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Hammond, Ted

Overview
Works: 25 works in 57 publications in 1 language and 5,798 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Graphic novels  Fiction  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Performer
Classifications: HD9696.2.U62, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ted Hammond
Who was Babe Ruth? by Joan Holub( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the legendary baseball player, from his impoverished childhood, to his famous trade to the Yankees
Who is Bill Gates? by Patricia Demuth( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955, is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. In this Who Was ...? biography, children will learn of Gates' childhood passion for computer technology, which led him to revolutionize personal computers. Through the success of his now-world-famous software company, Microsoft, Bill Gates became one of the wealthiest philanthropists in history. This fascinating story of a child technology genius is sure to captivate any audience!"--
Who was Sally Ride? by Megan Stine( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life and career of the physician and NASA astronaut who became the first American woman in space in 1983
Who was Milton Hershey? by James Buckley( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover the man behind the chocolate bar! Milton Hershey's life was filled with invention and innovation. As a young man, he was not afraid to dream big and work hard. Eventually, he learned the secret to mass-producing milk chocolate and the recipe that gave it a longer, more stable shelf life. He founded a school for those who didn't have access to a good education and an entire town for his employees. Both his chocolate empire and his great personal legacy live on today."--Provided by publisher
Who is George Lucas? by Pam Pollack( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the creator of the "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" movies, whose technological innovations have had a major impact on the film industry
Who was Marie Curie? by Megan Stine( Book )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Born in Warsaw, Poland on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics. There she met a professor named Pierre Curie, and the two soon married, forming one of the most famous scientific partnerships in history. Together they discovered two elements and won a Nobel Prize in 1903. (Marie later won another Nobel for chemistry in 1911.) She died in Savoy, France, on July 4, 1934, a victim of many years of exposure to toxic radiation."--
Who was Henry Ford? by Michael Burgan( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the man responsible for mass producing the automobile in the early part of the twentieth century
Who was Roberto Clemente? by James Buckley( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and accomplishments of the professional baseball player, from his heroics on the field to his humanitarian efforts and his untimely death
Who is Wayne Gretzky? by Gail Herman( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Known for his love for family and as a truly decent human being, Wayne Gretzky is revealed as more than a sports legend in this easy-to-read biography
The prison-ship adventure of James Forten, Revolutionary War captive by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1781, fifteen-year-old James Forten, a free African American from Philadelphia, is proud to be fighting for the American colonies, but when the British capture the ship on which he serves he fears for both his life and his freedom
The underground adventure of Arly Dunbar, cave explorer by Emma Carlson Berne( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his friend, Floyd Collins, becomes trapped in a cave in Kentucky in 1925, ten-year-old Arly places himself in great danger while trying to help with the rescue operation
The baseball adventure of Jackie Mitchell, girl pitcher vs. Babe Ruth by Jean L. S Patrick( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the day Jackie Mitchell, a seventeen-year-old female professional baseball player, struck out the New York Yankees best hitters, Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, in an exhibition game in 1931
The horse-riding adventure of Sybil Ludington, Revolutionary War messenger by Amanda F Doering( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1777, on a cold and stormy night in the New York Colony, sixteen-year-old Sybil Ludington makes a dangerous and difficult ride to warn the local militiamen that the British Army is looting and burning nearby Danbury, Connecticut
The rooftop adventure of Minnie and Tessa, factory fire survivors by Amanda F Doering( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two immigrant friends, Jewish Minnie and Catholic Tessa, work long hours at New York City's Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, and when a fire breaks out on March 25, 1911, trapping dozens of workers inside, they help one another to escape the flames. Includes facts about the factory, the fire, and its aftermath
The prairie adventure of Sarah and Annie, blizzard survivors by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On January 12, 1888, when a blizzard blows off the roof of their schoolhouse on what had been an unseasonably warm day in Nebraska, Sarah and Annie are roped together with the other children and led by their teacher out into the storm and, hopefully, to the safety of her house
The rescue adventure of Stenny Green, Hindenburg crash eyewitness by Emma Carlson Berne( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the huge airship, Hindenburg, catches fire before landing in Lakehurst, New Jersey, in 1937, a nine-year-old eyewitness finds the courage to do what he can to help the victims
The Underground Railroad adventure of Allen Jay, antislavery activist by Marlene Targ Brill( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts in graphic novel format how Allen Jay, a young Quaker boy living in Ohio during the 1840s, helped a fleeing slave escape his master and make it to freedom through the Underground Railroad
Who Is Richard Branson? by Michael Burgan( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Koncertoptagelse fra ca. marts 1967, højst sandsynlig Wit's End, Studio City, Los Angeles Kvintetten spiller "Rose Room/In a mellotone" og "Solid old man" by Rex Stewart( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who Is Richard Branson? by Ted Hammond( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What would you do with a billion dollars? This question gets a definitive answer from billionaire Richard Branson: do everything! Born into a wealthy family in London, Branson suffered from dyslexia and was a poor student. Still, his knack for business started early with a successful parakeet-breeding enterprise at age 11.The charismatic entrepreneur launched his first major business, Virgin Records, at age 22 and spent the next few decades building the Virgin group that now includes more than 400 companies. Known for his eccentric lifestyle and trillion-watt smile, Branson's hot air balloon flights, innovative leadership, and world record attempts have made him an instantly-recognizable global icon
 
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The prison-ship adventure of James Forten, Revolutionary War captiveThe underground adventure of Arly Dunbar, cave explorerThe baseball adventure of Jackie Mitchell, girl pitcher vs. Babe RuthThe horse-riding adventure of Sybil Ludington, Revolutionary War messengerThe rooftop adventure of Minnie and Tessa, factory fire survivorsThe prairie adventure of Sarah and Annie, blizzard survivorsThe rescue adventure of Stenny Green, Hindenburg crash eyewitnessThe Underground Railroad adventure of Allen Jay, antislavery activist