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Hammond, Ted

Overview
Works: 40 works in 90 publications in 2 languages and 11,832 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Biographies  Graphic novels  Fiction  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Performer
Classifications: GV865.R8, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ted Hammond
Who was Babe Ruth? by Joan Holub( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 903 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 )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 875 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 )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 815 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 Marie Curie? by Megan Stine( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 712 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 )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the man responsible for mass producing the automobile in the early part of the twentieth century
Who is George Lucas? by Pam Pollack( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 680 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 Milton Hershey? by James Buckley( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 678 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
What were the Twin Towers? by Jim O'Connor( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover the true story of the Twin Towers--how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers--also known as the World Trade Center--and the buildings were seen as the economic hub of the world. But on September 11, 2001, a terrorist attack toppled the towers and changed our nation forever. Discover the whole story of the Twin Towers--from their ambitious construction to their tragic end"--
Who was Roberto Clemente? by James Buckley( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 562 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 )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the Canadian hockey player, from his youth in Brantford, Ontario to his Stanley Cup championships
Who was Frank Lloyd Wright? by Ellen Labrecque( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Born in Wisconsin in 1867, Frank Lloyd Wright became obsessed with a set of building blocks his mother had given to him on his ninth birthday. He grew up to become the father of organic architecture and the greatest American architect of all time, having designed more than 1,100 buildings during his lifetime. These included private homes such as the stunning Fallingwater, churches, temples, a hotel, and the world-famous Guggenheim Museum in New York City. When asked how he could create so many designs, he answered, "I can't get them out fast enough." Frank Lloyd Wright was a man ahead of his time who could barely keep up with his own ideas!"--
Who was Cesar Chavez? by Dana Meachen Rau( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an account of the life of the Mexican American labor activist who helped organize the migrant farm workers and establish a union to fight for their rights
What was the San Francisco Earthquake? by Dorothy Hoobler( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this addition to the What Was? series, kids will experience what it was like to be in San Francisco in 1906 when the ground buckled in a major, catastrophic earthquake. One early April morning in 1906, the people of San Francisco were jolted awake by a mammoth earthquake--one that registered 7.8 on the Richter Scale. Not only was there major damage from the quake itself but broken gas lines sparked a fire that ravaged the city for days. More than 500 city blocks were destroyed and over 200,000 people were left homeless. But the city quickly managed to rebuild, rising from the ashes to become the major tourist destination it is today. Here's an exciting recount of an incredible disaster"--
Who were the Three Stooges? by Pam Pollack( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover more about the comedy team that perfected the art of the pie fight! The Three Stooges were the hardworking children of immigrants and discovered a love of performing at an early age. Starting out as a vaudeville act, they soon transitioned into movies, becoming a worldwide sensation in feature films and shorts. Never the critics' darlings, audiences loved them for their mastery of physical comedy and their willingness to do anything for a laugh. They remained popular over the years despite several personnel changes that revolved around the three Howard brothers from Brooklyn. Their comedies are still in syndication more than 50 years after they were first shown on TV and continue to delight old fans and attract new ones"--
Who is Richard Branson? by Michael Burgan( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 306 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 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 a global icon
The prison-ship adventure of James Forten, Revolutionary War captive by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 109 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 baseball adventure of Jackie Mitchell, girl pitcher vs. Babe Ruth by Jean L. S Patrick( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 102 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 underground adventure of Arly Dunbar, cave explorer by Emma Carlson Berne( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 95 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 rooftop adventure of Minnie and Tessa, factory fire survivors by Amanda F Doering( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 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 rescue adventure of Stenny Green, Hindenburg crash eyewitness by Emma Carlson Berne( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 72 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
 
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