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Lives of the musicians : good times, bad times (and what the neighbors thought) —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
1992
2 available of 6 items

The lives of twenty composers and musicians, ranging from Vivaldi, Mozart, and Bach to Gershwin, Gilbert & Sullivan, and Woody Guthrie, are profiled in this electric, humorous, and informative collection.

Wilma unlimited : how Wilma Rudolph became the world's fastest woman —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
1996
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A biography of the African-American woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics.

Joey : the story of Joe Biden —Biden, Jill, author.
Book
2020
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The wife of former Vice President and presidential candidate Joe Biden recounts his childhood in Scranton, Pennsylvania, his perseverance and leadership from his earliest years, his struggles to overcome stuttering, his ...

Isaac Newton —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2006
6 available of 8 items

Isaac Newton was not only briiliant, but secretive, vindictive and obsessive. Here is a portrait of the man, contradictions and all, than places him against the backdrop of seventeenth-century England, a time of plague, ...

Stay curious! : a brief history of Stephen Hawking —Krull, Kathleen, author.
Book
2020
1 available of 4 items

"A picture-book biography on science superstar Stephen Hawking, whose visionary mind revolutionized our concept of reality and whose struggle with ALS inspired millions." -- Provided by publisher.

Harvesting hope : the story of Cesar Chavez —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2003
2 available of 3 items

A biography of Cesar Chavez, from age ten when he and his family lived happily on their Arizona ranch, to age thirty-eight when he led a peaceful protest against California migrant workers' miserable working conditions.

Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought) —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2014
10 available of 10 items

"You might know that Columbus discovered America, Lewis and Clark headed west with Sacajawea, and Sally Ride blasted into space. But what do you really know about these bold explorers? What were they like as kids? What p...

Benjamin Franklin —Krull, Kathleen, author.
Book
2013
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"Kathleen Krull sheds new light on the Benjamin Franklin--who considered science his true calling in life, not nation building--in this perceptive, fair-minded portrait."-- Provided by publisher.

The boy on Fairfield Street : how Ted Geisel grew up to become Dr. Seuss —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2004
7 available of 8 items

Introduces the life of renowned children's author and illustrator Ted Geisel, popularly known as Dr. Seuss, focusing on his childhood and youth in Springfield, Massachusetts.

The Beatles were fab (and they were funny) —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2013
1 available of 2 items

Presents a lively, whimsically illustrated tribute to the Fab Four's offbeat humor that traces the rise of Beatlemania and the influence of their humor on their musical achievements.

Fartiste —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2008
7 available of 7 items

In nineteenth-century France, Joseph Pujol, a little boy who can control his farts, grows up to become Le Petomaine, making audiences laugh at the Moulin Rouge in Paris with his animal noises, songs, and other sounds. I...

Starstruck the cosmic journey of Neil Degrasse Tyson
DVD
2020
1 available of 1 items

A biography on science superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson shows how the groundbreaking American astrophysicist became the inspiration for a generation of young scientists.

Lives of extraordinary women : rulers, rebels (and what the neighbors thought) —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2001
8 available of 8 items

Celebrates 20 women who have wielded power, revealing their feats, and flaws.

Marie Curie —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2008
3 available of 4 items

Describes the life and work of the scientist who won two Nobel Prizes and died of radiation poisoning from years of investigating the dangerous elements that she herself had discovered.

Albert Einstein —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2009
1 available of 2 items

This biography profiles the life and times of German-born theoretical physicist Albert Einstein, whose contributions to the field earned him a Nobel Prize.

Charles Darwin —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2010
1 available of 2 items

Traces the life and work of the British biologist made famous by his theory of natural selection.

Lives of the scientists : experiments, explosions (and what the neighbors thought) —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2013
2 available of 3 items

Profiles 18 of history's most noteworthy scientists, from Zhang Heng and Isaac Newton to Albert Einstein and Barbara McClintock, sharing lesser-known facts about their favorite activities, relationships, and eccentriciti...

Lives of the pirates : swashbucklers, scoundrels (neighbors beware!) —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2010
6 available of 6 items

Profiles twenty notable pirates throughout history and describes their adventures, the battles they fought, and the riches and cultural legacies they left behind.

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