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Steele, William O. 1917-1979

Overview
Works: 70 works in 239 publications in 3 languages and 15,520 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Adventure stories  Hunting stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.S8148, [FIC]
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Publications by William O Steele
Publications by William O Steele, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about William O Steele
 
Most widely held works by William O Steele
The perilous road by William O Steele( Book )
15 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in English and held by 2,034 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Chris, bitterly hating the Yankees for invading his Tennessee mountain home, learns a difficult lesson about the waste of war and the meaning of tolerance and courage when he reports the approach of a Yankee supply troop to the Confederates, only to learn that his brother is probably part of that troop
Winter danger by William O Steele( Book )
10 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in English and German and held by 886 libraries worldwide
A young pioneer boy must adjust to settled frontier life when his father leaves him with relatives and returns to the woods
Flaming arrows by William O Steele( Book )
7 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 864 libraries worldwide
When Chad and his family flee to the fort from the Indians he learns a lesson in courage and loyalty. Grades 5-8
The buffalo knife by William O Steele( Book )
12 editions published between 1952 and 2004 in English and German and held by 692 libraries worldwide
In 1782, nine-year-old Andy, his family and neighbors make a dangerous journey by flatboat down a thousand miles of the Tennessee River to make a new home
The lone hunt by William O Steele( Book )
15 editions published between 1956 and 1976 in English and German and held by 575 libraries worldwide
In 1810, eleven-year-old Yance wants to be the one to kill the last wild buffalo in Tennessee
The year of the bloody sevens by William O Steele( Book )
3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 535 libraries worldwide
The story of eleven-year-old Kelsey Bond who travels alone through the wilderness to join his father at Logan's Fort, Kentucky during 1777, a time of fierce Indian massacres
Talking bones : secrets of Indian burial mounds by William O Steele( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
Reveals what is known about four groups of prehistoric Indians from studies of their burial mounds along the Ohio River and its tributaries
The far frontier by William O Steele( Book )
7 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in English and held by 487 libraries worldwide
A young boy guides a naturalist from Philadelphia on an expedition through the Tennessee wilderness
The man with the silver eyes by William O Steele( Book )
6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Until he learns the reason for the arrangement, a young Cherokee boy has mixed emotions about living for a year with a white man
The old Wilderness Road : an American journey by William O Steele( Book )
4 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 libraries worldwide
The story of four men who blazed the trail and furthered development of the Appalachian Mountains: Thomas Walker, Elisah Wallen, Daniel Boone, and John Filson
Wilderness journey by William O Steele( Book )
3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Flan travels through the wilderness with a Long Hunter and learns to respect his own abilities
Westward adventure; the true stories of six pioneers by William O Steele( Book )
4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Tells the stories of six pioneers, an Indian trader, an author searching for the lost tribes of Israel, a white woman who escaped Indian captivity, an explorer, a colonizer who tried to buy Kentucky, and a Moravian missionary, and how they settled the lands west of the Appalachian Mountains
Francis Marion : young swamp fox by William O Steele( Book )
4 editions published between 1954 and 1962 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
A brief biography of the southern plantation owner whose knowledge of the swamps helped keep the Revolution alive in the South
Daniel Boone's echo by William O Steele( Book )
2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
A tall tale about Daniel Boone and young Aaron Adamsale who venture into Kentucky, a land thought to be filled with fierce monsters. Grades 4-6
The war party by William O Steele( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Despite his preparations a young Indian warrior's first battle is not what he expected
Trail through danger by William O Steele( Book )
3 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Malay and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Davy Crockett's earthquake by William O Steele( Book )
3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
What begins as a bear-hunting trip for Davy Crockett in 1811, turns out to be much more than he bargained for when he is forced to cope with a comet and a violent earthquake
The no-name man of the mountain by William O Steele( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Andy Jackson's water well by William O Steele( Book )
3 editions published between 1959 and 1964 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
A tall tale of young Andy Jackson's travels to bring back a water well to his drought-parched friends. Grades 4-6
Wayah of the Real People by William O Steele( Book )
5 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Wayah the Wolf, a Cherokee boy, goes to the Brafferton School for Indians at Williamsburg to live for a year
 
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Alternative Names
Steele, William O. 1917-
Steele, William Owen
Steele, William Owen 1917-
Steele, William Owen 1917-1979
Languages
English (105)
German (6)
Malay (1)
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