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Pollack, Pam

Overview
Works: 113 works in 274 publications in 1 language and 19,704 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Biographies  Literature  History  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Editor
Classifications: HD9696.2.U62, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pam Pollack
Who was Steve Jobs? by Pam Pollack( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and accomplishments of computer industry pioneer Steve Jobs, a founder of Apple Computer, Inc
Who is J.K. Rowling? by Pam Pollack( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1995, on a four-hour-delayed train from Manchester to London, J.K. Rowling conceived of the idea of a boy wizard named Harry Potter. Upon arriving in London, she began immediately writing the first book in the saga. Rowling's true-life, rags-to-riches story is as compelling as the world of Hogwarts that she created. This biography details not only Rowling's life and her love of literature but the story behind the creation of a modern classic"--
Who Was Nelson Mandela? by Pam Pollack( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of the South African president and revolutionary, from his childhood and his work as a peaceful protestor to his twenty-seven-year imprisonment, his election as president, and his work to end apartheid in South Africa
The Random House book of humor for children( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humor collection for middle graders composed of thirty-four prose selections--short stories and "chunks" from novels
Who is George Lucas? by Pam Pollack( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the creator of the "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" movies, whose technological innovations have had a major impact on the film industry
Who was Joan of Arc? by Pam Pollack( Book )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life of the fifteenth-century French teenage peasant who led an army into battle and became a saint
Who was Alexander Hamilton? by Pam Pollack( Book )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the founding father, from his childhood as an orphan in the West Indies to his role in developing the Constitution and his tragic death in a duel with Aaron Burr
What was the Alamo? by Pam Pollack( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two hundred Americans held off more than two thousand soldiers of the Mexican Army for twelve days before defeat. Only two Texans survived. The siege was a crucial turning point in the Texas Revolution, and led to the creation of the Republic of Texas. How many kids even knew there was a Republic of Texas? Now they will! With 80 black-and-white illustrations throughout and a sixteen-page black-and-white photo insert, young readers will relive the battle at the Alamo!"--
Who was Susan B. Anthony? by Pam Pollack( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the schoolteacher who became the most famous leader of the women's rights movement
Who was J.R.R. Tolkien? by Pam Pollack( Book )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best known for his epic Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien was born in British-occupied South Africa. His early life was full of action and adventure. Tolkien spent his childhood roaming the British countryside with his family and could read and write by age four. He was naturally gifted with languages and used this skill as a signals officers in World War II as well as in his fantasy writing. By creating alternate universes and inventing languages in his work he demonstrated that imaginary realms were not just for children. Fondly remembered as the "Father of High Fantasy," Tolkien's books have inspired blockbuster movies and legions of fans
Who was Lucille Ball? by Pam Pollack( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the comic actress, discussing her childhood, marriage to and divorce from Desi Arnaz, and her career on the successful television hit series "I Love Lucy."
Who was Charles Dickens? by Pamela D Pollack( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the English novelist notable for such works as "Oliver Twist" and "A Christmas Carol," including his rise from boyhood poverty, his literary career, and his personal life
Who was Alfred Hitchcock? by Pam Pollack( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and accomplishments of the British filmmaker known for his distinctive style of directing and his films that featured suspenseful and surprising plots
Who were the Three Stooges? by Pam Pollack( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover more about the comedy team that perfected the art of the pie fight! The Three Stooges were the hardworking children of immigrants and discovered a love of performing at an early age. Starting out as a vaudeville act, they soon transitioned into movies, becoming a worldwide sensation in feature films and shorts. Never the critics' darlings, audiences loved them for their mastery of physical comedy and their willingness to do anything for a laugh. They remained popular over the years despite several personnel changes that revolved around the three Howard brothers from Brooklyn. Their comedies are still in syndication more than 50 years after they were first shown on TV and continue to delight old fans and attract new ones"--
Halloween night on Shivermore Street by Pam Pollack( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Halloween party on Shivermore Street is not to be missed, especially when the clock strikes thirteen
Who was Lewis Carroll? by Pam Pollack( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet the man who created Alice, the Mad Hatter, and Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum. Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Charles L. Dodgson, a mathematician and church deacon, who taught at Oxford University. He was inspired to write his best known works, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, by one of the Dean's daughters, Alice Liddell. The books were hugely successful and brought Carroll wide acclaim, especially for the nonsense poems "Jabberwocky" and The Hunting of the Snark. Children and adults continue to be delighted by the fantasy of the Alice stories, which have been the basis of plays and movies since their publication in Victorian England during the 1860s and 1870s"--
Chickens on the move by Pam Pollack( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom, Anne, and Gordon learn about shape and measurement of a perimeter when they try to find the right spot for their chicken coop. The story focuses on a single math concept and uses the concept in a real-life situation
Ponies by Pam Pollack( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces facts about ponies, where and how they live, and how to take care of them
Virginia, the Old Dominion by Pam Pollack( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and text present the history, geography, people, politics and government, economy, and social life and customs of Virginia, which was first colonized by the English in 1607
I can't sit still! : living with ADHD by Pam Pollack( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucas has trouble concentrating and staying still, but his life changes for the better after his parents take him to the doctor, who diagnoses him with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
 
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The Random House book of humor for children
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Halloween night on Shivermore StreetChickens on the movePoniesVirginia, the Old DominionI can't sit still! : living with ADHD
Alternative Names
Pollack, Pamela

פולק, פאם

פולק, פם

폴락, 파멜라

폴락, 팸

ポラック, パム

Languages
English (112)