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Meltzer, Milton 1915-2009

Overview
Works: 261 works in 782 publications in 2 languages and 89,789 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Sources  Pictorial works  Biography‡vPictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Composer, Author of introduction
Classifications: E185, B
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Most widely held works by Milton Meltzer
Never to forget : the Jews of the Holocaust by Milton Meltzer( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Jews in Nazi Germany from the rise of Hitler through World War II
A pictorial history of the Negro in America by Langston Hughes( Book )

35 editions published between 1956 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother, can you spare a dime : the Great Depression, 1929-1933 by Milton Meltzer( Book )

25 editions published between 1969 and 1991 in English and held by 2,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Depression during the Hoover administration
A pictorial history of Blackamericans by Langston Hughes( Book )

13 editions published between 1956 and 1983 in English and held by 2,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Black history on the social, political, economic, and cultural fronts and includes over 1,000 pictures
Rescue : the story of how gentiles saved Jews in the Holocaust by Milton Meltzer( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and German and held by 2,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recounting drawn from historic source material of the many individual acts of heroism performed by righteous gentiles who sought to thwart the extermination of the Jews during the Holocaust
In their own words : a history of the American Negro by Milton Meltzer( Book )

12 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Black people in the United States, as told through letters, speeches, articles, eyewitness accounts, and other documents. This is a collection of personal accounts of the experiences of African Americans. There are excerpts from the memoirs of slaves, from educator Charlotte Forten while observing a regiment of young freedmen, from Fannie Lou Hamer during unofficial hearings on brutality in Mississippi, & from Maya Angelou on being a black female artist. Issues from slavery to the Ku Klux Klan, to marches, boycotts, & political power, are presented
Hear that train whistle blow! : how the railroad changed the world by Milton Meltzer( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a look at the history of rail transportation, focussing on how it transformed societies from isolated communities which rarely communicated or traded into unified nations
Langston Hughes; a biography by Milton Meltzer( Book )

19 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Negro poet and playwright whose themes were based on his diverse ethnic and social experiences in Harlem and in the many places he traveled
Mark Twain himself : a pictorial biography by Mark Twain( Book )

28 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictorial biography composed of selections from Mark Twain's autobiography, letters, notebooks, speeches, sketches, newspaper and magazine pieces, giving highlights of his life
Columbus and the world around him by Milton Meltzer( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the voyages of Columbus, the terrible impact of the Spaniards on the Indians, and the ultimate cultural influence of the Native Americans on their white conquerors
Black magic : a pictorial history of the Negro in American entertainment by Langston Hughes( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in English and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial history of the Negro in American entertainment
Bread--and roses; the struggle of American labor, 1865-1915 by Milton Meltzer( Book )

24 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documented account of the growth of the American labor movement from the Civil War to World War I. Examines labor conditions resulting from the change to mass production in mine, mill, and railroad; child labor; women workers; tenement life and sweatshops as contrasted to the life of the rich in the Gilded Age; and the strikes that made the union a permanent institution
The Black Americans : a history in their own words, 1619-1983( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Black people in the United States, as told through letters, speeches, articles, eyewitness accounts, and other documents
The American revolutionaries : a history in their own words, 1750-1800( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters, diaries, memoirs, interviews, ballads, newspaper articles, and speeches depict life and events in the American colonies in the second half of the eighteenth century, with an emphasis on the years of the Revolutionary War
Ten queens : portraits of women of power by Milton Meltzer( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides biographical portraits of ten queens from history including Esther, Cleopatra, Boudicca, Zenobia, Eleanor of Acquitaine, Isabel of Spain, Elizabeth I, Christina of Sweden, Maria Theresa, and Catherine the Great
Voices from the Civil War : a documentary history of the great American conflict by Milton Meltzer( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters, diaries, memoirs, interviews, ballads, newspaper articles, and speeches depict life and events during the four years of the Civil War
Dorothea Lange : a photographer's life by Milton Meltzer( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing potato : a story in which the Incas, Conquistadors, Marie Antoinette, Thomas Jefferson, wars, famines, immigrants, and french fries all play a part by Milton Meltzer( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the history, effects, and current uses of the potato in the world marketplace
Ain't gonna study war no more : the story of America's peace seekers by Milton Meltzer( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of pacifism and those who have protested against war, concentrating on war resistance in the United States from colonial days to the present and concerns about nuclear arms and terrorism
Benjamin Franklin : the new American by Milton Meltzer( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of the multi-talented and accomplished founding father
 
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Never to forget : the Jews of the Holocaust
Alternative Names
Milton Meltzer American historian and children's writer

ميلتزر، ميلتون

メルツァー, ミルトン

Languages
English (268)

German (3)

Covers
Brother, can you spare a dime : the Great Depression, 1929-1933A pictorial history of BlackamericansRescue : the story of how gentiles saved Jews in the HolocaustHear that train whistle blow! : how the railroad changed the worldLangston Hughes; a biographyMark Twain himself : a pictorial biographyColumbus and the world around himBlack magic : a pictorial history of the Negro in American entertainment