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Wirt, Mildred A. (Mildred Augustine) 1905-2002

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Works: 117 works in 199 publications in 1 language and 8,225 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.K23, 813.54
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The mystery at Lilac Inn by Carolyn Keene( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
A charming old inn recently bought by Nancy Drew's friends appears to be jinxed, and Nancy finds herself involved in a dangerous mystery
The secret of Shadow Ranch by Carolyn Keene( Book )
3 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Nancy arrives in Phoenix, Arizona, eagerly looking forward to a fun-filled vacation at Shadow Ranch but finds herself embroiled in a baffling mystery involving a phantom horse and buried treasure. Local people believe that the ghostly animal is carrying out the curse of Dirk Valentine, the romantic outlaw who was killed many years ago at Shadow Ranch, where he had gone to fulfill a promise to his sweetheart. Suspecting that a treasure hidden by Valentine may be at the root of the Shadow Ranch mystery, Nancy undertakes a challenging search, aided by her friends Bess Marvin and George Fayne. The first vital clue is found in an antique watch and sparks a series of clever deductions and dangerous developments. While seeking further clues, the girls' investigation in a ghost town ends in near disaster when Nancy is trapped inside a building that is toppled by a rockslide -- a rockslide which is deliberately caused. But the pretty titian-haired detective remains undaunted in her determination to solve the mystery. For those who enjoy a suspenseful thriller, Nancy Drew's first Western adventure makes a great listen
The Brownie Scouts in the circus by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
The vanishing houseboat by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
3 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Penny becomes acquainted with Mud-Cat Joe and his family who are homeless ever since their houseboat was stolen
The Brownie Scouts at Snow Valley by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The Brownies travel to Snow Valley in Minnesota during their Christmas vacation where they end up hunting for a missing locket
Dan Carter, Cub Scout by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
The Brownie Scouts at Silver Beach by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
The Brownie Scouts at Windmill Farm by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Behind the green door by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
4 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Clue of the silken ladder by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
2 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Danger at the drawbridge by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
4 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Saboteurs on the river by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
2 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The Brownie Scouts in the cherry festival by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The clock strikes thirteen by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
4 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Ghost beyond the gate by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
2 editions published between 1943 and 2010 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Voice from the cave by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
3 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Hoofbeats on the turnpike by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
2 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Signal in the dark by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
2 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Guilt of the brass thieves by Mildred A Wirt( Book )
3 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
"Penny Parker starred in a series of 17 books written by Mildred A. Wirt Benson and published from 1939 through 1947. Penny was a high school sleuth who also occasionally moonlighted as a reporter for her father's newspaper. Benson favored Penny Parker over all the other books she wrote, including Nancy Drew. Her obituary quoted her as saying, "I always thought Penny Parker was a better Nancy Drew than Nancy is," Mrs. Benson said in 1993"--Amazon
The Penny Parker megapack : 15 complete novels by Mildred A Wirt( file )
in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
This volume assembled 15 complete novels by Mildred A. Wirt (writing as Mildred Benson). A rival to the Nancy Drew series (and created by one of the primary Nancy Drew writers), Penny is a plucky girl reporter whose nose for trouble always leads to a new mystery
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Clark, Joan, 1905-2002

controlled identity Emerson, Alice B.

controlled identity Judd, Frances K.

controlled identity Keene, Carolyn

controlled identity Thorndyke, Helen Louise

controlled identity West, Dorothy, 1905-2002

controlled identity Wirt, Ann, 1905-2002

Augustine, Mildred 1905-2002
Benson, Mildred
Benson, Mildred 1905-2002
Benson, Mildred Wirt 1905-2002
Benson, Millie 1905-2002
Clark, Joan 1905-2002
Emerson, Alice B. 1905-2002
Judd, Frances K. 1905-2002
Mildred Benson Amerikaans journaliste (1905-2002)
Mildred Wirt Benson
Wirt, Ann 1905-2002
Wirt Benson, Mildred 1905-2002
Wirt, Mildred Augustine
Wirt, Mildred Augustine 1905-2002
میلدرد بنسون ژورنالیست و نویسنده آمریکایی
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