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Orback, Craig

Overview
Works: 34 works in 114 publications in 3 languages and 10,362 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Biography  History  Biographies  Picture books  Fiction  Legends  Tall tales  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ8.1.K8663, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Craig Orback
Bronco Charlie and the Pony Express by Marlene Targ Brill( )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how, in 1861, a boy named Charlie Miller became the youngest rider for the Pony Express, a mail service that linked the east and west coasts of the United States
Benjamin Banneker : pioneering scientist by Ginger Wadsworth( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces Benjamin Banneker, a free black man of the eighteenth century who loved to learn and used his knowledge and observations to build a wooden clock, write an almanac, and help survey the streets of Washington, D.C
Paul Bunyan by Stephen Krensky( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates some of the exploits of Paul Bunyan, a lumberjack said to be taller than the trees whose pet was a blue ox named Babe
Keeping the promise : a Torah's journey by Tami Lehman-Wilzig( )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small Torah scroll passes from a Dutch rabbi, to a Bar Mitzvah boy during the Holocaust, to the first Israeli astronaut
Nature's paintbox : a seasonal gallery of art and verse by Patricia Thomas( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry and pictures in different art mediums, (pen and ink, pastel, watercolor, oil), portray the changing seasons
The can man by Laura E Williams( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After watching a homeless man collect empty soft drink cans for the redemption money, a young boy decides to collect cans himself to earn money for a skateboard until he has a change of heart
The Flyer flew! : the invention of the airplane by Lee Sullivan Hill( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the Wright brothers and the invention of the airplane
An uncommon revolutionary : a story about Thomas Paine by Laura Hamilton Waxman( )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces Thomas Paine, whose interest in politics and adventure led him from England to the American colonies where the articles and pamphlets he wrote helped generate support for the Revolution
Prisoner for liberty by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief biography of James Forten, an African American boy who participated in the Revolutionary War and was captured by the British
Washington is burning by Marty Rhodes Figley( )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how President Madison's young slave Paul Jennings helped Dolley Madison save valuable items in the White House from the advancing British Army during the War of 1812
Survival in the snow by Ginger Wadsworth( )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the courageous story of Moses Schallenberger, a 17-year-old pioneer who traveled by wagon train from Iowa to California and suffered starvation and exposure during the winter of 1844
Paul Revere's ride by Lori Mortensen( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text tells the story of Paul Revere, and how he spread the alarm to warn the colonists that the British were coming
John Adams speaks for freedom by Deborah Hopkinson( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Adams didn't enjoy traveling. He much preferred to stay home with his wife and children. But John Adams also had a dream: He wanted to see the thirteen colonies free from English rule. He wanted to see the creation of a new country -- the United States of America. John Adams did whatever was needed to make his dream come true
Susan B. Anthony : fighter for freedom and equality by Suzanne Slade( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elementary biography of one of the first leaders of the campaign for women's rights who helped organize the women's suffrage movement
John Greenwood's journey to Bunker Hill by Marty Rhodes Figley( )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what happened during the Revolutionary War, as experienced by John Greenwood, an army fifer, and includes a script and instructions for staging a theatrical performance of this adventure
Nathan Hale : patriot spy by Shannon Knudsen( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of Revolutionary War hero Nathan Hale, whose decision to become a spy for General George Washington cost him his life
Zack's story by Cameron Dokey( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Zack is finally attending summer camp, a dream he's always had. But he quickly realizes that the wilderness has unexpected twists and turns and he must band together with his friends to stay safe and have fun"--
Gifts from the enemy by Trudy Ludwig( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and Chinese and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gifts from the enemy" is a nonfiction picture book based on "From a name to a number: A Holocaust survivor's autobiography" by Alter Weiner
Hot pursuit : murder in Mississippi by Stacia Deutsch( )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of 3 civil rights workers in Mississippi who were murdered by members of the Ku Klux Klan in 1964
Bronco Charlie y el Pony Express by Marlene Targ Brill( )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un cuento de cómo un niño llamado Charlie Miller convierte en el jinete mas joven para la Pony Express, un servicio de correo del este al oeste de los Estados Unidos
 
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The can man
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Benjamin Banneker : pioneering scientistPaul BunyanKeeping the promise : a Torah's journeyNature's paintbox : a seasonal gallery of art and verseThe can manThe Flyer flew! : the invention of the airplaneAn uncommon revolutionary : a story about Thomas PainePrisoner for liberty
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