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McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino

Overview
Works: 48 works in 164 publications in 3 languages and 13,627 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Biographies  History  Trial and arbitral proceedings 
Roles: Author
Classifications: G530.T6, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson
Iceberg right ahead! : the tragedy of the Titanic by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the sinking of the Titanic, the discovery of its wreckage and more, through text and photographs
Sisters against slavery : a story about Sarah and Angelina Grimké by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of two sisters from a wealthy southern family who devoted their lives to the causes of abolition and women's rights
Rooftop astronomer : a story about Maria Mitchell by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and accomplishments of the first woman astronomer in America
Ordinary genius : the story of Albert Einstein by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the scientist whose theories of relativity revolutionized the way we look at space and time
The workers' detective : a story about Dr. Alice Hamilton by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Dr. Alice Hamilton, social worker and doctor, whose work brought attention to the health risks associated with particular jobs
Arctic thaw : climate change and the global race for energy resources by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how global warming has made the Arctic's oil, gas, natural resources, and minerals more accessible and how competition between nations and corporate interests for control of the resources is endangering the Arctic's fragile ecosystems. --Publisher's description
Martha Washington : first lady by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the wife of the first president of the United States, from her childhood in Virginia through her marriage to George Washington to her role in the American Revolution and the early years of the new country's history
Peace and bread : the story of Jane Addams by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the woman who founded Hull-House, one of the first settlement houses in the United States, and who later became involved in the international peace movement
Liberty or death : a story about Patrick Henry by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Give me liberty, or give me death!" A passionate speaker, Patrick Henry mesmerized and motivated audiences with his powerful words. Henry believed that Britain had stolen America's freedom, and he was determined to prevent this injustice. Using his skills as a lawyer and politician, he inspired his fellow colonists to prepare for a war against Britain--and helped to create a new nation
Sergey Brin and Larry Page : founders of Google by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Macedonian and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Google founders, Sergey Brin and Larry Page
Political parties : from nominations to victory celebrations by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When an election is coming up, you usually expect a face-off between the two major US political parties--Democrats and Republicans. It's easy to forget that there are numerous minor parties--and even groups within a single party--that have different goals. Why do we need political parties? In modern elections, they are important in shaping candidates' positions on issues, determining who is nominated to run on a party ticket, and working behind the scenes to influence an election's outcome. Examine opposing viewpoints on some of the key issues surrounding political parties and consider for yourself the power they hold in the US election process"--The publisher's web site
Doping in sports : winning at any cost? by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Behind the fame of big-time sports lies a complex web of controversy and deceit. Doping-- the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) to gain a competitive athletic edge -- is common in many sports. While doping can improve performance, it poses huge risks for athletes' health and careers. Some of the world's top athletes, from cyclist Lance Armstrong to professional baseball player Alex Rodriguez, have seen their images tarnished by doping scandals. Still, the pressure to win and high financial stakes drive many athletes to PEDs. Award-winning author Stephanie Sammartino McPherson uncovers the shadowy world of athletes who dope, the people and organizations that help them, and the scientists and officials committed to stopping them."--Amazon.com
Artificial intelligence : building smarter machines by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Artificial intelligence promises to make our lives easier and better. Learn about the accelerated pace of technology as things that were once science fiction become science fact"--
TV's forgotten hero : the story of Philo Farnsworth by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the persistent experimenter whose interest in electricity led him to develop an electronic television system in the 1920s
Jonas Salk : conquering polio by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of medical researcher Jonas Salk, who discovered the polio vaccine
Jackie Robinson by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the first African American to play Major League baseball, from his childhood to his role as a hero of the Civil Rights Movement
Albert Einstein by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and times of German-born physicist whose theory of relativity revolutionized scientific thinking
I speak for the women : a story about Lucy Stone by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of the outspoken nineteenth-century supporter of women's rights
War of the currents : Thomas Edison vs. Nikola Tesla by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the feud between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla over which electric system would be the standard, and the ways that both changed the world
Lau v. Nichols : bilingual education in public schools by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the 1974 Supreme Court case in which a group of Chinese American parents sued the San Francisco School Board on behalf of their children for not providing a special learning environment for Chinese-speaking students
 
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Iceberg right ahead! : the tragedy of the Titanic
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Sisters against slavery : a story about Sarah and Angelina GrimkéRooftop astronomer : a story about Maria MitchellOrdinary genius : the story of Albert EinsteinThe workers' detective : a story about Dr. Alice HamiltonMartha Washington : first ladyPeace and bread : the story of Jane AddamsLiberty or death : a story about Patrick HenrySergey Brin and Larry Page : founders of Google
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Mac Pherson Stephanie Sammartino

MacPherson Stephanie Sammartino

Mc Pherson Stephanie Sammartino

McPherson, Stephanie

マクファーソン, ステファニー・サンマルチノ

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