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Verk av Kathleen Krull

Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez (2003) — Författare — 1,159 exemplar
What Was the Boston Tea Party? (2014) 826 exemplar
Isaac Newton (2006) 408 exemplar
Leonardo da Vinci (2005) 364 exemplar
M Is for Music (2003) 190 exemplar
Albert Einstein (1984) 146 exemplar
Marie Curie (2007) 137 exemplar
Fartiste (2008) 82 exemplar
What Will I Be? A Wish Book (1974) 80 exemplar
Alex Fitzgerald's Cure for Nightmares (1990) — Författare — 80 exemplar
Sigmund Freud (2006) 77 exemplar
Charles Darwin (1657) 63 exemplar
Benjamin Franklin (2013) 49 exemplar
Supermarket (2001) 43 exemplar
Wish You Were Here (1997) 39 exemplar
Songs of Praise (1988) 38 exemplar
Bugs Bunny Golden Shape Book (1976) 34 exemplar
Alex Fitzgerald, TV Star (1991) 29 exemplar
It's My Earth, Too (1992) 28 exemplar
Mary Todd Lincoln (2015) 16 exemplar
Presenting Paula Danziger (1995) 3 exemplar

Associerade verk

Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out (2008) — Bidragsgivare — 346 exemplar
Joey: The Story of Joe Biden (2020) — Primary Contributor — 79 exemplar
Open Your Eyes: Extraordinary Experiences in Faraway Places (2003) — Bidragsgivare — 41 exemplar

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Vedertaget namn
Krull, Kathleen
Andra namn
KRULL, Kathleen
Födelsedag
1952-07-29
Kön
female
Nationalitet
USA
Födelseort
Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, USA
Bostadsorter
Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, USA
Wilmette, Illinois, USA
San Diego, California, USA
Utbildning
Lawrence University
Yrken
author (children's)
Kort biografi
Kathleen Krull's neighbors knew her as a quiet person with noisy habits, such as playing Bach, Joplin, and Satie on the piano with the windows open. As a child she enjoyed practicing piano, organ, violin, viola, and guitar, and she went on to study music at Northwestern University, the North Shore School of Music, and Lawrence University. These days, when she is not writing or swimming, she likes to tend her vegetable garden, eat popcorn, and investigate the quirky lives of her favorite musicians, authors, and neighbors. She does all of these things at her home in San DiegoCalifornia where she lives with her husband. [adapted from Lives of the Musicians (1993)]

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I read the first few pages. The writing is delightfully cheeky at times ("he became the king of the snappy soundbite, always bemused, sort of cuddly, with soulful eyes") and very readable. The author's tone is conversational. Occasional illustrations don't add much, but don't hurt either.

134 pages, with a list of sources and a pretty robust index (there's an entry for the Large Hadron Collider!).

The other books in this series (Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Isaac Newton, and Freud) have been well-reviewed and I can see why.… (mer)
 
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LibrarianDest | 3 andra recensioner | Jan 3, 2024 |
Vibrant art, and an inspiring woman of Wilma's journey to overcome polio to become the first woman to win 3 gold medals in a single Olympics.
 
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sloth852 | 44 andra recensioner | Jan 2, 2024 |
Outstandingly accurate account of Cesar Chavez's life. Yuyi Morales does it again with illustrations so warm and full of emotion that tell half of the story along with Krull's words. This story hits close to home for many of my students and I feel good about reading it to them because of its accuracy.
 
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LisaSmithMorse | 72 andra recensioner | Jul 24, 2023 |
As a woman and someone who prides herself on knowing American history, I am ashamed to admit that I had no idea who Frances Perkins was. But to discover that she was the first female cabinet member (under FDR and labor department) and the woman responsible for the Civilian Conversation Corps and social security (public policies that frankly, I feel always get attributed to a man--FDR)..I was stunned. This woman was sweet, kind, and compassionate. She never sought to domineer a man. She just wanted to make a difference wherever she could in. In her words:

"The door might not be opened to a woman again for a long, long, time. And I had a kind of duty to walk in and sit down in the chair that was offered."

THIS is true feminism. People associate it with radicalism. But it was far from that. Instead we have a woman who was terrified of speaking in public yet when it mattered most, to people she cared about and those underrepresented....she did it. What a role model!
… (mer)
 
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msgabbythelibrarian | 4 andra recensioner | Jun 11, 2023 |

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Statistik

Verk
98
Även av
3
Medlemmar
13,019
Popularitet
#1,791
Betyg
4.1
Recensioner
577
ISBN
503
Språk
4
Favoritmärkt
4

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