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Betty Baker (1928–1987)

Author of Walk the World's Rim

46 Works 1,631 Members 25 Reviews

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Works by Betty Baker

Walk the World's Rim (1965) 823 copies, 7 reviews
Little Runner of the Longhouse (1962) 373 copies, 4 reviews
The Pig War (1969) 55 copies, 1 review
The Treasure of the Padres (1964) 49 copies, 1 review
Great Ghost Stories of the Old West (1968) 48 copies, 1 review
Latki and the Lightning Lizard (1979) 16 copies, 1 review
Santa Rat (1980) 15 copies
The Turkey Girl (1983) 13 copies
My Sister Says (1984) 12 copies
Seven spells to farewell (1982) 11 copies
Do Not Annoy the Indians (1968) 10 copies, 1 review
Three Fools and a Horse (1975) 10 copies, 1 review
And Me, Coyote! (1982) 8 copies, 1 review
The Great Desert Race (1980) 8 copies, 2 reviews
Killer-of-Death (1963) 8 copies, 1 review
A Stranger and Afraid (1972) 7 copies
Dupper (1976) — Author — 6 copies
The Spirit Is Willing (1974) 5 copies, 1 review
All-By-Herself (1980) 4 copies
Night Spider Case (1984) 3 copies
Partners (1978) 3 copies
Danby and George (1981) 3 copies
The big push (1972) 2 copies
The Sun's Promise (1962) 2 copies
Spiders Everywhere 2 copies, 1 review
Blood of the Brave (1966) 2 copies
Faygala, Yiddish Refugee (2011) 2 copies
Shaman's Last Raid 1 copy, 1 review

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Legal name
Venturo, Betty Lou Baker
Birthdate
1928-06-20
Date of death
1987-11-06
Gender
female
Nationality
USA

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An entirely fictionalized account of a true event regarding a steamcar race that occured from Los Angeles to Phoenix every fall from 1908 to 1914.
 
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LynneQuan | 1 other review | Jul 19, 2024 |
A thirteen-year-old, his older sister, and younger brother travel from Philadelphia to Arizona where their father is running a stagecoach station. They arrive to find their father has gone off to pan gold and the stationmaster's job must be filled by the new "head-of-the-family."
 
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LynneQuan | Jul 16, 2024 |
A 14-year old Indian joins Cabeza de Vaca's 16th-century expedition through the Southwest. A vivid portrait of Mexican life and the harsh conditions of a primitive Indian tribe.
 
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LynneQuan | 6 other reviews | Jul 15, 2024 |
In an Arizona silver mining town in the 1880's, an encounter with "spiritism" gives a fourteen-year-old a new understanding of people.
½
 
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LynneQuan | Jul 12, 2024 |

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Works
46
Members
1,631
Popularity
#15,755
Rating
3.8
Reviews
25
ISBNs
60
Languages
5

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