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Young, Bob 1916-1969

Overview
Works: 67 works in 98 publications in 2 languages and 3,528 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Fiction 
Classifications: PZ7.Y848, B
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Bob Young
Publications by Bob Young
Publications by Bob Young, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Bob Young
Where tomorrow? by Bob Young( Book )
5 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Deciding school is a waste of time, a high school girl drops out after her junior year; but when her association with a gang of dropouts leads her to trouble with the police, she is forced to reevaluate her decisions regarding responsibility, self-respect, and the importance of education
54-40 or fight; the story of the Oregon Territory by Bob Young( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
A history of the joint occupation of the Oregon Territory, where a conflict of interests between British fur traders and American settlers, missionaries, and trappers ended in a peaceful compromise over the boundary dispute
Liberators of Latin America by Bob Young( Book )
4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Concentrates on nine Latin Americans who worked for the freedom of the Spanish dominated colonies
The 49'ers; the story of the California gold rush by Bob Young( Book )
2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Gives a brief history of California as background material, then tells the story of the California gold rush from the discovery at Sutter's Fort in 1848 to the Mariposa War in 1857 which showed that mining was a big business and the days of the lone prospector were over
Across the tracks by Bob Young( Book )
11 editions published between 1958 and 1973 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Betty Ochoa, a Mexican American high school senior, tries to help bring the Mexican and "Anglo" students together, and finds a new pride in her Mexican heritage
Forged in silver; the story of the Comstock Lode by Bob Young( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
A history of the Comstock Lode, including its discovery, its role in the Civil War, its Silver Kings, the treachery and tragedy it caused, and its decline
Old Rough and Ready, Zachary Taylor by Bob Young( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
A biography of "Old Rough and Ready," hero of the Mexican War who became twelfth President of the United States
Reluctant warrior: Ulysses S. Grant by Bob Young( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
A biography of the Union general who served two terms as the eighteenth President of the United States
Simón Bolívar; the George Washington of South America by Bob Young( Book )
3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
A biography of the man who, enraged by Spain's oppression of the South American countries, vowed to liberate them and spent the rest of his life struggling to fulfill this vow
The last emperor; the story of Mexico's fight for freedom by Bob Young( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
A history of Mexico from the Spanish conquest to the present day with emphasis on the 1860's and the ill-fated reign of the last foreign ruler, Maximilian of Austria
Pikes peak or bust : the story of the Colorado settlement by Bob Young( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of the settlement of Colorado from prehistoric times to 1904, with emphasis on the period following the discovery of gold at Pikes Peak
Frontier scientist: Clarence King by Bob Young( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
A biography of the geologist who first organized and directed the United States Geological Survey and explored and mapped many isolated areas of the United States
Plant detective: David Douglas by Bob Young( Book )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and Spanish and held by 120 libraries worldwide
One small voice by Bob Young( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Gina Morgan has worked hard on her ambition to be an opera singer, but when the lead in the high school operetta goes to another girl, Gina realizes she has shut her self off from friends and school activities. She decides to head the Future Citizens Committee and finds herself gaining confidence and making new friends and a difference in her town
Gusher: the search for oil in America by Bob Young( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of oil exploration in the United States--its halting beginnings, its colorful individuals, its unusual stories, and its influence on United States history
Empire builder; Sam Brannan by Bob Young( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Anza, hard-riding captain by Bob Young( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
An account of the Spanish frontier soldier who discovered an overland route from Mexico to California. Grades 6-8
The story of the Rocky Mountains by Bob Young( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Describes the legends and geological history of the Rocky Mountains, the longest mountain chain in North America, and the experiences of explorers who sought gold, furs, a passage West, and answers to prehistoric mysteries
Good-bye, amigos by Bob Young( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Cathy Miller lives in the Las Palmas Valley and becomes involved in a strike of Mexican migratory workers
Seven faces West by Bob Young( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Young, Robert William, 1916-1969
Languages
English (45)
Spanish (1)
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