WorldCat Identities

Brown, Don 1949-

Overview
Works: 54 works in 139 publications in 1 language and 29,195 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Picture books  Pictorial works  Portraits 
Classifications: GV697.T5, B
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Most widely held works by Don Brown
Bright path : young Jim Thorpe by Don Brown ( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of Native American athlete Jim Thorpe, focusing on how his boyhood education set the stage for his athletic achievements which gained him international fame and Olympic gold medals
Teedie : the story of young Teddy Roosevelt by Don Brown ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a young boy, Theodore "Teedie" Roosevelt was small, had weak eyes, and frail muscles. Determined to overcome his childhood ailments, Teedie changed from a timid homebody into an adventurous man. He explored the Wild West, fought in the Spanish-American War, served as president of the United States, and helped build the Panama Canal
The good lion by Don Brown ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the time in the pilot Beryl Markham's childhood in Kenya when she was attacked by a lion that her neighbors kept as a pet
All stations! distress! : April 15, 1912, the day the Titanic sank by Don Brown ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides the captivating story of this amazing vessel, the people who built it, and its tragic demise during its maiden voyage across the Atlantic as told through first-hand accounts and detailed illustrations of the events as they happened
Kid Blink beats The World by Don Brown ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of the newsboys (and girls) who took on the world's most powerful press barons--and won
Odd boy out : young Albert Einstein by Don Brown ( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to the work and early life of the twentieth-century physicist whose theory of relativity revolutionized scientific thinking
America is under attack : September 11, 2001 : the day the towers fell by Don Brown ( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Narrates the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, from the plane hijackings to the collapse of the World Trade Center
A wizard from the start : the incredible boyhood & amazing inventions of Thomas Edison by Don Brown ( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From his humble boyhood as a farmer's son, selling newspapers on trains, reading through public libraries shelf by shelf, and dreaming of new inventions, Thomas Edison went on to create the light bulb, the phonograph, and the motion picture camera
Uncommon traveler : Mary Kingsley in Africa by Don Brown ( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brief biography of the self-educated nineteenth-century Englishwoman who, after a secluded childhood and youth, traveled alone through unexplored West Africa in 1893 and 1894 and learned much about the area and its inhabitants
One giant leap : the story of Neil Armstrong by Don Brown ( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the life and accomplishments of astronaut Neil Armstrong, from his childhood in Ohio to his famous moon landing
Mack made movies by Don Brown ( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A simple biography of the director whose silent films immortalized such slapstick clowns as the Keystone Kops, Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, and Ben Turpin
Alice Ramsey's grand adventure by Don Brown ( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the difficulties faced by the first woman to make a cross-country journey from New York to San Francisco in an automobile in 1909
Ruth Law thrills a nation by Don Brown ( Book )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the record-breaking flight of a daring woman pilot, Ruth Law, from Chicago to New York in 1916
Henry and the cannons : an extraordinary true story of the American Revolution by Don Brown ( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an illustrated account of bookseller Henry Knox's heroic contributions during the Revolutionary War, describing how he dragged fifty-nine cannons to Boston across 225 miles filled with danger and hardship
American boy : the adventures of Mark Twain by Don Brown ( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a brief biography of the noted American writer who was born Samuel Clemens
Dolley Madison saves George Washington by Don Brown ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dolley was a farm girl who became a fine first lady when she married James Madison. She wore beautiful dresses, decorated her home, and threw lavish parties. Everyone talked about Dolley, and everyone loved her, too. Then war arrived at her doorstep, and Dolley had to meet challenges greater than she'd ever known. So Dolley did one thing she thought might make a difference: she saved George Washington. Not the man himself, but a portrait of him, which would surely have been destroyed by English soldiers. Don Brown once again deftly tells a little known story about a woman who made a significant contribution to American history
Let it begin here! : April 19, 1775 : the day the American Revolution began by Don Brown ( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an informative look at the events that lead up to this important day in history when American heroes took a stand against an oppressive monarch in order gain the freedom they deserved in the new land they worked hard to build
Gold! Gold from the American River! by Don Brown ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces young readers to the history of the California gold rush, describing the journey to California, the process of panning for gold, and the fortunes that this gold brought many different people
Across a dark and wild sea by Don Brown ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the life of Saint Columba, a sixth-century prince, monk, and scribe
Rare treasure : Mary Anning and her remarkable discoveries by Don Brown ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the life of the English girl whose discovery of an Ichthyosaurus fossil led to a lasting interest in other prehistoric animals
 
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Alternative Names
Brown, Donald Paul, 1949-
Languages
English (86)
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