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Gigliotti, Jim

Overview
Works: 131 works in 323 publications in 2 languages and 19,936 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Biographies  Literature  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Miscellanea  Trivia and miscellanea  Biography‡vPictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: BX4406.5.Z8, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jim Gigliotti
Who was Mother Teresa? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of an Albanian girl, Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became known as Mother Teresa and spent most of her life serving "the poorest of the poor" in Calcutta, India
Who was Bruce Lee? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 910 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 )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 885 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
Who was Queen Victoria? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 754 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
Who was Edgar Allan Poe? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 718 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 )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 672 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
Who was Nikola Tesla? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

7 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and accomplishments of the Croatian-born engineer who developed alternating-current technology and invented the radio
Who was Napoleon? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the military genius who crowned himself Emperor of the French and established a vast European empire
Who was Chuck Jones? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What's Up, Doc? Find out in this lively biography of the most celebrated director in animation history! Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones was an American animator, cartoon artist, screenwriter, producer, and director of many classic animated cartoon shorts. They starred Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, Pepé Le Pew, Porky Pig and a slew of other Warner Brothers characters. When he moved on to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, his work includes a series of Tom and Jerry shorts as well as the television adaptation of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Jones was nominated for eight Academy Awards, won three, and received an honorary Oscar for his work in the animation industry. His career spanned almost seventy years, during which he made over 250 animated films, including What's Opera, Doc?, a classic Bugs Bunny/Elmer Fudd short that is considered to be one of the greatest cartoons of all time"--
Sports in America, 2000-2009 by Jim Gigliotti( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 474 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
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 )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the history of the National League West, disscussing famous players, statistics, and people who influenced baseball
Sports in America, 1950-1959 by Jim Gigliotti( )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 456 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( )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume describes the sports highlights of each year during the nineteen seventies
Baseball, a celebration! by James Buckley( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 360 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 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the NASCAR driver who is the son of another winning racecar driver, Dale Earnhardt, Sr
Scholastic year in sports 2016 by James Buckley( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 321 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
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 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents profiles, stats, racetrack facts, and inside information on drivers such as Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, and more
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 in 2004 in English and held by 305 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
Fantastic finishes : NASCAR's great races by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 302 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
Jesse Owens : gold medal hero by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of famous African-American runner Jesse Owens
 
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Baseball, a celebration!
Covers
National League West : the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Colorado Rockies, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the San Diego Padres, and the San Francisco GiantsSports in America, 1950-1959Sports in America, 1970-1979Baseball, a celebration!Dale Earnhardt, Jr. : tragedy and triumphNASCAR authorized handbook : all you need to know to get ready for the 2005 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup SeriesThe 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 WizardsFantastic finishes : NASCAR's great racesJesse Owens : gold medal hero
Languages
English (107)

Spanish (1)