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Thompson, John 1940-

Overview
Works: 30 works in 80 publications in 2 languages and 10,229 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Literature  Action and adventure films  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Poetry  Picture books  Historical poetry 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: F213, 975.03
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Most widely held works about John Thompson
 
Most widely held works by John Thompson
Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters by Pat McKissack( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 2,447 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
The expendables by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Expendables are a tight-knit team of skilled combat vets turned mercenaries. Hired by a powerful covert operator, the team jets off to a small South American country to overthrow a ruthless dictator. Once there, they find themselves caught in a deadly web of deceit and betrayal. Using every weapon at their disposal, they set out to save the innocent and punish the guilty in this blistering action-packed thriller
A Thanksgiving wish by Michael Rosen( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,108 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 )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,050 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 984 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 748 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 )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stunning illustrations take center stage in this poetry collection, with brief biographical notes, that pays homage to such well-known African Americans as: Arthur Ashe, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Louis Armstrong, Martin Luther King, Jr., "Satchel" Paige, Rosa Parks, Langston Hughes, Jesse Owens, Marian Anderson, Malcolm X, Wilma Rudolph, and Billie Holiday
The flying bed by Nancy Willard( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 691 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 471 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 )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 115 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
Jewel by John Thompson( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of a very talented, determined girl who has two hit albums and a best-selling book of poems
A coach's letter to his son by Mel Allen( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 110 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 36 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 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 8 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
American Girls: High hopes for Addy by Connie Rose Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 6 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
Freedom Like Sunlight by J. Patrick Lewis( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 6 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
Cosmic trigger : [d. letzten Geheimnisse d. Illuminaten oder an d. Grenzen d. erw. Bewusstseins] by Robert Anton Wilson( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Christmas in the big house, Christmas in the quarters
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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
Languages
English (66)

German (2)