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Moody, Ralph 1898-1982

Overview
Works: 118 works in 490 publications in 6 languages and 20,123 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction  Literatures  Domestic fiction  Western stories  Children's audiobooks  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: CT275.M5853, 917.88
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Stagecoach west by Ralph Moody( Book )
10 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 1,672 libraries worldwide
"The story of the frontier express lines that linked the nation together"--Jacket subtitle
The old trails west by Ralph Moody( Book )
19 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,462 libraries worldwide
The Old Trails West "is the story of the great legendary routes that bound a wild land into a nation. The Oregon Trail, El Camino Real, the Butterfield Overland Mail, the Santa Fe Trail--these are names that conjure up tales of the past. This book recounts the true stories behind the trails: what impelled their exploration, determined their paths, how they contributed to the settling of the West, and ... the adventures ... of the brave men who made them." You will get to know "the Spanish conquistadores, explore Arizona with Father Kino--'the Padre on Horseback'--search for the Seven Gold Cities of Cíbola, follow the traplines of Jim Bridger and the mountain men, invade Spanish California with General Stephen Watts Kearny and the Army of the West. You will cross hostile Indian country with the Mormon Battalion, surmount snow-filled mountain passes and scorching deserts to dig for gold with the Forty-Niners, carry the mail with the Pony Express, and discover the depth of Indian loyalty with Lewis and Clark."
Geronimo, wolf of the warpath by Ralph Moody( Book )
10 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
A biography of the Apache Indian chief who led one of the last great Indian uprisings in the 19th century
Come on Seabiscuit by Ralph Moody( Book )
14 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 libraries worldwide
The dramatic success story of the scrawny colt whose ancestors were Hardtack and Man o' War
Kit Carson and the wild frontier by Ralph Moody( Book )
8 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 688 libraries worldwide
As a boy Kit Carson was such a backward little runt that his stepfather was almost ashamed of him. The idea of making a rugged frontiersman out of the shy, bandy-legged boy seemed laughable. But Kit had different ideas, and at sixteen he joined a wagon train and was heading over the Santa Fe Trail for Taos, the little Mexican settlement that had become headquarters fro the mountain men. From then on, Kit was always on the move--trapping beaver, fighting Indian raiders, pushing into new territory of the Western frontier. At twenty he was as tough as leather. He could ride any wild horse on the prairies and could shoot the eye out of a racing jack rabbit. Soon older and more experienced mountain men were turning to Kit Carson as their natural leader. They found he kept his word steadily as he held a rifle and was willing to tackle what others called impossible. In Kit Carson and the Wild Frontier Ralph Moody tells a swift-paced story of the mountain men who became a national figure in the early days of the West --Book jacket
Riders of the Pony express by Ralph Moody( Book )
10 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 658 libraries worldwide
A true story of the courageous young riders of the Pony express
Wells Fargo by Ralph Moody( Book )
5 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
The hisotry of Wells Fargo from its early beginnings in the East to its arrival in California in 1852 to its present position as one the the great banking institutions on the Pacific Coast
The fields of home by Ralph Moody( Book )
10 editions published between 1953 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 344 libraries worldwide
"The fatherless Moody family moves from Colorado to Massachusetts in 1912, when Ralph enters his teens. There, he discovers that 'just little things that would have been all right in Colorado' now get him into trouble. He is sent to his grandfather's farm in Maine, where he finds adventures every bit as colorful as those described in Little Britches and Man of the Family"--Description
Mary Emma & company by Ralph Moody( Book )
9 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
The protagonist, Mary Emma Moody, widowed mother of six, has taken her family east in 1912 to begin a new life. Her son, Ralph, then thirteen, recalls how the Moodys survive that first bleak winter in a Massachusetts town. Money and prospects are lacking, but not so faith and resourcefulness. ""Mother"" in Little Britches and Man of the Family, Mary Emma emerges fully as a character in this book, and Ralph, no longer called ""Little Britches, "" comes into his own. The family's run-ins with authority and with broken furnaces in winter are evocative of a full and warm family leaf
Come on Seabiscuit! by Ralph Moody( file )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Who would have believed that a knobby-kneed little colt called Seabiscuit would become one of the most celebrated racehorses of all time? Although Seabiscuit was the grandson of the legendary Man O' War, he was neither handsome nor graceful. His head was too big, his legs were too short, and his gallop was awkward. During the depths of the Great Depression, Seabiscuit won against incredible odds and uplifted the hearts of Americans from the streets to the White House. In this book Ralph Moody recounts the tale of the plucky horse who refused to quit, the down-on-his-luck jockey who didn't let horrendous accidents keep him out of the saddle, and the taciturn trainer who brought out the best in both
American horses by Ralph Moody( Book )
3 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Covers the principal breeds in America, describing the importance of the horse in America's history
Little Britches by Ralph Moody( Book )
25 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Ralph Moody was eight years old in 1906 when his family moved from New Hampshire to a Colorado ranch. Through his eyes we experience the pleasures and perils of ranching there early in the twentieth century. Auctions and roundups, family picnics, irrigation wars, tornadoes and wind storms give authentic color to Little Britches. So do adventures, wonderfully told, that equip Ralph to take his father's place when it becomes necessary. Little Britches was the literary debut of Ralph Moody, who wrote about the adventures of his family in eight glorious books, all available as Bison Books
The home ranch by Ralph Moody( Book )
16 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
A portrait of Colorado ranch life in 1911 is revealed in this book which reflects of the author's own boyhood struggles with adversities of various kinds
Silver and lead : the birth and death of a mining town by Ralph Moody( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in Undetermined and English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
The cry of Silver echoes across the Sierra Nevadas. The great rush is on--men from the four corners of the earth fight to stake their claim
Mary Emma & company by Ralph Moody( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Ralph with mother, Mary Emma, and five siblings move "back East" to begin a new life. They survive their first Massachusetts winter, and triumph over challenges as the Moody home is filled with a warm family life
Man of the family by Ralph Moody( Book )
17 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Na zijn vaders dood moet een jongen uit een pioniersgezin de zorg voor zijn moeder, broertjes en zusjes op zich nemen. Hun onderlinge band inspireert Ralph en zijn broertjes en zusje nu eens tot grappige en dan weer tot gevaarlijke en avontuurlijke ondernemingen
Selected stories for teen-agers : for pleasure and understanding ( Book )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
C'mon Seabiscuit by Ralph Moody( file )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Seabiscuit, the race horse who captured the hearts of Americans during the Great Depression, and of the down-on-his luck jockey who was determined to help his horse win and the trainer who brought out the best in both
Horse of a different color : reminiscenses [sic] of a Kansas drover by Ralph Moody( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
In the early 1920's, cowboy and farmer, Ralph Moody finds himself with mountainous debts through the collapse of the livestock market and the dealings of a crooked partner. Ralph never surrenders, but finds a way to turn tragedy into opportunity
 
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Alternative Names
Moddy, R. O. 1898-1982
Moody, R. 1898-1982
Moody, Ralph Owen 1898-1982
Ralph Moody Amerikaans schrijver (1898-1982)
Ralph Moody écrivain américain
Ральф Муди
رالف مودي، 1898-1982
رالف مودی نویسنده آمریکایی
ムーディ, ラルフ
Languages
English (344)
German (7)
Dutch (3)
Burmese (2)
Afrikaans (2)
French (1)
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