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Steele, William O. 1917-1979

Overview
Works: 66 works in 242 publications in 4 languages and 15,321 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biography  Adventure stories  Hunting stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.S8148, [FIC]
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Most widely held works about William O Steele
 
Most widely held works by William O Steele
The perilous road by William O Steele( Book )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in English and held by 2,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Chris, bitterly hating the Yankees for invading his Tennessee mountain home, learns a difficult lesson about the waste of war and the meaning of tolerance and courage when he reports the approach of a Yankee supply troop to the Confederates, only to learn that his brother is probably part of that troop
Winter danger by William O Steele( Book )

10 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in English and German and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young pioneer boy must adjust to settled frontier life when his father leaves him with relatives and returns to the woods
Flaming arrows by William O Steele( Book )

8 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Chad and his family flee to a fort in the Tennessee wilderness to escape an attack by Chickamauga Indians, the presence of the family of a white renegade who joined the Indians causes additional tensions
The buffalo knife by William O Steele( Book )

12 editions published between 1952 and 2004 in English and German and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1782, nine-year-old Andy, his family and neighbors make a dangerous journey by flatboat down a thousand miles of the Tennessee River to make a new home
The lone hunt by William O Steele( Book )

18 editions published between 1956 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1810, eleven-year-old Yance wants to be the one to kill the last wild buffalo in Tennessee
The year of the bloody sevens by William O Steele( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of eleven-year-old Kelsey Bond who travels alone through the wilderness to join his father at Logan's Fort, Kentucky during 1777, a time of fierce Indian massacres
Talking bones : secrets of Indian burial mounds by William O Steele( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals what is known about four groups of prehistoric Indians from studies of their burial mounds along the Ohio River and its tributaries
The far frontier by William O Steele( Book )

8 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy guides a naturalist from Philadelphia on an expedition through the Tennessee wilderness
The man with the silver eyes by William O Steele( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until he learns the reason for the arrangement, a young Cherokee boy has mixed emotions about living for a year with a white man
The old Wilderness Road : an American journey by William O Steele( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of four men who blazed the trail and furthered development of the Appalachian Mountains: Thomas Walker, Elisah Wallen, Daniel Boone, and John Filson
Westward adventure; the true stories of six pioneers by William O Steele( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the stories of six pioneers, an Indian trader, an author searching for the lost tribes of Israel, a white woman who escaped Indian captivity, an explorer, a colonizer who tried to buy Kentucky, and a Moravian missionary, and how they settled the lands west of the Appalachian Mountains
Wilderness journey by William O Steele( Book )

4 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flan travels through the wilderness with a Long Hunter and learns to respect his own abilities
Francis Marion : young swamp fox by William O Steele( Book )

4 editions published between 1954 and 1962 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story of how Francis Marion became known as the Swamp Fox in the Revolutionary War
Daniel Boone's echo by William O Steele( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tall tale about Daniel Boone and young Aaron Adamsale who venture into Kentucky, a land thought to be filled with fierce monsters. Grades 4-6
The war party by William O Steele( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite his preparations a young Indian warrior's first battle is not what he expected
Trail through danger by William O Steele( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Malay and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davy Crockett's earthquake by William O Steele( Book )

3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What begins as a bear-hunting trip for Davy Crockett in 1811, turns out to be much more than he bargained for when he is forced to cope with a comet and a violent earthquake
The no-name man of the mountain by William O Steele( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayah of the Real People by William O Steele( Book )

5 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayah the Wolf, a Cherokee boy, goes to the Brafferton School for Indians at Williamsburg to live for a year
Andy Jackson's water well by William O Steele( Book )

3 editions published between 1959 and 1964 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tall tale of young Andy Jackson's travels to bring back a water well to his drought-parched friends. Grades 4-6
 
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The perilous road
Alternative Names
Steele, William O. 1917-

Steele, William Owen

Steele, William Owen 1917-

Steele, William Owen 1917-1979

William O. Steele amerikansk frfattare

William O. Steele amerikansk skribent

William O. Steele crivain amricain

William O. Steele scrittore statunitense

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Languages
English (109)

German (6)

French (3)

Malay (1)

Covers
Winter dangerFlaming arrowsThe buffalo knife