WorldCat Identities

Maestro, Betsy

Overview
Works: 96 works in 287 publications in 5 languages and 35,673 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Military history  Board books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E101, 917.041
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Most widely held works by Betsy Maestro
The discovery of the Americas by Betsy Maestro( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 2,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Activities book to accompany The discovery of the Americas by the same authors. Provides more than forty cross-curriculum activities for every classroom, from giving America a new name to putting on a play. Guides for both teachers and students are included
A more perfect union : the story of our Constitution by Betsy Maestro( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the Constitution was drafted and ratified
Why do leaves change color? by Betsy Maestro( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explains how leaves change their colors in autumn and then separate from the tree as the tree prepares for winter." -- T.p. verso
How do apples grow? by Betsy Maestro( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life cycle of an apple from its initial appearance as a spring bud to that point in time when it becomes a fully ripe fruit
The story of the Statue of Liberty by Betsy Maestro( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the creation of the huge statue given by France to the United States and its erection in New York Harbor as a symbol of liberty
The story of money by Betsy Maestro( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of money, beginning with the barter system in ancient times, to the first use of coins and paper money, to the development of modern monetary systems
The story of clocks and calendars : marking a millennium by Betsy Maestro( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the year 2000 as a milestone marking two thousand years of human achievement, as a threshold leading into a new millennium, and as an important anniversary of the birth of Jesus Christ
Coming to America : the story of immigration by Betsy Maestro( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the evolving history of immigration to the United States, a long saga about people coming first in search of food and then, later in a quest for religious and political freedom, safety, and prosperity
The new Americans : Colonial times, 1620-1689 by Betsy Maestro( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the competition among the American Indians, French, English, Spanish, and Dutch for land, furs, timber, and other resources of North America
Big city port by Betsy Maestro( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations describe the unceasing activity at a busy seaport, including various ships coming and going, and cargo moved by big machines
Ferryboat by Betsy Maestro( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family crosses a river on a ferryboat and observes how the ferry operates
Struggle for a continent : the French and Indian Wars, 1689-1763 by Betsy Maestro( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the relations between the European colonists and the Native Americans, the disputes between settlers from France, England, and Spain, and the role these conflicts played in the history of North America
The story of religion by Betsy Maestro( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various religions found throughout the world and covers religious personalities, histories, sacred texts, and basic beliefs
Exploration and conquest : the Americas after Columbus, 1500-1620 by Betsy Maestro( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the lives of America's native inhabitants are changed forever by European explorers who claim the land and its resources for their countries
Traffic : a book of opposites by Betsy Maestro( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations introduce words with opposite meanings such as over and under, big and little, and front and back
Snow day by Betsy Maestro( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations describe what happens after a major snowstorm, from plowing driveways and rescuing stranded motorists to clearing train tracks, airports, and harbors
Liberty or death : the American Revolution, 1763-1783 by Betsy Maestro( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It began in Boston, with angry colonists objecting to the tyranny of a king who ruled from an ocean away. It was voiced by patriots such as Sam Adams and Patrick Henry and echoed by citizens from New England all the way to the Carolinas. It was fought by many, colonists and patriots, Loyalists and slaves, Frontiersmen and Indians, British and French soldiers. Over more than ten years, sides were taken, guns drawn, lives lost. But through it all, one man, a general from Virginia named George Washington, held the young colonies together and led them to victory, beating almost impossible odds
The voice of the people by Betsy Maestro( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A basic guide to voting and the election process in the United States
Bats : night fliers by Betsy Maestro( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the varieties, habitats, behavior, and physical characteristics of bats
A sea full of sharks by Betsy Maestro( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and French and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the varieties, habitats, behavior, and physical characteristics of sharks
 
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Alternative Names
Maestro, Betsy C.

Maestro, Betsy Crippen 1944-

마에스트로, 베시

마에스트로, 벳시

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A more perfect union : the story of our ConstitutionWhy do leaves change color?How do apples grow?The story of the Statue of LibertyThe story of moneyThe story of clocks and calendars : marking a millenniumComing to America : the story of immigrationThe new Americans : Colonial times, 1620-1689