WorldCat Identities

Dayton, Lyman D.

Overview
Works: 58 works in 121 publications in 1 language and 4,643 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Children's films  Western films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Religious films  History  Made-for-TV movies  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lyman D Dayton
Where the red fern grows( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a boy and his best friends: two remarkable hunting dogs who teach him about life, loyalty and trust against a wild woodland backdrop where adventure waits just around the bend
Where the red fern grows by Wilson Rawls( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy living in the Ozarks achieves his heart's desire when he becomes the owner of two redbone hounds and teaches them to be champion hunters
The red fury( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lost and alone, a young Indian boy travels through the wilds of the Old West. He finds shelter with a widowed horse trainer, who names him Frankie and teaches the outcast the tricks of the trade"--Container
Baker's hawk( Visual )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy's parents risk ostracism & economic hardship when they stand up to vigilante forces in their hometown. Billy's frustrations find an outlet when he rescues a hawk from the jaws of a fox
Seven alone by Aldo Ray( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, it's the inspiring story of one family's perseverance in the rugged Old West. On a harrowing 2,000 mile trek across America from Missouri to the Oregon coast, the death of their parents leaves gallant youngsters alone and facing nearly certain death. Showing unbelievable courage, they decide to press on to fulfill their dead parents' destiny
Against a crooked sky( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sam's sister is kidnapped by a Native American tribe, Sam sets off to save her with a colorful beaver trapper he meets along the way
10 movie adventure pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snowbound: A young couple and their infant son are stranded in a winter storm -- The Journey: when a wealthy prospector is fatally injured, he sends his daughter on a journey to find her inheritance -- Devil's Hill: A young boy from remote Tasmania must team up with his mean-spirited, city-dwelling cousin in search of a lost cow -- Tom alone: A young boy travels across the country to find his father -- To brave Alaska: A couple moves to Alaska and finds themselves in a dangerous quest for survival
Family adventure classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rugged gold: Martha, a widowed socialite raising her son Lloyd, finds love again with Don, a rugged outdoorsman who convinces her to move north. When Lloyd and Don go missing during a dangerous earthquake, Martha is forced to endure an Alaskan winter on her own. Carried by her unwavering will to live, Martha's tale of survival is an uplifting experience for the entire family
Family collector's set : 3 movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven Alone: "Spring, 1842, America's unclaimed and unexplored land drew thousands of settlers to the West, including the Sager family. Traveling to Oregon, both parents succumbed in the untamed wilderness--the father from blood poisoning and mother from pneumonia. their seven children courageously continued the journey their parents began, a feat that truly defines "pioneer." A heartwarming adventure film for the whole family, this amazing true story of the Sager children on the Oregon Trail"--Container
Young pioneers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young pioneers: Young and in love, David and Molly Beaton have just celebrated their wedding and are off to start their life together as homesteaders. Headed for the Dakota Territory with a few dollars and plenty of enthusiasm, they proudly stake their claim and get to work. But the Beatons quickly learn that life on the prairie isn't always easy and they must endure everything from harsh winters to the birth of their first child to a swarm of grasshoppers, all without the help of their families. With strong wills and support from each other, they won't give up hope even when the going gets tough
Where the red fern grows( Visual )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy yearns for two redbone coon hounds, which his parents can't afford during the hard times of the Depression in the Ozarks
The Red fury : Against a crooked sky, Seven alone( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven Alone: Based on a true story, Seven Alone portrays the Sager family's perilous journey from Missouri to Oregon circa 1843. After facing a myriad of challenges, tragedy strikes the family, leaving all seven children alone to fend for themselves and continue the journey without their parents.--from container cover
10-Movie Family Adventure Pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These ten films are packed with wilderness adventures the whole family will love. From being trapped in the snow, to stranded in the desert, to lost at sea, this collection covers all kinds of terrain
The second chance by Boris Cyrulnik( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of scientists create an age-reversal formula, but when they try it they find themselves not twenty-something, but six years old. To avoid being stuck as kids, they must deal with the thugs who have stolen the antidote and want to exchange it for the youth formula
Toby McTeague( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven alone (ca. 97 min.) : Family adventure tale about seven siblings who undertake a treacherous 2000-mile journey from Missouri to Oregon, after their parents die along the way
Disney dogs 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benji, the hunted: Benji is left in the wilderness after an accident. Rascal: A boy, a dog, and a pet raccoon provide merriment for the family. Where the red fern grows: A young boy longs for his own red-bone hunting dogs. The journey of Natty Gann: In the 1930s, a tomboyish girl runs away from her guardian to join her single father who is 2,000 miles away
Cavalry charge ; Against a crooked sky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against a crooked sky: Sam Sutter is the only one left who believes that his sister is still alive after her capture by Indians. Against the wishes of his family he embarks on a search for her, facing insurmountable odds and the dangers of the wilderness. His perseverance leads him to his sister, now married to an Indian prince but condemned to die for a petty crime. Sam now must face the toughest and possibly the last battle of his life
Family time( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven alone. True story set in 1843, of the seven brave Sager children, whose parents died while the family was en route from Missouri to the more temperate climate of Oregon (1974)
10 movie kids pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Zachary Beaver came to town : During the summer of 1971 in a small Texas town, thirteen-year-old Toby and his best friend Cal meet the star of a sideshow act, Zachary Beaver, "the fattest boy in the world." Over the course of the summer the three boys become friends and learn about life from each other
Solo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a true story of a plane crash, a mother lost, and a family torn apart. The pilot Liz Brantley is completing a three-legged flight that will give her a pilot's license. The plane is caught in a sudden succession of downdrafts and engine problems above the rugged Colorado terrain. The plane plummets into the forest and crashes. For five days Liz's fate in unknown to her family. It is her children's unswerving conviction that their mother is still alive that turns their coldly reasoning father into a tenacious believer in faith
 
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