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Wadsworth, Ginger

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Works: 37 works in 101 publications in 5 languages and 12,179 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction  Biographies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3545.I342, B
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Publications about Ginger Wadsworth
Publications by Ginger Wadsworth
Most widely held works about Ginger Wadsworth
 
Most widely held works by Ginger Wadsworth
First Girl Scout : the life of Juliette Gordon Low by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 923 libraries worldwide
"Juliette (Daisy) Gordon Low was a remarkable woman with ideas that were ahead of her time. She witnessed important eras in U.S. history, from the Civil War and Reconstruction to westward expansion to post-World War I. And she made history by founding the first national organization to bring girls from all backgrounds into the out-of-doors. Daisy created controversy by encouraging them to prepare not only for traditional homemaking but also for roles as professional women--in the arts, sciences, and business--and for active citizenship outside the home. Her group also welcomed girls with disabilities at a time when they were usually excluded. Includes author's note, source notes, bibliography, timeline, places to visit, recipes, The Girl Scout Promise and Law, and sheet music for the favorite scout song "Make New Friends.""--
Up, up, and away by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 700 libraries worldwide
One spider's search for a home of her ownEach spring hundreds of spiders hatch from their egg sacs and begin their struggle to survive. They must protect themselves not only from predators, but also from their very own siblings!Ginger Wadsworth and Patricia J. Wynne chronicle the real-life drama of one spider as she eats, grows, spins a dragline of silk, and soars up, up, and away to find a home of her own
Laura Ingalls Wilder : storyteller of the Prairie by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
Tells the life story of the author of the "Little House" books from her childhood in Wisconsin to her death at Rocky Ridge Farm at the age of ninety
Along the Santa Fe Trail : Marion Russell's own story by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 650 libraries worldwide
In 1852, seven-year-old Marion Sloan travels with her mother and older brother in a wagon train along the Santa Fe Trail, experiencing both hardship and wonder
Words west : voices of young pioneers by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
Among the tens of thousands of pioneers who left home in covered wagons in the 1800s, headed for the West in hopes of fertile land, gold, or escape from religious or racial persecution, some forty thousand were children. Though the hardships and dangers of the trail were many, these children also witnessed the great and wild beauty of the untouched West and became an integral part of U.S. history. In this unique approach to the history of the wagon trail and western expansion, here are the moving stories of these young pioneers, told in their own words through letters home, diaries, and memoirs. Ginger Wadsworth"s clear and well-organized presentation is comprehensive, accessible, and richly illustrated with detailed maps and more than ninety archival photos and prints of life on the trail. Endnotes, bibliography, index.--
Rachel Carson, voice for the earth by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 530 libraries worldwide
Describes the life and work of the biologist and writer who helped initiate the environmental movement. The life and work of the biologist and writer best known as the author of Silent Spring. Best Books for Children, 6th ed. The life and work of the conservationist and author, best known for Silent Spring. Bowker Authored Title code. The chapters in this book are arranged to present information in chronological order (Chapter One: 1907-1919, Chapter Two: 1919-1929, etc.) This could be useful to students who are researching just one aspect of Rachel Carson's life. The text is well written, making excellent use of quotations, and there is a list of conservation organizations & their addresses. Bibliography and index
Julia Morgan, architect of dreams by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
Recounts the life of the architect whose projects included designing the Hearst Castle at San Simeon, California
John Muir, wilderness protector by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in Japanese and English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
A biography of the naturalist and explorer who helped found the Sierra Club and was influential in the development of our national park system
One tiger growls : a counting book of animal sounds by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Briefly describes the behavior of and sounds made by various animals, from one growling tiger to twenty croaking frogs
Giant sequoia trees by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Introduces the giant sequoia tree which can only be found growing naturally on the western side of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California
Benjamin Banneker : pioneering scientist by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 446 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
River discoveries by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Korean and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Explores the wildlife that depends on a river for food and shelter. Discussion questions follow each section of the text
Tundra discoveries by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Describes the behavior of thirteen different animals, including caribou, arctic foxes, lemmings, and owls, during one full year on the arctic tundra
Yosemite's songster : one coyote's story by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
When a rock slide separates Coyote from her mate, she roams through Yosemite Valley, calling and searching, until the two are reunited
Cesar Chavez by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 344 libraries worldwide
An illustrated biography of Cesar Chavez, who worked to improve conditions for farm workers by helping to establish a union for them and by leading strikes to raise their pay and better their working conditions
Desert discoveries by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Describes the behavior of thirteen different animals--including jackrabbits, roadrunners, tarantulas, and rattlesnakes--during a day in the desert
Camping with the president by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
In the spring of 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt took a long trip to the far American West and capped his visit with a four-day camping trip through Yosemite with famed naturalist John Muir. Dodging persistent reporters, the men rode through ancient sequoia forests, climbed Glacier Peak and camped at the foot of Bridalveil Fall. As a direct result of this trip Roosevelt used his influence to help establish five new national parks and to create sixteen national monuments
One on a web : counting animals at home by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Presents information about the habits and habitats of twenty common animals, such as the robin, puppy, bee, and penguin, while counting from one to twenty
Laura Ingalls Wilder by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Examines Laura Ingalls Wilder's life as a pioneer girl and her work as a writer describing that life for others
Survival in the snow by Ginger Wadsworth( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 193 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
 
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Alternative Names
Wadsworth, Virginia
ワズワース, ジンジャー
Languages
English (63)
Japanese (5)
Spanish (3)
Chinese (3)
Korean (1)
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