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Newman, Shirlee Petkin

Overview
Works: 23 works in 49 publications in 1 language and 5,146 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.N486, 973.04971
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Publications about Shirlee Petkin Newman
Publications by Shirlee Petkin Newman
Most widely held works by Shirlee Petkin Newman
Marian Anderson: lady from Philadelphia by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
8 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in English and held by 613 libraries worldwide
The story of a great singing artist who surmounted poverty and racial discrimination with courage and dignity. The book follows her, here and abroad, from her high school days to the day her recital career was officially over and she retired to become a "homemaker."
The Inuits by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
Provides a look at the history, culture, and daily life of th Inuit people who live in the Arctic regions of the world, focusing on those living in North America
The Incas by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Describes the civilization of the Inca empire that flourished from the thirteenth to the sixteenth century and the present-day lives of the Andean people descended from that empire
The Pequots by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Examines the history and culture of the Pequot Indians from the time before the arrival of Europeans to the present
Isabella : a wish for Miguel, Peru, 1820 by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Determined to persuade the Viceroy to excuse Miguel from being called to service in the Peruvian mines in 1820, Isabella finds assistance from a totally expected source
The Creek by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Discusses the history, culture, and daily life of the Creek Indians
Child slavery in modern times by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Discusses cases where children are forced to work against their wills in difficult and dangerous conditions in various countries around the world
The African slave trade by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Details the history of slavery in Africa, showing how European countries bought and sold slaves
Slavery in the United States by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Describes what life was like for slaves, how they were sold, what type of work they did, how they were treated, and how they worked to win their freedom
Ethel Barrymore, girl actress by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Known as "the first lady of the theatre," and as part of "the royal family of Broadway," Ethel Barrymore was the daughter, granddaughter, niece, and sister of famous actors and actresses. She was as delightful a person as she was unequalled as an actress
Liliuokalani, young Hawaiian Queen by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
As a child, Lydia enjoyed music and liked people. These interests were related to her adult activities as Liliuokalani, the last queen of the independent Hawaiian Islands
Tell me, Grandma, tell me, Grandpa by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
As a youngster hears about her parents when they were young, she turns her imagination loose
About the people who run your city by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
4 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Briefly outlines the structure of city governments and the services various municipal departments provide
The story of Lyndon B. Johnson by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Biography of Lyndon Baines Johnson, thirty-sixth President of the United States
About canals by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Examines the use of canals throughout history and describes the construction of several well-known waterways including the Panama Canal and the St. Lawrence Seaway
Folk tales of Japan by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Mary Martin on stage by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Folk tales of Latin America by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Yellow silk for May Lee by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
The shipwrecked dog by Shirlee Petkin Newman( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Newman, Shirlee
Newman, Shirlee P.
Languages
English (46)
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