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Wilma unlimited : how Wilma Rudolph became the world's fastest woman —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
1996
0 available of 2 items

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.

Lives of the pirates : swashbucklers, scoundrels (neighbors beware!) —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2010
4 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.

Lives of extraordinary women rulers, rebels (and what the neighbors thought) —Krull, Kathleen.
Book On CD
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1 available of 2 items

Author Kathleen Krull tells the story of 20 extraordinary women who rarely behaved. Everyone from Cleopatra and Joan of Arc to Eleanor Roosevelt and Harriet Tubman, these women were anything but quiet and weren't afraid ...

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.

Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought) —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2014
8 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...

Fartiste —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2008
6 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...

Isaac Newton —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2006
7 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, ...

Supermarket —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2001
3 available of 4 items

Explains modern supermarkets and how they work, discussing how they organize, display, and keep track of the items they sell.

The book of rock stars : 24 musical icons that shine through history —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2003
5 available of 5 items

An illustrated collection of twenty mini-biographies of such rock music legends as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Bruce Springsteen, and Carlos Santana.

A pot o' gold : a treasury of Irish stories, poetry, folklore, and (of course) blarney —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2009
1 available of 3 items

A collection of stories, folklore, poetry, and songs from Ireland.

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.

Leonardo da Vinci —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2005
3 available of 3 items

The boy who invented TV : the story of Philo Farnsworth —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2009
4 available of 4 items

This picture-book biography explains how Farnsworth held on to his dream to develop television and the scientific concepts behind it.

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.

Big wig : a little history of hair —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
2011
4 available of 4 items

What was the March on Washington? —Krull, Kathleen, author.
Book
2013
0 available of 1 items

Describes the 1963 March on Washington, helmed by Martin Luther King, Jr., where over two hundred thousand people gathered to demand equal rights for all races, and explains why this event is still important in American ...

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