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Værker af Kathleen Krull

Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez (2003) — Forfatter — 1,165 eksemplarer
What Was the March on Washington? (2013) 828 eksemplarer
What Was the Boston Tea Party? (2014) 825 eksemplarer
Isaac Newton (2006) 413 eksemplarer
Leonardo da Vinci (2005) 369 eksemplarer
M Is for Music (2003) 193 eksemplarer
Albert Einstein (1984) 146 eksemplarer
Marie Curie (2007) 138 eksemplarer
Fartiste (2008) 82 eksemplarer
Alex Fitzgerald's Cure for Nightmares (1990) — Forfatter — 81 eksemplarer
What Will I Be? A Wish Book (1974) 80 eksemplarer
Sigmund Freud (2006) 77 eksemplarer
Charles Darwin (1657) 63 eksemplarer
Big Wig: A Little History of Hair (1840) 50 eksemplarer
Benjamin Franklin (2013) 50 eksemplarer
Supermarket (2001) 43 eksemplarer
Wish You Were Here (1997) 39 eksemplarer
Songs of Praise (1988) 38 eksemplarer
Bugs Bunny Golden Shape Book (1976) 35 eksemplarer
Alex Fitzgerald, TV Star (1991) 29 eksemplarer
It's My Earth, Too (1992) 28 eksemplarer
12 Keys to Writing Books That Sell (1989) 26 eksemplarer
Mary Todd Lincoln (2015) 18 eksemplarer
Presenting Paula Danziger (1995) 3 eksemplarer

Associated Works

Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out (2008) — Bidragyder — 353 eksemplarer
Joey: The Story of Joe Biden (2020) — Primary Contributor — 82 eksemplarer
Open Your Eyes: Extraordinary Experiences in Faraway Places (2003) — Bidragyder — 41 eksemplarer

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Kanonisk navn
Krull, Kathleen
Andre navne
KRULL, Kathleen
Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, USA
Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, USA
Wilmette, Illinois, USA
San Diego, California, USA
Lawrence University
author (children's)
Kort biografi
Kathleen Krull's neighbors knew her as a quiet person with noisy habits, such as playing Bach, Joplin, and Satie on the piano with the windows open. As a child she enjoyed practicing piano, organ, violin, viola, and guitar, and she went on to study music at Northwestern University, the North Shore School of Music, and Lawrence University. These days, when she is not writing or swimming, she likes to tend her vegetable garden, eat popcorn, and investigate the quirky lives of her favorite musicians, authors, and neighbors. She does all of these things at her home in San DiegoCalifornia where she lives with her husband. [adapted from Lives of the Musicians (1993)]



I read the first few pages. The writing is delightfully cheeky at times ("he became the king of the snappy soundbite, always bemused, sort of cuddly, with soulful eyes") and very readable. The author's tone is conversational. Occasional illustrations don't add much, but don't hurt either.

134 pages, with a list of sources and a pretty robust index (there's an entry for the Large Hadron Collider!).

The other books in this series (Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Isaac Newton, and Freud) have been well-reviewed and I can see why.… (mere)
LibrarianDest | 3 andre anmeldelser | Jan 3, 2024 |
Vibrant art, and an inspiring woman of Wilma's journey to overcome polio to become the first woman to win 3 gold medals in a single Olympics.
sloth852 | 44 andre anmeldelser | Jan 2, 2024 |
Outstandingly accurate account of Cesar Chavez's life. Yuyi Morales does it again with illustrations so warm and full of emotion that tell half of the story along with Krull's words. This story hits close to home for many of my students and I feel good about reading it to them because of its accuracy.
LisaSmithMorse | 72 andre anmeldelser | Jul 24, 2023 |
As a woman and someone who prides herself on knowing American history, I am ashamed to admit that I had no idea who Frances Perkins was. But to discover that she was the first female cabinet member (under FDR and labor department) and the woman responsible for the Civilian Conversation Corps and social security (public policies that frankly, I feel always get attributed to a man--FDR)..I was stunned. This woman was sweet, kind, and compassionate. She never sought to domineer a man. She just wanted to make a difference wherever she could in. In her words:

"The door might not be opened to a woman again for a long, long, time. And I had a kind of duty to walk in and sit down in the chair that was offered."

THIS is true feminism. People associate it with radicalism. But it was far from that. Instead we have a woman who was terrified of speaking in public yet when it mattered most, to people she cared about and those underrepresented....she did it. What a role model!
… (mere)
msgabbythelibrarian | 4 andre anmeldelser | Jun 11, 2023 |



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