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O'Connor, Jim

Overview
Works: 33 works in 96 publications in 2 languages and 9,722 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Literature  Fiction  Biographies  Ghost stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television game shows  Television programs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.O2223, B
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Most widely held works about Jim O'Connor
 
Most widely held works by Jim O'Connor
What was the Battle of Gettysburg? by Jim O'Connor( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches important dates and facts about the Battle of Gettysburg
What were the Twin Towers? by Jim O'Connor( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover the true story of the Twin Towers--how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers--also known as the World Trade Center--and the buildings were seen as the economic hub of the world. But on September 11, 2001, a terrorist attack toppled the towers and changed our nation forever. Discover the whole story of the Twin Towers--from their ambitious construction to their tragic end"--
What was Pompeii? by Jim O'Connor( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its inhabitants. The disaster left thousands dead, and Pompeii was no more than a memory for almost 1,700 years. In 1748, explorers rediscovered the port city with intact buildings and beautiful mosaics. This easy-to-read account is gripping and includes photos of the ruins
Jackie Robinson and the story of all-Black baseball by Jim O'Connor( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of the first black baseball player to play in the major leagues when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Also traces the history of all-black baseball teams
Where is the Grand Canyon? by Jim O'Connor( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are canyons all over the planet, and the Grand Canyon in Arizona is not the biggest. Yet because of the spectacular colors in the rock layers and fascinating formations of boulders, buttes, and mesas, it is known as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Starting with a brief overview of how national parks came into being, this book covers all aspects of the canyon--how it formed, which early native people lived there, and what varied wildlife can be found there now. A history of the canyon's end-to-end exploration in the late 1860s and how the Grand Canyon became such a popular vacation spot (5 million tourists visit every year) round out this informative, easy-to-read account
Who is Bob Dylan? by Jim O'Connor( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a portrait of the iconic music artist that discusses his award-winning achievements, status as a counterculture figure, and influence on such performers as John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen, and David Bowie
The ghost in tent 19 by Jim O'Connor( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious ghost leads the four boys of Tent 19 on the trail of buried pirate treasure
What is rock and roll? by Jim O'Connor( Book )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the history of rock music, its different styles, and its impact on a generation
Where is the Colosseum? by Jim O'Connor( Book )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the construction and history of the Colosseum, the largest oval amphitheater in the center of Rome, Italy
Comeback! : four true stories by Jim O'Connor( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how four famous athletes overcame serious injuries or debilitating conditions to become superstars
Shadow ball : the history of the Negro leagues by Geoffrey C Ward( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More than forty outstanding archival photographs, accompanied by a fast-paced, readable text, chronicle the history of the Negro Leagues and profile some of the finest players of the era."--Amazon.com
Slime time by Jim O'Connor( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny and Jed become contestants on the children's television show "Slime Time," where wrong answers mean getting sprayed with whipped cream but right answers could lead to new skateboards
The story of Roberto Clemente, all-star hero by Jim O'Connor( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the outspoken Pittsburg Pirates' All-Star, well known for his humanitarian efforts and inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame in 1973
What was the Vietnam War? by Jim O'Connor( Book )

5 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Learn how the United States ended up fighting for twenty years in a remote country on the other side of the world. The Vietnam War was as much a part of the tumultuous Sixties as Flower Power and the Civil Rights Movement. Five US presidents were convinced that American troops could end a war in the small, divided country of Vietnam and stop Communism from spreading in Southeast Asia. But they were wrong, and the result was the death of 58,000 American troops. Presenting all sides of a complicated and tragic chapter in recent history, Jim O'Connor explains why the US got involved, what the human cost was, and how defeat in Vietnam left a lasting scar on America"--
The blizzard by Jim O'Connor( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alex gets lost in a blizzard in Alaska, he must fight for his life
The puck stops here! by Jim O'Connor( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the North Stars goalie quits, the replacement they get is probably the shortest goalie in the state of Wisconsin!
Sticking it out by Jim O'Connor( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Call me Gretzky! by Jim O'Connor( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is Teddy too hot for the No Stars?
Let's hear it for the Shrumps! by Jim O'Connor( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Shrump says he'll sponsor the team on two conditions
Who is Bob Dylan? by Jim O'Connor( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A singer-songerwriter, musician, and artist, Bob Dylan is an American icon. In the past five decades, Dylan's work has influenced everyone from John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen, and David Bowie to rapper Eminem. Young music lovers will be fascinated by this great artist's life!From the Hardcover edition
 
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Jackie Robinson and the story of all-Black baseball
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The ghost in tent 19Comeback! : four true storiesThe story of Roberto Clemente, all-star heroThe puck stops here!Sticking it outCall me Gretzky!Let's hear it for the Shrumps!
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