WorldCat Identities

Josephson, Judith Pinkerton

Overview
Works: 34 works in 73 publications in 1 language and 7,577 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Sources  Fiction  Biographies 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Judith Pinkerton Josephson
Nitty-gritty grammar : a not so-serious guide to clear communication by Edith Hope Fine( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is your participle dangling? Have you misplaced your modifier? maybe you're one a growing number of Americans who aren't quite sure what those grammar terms mean and would welcome a fun, easy, surprisingly hip little language guide to clear it all up
Mother Jones : fierce fighter for workers' rights by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Mary Harris Jones, the union organizer who worked tirelessly for the rights of workers
Armando and the blue tarp school by Edith Hope Fine( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armando and his father are trash-pickers in Tijuana, Mexico, but when Señor David brings his "school"--A blue tarp set down near the garbage dump--to their neighborhood, Armando's father decides that he must attend classes and learn. Based on a true story
Growing up in pioneer America, 1800 to 1890 by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what life was like for young people moving to and living on the western frontier
Jesse Owens, track and field legend by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and accomplishments of Jesse Owens, African-American Olympic gold medalist in track and field
Growing up in World War II, 1941-1945 by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the experiences of a typical childhood during World War II, including work, play, and educational activities, and identifies the struggles felt with regard to the war
Nikki Giovanni, poet of the people by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life of Nikki Giovanni, from her childhood in Knoxville and Cincinnati to her career as an outspoken, influential, award-winning poet
More nitty-gritty grammar : another not-so-serious guide to clear communication by Edith Hope Fine( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who or whom? Lay or lie? Conjunction, pronoun, predicate, or gerund? If such questions and terms leave you scratching your head, you need the hip and fun follow-up to Nitty-gritty grammar. With a new, easy-to-use alphabetical format and the same winning formula of wacky cartoons, off-the-wall examples, and catchy reminders, MORE nitty-gritty grammar will help you sidestep common bloopers, untangle your malapropisms, secure those dangling modifiers, and teach you to speak and write with clarity and confidence--Publisher's description
Allan Pinkerton : the original private eye by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of the detective who founded his own agency and introduced a system of recording criminals to help track them down and tie them to crimes
Growing up in a new century, 1890 to 1914 by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents details of daily life of American children during the period from 1890 to 1914
Walt Disney : genius of entertainment by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man who created Mickey Mouse
Why did Cherokees move west? : and other questions about the Trail of Tears by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the history of the U.S. government removal of Cherokee Indians from Georgia to Oklahoma, including the events leading up to their removal, the tremendous hardships they faced on their journey, and what followed their arrival in Oklahoma
The loon by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the physical characteristics, behavior, lifestyle, and natural environment of the beautiful, graceful loon, one of the oldest birds on earth
The monarch butterfly by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the physical characteristics, behavior, lifestyle, migration, and natural environment of the monarch butterfly
Nelson Mandela by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the first black president of South Africa who worked as a lawyer representing black South Africans and helped write the Freedom Charter, which became the blueprint for South Africa's fight for equality
Who was Sitting Bull? : and other questions about the Battle of Little Bighorn by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of the Battle of Little Bighorn, discussing why it happened and who played important roles in the conflict
Louis Armstrong by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short look at the life of the famous musician
Bold composer : a story about Ludwig van Beethoven by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the life and career of the Austrian composer Ludwig van Beethoven
File-- don't pile! : for people who write : handling the paper flow in the workplace or home office by Pat Dorff( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Umbrellas by Judith Pinkerton Josephson( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of umbrellas and includes an explanation of how they work, how they came to be, and how their purpose and popularity have changed over time
 
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Nitty-gritty grammar : a not so-serious guide to clear communication
Alternative Names
Josephson, Judith P. 1943-

Pinkerton Josephson, Judith

Pinkerton Josephson, Judith 1943-

Languages
English (55)

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Mother Jones : fierce fighter for workers' rightsArmando and the blue tarp schoolGrowing up in pioneer America, 1800 to 1890Jesse Owens, track and field legendGrowing up in World War II, 1941-1945Nikki Giovanni, poet of the peopleMore nitty-gritty grammar : another not-so-serious guide to clear communicationAllan Pinkerton : the original private eye