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Gigliotti, Jim

Overview
Works: 89 works in 197 publications in 2 languages and 16,838 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Biographies  Pictorial works  Miscellanea  Biography‡vPictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: BX4406.5.Z8, B
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Most widely held works by Jim Gigliotti
Who was Mother Teresa? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born a humble girl in what is now Albania, Agnes Bojaxhiu lived a charitable life. She pledged herself to a religious order at the age of 18 and chose the name Sister Teresa, after the patron saint of missionaries. While teaching in India, where famine and violence had devastated the poor, Teresa shed her habit and walked the streets of Calcutta tending to the needs of the destitute. Her charity work soon expanded internationally, and her name remains synonymous with compassion and devotion to the poor
Who was Bruce Lee? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and career of well-known actor and martial arts master, Bruce Lee, from his childhood in Hong Kong to his untimely death at the age of thirty-two
Who was George Washington Carver? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Born in 1860s Missouri, nobody expected George Washington Carver to succeed. Slaves were not allowed to be educated. After the Civil War, Carver enrolled in classes and proved to be a star student. He became the first black student at Iowa State Agricultural College and later its first black professor. He went on to the Tuskegee Institute where he specialized in botany (the study of plants) and developed techniques to grow crops better. His work with vegetables, especially peanuts, made him famous and changed agriculture forever. He went on to develop nearly 100 household products and over 100 recipes using peanuts."--Provided by publisher
The Atlantic Division : the Boston Celtics, the Miami Heat, the New Jersey Nets, the New York Knicks, the Orlando Magic, the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Washington Wizards by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the seven teams that make up the Atlantic Division of the National Basketball Association, their histories, famous players, and statistics
Who was Queen Victoria? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain from 1837 to 1901, and the social and political conditions in Great Britain during her lifetime
National League West : the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Colorado Rockies, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the San Diego Padres, and the San Francisco Giants by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the history of the National League West, disscussing famous players, statistics, and people who influenced baseball
Who was Edgar Allan Poe? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filled with broken hearts and black ravens, Edgar Allan Poe's ghastly tales have delighted readers for centuries. Born in Boston in 1809, Poe was orphaned at age two. He was soon adopted by a Virginia family who worked as tombstone merchants. In 1827 he enlisted in the Army and subsequently failed out of West Point. His first published story, The Raven, was a huge success, but his joy was overshadowed by the death of his wife. Poe devoted his life to writing and his tragic life often inspired his work. He is considered to be the inventor of detective fiction and the father of American mystery writers. His work continues to influence popular culture through films, music, literature, and television
Who is Stevie Wonder? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover more about Stevie Wonder, the music prodigy whose awards include 25 Grammy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom,"--Amazon.com
Baseball, a celebration! by James Buckley( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial history of baseball and its famous players covers the earliest professional game, the introduction of the World Series, the affect of World War II on the sport, and the present day home-run race
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. : tragedy and triumph by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the NASCAR driver who is the son of another winning racecar driver, Dale Earnhardt, Sr
Fantastic finishes : NASCAR's great races by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews several NASCAR races that are memorable for the drivers, the competitiveness, and/or the tactical maneuvering that made them exciting
NASCAR authorized handbook : all you need to know to get ready for the 2005 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handbook for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup series that includes race dates, common racing terms, and profiles of the drivers
Scholastic year in sports 2016 by James Buckley( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the most interesting, monumental, and strange sports stories of the past year, including championship statistics in baseball, football, basketball, hockey, golf, and tennis
Peyton Manning by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book gives details of the football career of the Indianapolis Colts quarterback, Peyton Manning
Football superstars by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles some of the biggest stars of the National Football League, describing what position they play on what team and their signature moves
Hottest dragsters and funny cars by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Learn about drag racing, funny cars, and experience what it feels like to spend the day at a drag race"--Provided by publisher
Jesse Owens : gold medal hero by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of famous African-American runner Jesse Owens
Sports in America, 2000-2009 by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers historical sports milestones in the United States in 2000-2009, including records, championships, and scandals, and describes how sports impacted culture, race relations, and world events during the decade
Sports in America, 1950-1959 by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts a decade of sports highlights, covering historical high points, scandals, records, and championships
Sports in America, 1970-1979 by Tim Seeberg( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume describes the sports highlights of each year during the nineteen seventies
 
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National League West : the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Colorado Rockies, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the San Diego Padres, and the San Francisco GiantsBaseball, a celebration!Dale Earnhardt, Jr. : tragedy and triumphFantastic finishes : NASCAR's great racesNASCAR authorized handbook : all you need to know to get ready for the 2005 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup SeriesPeyton ManningFootball superstarsHottest dragsters and funny cars