WorldCat Identities

Horn, Geoffrey M.

Overview
Works: 67 works in 132 publications in 1 language and 14,292 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Bible stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, con
Classifications: BS551.2, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Geoffrey M Horn
Bible stories for children by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixty-three favorite stories are retold here in simple, traditional language that can be easily understood by children of all ages. Each story is short enough to be read aloud in a single sitting and is printed in large, clear type so young readers can enjoy it on their own. Includes more than 150 full-color illustrations of stories from both the Old and New Testaments
Movie animation by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the requirements of creating animation in movies
The Maori by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A discussion of the Maori, including their history, social structure, religion, art and architecture, science and technology, daily life, and entertainment and sports, as well as the decline and revitalization of the Maori culture. Features include timelines, fact boxes, glossary, list of recommended reading and web sites, and index"--Provided by publisher
Movie stunts and special effects by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how stunt performers, camera trickery, and computer graphics are used to create illusions of reality in movies
Barack Obama by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the life and career of America's 44th president
Movie makeup, costumes, and sets by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the various career requirements of being movie makeup artist, set designer, or costumer designer
Movie acting by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book puts the spotlight on stars of the screen, supporting roles and actors who fill them, how acting has changed from silent films to the digital age, and how actors change accents, fighting styles--and personalities
The Bill of Rights and other amendments by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the amendments made to the Constitution, the process of making these changes, and takes a look at the fundamental freedoms that the Bill of Rights give, such as freedom of the press, freedom of speach, and the right to privacy. Since the Constitution of the United States was adopted in 1787, this foundational document has been amended twenty-seven times, beginning with the adoption of the Bill of Rights in 1791. In this volume, young historians will read not only about the specific amendments made to the Constitution but also about the process that is involved in making these changes. Readers will also take a detailed look at the fundamental freedoms guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, including freedom of religion, freedom of the press, and freedom of speech. Special sections focus on the critical roles Constitutional amendments have played in the abolition of slavery, the role of the U.S. president, and the procedures of the U.S. legal system. Of interest to students and teachers is the inclusion of the full text of all twenty-seven amendments
The presidency by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States has only one chief executive -- the president -- who serves as both the country's head of state and head of government. In this volume, young historians will read about the jobs of the president at home and abroad, in times of peace and in times of war. Readers will also learn about the history of the presidency, what it takes to get elected president, the transfer of power from one president to the next, the vice presidency, and life in the White House. Special sections feature information on the electoral college, impeachment, and the role of the first lady in American life. Detailed tables list U.S. presidents and vice presidents as well as the differences between popular and electoral votes in past presidential elections. Of particular interest are discussions of notable presidents during key moments in U.S. history
Alicia Keys by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the life and career of Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys
FBI agent by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sound the alarm -- a bank has been robbed! Get help -- people are being held hostage! Look out -- a dangerous criminal is on the run! Today's world demands highly trained FBI agents equipped with the skills to handle tough situations. Becoming an FBI agent means more than learning how to use firearms. FBI agents are expert investigatiors who locate evidence, track criminals, provide security, hunt for terrorists, and solve today's most difficult crimes"--Page 4 of cover
The Supreme Court by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine justices make up the Supreme Court of the United States. When the Supreme Court speaks, people listen -- this elite group of black-robed judges is the final authority on the laws of the United States. In this volume, young historians will read about the organization of the Court, the extent and limits of its powers, and how it checks and balances the president and Congress. Readers will also learn about the history of the Court, how a person becomes a Supreme Court justice, how cases come before the Court, the role of the chief justice, and the importance of dissenting opinions. Detailed tables present all of the Supreme Court justices in U.S. history and selected landmark cases on which they have ruled. Of particular interest is a series of focus boxes on "Landmark Cases" that shows the range of topics considered by the Court -- from school segregation to the 2000 presidential election -- and how deeply its rulings affect American life
Beyoncé by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes the life and career of Beyonce, who became a music superstar, both as a member of the group Destiny's Child and as a solo artist
Peyton Manning by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and career of the Indianapolis Colts quarterback, Peyton Manning
Movie soundtracks and sound effects by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the requirements of creating movie soundtracks and sound effects
Sojourner Truth : speaking up for freedom by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of the woman born into slavery who became a well-known abolitionist and crusader for the rights of African Americans in the United States
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a short biography of NASCAR racing champion, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and describes his childhood, early racing career, and how he was able to overcome the tragic death of his father in 2001to carry on his legacy
Political parties, interest groups, and the media by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume, young historians will learn about the realities of politics in America, from the importance of political parties, to the lobbying of interest groups, to the influence of the media. There is more to the political life of the United States than just the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the U.S. government itself. Readers will learn about the two major U.S. political parties, third parties, how lobbyists influence the governmental process, and the importance of money. Special sections focus on the role of the media -- from the influential images of political cartoonists to the coverage in newspapers and magazines and on radio, TV, and the Internet -- on politics and government in the United States. Detailed tables rank the leading interest groups and the most widely read newspapers and magazines
Albert Pujols by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of a baseball superstar from the Dominican Republic who plays for the St. Louis Cardinals and does charity work
John Brown : putting actions above words by Geoffrey M Horn( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of abolitionist John Brown, the people and events surrounding the raid he led on the United States arsenal at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in 1859, and its aftermath
 
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Bible stories for children
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Movie animationMovie stunts and special effectsBarack ObamaMovie makeup, costumes, and setsMovie actingThe Bill of Rights and other amendmentsThe presidencyAlicia Keys