WorldCat Identities

Bixby, William

Overview
Works: 29 works in 75 publications in 1 language and 5,117 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Guidebooks  Popular works  History 
Classifications: QB36.G2, 925.2
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Most widely held works by William Bixby
The universe of Galileo and Newton by William Bixby ( Book )
10 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The impossible journey of Sir Ernest Shackleton by William Bixby ( Book )
2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the ill-fated Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition to Weddell Sea led by the famous polar explorer, Sir Ernest Shakleton. That journey quickly turned into a struggle for survival when the ship "Endurance" was crushed in the ice. This is the story of the terrible hardships the men had to face as they traveled across the barren, frozen Antarctic Sea and continent to safety
Track of the Bear by William Bixby ( Book )
5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Havoc : the story of natural disasters by William Bixby ( Book )
7 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great experimenters by William Bixby ( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grades 6-9. For contents, see Author Catalog
Robert Scott, Antarctic pioneer by William Bixby ( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography stressing the Antarctic expeditions of the explorer who lost his life while returning as loser from the race to the South Pole
Skywatchers; the U.S. Weather Bureau in action by William Bixby ( Book )
1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Connecticut: a new guide by William Bixby ( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Waves; pathways of energy by William Bixby ( Book )
3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hang gliding book by William Bixby ( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the history of hang gliding, how gliders fly, the hazards of the sport, champion gliders, and competitions
Rebel genius: the life of Herman Melville by William Bixby ( Book )
4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Of animals and men; a comparison of human and animal behavior by William Bixby ( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comparative study of human and animal behavior which shows that animals are not as inferior to humans as commonly believed. For example, men kill each other, but tigers don't
A world you can live in by William Bixby ( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the extent of the pollution crisis, what has been done about it, and what remains to be done if this planet is to maintain life
Hurricanes by William Bixby ( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the composition, location, and destructive power of hurricanes. Also describes how to avoid these tropical cyclones
Seawatchers; oceanographers in action by William Bixby ( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The race to the South Pole by William Bixby ( Book )
4 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of four separate expeditions in search of the South Pole; Scott in 1901, Shackleton in 1907, Amundsen and Scott in 1911-12. Grades 7 and up
Balloons and ballooning by William Bixby ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses how, when, and where hot air balloons should be flown. Also provides a history of ballooning including an account of the first successful transatlantic crossing in a balloon
The forgotten voyage of Charles Wilkes by William Bixby ( Book )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sky diving and parachuting by William Bixby ( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes index
Whitewater sport by William Bixby ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated introduction to whitewater boating including a discussion of different kinds of rivers, various types of craft, training, safety, and required equipment for the sport
 
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Languages
English (57)