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Appleton, Victor

Overview
Works: 52 works in 255 publications in 1 language and 16,230 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Young adult works 
Classifications: PZ7, J808.068
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Most widely held works by Victor Appleton
Tom Swift and his undersea search or the treasure on the floor of the atlantic by Victor Appleton ( )
16 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in English and held by 2,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Swift and his friend accept an assignment to salvage treasure from a wrecked ship
Tom Swift and his sky racer the quickest flight on record by Victor Appleton ( )
19 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every boy possesses some form of inventive genius. Tom Swift is a bright, ingenious boy and his inventions and adventures make the most interesting kind of reading. These spirited tales convey in a realistic way, the wonderful advances in land and sea locomotion and other successful inventions. Stories like these are impressed upon the memory and their reading is productive only of good. This series of adventure novels starring the genius boy inventor Tom Swift falls into the genre of "invention fiction" or "Edisonade"
Tom Swift among the diamond makers or the secret of phantom mountain by Victor Appleton ( )
21 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every boy possesses some form of inventive genius. Tom Swift is a bright, ingenious boy and his inventions and adventures make the most interesting kind of reading. These spirited tales convey in a realistic way, the wonderful advances in land and sea locomotion and other successful inventions. Stories like these are impressed upon the memory and their reading is productive only of good. This series of adventure novels starring the genius boy inventor Tom Swift falls into the genre of "invention fiction" or "Edisonade"
Tom Swift and his submarine boat or under the ocean for sunken treasure by Victor Appleton ( )
16 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every boy possesses some form of inventive genius. Tom Swift is a bright, ingenious boy and his inventions and adventures make the most interesting kind of reading. These spirited tales convey in a realistic way, the wonderful advances in land and sea locomotion and other successful inventions. Stories like these are impressed upon the memory and their reading is productive only of good. This series of adventure novels starring the genius boy inventor Tom Swift falls into the genre of "invention fiction" or "Edisonade"
Tom Swift and his electric runabout or the speediest car on the road by Victor Appleton ( )
17 editions published between 1910 and 2013 in English and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every boy possesses some form of inventive genius. Tom Swift is a bright, ingenious boy and his inventions and adventures make the most interesting kind of reading. These spirited tales convey in a realistic way, the wonderful advances in land and sea locomotion and other successful inventions. Stories like these are impressed upon the memory and their reading is productive only of good. This series of adventure novels starring the genius boy inventor Tom Swift falls into the genre of "invention fiction" or "Edisonade"
Tom Swift and his wizard camera or thrilling adventures while taking moving pictures by Victor Appleton ( )
16 editions published between 1912 and 2013 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every boy possesses some form of inventive genius. Tom Swift is a bright, ingenious boy and his inventions and adventures make the most interesting kind of reading. These spirited tales convey in a realistic way, the wonderful advances in land and sea locomotion and other successful inventions. Stories like these are impressed upon the memory and their reading is productive only of good. This series of adventure novels starring the genius boy inventor Tom Swift falls into the genre of "invention fiction" or "Edisonade". Swift is still working on his long-term project, a noiseless airship, when he is approached by James Period, the owner of a motion picture company. Mr. Period wants to hire Tom to travel around the world and take motion pictures of strange and exotic places. These films will be shown in theaters, hoping that the exciting content will draw crowds. At first Tom declines, but eventually his adventurous streak wins out, and Tom sets out with friends for some old-time reality motion pictures
Tom Swift and his big tunnel or the hidden city of the Andes by Victor Appleton ( )
20 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in English and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every boy possesses some form of inventive genius. Tom Swift is a bright, ingenious boy and his inventions and adventures make the most interesting kind of reading. These spirited tales convey in a realistic way, the wonderful advances in land and sea locomotion and other successful inventions. Stories like these are impressed upon the memory and their reading is productive only of good. This series of adventure novels starring the genius boy inventor Tom Swift falls into the genre of "invention fiction" or "Edisonade"
Into the abyss by Victor Appleton ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Swift must rescue his father when the latter's submarine loses contact with the Swift Enterprises research vessel. Tom, Bud, and Yo are on the S.S. Nestor, a Swift Enterprises research vessel, to witness Mr. Swift testing his submersible, the Verne-1. Mr. Swift plans to use the Verne-1 to place a network of seismometers on the sea floor to detect underwater earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and other phenomena that might generate tidal waves on the ocean's surface. But when an unexpected storm hits and the S.S. Nestor looses contact with the Verne-1, it's up to Tom to save his father
The Robot Olympics by Victor Appleton ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Swift must stop terrorists from ruining the Robot Olympics. He has been training his entry, SwiftBot, for the upcoming Robot Olympics -- a major event being sponsored by the White House's Office of Science and Technology. Teenage inventors from around the country will be bringing their homemade robots to compete in a series of athletic competitions. The Road Back, an antiscience terrorist group, has issued a statement condemning the event, and Tom hopes that the tight security at the Robot Olympics will keep TRB from causing trouble. But no such luck. Someone is playing dirty, and things are going to get dangerous
Rocket racers by Victor Appleton ( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom is teaming up with his pals Yo and Bud to test out his new Swift-Racer, a rocket-powered plane built for speed. There's a competition coming up and Tom thinks the Swift-Racer is advanced enough to set a new record in the world of rocket racing. He and Yo can't wait to see how it stacks up to the competition. Plus the contest will reunite Tom with some of the friends he made when he competed in the Robot Olympics
Tom Swift and his great searchlight or, on the border for uncle sam by Victor Appleton ( )
16 editions published between 1912 and 2013 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every boy possesses some form of inventive genius. Tom Swift is a bright, ingenious boy and his inventions and adventures make the most interesting kind of reading. These spirited tales convey in a realistic way, the wonderful advances in land and sea locomotion and other successful inventions. Stories like these are impressed upon the memory and their reading is productive only of good. This series of adventure novels starring the genius boy inventor Tom Swift falls into the genre of "invention fiction" or "Edisonade"
The city in the stars by Victor Appleton ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Despite attempts to sabotage his newly-invented fusion drive spacecraft, a young scientist investigates the sinister, eminent head of the space colony who is hiding serious flaws in his own new craft
On top of the world by Victor Appleton ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Tom Swift tests two of his new inventions in the mountains, he learns that hunters are after the local yeti and he decides to protect this creature from them. High elevations equal high stakes for Tom! Tom is headed to Mount Everest. Not only will he get some sweet practice time in on his new foil kite snowboard, but he and Bud are going to put his latest nvention -- a robot Sherpa -- to the test. At Everst's high elevations they will really be able to run the Sherpa through its paces. But Tom can't quite focus on the tasks at hand because while there are always rumors of the mysterious Yeti, Tom thinks he's seen one. And what's more is that there's a nasty bunch of hunters on the prowl to capture the yeti "at any cost." Tom knows that some things are better left a mystery and vows to do what he can to protect this natural environment -- and any mysterious species inhabiting it
Terror on the moons of Jupiter by Victor Appleton ( Book )
5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Swift and his friends Ben and Anita travel with their new robot, Aristotle, to the moons of Jupiter where they encounter a sinister rival
The war in outer space by Victor Appleton ( Book )
5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first hyper-drive spacecraft, Tom, Ben, and Anita try to make contact with an alien race that built a probe
The alien probe by Victor Appleton ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An alien probe found wrecked on one of Jupiter's moons and containing insane "intelligence" is stole from a laboratory before its secret of stardrive is obtained
Under the radar by Victor Appleton ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When their father is kidnapped, Tom and his sister, Sandy, set out to find him--and whoever is responsible for taking him, whether it's TRB, their rivals at FUG, or even the FBI itself!
The rescue mission by Victor Appleton ( Book )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom and his friends find themselves in the hands of unfriendly robots who are trying to eliminate all biological life from their planet
The black dragon by Victor Appleton ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Tom's high-flying, gravity-defying, superconductive skyboard falls into the hands of Xavier Mace (the Dragon), Swift has to use all his skill and cunning to thwart the evil madman
The negative zone by Victor Appleton ( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an alternate universe, there are whole new dimensions in danger. Tom trys to recreate in miniature a black hole, but he's sucked through the hole into a parallel universe
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Vardeman, Robert E.

Appleton, Victor II
Languages
English (185)
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