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Fern G. Brown

Born: 1918 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Brown was born in Chicago.

Biography: Fern G. Brown was an author who wrote books for children and young adults.


Primary Audience(s): Children; Children; Young adult readers

Fern G. Brown on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Amelia Earhart takes off
ISBN: 0807503096 OCLC: 11650504

A. Whitman, Niles, Ill. : 1985.

Describes the life of the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, from her adventurous girlhood to her mysterious disappearance during a flight around the world in 1937--Title page verso.

  Baby-sitter on horseback
ISBN: 0449702839 OCLC: 18870406

Ballantine Books, New York : 1988.

Behind the scenes at the horse hospital
ISBN: 0807506109 OCLC: 7247796

Whitman, Chicago : ©1981.

Text and photographs present an account of life behind the scenes at the Illinois Equine Hospital.

  Daisy and the Girl Scouts :
ISBN: 9781306662505 OCLC: 878113629

Albert Whitman & Company, Morton Grove, Illinois : [2013]

Describes the vigorous and unconventional life of the founder of the Girl Scout movement in the United States.

Etiquette /
ISBN: 0531049086 OCLC: 11211797

F. Watts, New York : 1985.

Presents "new etiquette," which combines consideration for others with new ideas of honesty and sincerity, for use at home, at school, and in public.

  Franklin Pierce, 14th president of the United States
ISBN: 0944483259 OCLC: 18559892

Garrett Educational Corp., Ada, Okla. : ©1989.

A biography of the New Hampshire politician who served as president during a period of increasing bitterness between the North and the South.

Hard luck horse /
ISBN: 0807531596 OCLC: 1733660

A. Whitman, Chicago : ©1975.

Cristi must decide whether to save a handicapped horse even though it will mean she may never own it.

  Hereditary diseases /
ISBN: 0531103862 OCLC: 15489508

F. Watts, New York : 1987.

Discusses the causes, symptoms, and treatment of inheritable diseases such as cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, Tay-Sachs, and diabetes and explores the field of genetic counseling.

Horses and foals
ISBN: 0531101185 OCLC: 12721450

F. Watts, New York : 1986.

An introduction, for beginning riders, to the physical characteristics of horses and foals, their care and training, and the history of the different breeds.

Jockey--or else! /
ISBN: 0807539449 OCLC: 3649778

A. Whitman, Chicago : ©1978.

His summer experiences at Lakeside Horse Farm convince Benjy he will never be a jockey; therefore, he sets more realistic goals that will still involve him with horses.

  Our love /
ISBN: 0449700348 OCLC: 13414891

Ballantine Books, New York : ©1986.

ISBN: 0531200086 OCLC: 22490813

F. Watts, New York : 1991.

Describes the life cycle, habits and behavior, and different species of owls.

  Racing against the odds :
ISBN: 081720119x OCLC: 1974098

Raintree Editions ; Milwaukee : ©1976.

A brief biography of Robyn Smith emphasizing her struggles to become a jockey and gain acceptance in the racing world.

Special Olympics /
ISBN: 0531200620 OCLC: 24376706

F. Watts, New York : ©1992.

Describes the history and organization of the Special Olympics and explains how athletes and volunteers can get involved.

Teen guide to caring for your unborn baby
ISBN: 0531106683 OCLC: 22734072

F. Watts, New York : 1989.

A primer for the expectant mother on the nature of pregnancy and how she can care for both herself and the unborn baby.

  Teen guide to childbirth /
ISBN: 0531152081 OCLC: 22418075

F. Watts, New York : 1990, ©1988.

Textbook of palliative nursing
ISBN: 0195175492 OCLC: 77519999

Oxford University Press, Oxford ; 2006.

  The great money machine :
ISBN: 0671424378 OCLC: 7814214

Messner, New York : ©1981.

An introduction to various kinds of banks and their functions, with a brief history of banking in the United States.

You're somebody special on a horse
ISBN: 0807594474 OCLC: 2964337

A. Whitman, Chicago : ©1977.

Marni must lose her beloved horse to spend more time studying, but when she helps in a program for handicapped riders she gains new insight into her problem.