WorldCat Identities

Hewes, Agnes Danforth

Overview
Works: 17 works in 63 publications in 1 language and 1,446 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Adventure stories  Western stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.H448, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Agnes Danforth Hewes
Spice and the Devil's Cave by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

15 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the rivalry between Arab traders, the city-state of Venice, and of the struggling nation of Portugal to dominate the spice trade by finding a new sea route to India by going around the "Devil's Cave"--The Cape of Good Hope. In Lisbon, the workshop of Abel Zakuto, a Jew, becomes the meeting place for Vasco da Gama, Bartholomeu Dias, and Ferdinand Magellan to discuss their plans to find this sea route. How the Jews furthered the work of discovery plays a significant part in the story
Glory of the seas by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

5 editions published between 1933 and 1937 in English and Undetermined and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young shipping clerk in Boston yearns to travel to California to find gold. But, before he can get on with this dream, many other adventurers distract him
A boy of the lost crusade by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

2 editions published between 1923 and 1951 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little French boy, Roland Arnot, joins the Children's Crusade of the 13th century to find his father, who a few years before, had gone to fight the Saracens. At Jaffa, he falls into the hands of a Syrian shepherd, learns to speak Arabic, and lives happily among the native people. At last he meets his father, joins the French army, and ends his strange experiences in Palestine
Spice ho! A story of discovery by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

8 editions published between 1941 and 1966 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of how the search for spices changed the face of the world
The codfish musket by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

6 editions published between 1936 and 1947 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Dan Boit, a young man who takes a job with a storekeeper and arms dealer in 18th century Boston. When firearms bearing the codfish trademark are stolen, Dan suspects Tom Genty, a mysterious Englishmen. Dan travels to Washington to learn if war with Spain is near and ends up becoming President Jefferson's secretary. He is then sent to the frontier to deliver a message to Lewis and Clark. On his journey, he discovers that Gentry is the leader of a gang that is selling guns to the British, who are arming the Indians, who are terrorizing American trappers
The iron doctor : a story of deep-water diving by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

5 editions published between 1940 and 1949 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep divers help build the Golden Gate Bridge
Two oceans to Canton; the story of the old China trade by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

4 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hundred bridges to go by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of building the Alaskan highway, which was built originally for military traffic
Swords on the sea by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

6 editions published between 1928 and 1941 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sword of Roland Arnot by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anabel's windows by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the will to go by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackhammer; drill runners of the mountain highways: by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

2 editions published between 1942 and 1946 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of road building in the Western mountains filled with the drama of danger and courage, as seen by young Ed Minot, who wants to be an engineer
The golden sleeve by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young engineering student arrives from the east to spend the summer with his uncle, a rancher and prospector in the Columbia River Valley of Washington State. The uncle disappears, with only his donkey returning carrying a saddle bag and a gold-flecked jacket
A Girlhood in Syria by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the Will to go ... Illustrated by Don Lambo by Agnes Danforth Hewes( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Agnes Hewes American children's writer

Hewes, Laurence Ilsley Mrs

Languages
English (62)