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The Resource Lives of the writers : comedies, tragedies (and what the neighbors thought), written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt

Lives of the writers : comedies, tragedies (and what the neighbors thought), written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt

Label
Lives of the writers : comedies, tragedies (and what the neighbors thought)
Title
Lives of the writers
Title remainder
comedies, tragedies (and what the neighbors thought)
Statement of responsibility
written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The lives of twenty writers, ranging from Dickens, the Brontes, and Poe to Twain, Sandburg, and Langston Hughes, are profiled in this humorous and informative collection
Awards note
  • PEN Center USA West literary award
  • SCBWI golden kite honor book for nonfiction
  • ALA notable book
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book honor book for nonfiction
  • American Bookseller's Pick of the lists
  • Notable children's trade book in the field of social studies
  • Booklist editors choice
  • School library journal best book of the year
  • New York Public Library book for reading and sharing
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Krull, Kathleen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hewitt, Kathryn
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murasaki Shikibu
  • Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Austen, Jane
  • Andersen, H. C.
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Brontë, Charlotte
  • Brontë, Emily
  • Dickinson, Emily
  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Twain, Mark
  • Burnett, Frances Hodgson
  • London, Jack
  • Sandburg, Carl
  • White, E. B.
  • Hurston, Zora Neale
  • Hughes, Langston
  • Singer, Isaac Bashevis
  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Andersen, H. C.
  • Austen, Jane
  • Brontë, Charlotte
  • Brontë, Emily
  • Burnett, Frances Hodgson
  • Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Dickinson, Emily
  • Hughes, Langston
  • Hurston, Zora Neale
  • London, Jack
  • Murasaki Shikibu
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Sandburg, Carl
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Singer, Isaac Bashevis
  • Twain, Mark
  • White, E. B.
  • Authors
  • Authors
  • Authors
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Lives of the writers : comedies, tragedies (and what the neighbors thought), written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 96) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rice cakes and moonlight : Murasaki Shikibu -- One disaster after another : Miguel de Cervantes -- "Curst be he that moves my bones" : William Shakespeare -- Chocolate for breakfast : Jane Austen -- Ugly duckling or little mermaid? : Hans Christian Andersen -- Imp of the perverse : Edgar Allan Poe -- From raisin pudding to oysters and champagne : Charles Dickens -- Currer and Ellis Bell : Charlotte and Emily Brontë -- Hide-and-seek : Emily Dickinson -- Paddling her own canoe : Louisa May Alcott -- Killingly funny : Mark Twain -- The fairy godmother : Frances Hodgson Burnett -- Into the mountains of the moon : Robert Louis Stevenson -- Cannibal sandwiches : Jack London -- Potato face blind man : Carl Sandburg -- On the farm : E.B. White -- She jumped at the sun : Zora Neale Hurston -- The perfect companion : Langston Hughes -- Blintzes stuffed with cheese : Isaac Bashevis Singer
Control code
ocm29025194
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780817257392
Lccn
93032436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)29025194
Label
Lives of the writers : comedies, tragedies (and what the neighbors thought), written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 96) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rice cakes and moonlight : Murasaki Shikibu -- One disaster after another : Miguel de Cervantes -- "Curst be he that moves my bones" : William Shakespeare -- Chocolate for breakfast : Jane Austen -- Ugly duckling or little mermaid? : Hans Christian Andersen -- Imp of the perverse : Edgar Allan Poe -- From raisin pudding to oysters and champagne : Charles Dickens -- Currer and Ellis Bell : Charlotte and Emily Brontë -- Hide-and-seek : Emily Dickinson -- Paddling her own canoe : Louisa May Alcott -- Killingly funny : Mark Twain -- The fairy godmother : Frances Hodgson Burnett -- Into the mountains of the moon : Robert Louis Stevenson -- Cannibal sandwiches : Jack London -- Potato face blind man : Carl Sandburg -- On the farm : E.B. White -- She jumped at the sun : Zora Neale Hurston -- The perfect companion : Langston Hughes -- Blintzes stuffed with cheese : Isaac Bashevis Singer
Control code
ocm29025194
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780817257392
Lccn
93032436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)29025194

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