WorldCat Identities

Durrett, Deanne 1940-

Overview
Works: 26 works in 39 publications in 1 language and 6,403 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: D810.C88, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Deanne Durrett
Unsung heroes of World War II : the story of the Navajo code talkers by Deanne Durrett( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the role of a select group of Navajo Marines who developed a code based on their own native language that provided a means for secure communications among American forces in the Pacific during World War II
Jim Henson by Deanne Durrett( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and accompanying photographs discuss the life and contributions of the creator of the Muppets
Angels : opposing viewpoints by Deanne Durrett( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents accounts of sightings and visits of godlike creatures, as well as scientific explanations for the visions
The abortion conflict : a pro/con issue by Deanne Durrett( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the religious, ethical, and medical aspects of the abortion debate, and explains the positions of both pro-choice and pro-life supporters
Jonas Salk by Deanne Durrett( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the man who made his mark as developer of a polio vaccine, struggled to deal with the resultant fame, and emerged as a philosoper/scientist, writing and speaking about our responsibility for the future
Organ transplants by Deanne Durrett( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses organ transplants, including their history, the politics of waiting for organs, ethical and economic considerations, solutions to the organ shortage, and the future of organ transplantation
Norman Rockwell by Deanne Durrett( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the artist best known for his portrayals of "common people caught in ordinary situations."
Teen privacy rights : a hot issue by Deanne Durrett( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines all aspects of teen privacy rights, from the history of this topic to how it came to be an issue. Also discusses the importance of knowing and exercising your rights
Dominique Moceanu by Deanne Durrett( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the personal life and gymnastics career of the youngest member of the U.S. women's gymnastics team that won a gold medal at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta
Alexander Graham Bell by Deanne Durrett( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the early childhood, education, interests, and inventions of Alexander Graham Bell
Rattlesnakes by Deanne Durrett( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the physical characteristics, habitats, and behavior of rattlesnakes, focusing on how they hunt and kill their prey
Right to vote by Deanne Durrett( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of voting in the United States, examining the determined struggles fought by many to secure the right to vote, the laws governing elections, and issues surrounding voting technology
George W. Bush by Deanne Durrett( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the early life of George W. Bush, his career as a businessman and governor of Texas, the controversial election of 2000, and his first year in office as president of the United States
Healers by Deanne Durrett( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories and lives of some notable Indian healers, including "medicine" men and women, physicians and teachers
The 1950s by Deanne Durrett( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses four major events during the 1950s: the advent of rock and roll music; the integration of schools, buses, and restaurants; the debut of television; and the discovery of a polio vaccine
The 1910's by Deanne Durrett( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses four major events during the 1910s: changes in musical styles and performance, the fight for a woman's right to vote, the debut of silent films, and the beginning of World War I
The 1900's by Deanne Durrett( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the first decade of the twentieth century, including the Roosevelt era, variety theater, working conditions, and the beginning of the automobile age
Searching for my destiny by George Blue Spruce( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Blue Spruce Jr., the first recognized Native American dentist, describes his upbringing in a Pueblo community, his education, the challenges he faced, and his efforts to communicate the needs of Native Americans to the United States government
Oklahoma by Deanne Durrett( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of Oklahoma, focusing on the ancient Clovis culture, nomadic Wichita tribes, European exploration, the creation of Indian Territory, white settlement during the Boomer Movement, and statehood in 1907
Arizona by Deanne Durrett( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the early history of Arizona from the Native American mammoth hunters of 9500 B.C., through the establishment of Spanish missions and days of gunslingers and prospectors, to statehood
 
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Unsung heroes of World War II : the story of the Navajo code talkers
Alternative Names
Durrett, June Deanne Grantham 1940-

Languages
English (33)

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The abortion conflict : a pro/con issueNorman RockwellTeen privacy rights : a hot issueDominique MoceanuRight to voteHealersThe 1950sThe 1900's