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Christensen, Bonnie

Overview
Works: 20 works in 55 publications in 1 language and 13,187 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Picture books  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PN4874.C59, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bonnie Christensen
The daring Nellie Bly : America's star reporter by Bonnie Christensen( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,633 WorldCat member 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
Woody Guthrie : poet of the people by Bonnie Christensen( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,261 WorldCat member 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."
Django by Bonnie Christensen( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member 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 )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member 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
Breaking into print : before and after the invention of the printing press by Stephen Krensky( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member 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
I, Galileo by Bonnie Christensen( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of the Italian scientist from a first-person perspective that surveys his achievements while covering his world-changing ideas about a heliocentric solar system and his imprisonment for heresy
Plant a little seed by Bonnie Christensen( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member 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
Fabulous : a portrait of Andy Warhol by Bonnie Christensen( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Andy Warhol
Rebus riot by Bonnie Christensen( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member 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 643 WorldCat member 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 643 WorldCat member 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 607 WorldCat member 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
A single pebble : a story of the Silk Road by Bonnie Christensen( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 9th century China, a little girl sends a small jade pebble to travel with her father along the Silk Road. The pebble passes from his hand all the way to the Republic of Venice, the end of the Silk Road, where a boy cherishes it and sees the value of this gift from a girl at the end of the road"--
The Princess of Borscht by Leda Schubert( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member 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
Magic in the margins : a medieval tale of bookmaking by W Nikola-Lisa( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member 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
Elvis : the story of the rock and roll King by Bonnie Christensen( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Elvis Presley, perhaps better known as the King of Rock and Roll, left an amazing legacy on the worldwide music scene. But before Elvis became The King, he was just a shy kid growing up in a poor family in Mississippi. From an early age singing in church, Elvis used music as a form of hope, a means of getting by. He soon created his own style that brought together classes and races and lifted people's spirits. His mark was indelible. He remains the bestselling solo artist in the history of recorded music."--From book cover
In my grandmother's house : award-winning authors tell stories about their grandmothers( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve children's authors remember and celebrate their grandmothers
Django world's greatest jazz guitarist by Bonnie Christensen( Recording )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member 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
Django : world's greatest jazz guitarist by Bonnie Christensen( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born into a travelling 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 perserverance he was soon setting the world's concert stages ablaze. Bonnie Christensen's gorgeous oil paintings and jazzy, syncopated text perfectly depict the man and his music
Django : world's greatest jazz guitarist by Bonnie Christensen( )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From extreme poverty in a gypsy camp, through a debilitating injury, Django Reinhardt overcame tremendous obstacles to become a world-renowned, much beloved and highly acclaimed jazz guitarist. This production captures the spirit of the man, his music and his inspiring life story
 
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The daring Nellie Bly : America's star reporter
Alternative Names
Bonnie Christensen American writer

Languages
English (55)

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Woody Guthrie : poet of the peopleDjangoIda B. Wells : let the truth be toldBreaking into print : before and after the invention of the printing pressFabulous : a portrait of Andy WarholRebus riotMoon over Tennessee : a boy's Civil War journalPutting the world to sleep