WorldCat Identities

Collins, David R.

Overview
Works: 141 works in 311 publications in 1 language and 18,767 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biographies  Literature  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  High interest-low vocabulary books  Fiction  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Other
Classifications: E814, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David R Collins
The country artist : a story about Beatrix Potter by David R Collins( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the English author and illustrator who grew up during the Victorian era and whose detailed drawings of plants and animals found their way into her famous picture books
Tales for hard times : a story about Charles Dickens by David R Collins( )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life and works of the popular nineteenth-century English author
To the point : a story about E.B. White by David R Collins( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of the popular author of essays, poems, and children's books, from his childhood in rural New York State to his death at the age of eighty-six
Mark T-W-A-I-N! : a story about Samuel Clemens by David R Collins( )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the life of the famed nineteenth-century author from his childhood in Hannibal, Missouri, through his careers as journalist, riverboat pilot, soldier, prospector, and humorist
J.R.R. Tolkien : master of fantasy by David R Collins( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of J.R.R. Tolkien, creator of Middle Earth and author of "The Hobbit" and "Lord of the Rings."
Pioneer plowmaker : a story about John Deere by David R Collins( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the inventor and manufacturer who produced one of the first self-scouring plows
Charles Lindbergh, hero pilot by David R Collins( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the aviator who made the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean
Grover Cleveland : 22nd and 24th president of the United States by David R Collins( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Grover Cleveland from birth to death, including his childhood, education, employment, and political career
Malcolm X : black rage by David R Collins( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the noted Black Muslim leader, looking back on his life from the day of his assassination in 1965
Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States by David R Collins( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the personality, early life, family, career, and significant contributions of President Truman
Woodrow Wilson, 28th president of the United States by David R Collins( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of the statesman who grew up in the South during the Civil War and served as President of Princeton University, Governor of New Jersey, and President of the United States during World War I
Gerald R. Ford, 38th President of the United States by David R Collins( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of Gerald Ford, including his childhood, education, employment, and political career
Zachary Taylor, 12th president of the United States by David R Collins( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the life story of a military man elected president in 1848. Traces the childhood, education, employment, political career, and presidency of the man nicknamed "Old Rough and Ready."
Harry S. Truman : people's President by David R Collins( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the "common man" from Missouri who became the thirty-third President of the United States
William McKinley, 25th president of the United States by David R Collins( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of William McKinley, including his childhood, education, employment, and political career
James Buchanan, 15th president of the United States by David R Collins( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of James Buchanan, including his childhood, education, employment, and political career
The one bad thing about birthdays by David R Collins( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy tries to decide what to wish for on his birthday
Dr. Shinichi Suzuki : teaching music from the heart by David R Collins( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Japanese violin teacher who developed the Suzuki Method, a way of teaching children how to play certain musical instruments at a very early age. Summary Believing that everyone has talent if given the opportunity to develop it, Dr. Suzuki developed a new method of teaching children to play the violin and other musical instruments
Farmworker's friend : the story of Cesar Chavez by David R Collins( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and accomplishments of the Mexican American labor activist who helped organize migrant farm workers and establish a union to fight for their rights
Ishi : the last of his people by David R Collins( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The country artist : a story about Beatrix Potter
Covers
Tales for hard times : a story about Charles DickensTo the point : a story about E.B. WhiteMark T-W-A-I-N! : a story about Samuel ClemensJ.R.R. Tolkien : master of fantasyPioneer plowmaker : a story about John DeereCharles Lindbergh, hero pilotWoodrow Wilson, 28th president of the United StatesDr. Shinichi Suzuki : teaching music from the heart
Alternative Names
Collins, David 1940-2001

Collins, David R. 1940-2001

Languages
English (104)