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Streissguth, Thomas 1958-

Overview
Works: 210 works in 673 publications in 1 language and 51,067 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Biographies  History  Sources  Chronologies 
Roles: Author, Honoree
Classifications: HV6773.52, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Thomas Streissguth
Hate crimes by Thomas Streissguth( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written as a "first-stop" resource into hate crimes and relevant legislation in the United States, this volume continues in the format of the other </Library in a Book/> series, including a historical survey of hate crimes, a chronology, description of significant court cases and legislation, short biographies of important individuals, a glossary, an annotated bibliography, and a list of relevant organizations
Writer of the plains : a story about Willa Cather by Thomas Streissguth( )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the American author Willa Cather, emphasizing her youth and early career but covering all of her life
How slaves built America by Duchess Harris( )

3 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Delves into the history of how slave labor helped build the US economy and many historic structures, as well as how people benefited in different ways from the practice of slavery"--Publisher's website
Say it with music : a story about Irving Berlin by Thomas Streissguth( )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of the famous composer of popular musicals and songs, including "God Bless America."
U.S. Navy SEALs by Thomas Streissguth( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of this special forces unit, the training its members must undergo, and its deployment in modern conflicts
Science fiction pioneer : a story about Jules Verne by Thomas Streissguth( )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of the well-known novelist from his childhood in Nantes, France, to his career as a successful fiction writer whose imaginative works often gave glimpses into the future
Jesse Owens by Thomas Streissguth( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the life and career of the noted black track star who competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympics
The Green Berets by Thomas Streissguth( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short history of the U.S. Army's Special Forces and an explanation of the training required to become a Green Beret
John Glenn by Thomas Streissguth( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of John Glenn, including his childhood, World War II activities, work as a test pilot and astronaut, career as a senator, and return to space in 1998
Cause & effect: the Persian Gulf War by Thomas Streissguth( )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invasion of oil-rich Kuwait by its neighbor Iraq in the summer of 1990 posed a strategic and political problem for the United States, as well as American allies in the Middle East. Through thoughtful narrative supported by fully documented quotes this title begins with A Brief History of the Persian Gulf War, and then examines these questions: How Did Oil Politics Fuel the Gulf War? How Did the Cold War's End Influence the Persian Gulf Conflict? What was the Result of Basing US and Coalition Troops in Saudi Arabia? What Followed from Allowing Saddam Hussein's Regime to Survive?
Queen Cleopatra by Thomas Streissguth( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the Egyptian queen who lived from 69 B.C.E. to 30 B.C.E
Daniel Boone by Thomas Streissguth( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated biography of the famous pioneer and explorer
The 2016 presidential election by Thomas Streissguth( )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the 2017 presidential election by highlighting the key issues, the controversies, and the public reaction to the election results. Includes a map, a glossary, resources for further information, and color photographs
The Christmas Truce of 1914 by Thomas Streissguth( )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title examines the Christmas Truce of 1914, focusing on how the informal truces came to be and exploring the experiences of the soldiers of both sides. Compelling narrative text and well-chosen historical photographs and primary sources make this book perfect for report writing. Features include a glossary, a selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards
The roaring twenties : an eyewitness history by Thomas Streissguth( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 1920s constituted a decade of change and contrast, when modern America began to emerge from the shadow of World War I. The Roaring Twenties recounts this era by examining many of its aspects: Prohibition, political scandal, expatriates, women's suffrage, technological advances, prosperity, trials on evolution and espionage, and finally the stock market crash. The author captures the complexities of the 1920s and brings to life the various events that occurred during this tumultuous yet exhilarating decade." "The Roaring Twenties provides hundreds of firsthand accounts of the period - from diary entries, letters, speeches, and newspaper accounts - that illustrate how historical events appeared to those who lived through them. Among the eyewitness testimonies included are those of Woodrow Wilson, Louis Armstrong, History Cabot Lodge, Warren Harding, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Will Rogers, W.E.B. DuBois, Ernest Hemingway, and Henry Ford."--Jacket
Mexico by Thomas Streissguth( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the people, places and culture of Mexico
Egypt by Thomas Streissguth( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the modern nation and its glorious past
Edgar Allan Poe by Thomas Streissguth( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the nineteenth-century American author famous for his detective stories, horror stories, and poetry
Inside the coal industry by Thomas Streissguth( )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around coal, one of the world's most important sources of energy. It explores the history of the coal industry, coal's environmental impact and what is being done to mitigate it, and the future of the coal industry and coal technology. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index."--
Inside the tobacco industry by Thomas Streissguth( )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of the tobacco industry, discussing how nicotine and tobacco affect the body, legal issues the industry has faced, and the use of e-cigarettes
 
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Writer of the plains : a story about Willa CatherSay it with music : a story about Irving BerlinU.S. Navy SEALsScience fiction pioneer : a story about Jules VerneJesse OwensThe Green BeretsJohn GlennQueen Cleopatra
Alternative Names
Streissguth, Thomas

Streissguth, Thomas‏ 1958-

Streissguth Tom

Streissguth, Tom 1958-

Sutoraisugusu, Tomu

슈트라이스구트, 탐 1958-

ストライスグス, トム

Languages
English (110)