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Beatrice Gormley

Forfatter af Amelia Earhart: Young Aviator

47 Værker 3,504 Medlemmer 35 Anmeldelser

Om forfatteren

Beatrice Gormley is the author of many popular books for young readers, including Maria Mitchell: The Soul of an Astronomer and C. S. Lewis: Christian and Storyteller. As a writer, she admires the drama of Bible stories and is intrigued by their people. She lives in Ossining, New York

Omfatter også følgende navne: Beatrice Gormley, Beatrice Gormely

Serier

Værker af Beatrice Gormley

Amelia Earhart: Young Aviator (2000) 338 eksemplarer
Adara (2002) 309 eksemplarer
Laura Ingalls Wilder: Young Pioneer (2001) 271 eksemplarer
Barack Obama: Our 44th President (2008) 271 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Back To The Titanic (1994) 264 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Louisa May Alcott: Young Novelist (1999) 260 eksemplarer
Back to the Day Lincoln Was Shot! (1656) 205 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Back to Paul Revere! (1994) 174 eksemplarer
Fifth Grade Magic (1982) 137 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
C.S. Lewis: Christian and Storyteller (Men of Spirit) (1997) 94 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Mail-Order Wings (1981) 88 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
C. S. Lewis: The Man Behind Narnia (2005) 55 eksemplarer
Miriam (1999) 48 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Poisoned Honey: A Story of Mary Magdalene (2010) 43 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Salome (2007) 42 eksemplarer, 4 anmeldelser
Julius Caeser: Young Statesman (2006) 40 eksemplarer
Malcolm X: A Revolutionary Voice (2008) 37 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Friends of Liberty (2013) 35 eksemplarer, 11 anmeldelser
Althea Gibson: Young Tennis Player (2005) 34 eksemplarer
The Ghastly Glasses (1985) 32 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Marie Curie: Young Scientist (2007) 30 eksemplarer
Best Friend Insurance (1985) 29 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
More Fifth Grade Magic (1988) 17 eksemplarer
Paul's Volcano (Camelot) (1987) 17 eksemplarer
Laura Bush: America's First Lady (2003) 16 eksemplarer
Wanted : UFO (1990) 8 eksemplarer
Ellie's Birthstone Ring: 2 (1992) 7 eksemplarer
The Magic Mean Machine (1989) 6 eksemplarer
Richard and the Vratch (1987) 6 eksemplarer
Joe Biden: Our 46th President (2021) 5 eksemplarer
Sky Guys to White Cat: 2 (1991) 4 eksemplarer
Understudy Magic (1988) 1 eksemplar

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Kanonisk navn
Gormley, Beatrice
Fødselsdato
1942
Køn
female
Nationalitet
USA

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This comprehensive biography makes Mandela’s powerful story engaging and accessible to young readers. The detailed text and photographs portray the complexity of South African history. Timeline, Glossary, Sources.
 
Markeret
NCSS | 3 andre anmeldelser | Jul 23, 2021 |
"A young troublemaker grows up to be a civil rights activist, president of his country and world leader in this overview of the life and work of the Nobel Prize–winning peacemaker.

In an engaging narrative that avoids hagiography, Gormley chronicles Mandela’s childhood and youth as a village herder, his successful career as a lawyer defending victims of South Africa’s apartheid policies, his work with the African National Congress, his imprisonment on Robben Island, his presidency of post-apartheid South Africa and his efforts later in life as an international peacemaker. She effectively describes the gross injustices and absurdities of apartheid policies, including numerous examples of Mandela’s personal experiences living in a racist society. Mandela’s extraordinary ability as president to ease both the fearful suspicions of whites and the vengeful impulses of long-oppressed blacks, preventing the nation from plunging into civil war, is appropriately depicted as his crowning accomplishment. The author does note that Mandela was less successful in his personal life, with two failed marriages and estranged relationships with his children.

A complete, informative introduction to a nonviolent revolutionary and one of history’s most important champions of human rights. (photos, timeline, glossary, source notes) (Biography. 10-14)" From Kirkus Reviews, www.kirkusreviews.com
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CDJLibrary | 3 andre anmeldelser | Feb 26, 2021 |
 
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Værker
47
Medlemmer
3,504
Popularitet
#7,259
Vurdering
3.8
Anmeldelser
35
ISBN
137
Sprog
1

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