WorldCat Identities

Gorrell, Gena K. (Gena Kinton) 1946-

Overview
Works: 14 works in 40 publications in 1 language and 4,499 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History 
Classifications: PS3558.A444, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Gena K Gorrell
North star to freedom : the story of the Underground Railroad by Gena K Gorrell ( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details the history of the Underground Railroad from the roots of slavery through the post-Emancipation era by focusing on the lives of the participants
Heart and soul : the story of Florence Nightingale by Gena K Gorrell ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the life and work of the nineteenth-century English woman considered to be the founder of modern nursing
Working like a dog : the story of working dogs through history by Gena K Gorrell ( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the canines of history, the evolution of breeds for different purposes and how dogs are trained for modern-day jobs, such as search and rescue. Since the first hungry wolf bravely approached an ancient cooking fire and was rewarded with a scrap of meat, our lives and the lives of dogs have been interwoven. Dogs have worked for us as warriors with ammunition strapped to their bodies. Dogs have gone through snow, icy seas, and into the dangerous rubble of collapsed buildings to rescue us. Dogs, with their spectacular ability to detect odors, keep us safe by finding drugs and explosives. They lead us if we cannot see and react for us when we cannot hear. Most of all, they love us - and we love them
Catching fire : the story of firefighting by Gena K Gorrell ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and illustrations present the activities and equipment of fire fighters and the different kinds of fires that they put out
In the land of the jaguar : South America and its people by Gena K Gorrell ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Journey to the extraordinary lands that make up South America..." Cover p. 4
Say what? : the weird and mysterious journey of the English language by Gena K Gorrell ( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the history of the modern English language and how previous languages and civilizations influenced its development
M.C. Higgins, the great by Virginia Hamilton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a slag heap, the result of strip mining, creeps closer to his house in the Ohio hills, fifteen-year-old M.C. is torn between trying to get his family away and fighting for the home they love
House on Ninth Street : interviews and photographs from Guatemala by Larry Towell ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories of the witch queen by Gena K Gorrell ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catching fire the story of firefighting by Gena K Gorrell ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Describes the history and development of firefighting
Working like a dog the story of working dogs through history by Gena K Gorrell ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Since the first hungry wolf bravely approached an ancient cooking fire and was rewarded with a scrap of meat, our lives and the lives of dogs have been interwoven. Dogs have worked for us as warriors with ammunition strapped to their bodies. Dogs have gone through snow, icy seas, and into the dangerous rubble of collapsed buildings to rescue us. Dogs, with their spectacular ability to detect odors, keep us safe by finding drugs and explosives. They lead us if we cannot see and react for us when we cannot hear. Most of all, they love us - and we love them. [This] book ... describes the dogs of history, the evolution of breeds for different purposes, and the training involved in preparing the modern-day heroes who find lost children, nab criminals, and point out contraband - heroes who just happen to be dogs. -Publisher description
Heart and soul the story of Florence Nightingale by Gena K Gorrell ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Florence Nightingale, a patient angel of mercy gave up her life of privilege to become a nurse. Her demanding personality resulted in reforms to health care for millions of people
Working like a dog : a story of working dogs through history by Gena K Gorrell ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gorrell, Gena K.
Gorrell, Gena Kinton
Languages
English (40)
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