Most widely held works about Bonnie Christensen
Most widely held works by Bonnie Christensen
The daring Nellie Bly : America's star reporter by Bonnie Christensen ( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,603 libraries worldwide
Introduces the life of Nellie Bly who, as a "stunt reporter" for the New York World newspaper in the late 1800s, championed women's rights and traveled around the world faster than anyone ever had.
Pompeii : lost & found by Mary Pope Osborne ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,340 libraries worldwide
The famous eruption of Mount Vesuvius that snuffed out life in Pompeii and buried the town has long been a fascinating moment in history for children. This book presents that dramatic story with Mary Pope Osborne's brief text and with stunning frescoes created by Bonnie Christensen, using the same colors, style, and technique as the ancient frescoes unearthed at Pompeii. In addition to the destruction of Pompeii and the rediscovery of the ruins nearly 1,700 years later, the book shows what daily life was like in this prosperous Roman town in the year 79 A.D.
Woody Guthrie : poet of the people by Bonnie Christensen ( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,247 libraries worldwide
An introductory biography of famous folk singer Woody Guthrie presented as a picture book with a brief lyrical text and woodcut-like illustrations. Includes the complete lyrics to his "This Land is Your Land."
Breaking into print : before and after the invention of the printing press by Stephen Krensky ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 949 libraries worldwide
Describes the nature of books in the world before the development of the printing press and the subsequent effect of that invention on civilization.
Django by Bonnie Christensen ( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
Born into a traveling gypsy family, young Django Reinhardt taught himself guitar at an early age. He was soon acclaimed as the "Gypsy Genius" and "Prodigy Boy," but one day his world changed completely when a fire claimed the use of his fretting hand. Folks said Django would never play again, but with passion and perseverance he was soon setting the world's concert stages ablaze.
Ida B. Wells : let the truth be told by Walter Dean Myers ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 859 libraries worldwide
Award-winning author Myers tells the story of legendary civil rights figure Ida B. Wells, who fought to make the lives of African Americans better long before the events of the 20th century.
Rebus riot by Bonnie Christensen ( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 761 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of verses that use pictures in place of some words.
Moon over Tennessee : a boy's Civil War journal by Craig Crist-Evans ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
A thirteen-year-old boy sets off with his father from their farm in Tennessee to join the Confederate forces on their way to fight at Gettysburg. Told in the form of diary entries.
Putting the world to sleep by Shelley Moore Thomas ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
Cumulative stanzas describe the end of the day as the moon comes over the mountain, the crickets sing, the stars shine, a fireplace glows, a mother sings, a baby yawns, and a little girls goes to sleep.
I, Dred Scott : a fictional slave narrative based on the life and legal precedent of Dred Scott by Shelia P Moses ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
Having served his master in northern states, under the provisions of the Missouri compromise the slave Dred Scott may be eligible for emancipation, but legal obstacles stand in the way of his freedom.
An edible alphabet by Bonnie Christensen ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Depicts edible plants from Apple to Zucchini by means of wood engravings. Includes descriptive index.
Magic in the margins : a medieval tale of bookmaking by W Nikola-Lisa ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
At a medieval monastery, orphaned Simon, who is apprenticing in illumination, dreams of the day he can create his own pictures, but finds he must first complete a strange and unusual assignment that Father Anselm has given him.
In my grandmother's house : award-winning authors tell stories about their grandmothers ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Twelve children's authors remember and celebrate their grandmothers.
Fabulous : a portrait of Andy Warhol by Bonnie Christensen ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
Biography of Andy Warhol.
The fifth province by Greg Delanty ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Pompei : lost and found by Mary Pope Osborne ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Examining the art, buildings, and pieces left behind after the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D., the story of Pompeii and what life was like for its residents is presented in an illustrated guide about a thriving ancient Roman city.
The Princess of Borscht by Leda Schubert ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ruthie's grandmother, who is in the hospital with pneumonia, says she needs homemade borscht by five o'clock and young Ruthie, with the help of her neighbors, tries to make some even without the secret recipe.
Plant a little seed by Bonnie Christensen ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Two friends plant seeds in their community garden, then water, weed, wait, and dream as the plants grow until they can be harvested. Includes facts about gardening and harvest festivals.
Breaking into print before and after the invention of the printing press ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
African Americans African American women civil rights workers African American women educators African American women journalists Agee, Jon Aliki American Civil War (1861-1865) Apprentices Artists Bedtime Biography Bly, Nellie,--1864-1922 Books and reading California Children's literature Children's poetry, American Civil rights workers English language--Alphabet English poetry--Irish authors Europe--Pompeii (Extinct city) Fiction Folk singers France Germany Grandmothers Guitarists Gutenberg, Johann,--1397?-1468 Guthrie, Woody,--1912-1967 Hahn, Mary Downing History Illumination of books and manuscripts Illustrators Jazz musicians Journalists Juvenile works Labor camps Migrant agricultural laborers Night Orphans Plants, Edible Printers--Biography Printing--Origin and antecedents Race relations Rebuses Reinhardt, Django,--1910-1953 Reporters and reporting Scott, Dred,--1809-1858 United States Warhol, Andy,--1928-1987 Wells-Barnett, Ida B.,--1862-1931