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Shippen, Katherine B. 1892-1980

Overview
Works: 47 works in 208 publications in 15 languages and 8,335 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: TK140.B37, B
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Katherine B Shippen
Publications by Katherine B Shippen
Publications by Katherine B Shippen, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Katherine B Shippen
Mr. Bell invents the telephone by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
26 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
Explains how Bell quit his teaching job, and worked in a crude attic workshop with Thomas Watson, to develop the telephone
The heritage of music by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
5 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 752 libraries worldwide
A history of music from primitive times to the modern musician's electronic compositions presented through discussions of famous composers and their works
Men, microscopes, and living things by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
15 editions published between 1955 and 1967 in 5 languages and held by 636 libraries worldwide
A recording of the succession of theories and experiments relating to living things and an account of the men responsible for them
Leif Eriksson, first voyager to America by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
6 editions published between 1951 and 1962 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
A biography of the Viking explorer who traveled to America, with details about the life and customs of the Vikings
Andrew Carnegie and the age of steel by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
4 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
A biography of industrialist Andrew Carnegie, emphasizing his numerous philanthropies
Men of medicine by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
14 editions published between 1956 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 507 libraries worldwide
The history of medicine from the Sumerian priest-physicians of 5,000 years ago to the discovery of antibiotics
Passage to America; the story of the great migrations by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
4 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
New found world by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
9 editions published between 1945 and 1967 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Gives a history of the European discovery and colonization of Latin America
The great heritage by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
12 editions published between 1947 and 1962 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Discusses America's resources from the time of first settlement to the present. Each chapter deals with a different commodity -- furs, timber, gold, cotton, oil, cattle, coal, mining, steel, etc
This union cause; the growth of organized labor in America by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
3 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Growth of labor unions in America from the craft societies of colonial times to the multi-million member organizations of today
A bridle for Pegasus by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
10 editions published between 1951 and 1966 in English and Urdu and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Gives a history of human attempts at flight
Portals to the past; the story of archaeology by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
From earliest times to modern discoveries. Grades 7 and up
Miracle in motion; the story of America's industry by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
16 editions published between 1955 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 292 libraries worldwide
History of American industry, for younger readers
Moses by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Story of experience Moses had in Egypt and his leading his people from Egypt to find the Promised Land. Moses was not allowed to go into the Promised Land. His friend, Joshua, led the people after he died
The pool of knowledge; how the United Nations share their skills by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
12 editions published between 1954 and 1965 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
The bright design by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
8 editions published between 1949 and 1966 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Relates the history of man's discoveries in the field of electrical energy, from the manufacture of the compass in the 12th century to the atomic bomb
Milton S. Hershey by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
8 editions published between 1959 and 1997 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Lightfoot: the story of an Indian boy by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
4 editions published between 1950 and 1953 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
The story follows the life of Lightfoot, an Iroquois youth, from babyhood to his rite of passage into manhood
I know a city, the story of New York's growth by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
10 editions published between 1954 and 1965 in English and French and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Big Mose by Katherine B Shippen( Book )
3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
The marvelous deeds of Big Mose, a Paul Bunyan of New York in the 1850's. Grades 4-6
 
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Alternative Names
Binney, Katherine 1892-1980
Katherine Binney Shippen American children's writer
Katherine Binney Shippen Amerikaans schrijfster (1892-1980)
Katherine Binney Shippen amerikansk författare
Katherine Binney Shippen amerikansk skribent
Shippen, Katarzyna.
Shippen, Katherine B.
Shippen, Katherine B. 1892-
Shippen, Katherine B. (Katherine Binney), 1892-
Shippen, Katherine Binney 1892-1980
シッペン, キャサリン
Languages
English (146)
German (3)
French (3)
Arabic (3)
Spanish (3)
Polish (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
Urdu (1)
Burmese (1)
Turkish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Serbian (1)
Persian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Hindi (1)
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