WorldCat Identities

Sullivan, George 1927-

Overview
Works: 369 works in 790 publications in 1 language and 80,780 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Pictorial works  Biographies  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HV1624.K4, B
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by George Sullivan
Mr. President : a book of U.S. presidents by George Sullivan( Book )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information on each of the forty presidents of the United States and describes the process of electing a president
Helen Keller : her life in pictures by George Sullivan( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fascinating life of one of the most popular historical figures is told through images -- most rarely, if ever, seen -- from the American Foundation for the Blind and The Perkins School for the Blind. The images trace Keller's life from birth, to childhood with Annie Sullivan in the cottage, to college, and on to her many years as a dedicated social activist and spokesperson.--From amazon.com
Built to last : building America's amazing bridges, dams, tunnels, and skyscrapers by George Sullivan( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americans didn't let mountains stand in the way of trade with the American West--they tunneled right through them to make the Cascade Tunnel and Hoosac Tunnel. When water and power were needed, they built huge dams, such as the Fort Peck Dam and the Hoover Dam. Faced with water to cross, they built beautiful bridges, such as the Brooklyn Bridge and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. And the American character is best reflected by the building it invented, the skyscraper. Built to last profiles 17 architectural and engineering marvels, from the Erie Canal to Boston's Big Dig
In-line skating : a complete guide for beginners by George Sullivan( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ways to use and enjoy in-line skates, the kind with wheels in a row instead of side-by-side as in roller skates
Lewis and Clark by George Sullivan( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore the uncharted western wilderness, placing it in its historical context
Tom Thumb : the remarkable true story of a man in miniature by George Sullivan( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and career of the dwarf Tom Thumb, who toured the world as a curiosity at the behest of showman P.T. Barnum
Sluggers : twenty-seven of baseball's greatest by George Sullivan( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles twenty-seven of the greatest sluggers of all time. Includes Sam Crawford, Joe DiMaggio, Reggie Jackson, and Jose Canseco
Abraham Lincoln by George Sullivan( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography, including excerpts from his speeches, letters, and other writings, of the man who was President during the Civil War
Paul Revere by George Sullivan( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man made famous by a poem about the American Revolution, placing his life and work in its real historical context
Sadat : the man who changed Mid-East history by George Sullivan( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the rise of Anwar el-Sadat from his peasant origins to the presidency of Egypt, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and dominant figure in world politics
Discover archaeology : an introduction to the tools and techniques of archaeological fieldwork by George Sullivan( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains tools, techniques, site location methods and laboratory procedures with a state-by-state list of projects now underway and information on university-sponsored field schools
The story of the Peace Corps by George Sullivan( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peace Corps work in Bolivia, Colombia, Ethiopia, Turkey, Tanganyika, Saint Lucia, Pakistan, Nigeria and the Philippines
Pitchers : twenty-seven of baseball's greatest by George Sullivan( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles twenty-seven of the best pitchers in the history of baseball, including Nolan Ryan, Tom Seaver, Whitey Ford, Dizzy Dean, and Cy Young
Harriet Tubman by George Sullivan( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a variety of primary sources, this biography of Harriet Tubman describes the life of a former slave who was responsible for helping many other slaves to freedom
Pocahontas by George Sullivan( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1608, Pocahontas saved the life of an English colonist, Captain John Smith. Pocahontas's rescue of Smith made her famous not only in colonial America, but across the ocean in England as well. Afterwards, she made enormous contributions to the survival of Jamestown by bringing the colonists food and by promoting peace between the Powhatans and the English. Though she was born an Indian princess, she later adopted many English customs. Pocahontas grew up as the favorite daughter of the Native American chief of the Powhatans. Pocahontas lived a relatively short life, but she made an impact on colonial American history that is still felt today. Did you know that Pocahontas was really named Matoaka. She taught John Smith how to speak Algonkian. She was also kidnapped and held hostage on an English ship. She had a son named Thomas and received the English name Rebecca
Snowboarding : a complete guide for beginners by George Sullivan( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explaines how to choose the right board, boot and bindings. Basic skills are also described
The Civil War at sea by George Sullivan( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The struggle between the Union and Confederate forces at sea and in America's bays, rivers, and harbors during the Civil War. For grades 6-10
Any number can play : the numbers athletes wear by George Sullivan( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes anecdotes recounting the history and lore associated with the numbers on athletes' uniforms
Burnin' rubber : behind the scenes in stock car racing by George Sullivan( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how stock cars are created, the work of the race team and pit crew, experiences on the racing circuit, and more
Don't step on the foul line : sports superstitions by George Sullivan( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Describes a variety of superstitions observed by athletes in such sports as baseball, hockey, tennis, and football
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.12 (from 0.07 for Don't step ... to 0.26 for The story ...)

Built to last : building America's amazing bridges, dams, tunnels, and skyscrapers
Alternative Names
Sullivan, George 1927-

Sullivan, George E.

Sullivan, George E. 1927-

Sullivan, George E. (George Edward), 1927-

Sullivan, George Edward.

Sullivan, George Edward 1927-

جورج سوليفان، 1927-

サリバン, ジョージ

Languages
English (108)

Covers
Helen Keller : her life in picturesBuilt to last : building America's amazing bridges, dams, tunnels, and skyscrapersLewis and ClarkTom Thumb : the remarkable true story of a man in miniatureSluggers : twenty-seven of baseball's greatestAbraham LincolnPaul ReverePitchers : twenty-seven of baseball's greatest