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Conklin, Paul

Overview
Works: 47 works in 79 publications in 1 language and 8,526 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Biographies  Pictorial works  Fiction  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Performer
Classifications: JV6455, 956.944050922
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Most widely held works by Paul Conklin
Gavriel and Jemal : two boys of Jerusalem by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores in human terms the lives of a 12-year-old Jewish boy and a 14-year-old Palestinian boy growing up in a city holy to Arabs, Jews, and Christians alike
To live in two worlds : American Indian youth today by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the efforts of North American Indians to survive in and adjust to modern society while holding onto their ethnic heritage
The new Americans : changing patterns in U.S. immigration by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the immigration policies and patterns of the United States, emphasizing case histories of people from various countries and walks of life who have come to this country seeking a better quality of life
Morning star, black sun : the Northern Cheyenne Indians and America's energy crisis by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses relations between the Northern Cheyenne Indians of Montana and the United States government, as well as the tribe's recent fight to save its lands from strip-mining coal companies
Children of the Maya : a Guatemalan Indian odyssey by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the plight of Mayans who have fled the violent political situation in Guatemala and settled in a community in southern Florida
The vanishing border : a photographic journey along our frontier with Mexico by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, in text and photographs, some of the unique characteristics of the 2000 mile border region between Mexico and the United States, a region that blends the cultures from both sides of the border
Born to the land : an American portrait by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words and pictures portray a community with deep pioneer roots and describes the people who live there now
Child of the Navajos by Seymour Reit( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a nine-year-old Navajo boy's life on a present-day reservation
An ancient heritage :the Arab-American minority by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the cultural experience of Arab Americans and the history of Arab immigration to the United States
Keepers and creatures at the National Zoo by Peggy Thomson( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, in text and illustrations, the many different tasks performed by keepers at the National Zoo and the interrelationship between them and the animals they care for
Land of yesterday, land of tomorrow : discovering Chinese Central Asia by Paul Conklin( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text explore the Chinese province of Xinjiang, closed to foreigners by the Communist government in 1949 and only reopened in 1984
Our beckoning borders : illegal immigration to America by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the problems connected with illegal immigration in the United States, from the perspectives of the immigrants themselves as well as from that of law enforcement officials
Katie Henio, Navajo sheepherder by Peggy Thomson( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glimpse of traditional life in New Mexico for a Navajo grandmother and shepherd. Includes her visit to the Smithsonian Institution's Festival of American Folklife on the Capital Mall
People who make a difference by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and work of several men and women of various ages, circumstances, and occupations who, by their caring and concern, are helping to make a difference to those in need, the environment, and on a personal level
A new frontier : the Peace Corps in Eastern Europe by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of volunteer men and women who are working in the ex-communist countries of Eastern Europe. Among them are a former seminarian who is making life a little better for many of Bucharest's tragic street children and an English teacher who in his after-school time has introduced baseball to Bulgarian students
City kids in China by Peggy Thomson( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A description of what life is like in the modern Chinese city of Changsha for the children who live there
To seek a better world : the Haitian minority in America by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs present the Haitian minority of half a million people currently living in the United States
Choctaw boy by Paul Conklin( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of a Choctaw boy in Mississippi today and traces the history of his tribe
Cimarron kid by Paul Conklin( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs describe the daily life of a young boy and his family living on a ranch in northern New Mexico
Rice cakes and paper dragons by Seymour Reit( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs introduce a girl of Chinatown, New York City, her family, and their celebration of Chinese New Year
 
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Our beckoning borders : illegal immigration to America
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Our beckoning borders : illegal immigration to AmericaKatie Henio, Navajo sheepherderTo seek a better world : the Haitian minority in America
Alternative Names
Conklin, Paul S.

Paul Conklin US-amerikanischer Fotograf und Fotojournalist

Languages
English (49)