons and how they affect people and other living things
Chefs by Patricia Ryon Quiri( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly describes the job of chef, including duties, artistry, and contribution to community
 
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Audience level: 0.13 (from 0.06 for The Lewis ... to 0.27 for Lewis and ...)

The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Alternative Names
Quiri, Patricia R.

Ryon Quiri, Patricia.

Languages
English (42)

Covers
The American flagThe national anthemThe AlgonquiansThe Declaration of IndependenceThe Bill of RightsEllis Island : a true bookThe Statue of LibertyThe Constitution : a true book