WorldCat Identities

Rourke, Arlene C. 1944-

Overview
Works: 42 works in 75 publications in 2 languages and 10,412 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: F596, 920
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Most widely held works by Arlene C Rourke
Cowboys by Leonard Matthews( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the development of cattle ranches and the day-to-day life and work of the cowboy
Gunfighters by Leonard Matthews( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the lives of some of the Old West's most colorful lawmen and desperados, including Wild Bill Hickok, Billy the Kid, and John Wesley Hardin
Pioneers by Leonard Matthews( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the reasons for the westward migration of the nineteenth century and chronicles the experiences of the men and women who traveled to the vast western areas of North America and established farms, ranches, towns, and cities
Railroaders by Leonard Matthews( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of American railroading, focusing on the building of the transcontinental railroad and the daily life and hardships of the construction workers
Indians by Leonard Matthews( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the battles waged by various North American Indian tribes and leaders to defend their land and way of life from encroaching white settlers, soldiers, and hunters
Teeth and braces by Arlene C Rourke( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the function, anatomy, and care of teeth, dental problems, and how orthodontists straighten teeth using braces and other appliances
The pony express by A. I Lake( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of the Pony Express and the daring riders who risked their lives to deliver the mail
Indian chiefs by Harriet Upton( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief biographies of seven chiefs from different Indian tribes. Includes Little Priest, Captain Jack, Chief Joseph, Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, Red Cloud, and Geronimo
Cattle ranchers by Harriet Upton( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the significance of the early cattle ranchers to the development of the Wild West
Diet and exercise by Arlene C Rourke( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents basic facts about healthful eating and discusses weight loss, exercise, and dieting disorders such as bulimia and anorexia nervosa
Women of the West by A. I Lake( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the work of the early women homesteaders and presents brief biographies of several women prominent in Western history, including Sacajawea, Annie Oakley, and Narcissa Whitman
Gold fever by A. I Lake( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins of the California Gold Rush that began in 1848, the individuals and mining techniques involved, and the resulting wealth, destruction, and tragedy
Trailblazers by Harriet Upton( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the exploits of men who explored the American West during the early 1800s, including Lewis and Clark, John Colter, Joe Walker, and Thomas Nuttall
Skin by Arlene C Rourke( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in Spanish and English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to take care of the skin, from cleaning to using makeup
Hands and feet by Arlene C Rourke( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advises girls on the proper care of hands and feet, including manicures, pedicures, nail care, choosing the right shoe, and dealing with common foot problems
Rivermen by Gail B Stewart( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of life on the river in the United States, particularly on the Mississippi, when rivermen, by their work, made possible exploration, settlement, and travel not otherwise possible
Boomtowns by Robert W Shapley( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses the towns that sprang up almost overnight, as people rushed to find gold, let off steam on cattle drives, and more
Gamblers by Rita D'Apice( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief biographies of the "Wild West's" most colorful gamblers, with information on the atmosphere that fostered gambling as a form of entertainment
Hair by Arlene C Rourke( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tips for hair care, from finding a hairdresser and choosing a hairstyle to setting and coloring hair
Clothing by Arlene C Rourke( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advice for dressing the most attractive way possible for one's body type
 
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