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Orback, Craig

Overview
Works: 27 works in 67 publications in 2 languages and 8,818 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction  Legends  Poetry  Personal narratives 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: HE6375.P65, B
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Publications about Craig Orback
Publications by Craig Orback
Most widely held works by Craig Orback
Bronco Charlie and the Pony Express by Marlene Targ Brill( file )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 907 libraries worldwide
Relates how, in 1861, a boy named Charlie Miller became the youngest rider for the Pony Express, a mail service that linked the east and west coasts of the United States
Benjamin Banneker pioneering scientist by Ginger Wadsworth( file )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 895 libraries worldwide
Introduces Benjamin Banneker, a free black man of the eighteenth century who loved to learn and used his knowledge and observations to build a wooden clock, write an almanac, and help survey the streets of Washington, D.C
Keeping the promise a Torah's journey by Tami Lehman-Wilzig( file )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
A small Torah scroll passes from a Dutch rabbi, to a Bar Mitzvah boy during the Holocaust, to the first Israeli astronaut
Paul Bunyan by Stephen Krensky( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 650 libraries worldwide
Relates some of the exploits of Paul Bunyan, a lumberjack said to be taller than the trees whose pet was a blue ox named Babe
Nature's paintbox : a seasonal gallery of art and verse by Patricia Thomas( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 590 libraries worldwide
Poetry and pictures in different art mediums, (pen and ink, pastel, watercolor, oil), portray the changing seasons
The can man by Laura E Williams( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
After watching a homeless man collect empty soft drink cans for the redemption money, a young boy decides to collect cans himself to earn money for a skateboard until he has a change of heart
An uncommon revolutionary : a story about Thomas Paine by Laura Hamilton Waxman( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Introduces Thomas Paine, whose interest in politics and adventure led him from England to the American colonies where the articles and pamphlets he wrote helped generate support for the Revolution
The Flyer flew! : the invention of the airplane by Lee Sullivan Hill( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
Learn about the Wright brothers and the invention of the airplane
Prisoner for liberty by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Brief biography of James Forten, an African American boy who participated in the Revolutionary War and was captured by the British
Paul Revere's ride by Lori Mortensen( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
Simple text tells the story of Paul Revere, and how he spread the alarm to warn the colonists that the British were coming
Washington is burning by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
The story of how President Madison's young slave Paul Jennings helped Dolley Madison save valuable items in the White House from the advancing British Army during the War of 1812
John Adams speaks for freedom by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
John Adams didn't enjoy traveling. He much preferred to stay home with his wife and children. But John Adams also had a dream: He wanted to see the thirteen colonies free from English rule. He wanted to see the creation of a new country -- the United States of America. John Adams did whatever was needed to make his dream come true
Susan B. Anthony : fighter for freedom and equality by Suzanne Slade( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
An elementary biography of one of the first leaders of the campaign for women's rights who helped organize the women's suffrage movement
Survival in the snow by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Tells the courageous story of Moses Schallenberger, a 17-year-old pioneer who traveled by wagon train from Iowa to California and suffered starvation and exposure during the winter of 1844
Nathan Hale : patriot spy by Shannon Knudsen( file )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Recounts the life of Revolutionary War hero Nathan Hale, whose decision to become a spy for General George Washington cost him his life
Zack's story by Cameron Dokey( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
"Zack is finally attending summer camp, a dream he's always had. But he quickly realizes that the wilderness has unexpected twists and turns and he must band together with his friends to stay safe and have fun"--
John Greenwood's journey to Bunker Hill by Marty Rhodes Figley( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
In 1775 fifteen-year-old John Greenwood makes the trek to Boston to visit his family but finds himself at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Includes a script for reader's theater
Bronco Charlie y el Pony Express by Marlene Targ Brill( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Un cuento de cómo un niño llamado Charlie Miller convierte en el jinete mas joven para la Pony Express, un servicio de correo del este al oeste de los Estados Unidos
Nate's story by Kitson Jazynka( file )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
"Nate is at Camp Wolf Train hiding a secret love of birds--and a secret fear of horses. He must learn to become a leader on horseback, though, when his group is threatened by a forest fire while on the trail"--
Gifts from the enemy by Trudy Ludwig( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Alter Wiener, a teenage survivor of five Nazi prison camps during World War II, describes how an unexpected person demonstrated moral courage in repeated acts of kindness toward him
 
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