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Baker, Betty

Overview
Works: 72 works in 153 publications in 1 language and 11,786 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.B1693, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Betty Baker
Publications by Betty Baker
Publications by Betty Baker, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Betty Baker
 
Most widely held works by Betty Baker
Walk the world's rim by Betty Baker( Book )
9 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
Chakoh, a young Apache of the sixteenth century, learns from Esteban, a Spanish slave, the Spaniard's way of life as well as the meaning of such virtues as honor and courage
Worthington Botts and the steam machine by Betty Baker( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
In the 1890's, Worthington Botts builds a steam-powered robot to help him with his chores so he will have more time to read
At the center of the world. Based on Papago and Pima myths by Betty Baker( Book )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
The Pig War by Betty Baker( Book )
5 editions published between 1969 and 1975 in English and held by 590 libraries worldwide
An easy-to-read account of how the death of a pig nearly caused a war between the Americans and the British
My sister says by Betty Baker( Book )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
In 1850's New York City, two sisters fantasize about the gifts their sailor father might bring home if he sailed to exotic places
Santa rat by Betty Baker( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
The animals in a small canyon learn about Santa Claus when they find a discarded Christmas tree
Settlers and strangers : native Americans of the desert Southwest and history as they saw it by Betty Baker( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
A history of the Indians who have lived in the American Southwest from the Ice Age to the present day, told from their point of view
Great ghost stories of the old West by Betty Baker( Book )
4 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Collection of 7 stories by members of the Western Writers of America which tell of haunted valleys, haciendas, trains, & deserts of the American West
Rat is dead and Ant is sad (based on a Pueblo Indian tale) by Betty Baker( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
A cumulative tale of the events occurring after Ant mistakenly announces that Rat is dead
The spirit is willing by Betty Baker( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
In an Arizona silver mining town in the 1880's, an encounter with "spiritism" gives a fourteen-year-old a new understanding of people
Three fools and a horse by Betty Baker( Book )
7 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
A retelling of three traditional Apache tales about the nonsensical adventures of the Foolish People
Killer-of-Death by Betty Baker( Book )
8 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Story concerns the feud and subsequent friendship of two Apache boys who lived at the time the whites were moving in
A stranger and afraid by Betty Baker( Book )
3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
A Wichita boy held captive by the Pueblo Indians longs for a chance to return to his own people as a guide to Coronado's gold-seeking expedition
The dunderhead war : a novel by Betty Baker( Book )
4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
The riotous adventures of a seventeen-year-old boy and his German uncle as they join a wagon train headed West from Independence, Missouri and become involved in the Mexican War
And one was a wooden Indian by Betty Baker( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Believing he is cursed by a carving in the possession of white soldiers, an injured young Apache follows the troop to retrieve the object
Partners by Betty Baker( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Three tales about Badger and Coyote: "Helping," "Farming," and "Hunting."
Seven spells to farewell by Betty Baker( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
On a long journey to find the kingdom of Iskany and become a sorceress, a resourceful girl shares adventures and magic with a talking raven and a performing pig
The turkey girl by Betty Baker( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
The outcast "turkey girl" gains a new home through a brave deed
Dupper by Betty Baker( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Relates the adventures of a prairie dog and his friends
The shaman's last raid by Betty Baker( Book )
5 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Story of a modern Apache family who live in Arizona. When great-grandfather comes to visit, the children learn more about their culture
 
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Alternative Names
Baker, Betty Lou 1928-1987
Venturo, Betty Baker
Venturo, Betty Baker 1928-1987
Languages
English (74)
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