WorldCat Identities

Dunham, Montrew

Overview
Works: 26 works in 104 publications in 1 language and 5,316 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Local history  Pictorial works  History  Portraits 
Roles: Author
Classifications: ML3930.J2, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Montrew Dunham
Langston Hughes : young black poet by Montrew Dunham( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the early years of the well-known poet, Langston Hughes, whose writings reflect the everyday experiences of African Americans
Neil Armstrong : young flyer by Montrew Dunham( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the childhood of the astronaut who became the first man to walk on the moon
John Muir : young naturalist by Montrew Dunham( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 381 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
Mahalia Jackson : young gospel singer by Montrew Dunham( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the gospel singer who in her desire to sing only for God rose to world fame
Abner Doubleday : young baseball pioneer by Montrew Dunham( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Abner Doubleday, considered to be the father of baseball, who also had a brilliant military career in the Mexican and Civil Wars
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., boy of justice by Montrew Dunham( Book )

4 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holmes began his career as a lawyer and eventually became Justice of the United States Supreme Court. His early life appears here
George Westinghouse : young inventor by Montrew Dunham( Book )

4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the boyhood of George Westinghouse. Provides an account of the life and achievements of the inventor who invented the railroad air brakes, automatic railroad signal devices, introduced alternating current in electricity, and much more
Ronald Reagan, young leader by Montrew Dunham( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography emphasizing the childhood of the man who became the president of the United States
Anne Bradstreet : young Puritan poet by Montrew Dunham( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography stressing the childhood of America's first woman poet who became known as "The Tenth Muse."
Thurgood Marshall : young justice by Montrew Dunham( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography emphasizing the childhood of the man who became the first African-American to sit on the United States Supreme Court
Mahalia Jackson : gospel singer and civil rights champion by Montrew Dunham( )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the gospel singer who in her desire to sing only for God rose to world fame
Margaret Bourke-White, young photographer by Montrew Dunham( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the photographer and writer who was one of the original staff photographers for Life magazine and the first accredited woman war correspondent to be sent overseas during World War II
Abner Doubleday : boy baseball pioneer by Montrew Dunham( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Abner Doubleday, the boy who loved baseball but grew up to become a famous Civil War general. He is also believed to be the inventor baseball
Mahalia Jackson : gospel singer and civil rights champion by Montrew Dunham( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the gospel singer who in her desire to sing only for God rose to world fame
James Whitcomb Riley : young poet by Minnie Belle Mitchell( )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a fictional account of the childhood of the "Children's Poet," who wrote more than one hundred poems including "Little Orphant Annie" and "The Old Swimmin' Hole."
James Whitcomb Riley : young poet by Minnie Belle Mitchell( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a fictional account of the childhood of the "Children's Poet," who wrote more than one hundred poems including "Little Orphant Annie" and "The Old Swimmin' Hole."
Downers Grove, 1832-1982 by Montrew Dunham( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Downers Grove revisited by Montrew Dunham( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a May evening in 1832, a solitary 50-year-old man on horseback rode toward an oak grove that rose majestically from the quiet Illinois prairie. Stopping at this beautiful site, the man bent a sapling to mark his claim to the rich Illinois farmland that would be his for the settling. In that singular act, Pierce Downer founded the town that would bear his name: Downers Grove, Illinois. He could hardly have imagined the remarkable development of the bucolic prairie town, 22 miles west of Chicago, as it grew to a thriving suburb with a population of nearly 50,000. Many unique and influential people have shaped the history of Downers Grove
Langston Hughes by Montrew Dunham( Book )

2 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Neil Armstrong : young flyer
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Neil Armstrong : young flyerJohn Muir : young naturalistMahalia Jackson : young gospel singerAbner Doubleday : young baseball pioneerRonald Reagan, young leaderThurgood Marshall : young justiceMahalia Jackson : gospel singer and civil rights championMargaret Bourke-White, young photographer