WorldCat Identities

Barber, Terry 1950-

Overview
Works: 94 works in 214 publications in 2 languages and 5,606 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  History  Juvenile works  Readers (Publications) 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Terry Barber
Martin Luther King Jr. by Terry Barber( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Luther King Jr. was the dominant force in the civil rights movement during its decade of greatest achievement, from 1957 to 1968. He believed in changing the world through nonviolence. King was assassinated on April 4, 1968. --Publisher
Cesar Chavez by Terry Barber( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cesar Chavez quit school after Grade 8 to help support his family. He laboured in the fields as a migrant farm worker. In 1962, Cesar founded and led the first successful farm workers' union in U.S. history. --Publisher
Mother Teresa by Terry Barber( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mother Teresa spent her life working with the poorest of the poor. In 1948, she left her convent and started a school in the slums. By 1950, Mother Teresa received permission to start her own order, "The Missionaries of Charity." This charity, which has opened homes all over the world, serves the poorest of the poor."
Nelson Mandela by Terry Barber( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nelson Mandela is the most widely-known figure in the struggle against South African apartheid. He spent 27 years in prison for his beliefs. He was released from prison in 1990. Four years later, Mandela became the first black president of South Africa. --Publisher
Rosa Parks by Terry Barber( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1955, a young black woman named Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger. This act of courage sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Today, people remember Rosa Parks as the Mother of the civil rights movement. --Publisher
Harriet Tubman by Terry Barber( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet Tubman was born into slavery around 1822. Between 1850 to 1860, Harriet helped about 70 slaves escape to freedom. She relied on the Underground Railroad, a secret network of people and safe houses that helped runaway slaves. Harriet risked her life many times and became known as the "Moses of her people."--Publisher
Jane Goodall by Terry Barber( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When you read this book you will learn all about Jane Goodall and her activist work
Muhammad Ali by Terry Barber( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a boxer, Muhammad brought unprecedented speed and grace to the sport of boxing. The phrase "floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee" comes to mind when we think of Ali. Sports Illustrated named him "Sportsman of the Century." In 2005, he received the United States of America's highest civil award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom."
Mahatma Gandhi by Terry Barber( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gandhi became one of the most respected political and spiritual leaders of the 1900s. He lived a spiritual and simple life of prayer, fasting, and meditation. Gandhi helped free the Indian people from British rule through nonviolent resistance. The Indian people called Gandhi "Mahatma," meaning Great Soul. --Publisher
The Famous Five by Terry Barber( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book for adults who are learning to read profiles five Canadian women who fought for women's rights in the early 20th century: Emily Murphy, Nellie McClung, Louise McKinney, Henrietta Muir Edwards, and Irene Parlby
David Suzuki by Terry Barber( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Suzuki has become a household name in Canada and much of North America. He has spent the past 40 years educating the public about environmental issues, both in the classroom and over the airwaves. In 2004, Canadians voted David Suzuki as one of the top ten Great Canadians. --Publisher
Louis Riel by Terry Barber( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riel helped win some rights for the Métis during the 1800s. He was hanged for treason. Today, many people think Louis Riel is a hero. --Publisher
Oskar Schindler by Terry Barber( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Oskar Schindler risked his life to protect the lives of the Jewish people who worked for him during the reign of Hitler. As the horror of the Holocaust swept across German-occupied territory, Schindler used his wealth, his ingenuity, and his connections with the Nazis to move the Jewish workers to safety."
Charles Lindbergh by Terry Barber( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Lindbergh is specifically written to meet the needs of adolescents and adults who are reluctant readers. The photographs, maps, and illustrations reflect the text, making the words easy to decode. This high-interest, low-vocabulary biography is ideal for English as a Second Language or adult basic education students. --Amazon
Eleanor Roosevelt by Terry Barber( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleanor Roosevelt was First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945. She was a shy, awkward child who became an orphan at the age of ten. Eleanor was sent to school in England, an experience that helped draw Eleanor out of her shell. Eleanor grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged. She was a humanitarian who dedicated much of her life to fighting for her beliefs. --Publisher
First women in space by Terry Barber( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading level: 2 [yellow]
Amelia Earhart by Terry Barber( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading level: 2 [yellow]
Dalai Lama by Terry Barber( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dalai Lama is the spiritual and political leader of the Tibetan people. His Holiness often says, "I am just a simple Buddhist monk--no more, no less."--Publisher
Wayne Gretzky by Terry Barber( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading level: 2 [yellow]
Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay by Terry Barber( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading level: 2 [yellow]
 
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