WorldCat Identities

Thompson, John 1940-

Overview
Works: 22 works in 65 publications in 2 languages and 9,018 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Drama  Picture books  Poetry  War films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Thompson
Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters by Pat McKissack( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 2,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the customs, recipes, poems, and songs used to celebrate Christmas in the big plantation houses and in the slave quarters just before the Civil War
A Thanksgiving wish by Michael Rosen( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Amanda's grandmother dies and the extended family tries to recreate her famous Thanksgiving meal, friends and neighbors pitch in to help carry on Bubbe's traditions
High hopes for Addy by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addy's new life in Philadelphia in the late 1860s continues to hold surprises, as she competes in a kite festival and her teacher recommends her for the Institute for Colored Youth. Includes informational pages about the Institute for Colored Youth and how to make a kite
The Dead Sea scrolls by Ilene Cooper( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the discovery of the ancient manuscripts known as the Dead Sea scrolls, and discusses efforts to translate them, the battle over possessing them, and the people who have figured in their history
O Jerusalem by Jane Yolen( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poetic tribute to Jerusalem, in honor of the 3000th anniversary of its founding, celebrating its history as a holy city for three major religions
Freedom like sunlight : praisesongs for Black Americans by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents poems and brief biographical notes about well-known African-Americans
The flying bed by Nancy Willard( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A greedy baker buys his wife a magic bed that flies them to the master baker, where they are given special yeast that helps their bakery become, for a while, the most popular in Florence
Prairie train by Marsha Wilson Chall( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl experiences the thrill of her first train ride when she takes the Great Northern from the country to visit her grandmother in the city
Addy's short story collection by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Civil War ends, Addy's family is reunited in freedom in Philadelphia. But the future may hold both happiness and heartache
A coach's letter to his son by Mel Allen( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines baseball in the eyes of a coach to his son
Bass Strait bibliography : a guide to the literature on Bass Strait covering scientific and non-scientific material( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Museum development study : future directions for the development of the Museum of Victoria by Victoria( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cosmic trigger : final secret of the illuminati by Robert Anton Wilson( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Wilson has traced the path of personal experiences that have convinced him and others that the existence of the Illuminati is real. Relating his own observations and those of others, he makes a case that men are being contacted and experimented upon by more intelligent beings who share the universe with us
The State Library development study, 1987 : " ... an investment of the truest kind ..." by Victoria( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom Like Sunlight by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents poems and brief biographical notes about such well-known African-Americans as Arthur Ashe, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Martin Luther King Jr., "Satchel" Paige, Rosa Parks, Jesse Owens, Marian Anderson, Malcolm X, Wilma Rudolph, and Billie Holiday"--
Oh, Jerusalem by Jane Yolen( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poetic tribute to Jerusalem, in honor of the 3000th anniversary of its founding, celebrating its history as a holy city for three major religions
Modern course for the piano : 4th grade book by John Thompson( Book )

7 editions published between 1936 and 1940 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book for the earliest beginner combining rote and note approach
The book of dreams by John Thompson( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Evening with John Thompson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thompson presents his portfolio and discusses his work
Breaker Morant by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Boer War, three Australian soldiers are brought to trial for executing Boer prisoners . Despite the fact that they acted under the orders of the British government, they find that they are to be used as scapegoats
 
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Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters
Languages
English (61)

German (2)

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A Thanksgiving wishHigh hopes for AddyThe Dead Sea scrollsO JerusalemFreedom like sunlight : praisesongs for Black AmericansThe flying bedPrairie trainAddy's short story collection