WorldCat Identities

Blue, Rose

Overview
Works: 108 works in 201 publications in 1 language and 24,046 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.B6248, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Rose Blue
 
Most widely held works by Rose Blue
Ron's big mission by Rose Blue( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One summer day in 1959, nine-year-old Ron McNair, who dreams of becoming a pilot, walks into the Lake City, South Carolina, public library and insists on checking out some books, despite the rule that only white people can have library cards. Includes facts about McNair, who grew up to be an astronaut
Colin Powell : straight to the top by Rose Blue( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and career of the first black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Grandma didn't wave back by Rose Blue( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ten-year-old slowly realizes her grandmother's memory is getting so bad she may have to go to a nursing home
Christa McAuliffe, teacher in space by Corinne J Naden( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first private American citizen chosen to go on a spaceflight, Christa McAuliffe lost her life when the Challenger exploded just after liftoff. Describes her special interest in the space program
Barbara Jordan by Rose Blue( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and career of the Black woman from Texas who became a prominent political figure
The U.S. Navy by Corinne J Naden( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history, role, equipment and weapons, command structure, and work of the United States Navy
The U.S. Air Force by Rose Blue( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history, role, planes, weapons, command structure, and work of the United States Air Force
Whoopi Goldberg : entertainer by Rose Blue( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of one of the nation's most successful performers in film, television, and theater
John Muir, saving the wilderness by Corinne J Naden( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of John Muir, early proponent of wilderness preservation and founder of the Sierra Club. Intended to foster a sense of individual responsibility for taking care of the planet, these biographies focus on the lives of important naturalists and figures in the environmental conservation movement
A month of Sundays by Rose Blue( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ten-year old struggles to accept his parents' divorce and his new life in New York City
The White House kids by Rose Blue( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book shows the lives of the children growing up in the White House, and the things they had in common, but also the differences
Working together against hate groups by Rose Blue( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the problem of hate groups, the people behind them, how to solve the problem, and organizations to contact
Me and Einstein : breaking through the reading barrier by Rose Blue( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having tried for years to hide the fact that he can't read, a nine-year-old boy finally discovers the reason for his problem
Judith Resnik, Challenger astronaut by Joanne E Bernstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the astronaut; a woman, a doctor of electrical engineering, and a Jew; who was killed in the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger
Halle Berry by Corinne J Naden( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the actress who won a Golden Globe Award in 2000 for her leading role in the televion movie "Introducing Dororthy Dandridge."
Jonas Salk : polio pioneer by Corinne J Naden( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the life of Jonas Salk and his discovery of the vaccine for polio that was named after him
Benjamin Banneker : mathematician and stargazer by Rose Blue( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the achievements of this self-taught, gentle farmer of Maryland who is remembered as America's first major African American scientist
Staying out of trouble in a troubled family by Rose Blue( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Case studies and interviews present ways to cope with life in a troubled family, including such problems as drug abuse, divorce, child abuse, alcoholism, disability, and adoption
Dian Fossey : at home with the giant gorillas by Corinne J Naden( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life of the scientist who studied mountain gorillas in central Africa and worked to ensure their survival
People of peace by Rose Blue( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven people who have worked to promote peace, within their countries or internationally, are profiled. Subjects include India's Mohandas Gandhi, South Africa's Desmond Tutu, America's Jane Addams and Jimmy Carter, and other historical and contemporary leaders
 
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Ron's big mission
Alternative Names

controlled identityBluestone, Rose, 1935-

controlled identityFoxglove, Lady, 1935-

Blue, Rose

Bluestone, Rose, 1935-

Foxglove, Lady, 1935-

Languages
English (68)

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Colin Powell : straight to the topChrista McAuliffe, teacher in spaceBarbara JordanWhoopi Goldberg : entertainerJohn Muir, saving the wildernessWorking together against hate groupsHalle BerryJonas Salk : polio pioneer