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Gates, Doris 1901-1987

Overview
Works: 91 works in 295 publications in 3 languages and 12,855 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Western stories  Detective and mystery stories 
Classifications: PZ7.G216, [FIC]
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Publications about Doris Gates
Publications by Doris Gates
Publications by Doris Gates, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Doris Gates
 
Most widely held works by Doris Gates
Blue willow by Doris Gates( Book )
50 editions published between 1940 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,365 libraries worldwide
A little girl, who wants most of all to have a real home and to go to a regular school, hopes that the valley her family has come to, which so resembles the pattern on her treasured blue willow plate, will be their permanent home
Lord of the sky: Zeus by Doris Gates( Book )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1982 in English and held by 847 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the Greek myths centered around Zeus, including the tales of Europa, King Minos, and others
The warrior goddess: Athena by Doris Gates( Book )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1983 in English and held by 844 libraries worldwide
Retells the Greek myths in which Athena plays a major role, including those of Perseus, the Golden Fleece, and Arachne
The golden god, Apollo by Doris Gates( Book )
7 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Retells the Greek myths in which Apollo plays a major role, including that of his birth and the tales of Daphne and Phaethon
Little Vic by Doris Gates( Book )
13 editions published between 1951 and 1972 in English and held by 776 libraries worldwide
An undersized colt, son of a famous racer, has the potential to be a winner but is recognized only by his stable boy who trains to become a jockey and wins the right to ride his favorite to victory
A Morgan for Melinda : a novel by Doris Gates( Book )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and German and held by 747 libraries worldwide
Even though 10-year-old Melinda fears riding, her father buys her a horse and it is only through her friendship with an elderly writer that Melinda overcomes her fear
A fair wind for Troy by Doris Gates( Book )
4 editions published between 1976 and 1984 in English and held by 736 libraries worldwide
Retells the events leading up to the Trojan War including Helen's capture by Paris and the sacrifice of Iphigenia at Aulis
The cat and Mrs. Cary by Doris Gates( Book )
7 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 649 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Cary takes in a talking cat and a convalescing nephew who help find a hidden treasure in the attic and appreciate her for the remarkable woman she is
Mightiest of mortals, Heracles by Doris Gates( Book )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Retells the exploits of the Greek demi-god Heracles, including the tales of his twelve labors
Two queens of heaven: Aphrodite, Demeter by Doris Gates( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 1983 in English and held by 611 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the myths in which Aphrodite and Demeter play major roles
Sensible Kate by Doris Gates( Book )
15 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old orphaned Kate, who knows herself to be a very sensible child, longs to be cute and pretty. When she comes to live with new foster parents and meets a friendly young artist couple who recognize her qualities, Kate begins to change her goals
The elderberry bush by Doris Gates( Book )
3 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
California sisters, eight and nine years old, enjoy a year that includes a trip to the coast in their father's Peerless, a visit to a crochety great uncle, and a ride behind a runaway horse
A filly for Melinda : a novel by Doris Gates( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Melinda faces the difficult choice between keeping her beloved filly, Little Missy, or helping her parents through a family crisis
Sarah's idea by Doris Gates( Book )
7 editions published between 1938 and 1968 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
North Fork by Doris Gates( Book )
5 editions published between 1945 and 1956 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Drew Saunders, educated in private schools, is sent to a lumbering town to attend a school with Indian children so that he might gain an understanding of another way of life
Blue Willow by Doris Gates( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1958 and 1976 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
A little girl, who wants most of all to have a real home and to go to a regular school, hopes that the valley her family has come to, which so resembles the pattern on her treasured blue willow plate, will be their permanent home
My brother Mike by Doris Gates( Book )
2 editions published between 1948 and 1952 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
River Ranch by Doris Gates( Book )
3 editions published between 1949 and 1957 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
A taciturn new ranch hand, a lost pipe, and two old neighbors are part of the mystery of cattle thievery that a twenty-year-old youth tries to solve while his parents are away
Becky and the bandit by Doris Gates( Book )
2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Becky liked being a tomboy, but when her only brother left and she had to ride Prince to town alone to pay the taxes, her curls saved her from bandits
Sauce azul by Doris Gates( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 73 libraries worldwide
A little girl, who wants most of all to have a real home and to go to a regular school, hopes that the valley her family has come to, which so resembles the pattern on her treasured blue willow plate, will be their permanent home
 
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Alternative Names
Hall, Doris Gates, 1901-1987
Tʻao, Le-ssu, 1901-1987
Languages
English (148)
Spanish (5)
German (1)
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