WorldCat Identities

Fiorentino, Al

Overview
Works: 79 works in 175 publications in 1 language and 11,560 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Detective and mystery fiction  Western fiction  Musical fiction 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: E185.97.K5, B
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Most widely held works by Al Fiorentino
Martin Luther King, Jr. : young man with a dream by Dharathula H Millender( )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography, emphasizing the early years, of the civil rights leader whose philosophy and practice of nonviolent civil disobedience helped American blacks win many battles for equal rights
Betsy Ross, designer of our flag by Ann Weil( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates the childhood of the woman traditionally remembered as the maker of the first American flag, which was secretly presented to General George Washington in Philadelphia in 1776
John F. Kennedy, America's youngest president by Lucy Post Frisbee( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography focusing on the childhood of the youngest man ever elected President and the youngest ever to die in office
A world explorer--John Smith by Charles Parlin Graves( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the seaman and explorer who helped settle Jamestown and who charted and sailed the New England coastline for England
Meriwether Lewis, boy explorer by Charlotta M Bebenroth( Book )

2 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates events from the childhood and youth of the boy who grew up to become an explorer of the American West
John F. Kennedy, young statesman by Lucy Post Frisbee( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concentrates on the childhood of the thirty-fifth President of the United States
John Muir : young naturalist by Montrew Dunham( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A founding father of the conservation movement in the United States, John Muir was born in Scotland and emigrated to Wisconsin when he was eleven. His boyhood passion for the wilderness of North America matured into a pathbreaking career, which included such triumphs as working with President Theodore Roosevelt to establish the National Parks Service, creating the first ever national park, Yosemite, and founding the Sierra Club. For today's eco-conscious kids, John Muir has become a hero
Louis Armstrong : young music maker by Dharathula H Millender( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1997 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of a trumpeter of humble origin who received international acclaim as a jazz entertainer
Richard E. Byrd, adventurer to the poles by Adèle De Leeuw( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief record of Richard Byrd's accomplishments, especially his exploration of the poles by air
Franklin D. Roosevelt : four times President by Wyatt Blassingame( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the son of a wealthy family who overcame polio and became the President who led his country through the Depression and the Second World War
George Custer, boy of action by Augusta Stevenson( Book )

5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boyhood of the great Indian fighter who died in the controversial Battle of Little Big Horn
Mystery of the angry idol by Phyllis A Whitney( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jan goes to visit her great-grandmother in Mystic, Connecticut, she is determined to discover the message in the strange Chinese image that stands in the corner of her great-grandmothers room
Herbert Hoover : boy engineer by Mildred Houghton Comfort( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Herbert Hoover, engineer, public servant, humanitarian, and President of the United States
Pearl S. Buck, literary girl by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the American author whose life and works were greatly influenced by her childhood in China
Robert Frost, boy with promises to keep by Ellen Janet Cameron Wilson( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the boyhood of America's famous poet, Robert Frost, who knew from experience how to build fences, pick apples, and swing birches long before he wrote about them
P.T. Barnum, circus boy by Augusta Stevenson( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in Undetermined and English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boyhood of the showman, operator of a popular museum in New York and a three ring circus known as "the greatest show on earth."
Robert Todd Lincoln : President's boy by LaVere Anderson( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Lincoln's precocious son, Robert, and his childhood escapades in Illinois and the White House
John D. Rockefeller, boy financier by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography concentrating on the childhood of the self-made millionaire emphasizing his business acumen and philanthropic projects
Stephen Foster : boy minstrel by Helen Boyd Higgins( Book )

2 editions published between 1944 and 1963 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the young man who composed "My Old Kentucky Home", "Oh Susanna" and others
George Pullman; young sleeping car builder by Elisabeth P Myers( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emphasizes the boyhood of this railroad car designer, including the experience which started his thinking about better places to sleep
 
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Audience level: 0.11 (from 0.07 for Betsy Ross ... to 0.14 for John Muir ...)

Betsy Ross, designer of our flag
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Betsy Ross, designer of our flagJohn F. Kennedy, America's youngest presidentA world explorer--John SmithMeriwether Lewis, boy explorerJohn Muir : young naturalistLouis Armstrong : young music maker
Languages
English (69)