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Kent, Deborah

Overview
Works: 191 works in 402 publications in 1 language and 55,934 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: F134.3, 979.2
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Publications about Deborah Kent
Publications by Deborah Kent
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Most widely held works by Deborah Kent
America the beautiful by Deborah Kent( Book )
80 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 13,863 libraries worldwide
Introduces the geography, history, government, economy, industry, culture, historic sites, and famous people of this very small but very diverse state
Utah by Deborah Kent( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,889 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the geography, natural resources, history, economy, important sites, daily life, and people of Utah
Hawai'i by Deborah Kent( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,228 libraries worldwide
Introduces the geography, history, government, people, culture, and attractions of Hawaii
Virginia by Deborah Kent( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,188 libraries worldwide
Describes the geography, history, economy, culture, and people of the state of Virginia
Oregon by Deborah Kent( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,160 libraries worldwide
Describes the geography, history, economy, culture, and people of the state of Oregon
Idaho by Deborah Kent( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,093 libraries worldwide
Takes readers on a tour of Idaho, describing the state's history, culture, land, economy, government, and sights, and including unique facts, color maps and photos, the state song, suggested activities, lists of famous people, cultural institutions, and annual events, and other resources
New Hampshire by Deborah Kent( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
Takes readers on a tour of New Hampshire, describing the state's history, culture, land, economy, government, and sights, and including unique facts, color maps and photos, the state song, suggested activities, lists of famous people, cultural institutions, and annual events, and other resources
New Mexico by Deborah Kent( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 800 libraries worldwide
Describes the geography, plants, animals, history, economy, language, religions, culture, sports, art, and people of New Mexico, where the three major cultures are Native American, Hispanic, and Anglo
The Titanic by Deborah Kent( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 796 libraries worldwide
Describes the disastrous 1912 sinking of the world's largest ocean liner after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage
Wyoming by Deborah Kent( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
Describes the geography, plants, animals, history, economy, language, religions, culture, sports, art, and people of the state of Wyoming
Tennessee by Deborah Kent( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
Describes the geography, plants, animals, history, economy, religions, culture, sports, arts, and people of Tennessee
Maine by Deborah Kent( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 751 libraries worldwide
Describes the geography, history, economy and industry, natural resources, arts and recreation, and people of the New England state of Maine
Mexico by Deborah Kent( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
Describes the geography, plants, animals, history, economy, language, sports, arts, religions, culture, and people of Mexico
The American Revolution : "Give me liberty, or give me death" by Deborah Kent( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
Describes the events leading up to the American Revolution and recounts the course of the war that united the American colonies and gained them their independence from Britain
African-Americans in the thirteen colonies by Deborah Kent( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Using many photographs, this is a simple overview of the part played by African Americans during the formative years of the colonial period. The freedom sought by so many Europeans who came to America was not shared with many Africans & their descendants. The brief descriptions in this book tell of slavery as well as the limited freedoms of free blacks. Phillis Wheatley, Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, & Benjamin Banneker are among those briefly profiled. Index. Part of the Cornerstones of Freedom series. Bowker Authored Title code. Using many photographs, this is a simple overview of the part played by African Americans during the formative years of the colonial period. Presents a brief history of Afro-Americans and of slavery in seventeenth and eighteenth century America
The Vietnam war : "what are we fighting for?" by Deborah Kent( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Photographs and text describe the fighting between the Americans and Vietcong in the jungles of southeast Asia, how television brought graphic war footage to American homes, and the peace protests that took place around the country
Extraordinary people with disabilities by Deborah Kent( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
Profiles seven dozen people throughout history with various physical or mental disabilities. Additional articles provide historical background on the disability rights movement
Jimmy Carter : America's 39th president by Deborah Kent( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
Georgian Jimmy Carter gave up a promising navy career after his father's death to manage his family's farm in Georgia. In 1970 he was elected governor of Georgia, and in 1976 he was elected president. Carter was devoted to world peace, and his greatest accomplishment was mediating a landmark peace agreement between Israel and Egypt. At home, he struggled with problems of high unemployment and high inflation. In 1977, when revolutionaries in Iran took U.S. embassy workers hostage, Carter failed in efforts to rescue the hostages and was seen as a weak president, in 1980 he lost his campaign for re-election to Republican Ronald Reagan. After leaving the White House, Carter continued his campaigns for world peace and democratic values. He monitored elections around the world, served as a mediator, and personally helped to build homes for poor families in the United States and overseas. In 2002, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his lifelong efforts to find peaceful solutions to world problems. Includes color illustrations, a timeline, boxed features on events and people of special interest, and lively text introducing the featured president and the times in which he lived
Snake pits, talking cures & magic bullets : a history of mental illness by Deborah Kent( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
Looks at how the mentally ill have been treated throughout history, focusing on advances made in the 19th and 20th centuries regarding mental hospitals, medications, and social acceptance
Animal helpers for the disabled by Deborah Kent( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 505 libraries worldwide
Explores the history of guide dogs, service animals, and assistance dogs, and discusses the process of training them to help people who have physical disabilities
 
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Kent Deborah Ann 1948-....
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English (117)
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