WorldCat Identities

Buckley, James Jr 1963-

Overview
Works: 251 works in 687 publications in 3 languages and 54,504 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Biographies  History  Literature  Trivia and miscellanea  Comics (Graphic works)  Handbooks and manuals  Fiction  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: GV950.7, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about James Buckley
 
Most widely held works by James Buckley
Spider-Man's amazing powers by James Buckley( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Spider-Man's super powers, from web-slinging and wall-crawling to the mysterious "spider-sense."
Sports in America by James Buckley( )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sports in America: Decade by Decade is an eight-volume history of 20th-century American athletics that covers historical high points, scandals, records, championships, and the rise of professional athletics with the unique slant of examining sports as social history. This engaging set captures the excitement of the playing field while looking at how sports have impacted culture; shaped race relations; influenced world events; and much more. The only books to cover the full range of American athletics in a decade-by-decade format, Sports in America presents compelling and inspiring histories of the sports that young readers love to watch and play. Each fascinating, accessible volume contains an introduction to the decade and year-by-year chapters that recount the important highlights of a particular time period. Each year receives several pages of coverage, and each entry is clearly labeled with an icon designating the particular sport being discussed. Featuring a distinct perspective on athletics within the larger context of American history, the Sports in America set is written by a team of top sports journalists and sports writers and will be a useful and popular resource for students and fans of all ages. Highlights include: Professional, collegiate, and amateur athletics Equipment revolutions Sport-changing events Key figures on and off the field and much more
Football by James Buckley( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an illustrated look at many varied aspects of the popular sport of professional football, including the history of the game, evolution of equipment, the playing field and modern stadiums, players, fans, and more
Who were the Wright Brothers? by James Buckley( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the lives and accomplishments of the Wright brothers, high school dropouts from Dayton, Ohio, who started out repairing bicycles and went on to build and fly the first successful airplane
World Series by James Buckley( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of photographs from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York, an ultimate insider's guide looks at the championship finals of Major League Baseball
Who was Blackbeard? by James Buckley( Book )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the most famous pirate in history
Eyewitness NASCAR by James Buckley( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the history of NASCAR, its top drivers from past to present, and the high-tech equipment used
Who was Betsy Ross? by James Buckley( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born the eighth of seventeen children in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross lived in a time when the American colonies were yearning for independence from British rule. Ross worked as a seamstress and was eager to contribute to the cause, making tents and repairing uniforms when the colonies declared war. By 1779 she was filling cartridges for the Continental Army. Did she sew the first flag? That's up for debate, but "Who Was Betsy Ross?" tells the story of a fierce patriot who certainly helped create the flag of a new nation
Super Bowl by James Buckley( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Super Bowl, including chapters on stadiums, television broadcasts, and notable plays
Who is Muhammad Ali? by James Buckley( Book )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the legendary boxer who began his career as Cassius Clay, discussing his prowess in the ring, his refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, and his life after boxing
Who was Milton Hershey? by James Buckley( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover the man behind the chocolate bar! Milton Hershey's life was filled with invention and innovation. As a young man, he was not afraid to dream big and work hard. Eventually, he learned the secret to mass-producing milk chocolate and the recipe that gave it a longer, more stable shelf life. He founded a school for those who didn't have access to a good education and an entire town for his employees. Both his chocolate empire and his great personal legacy live on today."--Provided by publisher
Who was Jesse Owens? by James Buckley( Book )

12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of the sharecroppers' son who became an Olympic legend and challenged Hitler's dream of Aryan superiority
Who are Venus and Serena Williams? by James Buckley( Book )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the lives and careers and the tennis stars and sisters, discussing their Grand Slam wins, Olympic success, trend-setting, and rivalry
Who was Roberto Clemente? by James Buckley( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life and accomplishments of the professional baseball player, from his heroics on the field to his humanitarian efforts and his untimely death
Scholastic book of lists by James Buckley( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reference book containing lists of information about world history, United States history, social studies, geography, climate, math, science, language arts, popular culture, animals, and the arts
Play ball! by James Buckley( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text, including tips from professional players, show how to warm up, select the right equipment, and play baseball
Who was Ernest Shackleton? by James Buckley( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a boy he preferred reading sea stories to doing homework and, at age 16, became an apprentice seaman. Subsequently, Ernest Shackleton's incredible journeys to the South Pole in the early 1900s made him one of the most famous explorers of modern times. His courage in the face of dangerous conditions and unforeseeable tragedies reveal the great leader that he was. His historic 1914 journey aboard the Endurance has all the drama of an action movie"--
Who was Jules Verne? by James Buckley( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet the father of science fiction, Jule Verne. Born in France in 1828, Jules Verne always dreamed of adventure. At age 11, he snuck onboard a ship headed for the Indies only to be discovered by his father and have his dreams dashed. After his father made him swear to only travel "in his imagination," Verne kept his promise for the rest of his life. He began writing adventure stories as a young man and became a popular writer throughout France. Known for mixing scientific discovery and literature in his books like Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in 80 Days, Verne is often called "The Father of Science Fiction.""--
Pelé by James Buckley( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Brazilian soccer player Pelé, or Edson Arantes do Nascimento, who has the reputation as the greatest soccer player of all time and is the only person to win three World Cup trophies
The Incredible Hulk's book of strength by James Buckley( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores what strength is and how it can be developed using a comic book character, the Incredible Hulk, to demonstrate, and provides information on that character and how he came to be
 
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Languages
English (146)

Spanish (7)

Polish (2)