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Blumenthal, Karen

Overview
Works: 27 works in 121 publications in 10 languages and 13,205 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Biographies  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: KF4166, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karen Blumenthal
Let me play : the story of Title IX : the law that changed the future of girls in America by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Up until the 1970s, if you were a girl, you were told you shouldn't play team sports, or go to college. But, in 1972, Title IX changed that, by ensuring that girls have the same opportunities as boys to participate in sports and classes. But that change did not come without a fight
Steve Jobs : the man who thought different : a biography by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the inspiring life and career of the late founder of Apple, covering topics ranging from his struggles as an adopted child and a college dropout to his Buddhist faith and friendship with Steve Wozniak, in a portrait framed around his inspirational Stanford University commencement speech
Six days in October : the stock market crash of 1929 by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive review of the events, personalities, and mistakes behind the Stock Market Crash of 1929, featuring photographs, newspaper articles, and cartoons of the day
Bootleg : murder, moonshine, and the lawless years of prohibition by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For more than a decade starting in 1920, millions of regular Americans ignored the law of the land. Parents became bootleggers, kids smuggled illegal alcohol, and outlaws became celebrities. It wasn't supposed to be that way, of course. When Congress passed the Eighteenth Amendment, prohibiting the sale and manufacture of alcohol in the United States, supporters believed it would create a better, stronger nation. Instead it began an era of lawlessness, when famous gangsters like Al Capone rose to fame, and many reconsidered their concept of right and wrong. This is the story of those years in American history--the story of prohibition
Tommy : the gun that changed America by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Taliaferro Thompson had a mission: to develop a lightweight, fast-firing weapon that would help Americans win on the battlefield. His Thompson submachine gun could deliver a hundred bullets in a matter of seconds, but didn't find a market in the U.S. military. Instead, the Tommy gun became the weapon of choice for a generation of bootleggers and bank-robbing outlaws, and became a deadly American icon. Blumenthal tells the history of this famous and deadly weapon
Mr. Sam : how Sam Walton built Wal-Mart and became America's richest man by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the Oklahoma-born creator of the biggest "big box" store chain in the world, Wal-Mart
Hillary Rodham Clinton : a woman living history by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

11 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and career of Hillary Clinton, discussing her childhood in Illinois, her college and law school years, her life as First Lady, her time as a New York Senator, and her achievements as Secretary of State. --Publisher's description
Grande expectations : a year in the life of Starbucks' stock by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Business journalist Blumenthal, like most people, is mystified by the stock market. Just why is it, she wonders, that seemingly good news can send a stock plummeting and bad news can send it skyrocketing again? Here she shows how money is made and lost, by following one of America's hottest growth stocks, Starbucks, through a year of rapid store openings, fancy new products, and clever promotions, revealing how the many players--big and small investors, company management, analysts, and the media--propel its shares up and down. Blumenthal pulls back the curtain on the stock market to expose its quirks and inner workings, from the power of a penny of earnings and the unexpected impact of a stock split to the image-enhancing effects of a brand of bottled water.--From publisher description
The Wall Street journal guide to starting your financial life by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Your financial freedom depends on making smart choices. Learn how to open your first checking and savings accounts, get your first credit card, and establish good credit. Learn how to budget for big purchases and expenses, such as paying off student loans, buying a car, and affording your housing
The Wall Street journal guide to starting fresh : how to leave financial hardships behind and take control of your financial life by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a guide to money management, covering credit; deciding whether to buy or rent a home; health coverage; utilities; loans; summer jobs; insurance; pet ownership; air travel; and advice on various other topics
Steve Jobs : the man who thought different by Karen Blumenthal( )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Your time is limited. ... have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."--Steve Jobs. From the start, his path was never predictable. Steve Jobs was given up for adoption at birth, dropped out of college after one semester, and at the age of twenty, created Apple in his parents' garage with his friend Steve Wozniack
Steve jobs : un libro inspirador para los jóvenes que no están dispuestos a renunciar a sus sueños by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the inspiring life and career of the late founder of Apple, covering topics ranging from his struggles as an adopted child and a college dropout to his Buddhist faith and friendship with Steve Wozniak, in a portrait framed around his inspirational Stanford University commencement speech
Hillary : a biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a young girl growing up in the fifties, Hillary Diane Rodham had an unusual upbringing for the time-her parents told her, "You can do or be whatever you choose, as long as you're willing to work for it." Hillary took those words and ran. Whether it was campaigning at the age of thirteen in the 1964 presidential election, receiving a standing ovation and being featured in LIFE magazine as the first student commencement speaker at Wellesley, or graduating from Yale Law School-she was always one to stand out from the pack. And that was only the beginning. From First Lady of the United States to the first female Senator of New York and most recently as the United States Secretary of State. An activist all her life, she has been devoted to health care reform, child care, and women's rights, among others."--Provided by publisher
Steve Jobs : Think different - die Welt anders denken : eine Biografie( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grande expectations : how understanding Starbucks demystifies the stock market - and can make you a better investor by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sutību jobuzu no ikikata by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stif jwbz : wa-al-qiṣṣah al-dahshah lo usus ibil by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Arabic and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let me play : the story of Title IX : the law that changed the future of girls in America by Karen Blumenthal( Recording )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listeners are treated to the origins of the historic Title IX legislation that, among other things, mandated equal funds must be available to boys' and girls' activities and interests. The seeds for Title IX were sown amidst the violent social upheavals of the 1960s. And through the perseverance fo many women and civil rights advocates. it opened--and kept open--many doors for women beginning in 1972
Steve Jobs : think different - die Welt anders denken by Karen Blumenthal( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in German and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding inequality : the intersection of race/ethnicity, class, and gender by Barbara A Arrighi( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

As the age of globalization and New Media unite disparate groups of people in new ways, the continual transformation and interconnections between ethnicity, class, and gender become increasingly complex. This reader, comprised of a diverse array of sources ranging from the New York Times to the journals of leading research universities, explores these issues as systems of stratification that work to reinforce one another. Understanding Inequality provides students and academics with the basic hermeneutics for considering new thought on ethnicity, class, and gender in the 21st century
 
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Let me play : the story of Title IX : the law that changed the future of girls in America
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블루멘탈, 카렌

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Six days in October : the stock market crash of 1929Bootleg : murder, moonshine, and the lawless years of prohibitionMr. Sam : how Sam Walton built Wal-Mart and became America's richest manGrande expectations : a year in the life of Starbucks' stockThe Wall Street journal guide to starting your financial lifeThe Wall Street journal guide to starting fresh : how to leave financial hardships behind and take control of your financial lifeGrande expectations : how understanding Starbucks demystifies the stock market - and can make you a better investor