WorldCat Identities

Mitchell, Barbara 1941-

Overview
Works: 29 works in 99 publications in 1 language and 15,201 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.M686, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Mitchell
A pocketful of goobers : a story about George Washington Carver by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the scientific efforts of George Washington Carver, especially his production of more than 300 uses for the peanut
We'll race you, Henry : a story about Henry Ford by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of Henry Ford with emphasis on how he came to develop fast, sturdy, and reliable racing cars that eventually gave him the idea for his Model T
Shoes for everyone : a story about Jan Matzeliger by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the half-Dutch/half-black Surinamese man who, despite the hardships and prejudice he found in his new Massachusetts home, invented a shoe-lasting machine that revolutionized the shoe industry in the late nineteenth century
CLICK! : a story about George Eastman by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life and career of the man who revolutionized photography by developing a camera simple enough for anyone to use
Red Bird by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katie, also known as Red Bird, joins her family and other Indians at the annual powwow in southern Delaware, where they celebrate their Nanticoke heritage with music, dancing, and special foods
Raggin' : a story about Scott Joplin by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life story of the black Texan who became a popular composer and sought to elevate ragtime to the level of classical music, only to have his talents fully recognized after his death
Down Buttermilk Lane by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Amish family, traveling by buggy, spends a day doing errands in the village, visiting, and returning home in time for supper
Pyramids : opposing viewpoints by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the mystery surrounding the building of the Egyptian pyramids incorporating expert opinions and popular theories
Between two worlds : a story about Pearl Buck by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the woman who was awarded both the Pulitzer and Nobel prizes for literature
Cornstalks and cannonballs by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates how the citizens of Lewes, Delaware, outwitted the British Navy during the War of 1812
America, I hear you : a story about George Gershwin by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the life and musical career of the composer who wrote a number of popular musicals and brought jazz into the realm of acceptable and respectable music
"Good morning, Mr. President" : a story about Carl Sandburg by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the American poet, journalist, and historian whose lifelong interest in Abraham Lincoln led to the publishing of a multi-volume biography which won the Pulitzer Prize
The wizard of sound : a story about Thomas Edison by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and contributions of the inventor, from his sickly childhood to the creation of his own favorite invention, the phonograph
Tomahawks and trombones by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Related how a group of Moravians, living in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, around 1755, used heavenly music to defeat the Delaware Indians
Waterman's child by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Annie begins with her great grandmother and tells about her family's life as fishermen on Chesapeake Bay
Hush, puppies by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a plantation in the South Carolina low country during pre-Civil War times, a slave cook's efforts to quiet barking hounds during a fish fry results in hush puppies, which have been served at fish fries ever since
The Old Fasnacht by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Pennsylvania Dutch boy who does things very slowly is inspired by his "Grossdawdi" to speed up
Maker of machines : a story about Eli Whitney by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the inventor of many items but whose application of standardized parts to production was a major influence in the development of industry
Father of the Constitution : a story about James Madison by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the life of President James Madison, focusing on his life-long interest in books and study, as well as his role as "Father of the Constitution" and historian of the Constitutional Convention
Frozen stakes : the future of Antarctic minerals by Barbara Mitchell( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evaluates possible arrangements for the management of Antarctic mineral resources which would be acceptable to the countries and companies involved and which would ensure a sound management of the area
 
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A pocketful of goobers : a story about George Washington Carver
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We'll race you, Henry : a story about Henry FordShoes for everyone : a story about Jan MatzeligerCLICK! : a story about George EastmanRed BirdRaggin' : a story about Scott JoplinDown Buttermilk LaneBetween two worlds : a story about Pearl Buck"Good morning, Mr. President" : a story about Carl Sandburg