WorldCat Identities

Wilkinson, Sylvia 1940-

Overview
Works: 41 works in 81 publications in 2 languages and 6,248 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: GV1029, 796.72
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sylvia Wilkinson
Cale : a novel by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1986 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man, his family, and his community are caught up in the momentous social changes that occur in the South in the 1940s and 1950s
A killing frost, a novel by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1979 in English and German and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alone, on long November weekend, Miss Liz shares memories with her granddaughter Ramie--some happy, some disturbing--of her husband, of her addlebrained daughter Maylean, and of Ramie's shadowy father. Miss Liz is sturdy and country-wise. The devotion of grandmother and granddaughter has withstood separation and weathered the storms of Miss Liz's groundless fears. Yet, in the December of this story, that devotion is badly strained when Miss Liz deserts Ramie for the temptations of old age when she wanders alone, and lingers too long, in those old memories
Automobiles by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different types of automobiles and their purposes and discusses automobile design and other related topics such as gasoline, mileage, and safety
Moss on the north side by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1978 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the adolescence of a half-Indian girl who grows up in southern backwoods poverty
I can be a race car driver by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the sport of race car driving and the dangers of the occupation
Shadow of the mountain : a novel by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bone of my bones by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trans-Am by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers driving in the annual Indianapolis 500, developments in racing cars, and the work of pit crews
Kart racing by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the sport of karting--today's most important form of big time racing for young people
Champ cars by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers driving in the annual Indianapolis 500, developments in racing cars, and the work of pit crews
Stock cars by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes stock car racing and the cars that perform in this solely American sport
The stainless steel carrot; an auto racing odyssey by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Formula One by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the racing, developing, and testing of Formula One cars and includes comments by Scandinavian driver Keke Rosberg and American designer Trevor Harris
Sprint cars by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses sprint car racing, a noisy, muddy event attracting a wide assortment of drivers
Can-Am by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the racing cars used in Can-Am races and the ways Can-Am racing differs from other types
Dirt tracks to glory : the early days of stock car racing as told by the participants by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Endurance racing by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the object of endurance racing, the famous courses, the rules, the cars, and the drivers
On the 7th day God created the Chevrolet by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucky for Tom this is 1963. He and his brother, Zack, begin to race the fast cars. Zack tries hard, but he cannot keep up with his brother. As changes come to North Carolina - racial tensions, Vietnam, etc. - the family and farm seem a safe haven, and Zack must decide if he will continue to follow the race circuit with his brother
Super Vee by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the Super Vee, a small racing car with a Volkswagen motor, used in competitions which are "stepping stones" to big time racing
Formula Atlantic by Sylvia Wilkinson( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the Formula Atlantic automobile, a racing car known for its fast cornering speed and precision handling, which many young drivers use to learn their trade and break into the ranks of professional racing
 
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Alternative Names
Sylvia Wilkinson American writer

Languages
English (66)

German (3)