WorldCat Identities

Appleton, Victor

Overview
Works: 106 works in 634 publications in 1 language and 41,050 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.A652, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Victor Appleton
 
Most widely held works by Victor Appleton
Into the abyss by Victor Appleton( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Swift must rescue his father when the latter's submarine loses contact with the Swift Enterprises research vessel. Tom, Bud, and Yo are on the S.S. Nestor, a Swift Enterprises research vessel, to witness Mr. Swift testing his submersible, the Verne-1. Mr. Swift plans to use the Verne-1 to place a network of seismometers on the sea floor to detect underwater earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and other phenomena that might generate tidal waves on the ocean's surface. But when an unexpected storm hits and the S.S. Nestor looses contact with the Verne-1, it's up to Tom to save his father
The Robot Olympics by Victor Appleton( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Swift must stop terrorists from ruining the Robot Olympics. He has been training his entry, SwiftBot, for the upcoming Robot Olympics -- a major event being sponsored by the White House's Office of Science and Technology. Teenage inventors from around the country will be bringing their homemade robots to compete in a series of athletic competitions. The Road Back, an antiscience terrorist group, has issued a statement condemning the event, and Tom hopes that the tight security at the Robot Olympics will keep TRB from causing trouble. But no such luck. Someone is playing dirty, and things are going to get dangerous
Rocket racers by Victor Appleton( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom is teaming up with his pals Yo and Bud to test out his new Swift-Racer, a rocket-powered plane built for speed. There's a competition coming up and Tom thinks the Swift-Racer is advanced enough to set a new record in the world of rocket racing. He and Yo can't wait to see how it stacks up to the competition. Plus the contest will reunite Tom with some of the friends he made when he competed in the Robot Olympics
Tom Swift and his air glider; or, Seeking the platinum treasure by Victor Appleton( Book )

18 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Far ranging adventures through the sky over Russia, as Tom and his friends search for the lost Platinum mines ..."--Feedbooks
Tom Swift and his aerial warship, or, The naval terror of the seas by Victor Appleton( Book )

26 editions published between 1915 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of the series, Tom Swift has a number of adventures in a variety of places and is helped at times by his inventor father Barton Swift and his friends New Newton and Wakefield Damon
Tom Swift and his electric runabout, or, The speediest car on the road by Victor Appleton( Book )

24 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tom Swift enters an upcoming race with his specially-designed prototype electric race car. But as he makes the final preparations and adjustments, days before the race, he discovers a plot that would bankrupt not only his family, but also everyone else that relies on the local bank (which is the target of a nefarious bank-run scheme). Tom must solve the mystery and stop the criminals behind the plot before he'll test himself on a 500 mile race against some of the best electric cars and skilled drivers in the United States."--Librivox
Tom Swift and his war tank : or, Doing his bit for Uncle Sam by Victor Appleton( Book )

24 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of the series, Tom Swift has a number of adventures in a variety of places and is helped at times by his inventor father Barton Swift and his friends New Newton and Wakefield Damon
Tom Swift and his air scout : or, Uncle Sam's mastery of the sky by Victor Appleton( Book )

26 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of the series, Tom Swift has a number of adventures in a variety of places and is helped at times by his inventor father Barton Swift and his friends New Newton and Wakefield Damon
Tom Swift in the land of wonders : or, The underground search for the idol of gold by Victor Appleton( Book )

24 editions published between 1917 and 2013 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of the series, Tom Swift has a number of adventures in a variety of places and is helped at times by his inventor father Barton Swift and his friends New Newton and Wakefield Damon
Tom Swift and his sky racer ; or, The quickest flight on record by Victor Appleton( Book )

21 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Swift and His Sky Racer is the ninth book in the original Tom Swift series. "Every boy possesses some form of inventive genius. Tom Swift is a bright, ingenious boy and his inventions and adventures make the most interesting kind of reading.". "These spirited tales convey in a realistic way, the wonderful advances in land and sea locomotion and other successful inventions. Stories like these are impressed upon the memory and their reading is productive only of good.". Tom Swift is the young protagonist in this series of juvenile adventure novels which began in the early
Tom Swift and his airship, or, The stirring cruise of the Red Cloud by Victor Appleton( Book )

3 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every boy possesses some form of inventive genius. Tom Swift is a bright, ingenious boy and his inventions and adventures make the most interesting kind of reading. These spirited tales convey in a realistic way, the wonderful advances in land and sea locomotion and other successful inventions. Stories like these are impressed upon the memory and their reading is productive only of good. This series of adventure novels starring the genius boy inventor Tom Swift falls into the genre of "invention fiction" or "Edisonade."
Tom Swift and his submarine boat, or, Under the ocean for sunken treasure by Victor Appleton( Book )

21 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young hero seeks treasure and finds death-defying adventures on his submarine
Tom Swift and his wizard camera; or, Thrilling adventures while taking moving pictures by Victor Appleton( Book )

17 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Swift is still working on his long-term project, a noiseless airship, when he is approached by James Period, the owner of a motion picture company. Mr. Period wants to hire Tom to travel around the world and take motion pictures of strange and exotic places. These films will be shown in theaters, hoping that the exciting content will draw crowds. At first Tom declines, but eventually his adventurous streak wins out, and Tom sets out with friends for some old-time reality motion pictures
Tom Swift and his big tunnel, or, The hidden city of the Andes by Victor Appleton( Book )

24 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Professor Swyington Bumper seemed to live in a region all by himself. Though he was on board the Bellaconda, he might just as well have been in an airship, or riding along on the back of a donkey, as far as his knowledge, or recognition, of his surroundings went. He seemed to be thinking thoughts far, far away, and he was never without a book--either a bound volume or a note-book. In the former he buried his hawk-like nose."
Tom Swift among the fire fighters : or, Battling with flames from the air by Victor Appleton( Book )

18 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of the series, Tom Swift has a number of adventures in a variety of places and is helped at times by his inventor father Barton Swift and his friends New Newton and Wakefield Damon
Tom Swift among the diamond makers; or, The secret of Phantom Mountain by Victor Appleton( Book )

16 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every boy possesses some form of inventive genius. Tom Swift is a bright, ingenious boy and his inventions and adventures make the most interesting kind of reading. These spirited tales convey in a realistic way, the wonderful advances in land and sea locomotion and other successful inventions. Stories like these are impressed upon the memory and their reading is productive only of good. This series of adventure novels starring the genius boy inventor Tom Swift falls into the genre of "invention fiction" or "Edisonade."
Tom Swift and his undersea search, or, The treasure on the floor of the Atlantic by Victor Appleton( Book )

19 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Swift and his friend accept an assignment to salvage treasure from a wrecked ship
Tom Swift and his electric locomotive, or, Two miles a minute on the rails by Victor Appleton( Book )

19 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of the series, Tom Swift has a number of adventures in a variety of places and is helped at times by his inventor father Barton Swift and his friends New Newton and Wakefield Damon
Tom Swift and his giant cannon, or, The longest shots on record by Victor Appleton( Book )

23 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Swift must construct a cannon large enough to protect the Panama Canal while evading saboteurs
Tom Swift and his motor-cycle, or, Fun and adventures on the road by Victor Appleton( )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Swift, in his first adventure, has purchased a motorcycle and immediately gets busy modifying it. Eager to test his enhancements, Tom volunteers to transport his father's revolutionary turbine design plans across the country roads to Albany. Unaware of the evil corporate investors who want to steal the invention for themselves, Tom falls into their trap and finds himself facing the greatest peril of his young life. It is up to Tom not only to retrieve the blueprints and turbine prototype, but also to bring a gang of hired thugs to justice
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityVardeman, Robert E.

Appleton, Victor II

Languages
English (345)

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The Robot OlympicsRocket racersTom Swift and his air glider; or, Seeking the platinum treasureTom Swift and his aerial warship, or, The naval terror of the seasTom Swift and his electric runabout, or, The speediest car on the roadTom Swift and his war tank : or, Doing his bit for Uncle SamTom Swift and his air scout : or, Uncle Sam's mastery of the skyTom Swift in the land of wonders : or, The underground search for the idol of gold