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Caught! : nabbing history's most wanted

Author: Georgia Bragg; Kevin O'Malley
Publisher: New York : Crown Books for Young Readers, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A humorous look at how famous people got caught, including Joan of Arc, Blackbeard, Al Capone, and more! From the award-winning team that brought you How They Croaked and How They Choked. Outlaw, assassin, art thief, and spy, these fourteen troublemakers and crooks--including Blackbeard the pirate, Typhoid Mary, and gangster Al Capone--have given the good guys a run for their money throughout the ages. Some were  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Informational works
Illustrated works
Humor
Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georgia Bragg; Kevin O'Malley
ISBN: 9781524767419 1524767417 9781524767426 1524767425
OCLC Number: 1083702660
Target Audience: Age: 10-14.; Grade 4 to 6.
Description: 218 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Joan of Arc: certifiably Joan --
Sir Walter Raleigh: rhyming Raleigh --
Caravaggio: the brush is mightier than the sword --
Blackbeard: burning man --
John Wilkes Booth: leading bad guy --
Jesse James: momma's boy --
Billy the Kid: I won't grow up --
Mata Hari: I spy a bad girl --
Typhoid Mary: don't eat where you poop --
Rasputin: super creep --
Vincenzo Peruggia: the invisible man --
Bernard Otto Kuehn: secret agent man --
Anna Anderson: duchess doppelgänger --
Al Capone: the world according to Al Capone.
Responsibility: Georgia Bragg ; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley.

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"A humorous look at how famous people got caught, including Joan of Arc, Blackbeard, Al Capone, and more! From the award-winning team that brought you How They Croaked and How They Choked. Outlaw, assassin, art thief, and spy, these fourteen troublemakers and crooks--including Blackbeard the pirate, Typhoid Mary, and gangster Al Capone--have given the good guys a run for their money throughout the ages. Some were crooked, some were deadly, and some were merely out of line--but they all got Caught! as detailed in this fascinating and funny study of crime, culture, and forensic science. FEATURING HISTORY'S MOST WANTED: Joan of Arc, Sir Walter Raleigh, Caravaggio, Blackbeard, John Wilkes Booth, Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Mata Hari, Typhoid Mary, Rasputin, Vincenzo Peruggia (Mona Lisa thief), Bernard Kuehn (Pearl Harbor spy), Anna Anderson (Anastasia impersonator), and Al Capone"--

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