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Horn, Geoffrey M.

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Works: 62 works in 123 publications in 1 language and 12,144 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: NC1765, B
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Publications about Geoffrey M Horn
Publications by Geoffrey M Horn
Most widely held works by Geoffrey M Horn
Movie animation by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Explores the requirements of creating animation in movies
Movie stunts and special effects by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Describes how stunt performers, camera trickery, and computer graphics are used to create illusions of reality in movies
The presidency by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
The United States has only one chief executive -- the president -- who serves as both the country's head of state and head of government. In this volume, young historians will read about the jobs of the president at home and abroad, in times of peace and in times of war. Readers will also learn about the history of the presidency, what it takes to get elected president, the transfer of power from one president to the next, the vice presidency, and life in the White House. Special sections feature information on the electoral college, impeachment, and the role of the first lady in American life. Detailed tables list U.S. presidents and vice presidents as well as the differences between popular and electoral votes in past presidential elections. Of particular interest are discussions of notable presidents during key moments in U.S. history
The Maori by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
"A discussion of the Maori, including their history, social structure, religion, art and architecture, science and technology, daily life, and entertainment and sports, as well as the decline and revitalization of the Maori culture. Features include timelines, fact boxes, glossary, list of recommended reading and web sites, and index"--Provided by publisher
Sojourner Truth : speaking up for freedom by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Examines the life of the woman born into slavery who became a well-known abolitionist and crusader for the rights of African Americans in the United States
The Supreme Court by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Nine justices make up the Supreme Court of the United States. When the Supreme Court speaks, people listen -- this elite group of black-robed judges is the final authority on the laws of the United States. In this volume, young historians will read about the organization of the Court, the extent and limits of its powers, and how it checks and balances the president and Congress. Readers will also learn about the history of the Court, how a person becomes a Supreme Court justice, how cases come before the Court, the role of the chief justice, and the importance of dissenting opinions. Detailed tables present all of the Supreme Court justices in U.S. history and selected landmark cases on which they have ruled. Of particular interest is a series of focus boxes on "Landmark Cases" that shows the range of topics considered by the Court -- from school segregation to the 2000 presidential election -- and how deeply its rulings affect American life
Alicia Keys by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Highlights the life and career of Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys
Movie makeup, costumes, and sets by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Explores the various career requirements of being movie makeup artist, set designer, or costumer designer
Barack Obama by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the life and career of America's 44th president
Beyoncé by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
This book describes the life and career of Beyonce, who became a music superstar, both as a member of the group Destiny's Child and as a solo artist
Movie acting by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
This book puts the spotlight on stars of the screen, supporting roles and actors who fill them, how acting has changed from silent films to the digital age, and how actors change accents, fighting styles--and personalities
Peyton Manning by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
A look at the life and career of the Indianapolis Colts quarterback, Peyton Manning
FBI agent by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
"Sound the alarm -- a bank has been robbed! Get help -- people are being held hostage! Look out -- a dangerous criminal is on the run! Today's world demands highly trained FBI agents equipped with the skills to handle tough situations. Becoming an FBI agent means more than learning how to use firearms. FBI agents are expert investigatiors who locate evidence, track criminals, provide security, hunt for terrorists, and solve today's most difficult crimes" --Cover, p. 4
Movie soundtracks and sound effects by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Explores the requirements of creating movie soundtracks and sound effects
Albert Pujols by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Biography of a baseball superstar from the Dominican Republic who plays for the St. Louis Cardinals and does charity work
Usher by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Usher has quickly become one of today's biggest entertainment superstars. He scored on the music charts in 2004 with his album Confessions. It became the biggest selling album of the year, generated hit songs like "Yeah!" and "Confessions, Part 2," and won Usher three Grammy Awards. Usher is also looking to expand his reach outside of the music industry, both as an actor and as a businessman
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Presents a short biography of NASCAR racing champion, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and describes his childhood, early racing career, and how he was able to overcome the tragic death of his father in 2001to carry on his legacy
Writing, producing, and directing movies by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
This book explains the making of a movie, from the team efforts of screenwriting, directing, and producing to the crawl list of the many people who worked on the movie
Jamie Foxx by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
This book describes the life and career of Jamie Foxx, whose performance as musician Ray Charles earned him an Academy Award
Laila Ali by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Presents a short biography of Laila Ali, daughter of boxing great Muhammad Ali, and chronicles her troubled childhood, entrance into boxing, and numerous victories in the ring
 
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