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Belviso, Meg

Overview
Works: 80 works in 185 publications in 1 language and 15,708 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Biographies  Literature  History  Fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Illustrated works  Popular works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HD9696.2.U62, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Meg Belviso
Who was Steve Jobs? by Pam Pollack( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and accomplishments of computer industry pioneer Steve Jobs, a founder of Apple Computer, Inc
Who is J.K. Rowling? by Pam Pollack( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1995, on a four-hour-delayed train from Manchester to London, J.K. Rowling conceived of the idea of a boy wizard named Harry Potter. Upon arriving in London, she began immediately writing the first book in the saga. Rowling's true-life, rags-to-riches story is as compelling as the world of Hogwarts that she created. This biography details not only Rowling's life and her love of literature but the story behind the creation of a modern classic"--
Who Was Nelson Mandela? by Pam Pollack( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of the South African president and revolutionary, from his childhood and his work as a peaceful protestor to his twenty-seven-year imprisonment, his election as president, and his work to end apartheid in South Africa
Who is George Lucas? by Pam Pollack( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the creator of the "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" movies, whose technological innovations have had a major impact on the film industry
Who was Alexander Hamilton? by Pam Pollack( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the founding father, from his childhood as an orphan in the West Indies to his role in developing the Constitution and his tragic death in a duel with Aaron Burr
What was the Alamo? by Pam Pollack( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Remember the Alamo!" is still a rallying cry more than 175 years after the siege in Texas, where a small band of men held off about two thousand soldiers of the Mexican Army for twelve days. The Alamo was a crucial turning point in the Texas Revolution, and led to the creation of the Republic of Texas. With 80 black-and-white illustrations throughout and a sixteen-page black-and-white photo insert, young readers will relive this famous moment in Texas history"--
Who was Susan B. Anthony? by Pam Pollack( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the schoolteacher who became the most famous leader of the women's rights movement
Who was Joan of Arc? by Pam Pollack( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life of the fifteenth-century French teenage peasant who led an army into battle and became a saint
Who was J.R.R. Tolkien? by Pam Pollack( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best known for his epic Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien was born in British-occupied South Africa. His early life was full of action and adventure. Tolkien spent his childhood roaming the British countryside with his family and could read and write by age four. He was naturally gifted with languages and used this skill as a signals officers in World War II as well as in his fantasy writing. By creating alternate universes and inventing languages in his work he demonstrated that imaginary realms were not just for children. Fondly remembered as the "Father of High Fantasy," Tolkien's books have inspired blockbuster movies and legions of fans
Who was Lucille Ball? by Pam Pollack( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the comic actress, discussing her childhood, marriage to and divorce from Desi Arnaz, and her career on the successful television hit series "I Love Lucy."
Who was Alfred Hitchcock? by Pam Pollack( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the British filmmaker known for his distinctive style of directing and his films that featured suspenseful and surprising plots
Who was Charles Dickens? by Pamela D Pollack( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the English novelist notable for such works as "Oliver Twist" and "A Christmas Carol," including his rise from boyhood poverty, his literary career, and his personal life
Halloween night on Shivermore Street by Pam Pollack( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Halloween party on Shivermore Street is not to be missed, especially when the clock strikes thirteen
Who were the Three Stooges? by Pam Pollack( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover more about the comedy team that perfected the art of the pie fight! The Three Stooges were the hardworking children of immigrants and discovered a love of performing at an early age. Starting out as a vaudeville act, they soon transitioned into movies, becoming a worldwide sensation in feature films and shorts. Never the critics' darlings, audiences loved them for their mastery of physical comedy and their willingness to do anything for a laugh. They remained popular over the years despite several personnel changes that revolved around the three Howard brothers from Brooklyn. Their comedies are still in syndication more than 50 years after they were first shown on TV and continue to delight old fans and attract new ones"--
Who was Lewis Carroll? by Pam Pollack( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet the man who created Alice, the Mad Hatter, and Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum. Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Charles L. Dodgson, a mathematician and church deacon, who taught at Oxford University. He was inspired to write his best known works, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, by one of the Dean's daughters, Alice Liddell. The books were hugely successful and brought Carroll wide acclaim, especially for the nonsense poems "Jabberwocky" and The Hunting of the Snark. Children and adults continue to be delighted by the fantasy of the Alice stories, which have been the basis of plays and movies since their publication in Victorian England during the 1860s and 1870s"--
Chickens on the move by Pam Pollack( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom, Anne, and Gordon learn about shape and measurement of a perimeter when they try to find the right spot for their chicken coop. The story focuses on a single math concept and uses the concept in a real-life situation
Ponies by Pam Pollack( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces facts about ponies, where and how they live, and how to take care of them
I can't sit still! : living with ADHD by Pam Pollack( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucas has trouble concentrating and staying still, but his life changes for the better after his parents take him to the doctor, who diagnoses him with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Who is Bono? by Pam Pollack( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"By age 16, Paul David Hewson was such a good singer that he had earned the nickname "Bono Vox," a Latin phrase that translates to "good voice." When he became the frontman of the newly formed rock band U2 in 1976, he adopted part of the nickname and "Bono" was introduced to the world. In addition to having stellar vocals and a compelling stage presence, Bono is also recognized for his commitment to social justice. This book shares the story of this charitable rock star who has been named a "Person of the Year" by TIME magazine and who is recognized as a global icon of goodwill."--Publisher's description
Bear cub by Pam Pollack( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of two bear cubs and their mother through their first year as they eat, play, learn to fight and to find food on their own
 
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Audience level: 0.11 (from 0.08 for Who was St ... to 0.19 for Halloween ...)

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Alternative Names
בלוויסו, מג

벨비소, 멕

ベルヴィソ, メグ

Languages
English (90)