WorldCat Identities

Durbin, William 1951-

Overview
Works: 21 works in 96 publications in 2 languages and 10,893 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Historical fiction  Diary fiction  Railroad stories  Abstracts  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.D9323, FIC
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Most widely held works about William Durbin
 
Most widely held works by William Durbin
The journal of Sean Sullivan : a Transcontinental Railroad worker by William Durbin( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1867, fifteen-year-old Sean experiences both hardships and rewards when he joins his father in working on the building of the Transcontinental Rairoad
The darkest evening by William Durbin( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1930s, a young Finnish-American boy reluctantly moves with his family to Karelia, a communist-Finnish state founded in Russia, where his idealistic father soon realizes that his conception of a communist utopia is flawed
The journal of Otto Peltonen, a Finnish immigrant by William Durbin( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1905 fifteen-year-old Otto describes in his journal how he travels from Finland to America, joining his father in a dreary iron mining community in Minnesota and becoming involved in a union fight for better working conditions
The journal of C.J. Jackson : a Dust Bowl migrant by William Durbin( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old C.J. records in a journal the conditions of the Dust Bowl that cause the Jackson family to leave their farm in Oklahoma and make the difficult journey to California, where they find a harsh life as migrant workers
The broken blade by William Durbin( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an injury prevents his father from going into northern Canada with fur traders, thirteen-year-old Pierre decides to take his father's place as a voyageur
Wintering by William Durbin( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1801, fourteen-year-old Pierre returns to work for the North West Fur Company and makes the long and difficult journey to a winter camp, where he learns from both the other voyageurs and from the Ojibwa Indians whose land they share
Tiger Woods by William Durbin( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and golf career of the young man who racked up numerous tournament victories and became celebrated in the media
Blackwater Ben by William Durbin( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the winter of 1898, a seventh-grade boy drops out of school to work with his father, the cook at Blackwater Logging Camp in Minnesota
The Winter War : a novel by William Durbin( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Russian troops invade Finland during the winter of 1939-40, Marko, a young polio victim determined to keep his homeland free, joins the Finnish Army as a messenger boy
Song of Sampo Lake by William Durbin( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1900, as a family of Finnish immigrants begins farming on the edge of a Minnesota lake, Matti works as a store clerk, teaches English, and works on the homestead, striving to get out of his older brother's shadow and earn their father's respect
El lector = the reader by William Durbin( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bella always dreamed of being a lector, just like her Grandfather, who reads novels, political essays and union news to the workers in a cigar factory. However, circumstances force Bella to take a job at the cigar factory to help support her family instead of getting the education she needs to be a reader. Then, her Aunt Lola is arrested with other workers after a union meeting, and radios begin to replace the lectors in the factories, and Bella must find a way to save her family and her dreams
Arnold Palmer by William Durbin( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of one of the best-known golfers in the country, whose loyal fans are called "Arnie's Army."
Dead man's rapids by William Durbin( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In late 1800s Minnesota, 13-year-old Ben Ward goes to work with his father in a lumber camp and signs up for a log drive with his friend Nevers, where together they endure freezing weather, dangerous rapids, logjams, storms, floods, and pioneer life in general
My Name is America The Journal of Sean Sullivan by William Durbin( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1867, fifteen-year-old Sean experiences both hardships and rewards when he joins his father in working on the building of the Transcontinental Railroad
My Name is America : The journal of C.J. Jackson : a Dust Bowl migrant by William Durbin( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiger Woods by William Durbin( Recording )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the youngest player to win the Masters Tournament, from his childhood in California to his development as one of the best known personalities in professional golf
The broken blade by William Durbin( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

When an injury prevents his father from going into northern Canada with fur traders, thirteen-year-old Pierre decides to take his father's place as a voyageur
Religion on campus by Conrad Cherry( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The first intensive, close-up investigation of the practice and teaching of religion at American colleges and universities, Religion on Campus is an indispensable resource for all who want to understand what religion really means to today's undergraduates
Early draft of El lector by William Durbin( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wintering by William Durbin( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In 1801, fourteen-year-old Pierre returns to work for the North West Fur Company and makes the long and difficult journey to a winter camp, where he learns from both the other voyageurs and from the Ojibwa Indians whose land they share
 
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The journal of Sean Sullivan : a Transcontinental Railroad workerMy Name is America The Journal of Sean Sullivan
Alternative Names
Durbin, Bill 1951-

Durbin, William Charles 1951-

William Durbin American martial artist

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The darkest eveningThe journal of Otto Peltonen, a Finnish immigrantThe journal of C.J. Jackson : a Dust Bowl migrantThe broken bladeWinteringTiger WoodsBlackwater BenThe Winter War : a novel