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Ashabranner, Brent K. 1921-

Overview
Works: 67 works in 159 publications in 1 language and 22,049 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Census data  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: DS559.83.W18, 959.70438
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Most widely held works about Brent K Ashabranner
 
Most widely held works by Brent K Ashabranner
Always to remember : the story of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the building of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the controversies that have surrounded it, and some human interest stories connected with it
A moment in history; the first ten years of the Peace Corps by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former deputy director surveys development of the organization from early beginnings in 1960 through the 1970's
Gavriel and Jemal : two boys of Jerusalem by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores in human terms the lives of a 12-year-old Jewish boy and a 14-year-old Palestinian boy growing up in a city holy to Arabs, Jews, and Christians alike
To live in two worlds : American Indian youth today by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the efforts of North American Indians to survive in and adjust to modern society while holding onto their ethnic heritage
A grateful nation : the story of Arlington National Cemetery by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of our national burial ground and shrine to American heroes
The new Americans : changing patterns in U.S. immigration by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the immigration policies and patterns of the United States, emphasizing case histories of people from various countries and walks of life who have come to this country seeking a better quality of life
A strange and distant shore : Indians of the Great Plains in exile by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1875 to 1878, the Castillo de San Marcos, renamed Fort Marion, located in Florida, was used as a prison for 72 Plains Indians who had been taken prisoner during the Indian wars. They were eventually allowed to visit the nearby town of Saint Augustine. Some gained famed as the "Fort Marion artists" as they recreated in art scenes from their former lives
Morning star, black sun : the Northern Cheyenne Indians and America's energy crisis by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses relations between the Northern Cheyenne Indians of Montana and the United States government, as well as the tribe's recent fight to save its lands from strip-mining coal companies
A memorial for Mr. Lincoln by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly discusses Lincoln's role in American history and describes the planning and building of the monument dedicated to his memory in 1922
Counting America : the story of the United States census by Melissa Ashabranner( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces history of the population census and describes how and why information about the number and characteristics of the people living in the United States is gathered every ten years
Into a strange land : unaccompanied refugee youth in America by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents individual stories of young Southeast Asian refugees and discusses some of their problems, hopes, and successes
Children of the Maya : a Guatemalan Indian odyssey by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the plight of Mayans who have fled the violent political situation in Guatemala and settled in a community in southern Florida
Dark harvest : migrant farmworkers in America by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the tragic world of migrant workers today. The auhor discusses the difficult conditions in which they and their families live. It also shows how they sometimes triumph over a cruel and harsh system. Includes a number of photographs
Born to the land : an American portrait by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words and pictures portray a community with deep pioneer roots and describes the people who live there now
On the Mall in Washington, D.C. : a visit to America's front yard by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the monuments, memorials, museums, and gardens on the National Mall in Washington D.C
An ancient heritage :the Arab-American minority by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the cultural experience of Arab Americans and the history of Arab immigration to the United States
Remembering Korea : the Korean War Veterans Memorial by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the planning and creation of the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., profiles important figures, and provides an overview of the war that claimed 35,000 American lives
Their names to live : what the Vietnam Veterans Memorial means to America by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the planning and creation of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and how it came to be a symbol for the dead of all American wars
A date with destiny : the Women in Military Service for America Memorial by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the planning and creation of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial, profiles some of the servicewomen involved, and presents a general history of women in military service
Badge of valor : the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial by Brent K Ashabranner( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the planning and creation of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and profiles some of those police officers who gave their lives in the line of duty
 
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A strange and distant shore : Indians of the Great Plains in exile
Alternative Names
Ashabranner, B. 1921-

Ashabranner, B. K. 1921-

Ashabranner, Brent.

Ashabranner, Brent 1921-

Ashabranner, Brent K.

Ashabranner, Brent Kenneth 1921-

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A strange and distant shore : Indians of the Great Plains in exileDark harvest : migrant farmworkers in AmericaOn the Mall in Washington, D.C. : a visit to America's front yardRemembering Korea : the Korean War Veterans MemorialTheir names to live : what the Vietnam Veterans Memorial means to AmericaA date with destiny : the Women in Military Service for America MemorialBadge of valor : the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial