WorldCat Identities

Kramer, Barbara

Overview
Works: 38 works in 107 publications in 3 languages and 9,565 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Biographies  History  Readers (Publications) 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TL789.85.A75, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Kramer
Neil Armstrong : the first man on the moon by Barbara Kramer( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and accomplishments of astronaut Neil Armstrong, from his childhood in Ohio through his years with NASA, including his famous moon landing and other space flights
Pope Francis by Barbara Kramer( Book )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Pope Francis. Born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Pope Francis is the first Pope from the Americas. He's also the first Pope to replace a living one! Learn all about the Pontiff in this Level 1 reader, carefully leveled for an early independent reading or read aloud experience
John Glenn : a space biography by Barbara Kramer( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the first American to orbit the earth. covering his youth, his career as an astronaut, and his life after NASA
Sally Ride : a space biography by Barbara Kramer( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the first woman in space, spanning her childhood, career as an astronaut, and present life after NASA
Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize-winning author by Barbara Kramer( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of the successful novelist, who became the first African American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993
Thomas Edison by Barbara Kramer( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Thomas Edison, one of the most influential inventors in American history, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the many inventions for which he is best known
Alexander Graham Bell by Barbara Kramer( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and career of Alexander Graham Bell, examining how he invented the telephone and his work with the deaf
Amy Tan, author of The Joy Luck Club by Barbara Kramer( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and career of author Amy Tan, from her childhood in Oakland, California, through her struggle to accept her Chinese heritage, to her career as a writer
Sonia Sotomayor by Barbara Kramer( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore one of the most recognized names in modern America with this biography of Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor. Kids will learn about her rise to be the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice and the trials she faced along the way
Cleopatra by Barbara Kramer( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore one of the most recognized people in history with the biography of Cleopatra. Kids will learn about her life, achievements, legacy, and why she continues to fascinate generations of readers. This book follows the same standards as other National Geographic Readers with the same careful text, brilliant photographs, and fun approach that kids love
Nelson Mandela by Barbara Kramer( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nelson Mandela, who courageously dealt with adversity and emerged a world leader, has been an inspirational role model for millions of people around the world, from students to presidents. After being imprisoned for 27 years, in 1994 he became South Africa's first democratically-elected president and shared the Nobel Peace Prize. Mandela died in 2013, but his legacy lives on as a barrier-breaker and humanitarian. Learn all about his life, especially the challenges he faced and how he persevered, in this thoughtful biography"--
Ron Howard : child star & Hollywood director by Barbara Kramer( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and career of Ron Howard who gained fame as a young actor starring in television shows and went on to become a film director and producer
Frederick Douglass by Barbara Kramer( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the world of one of America's most celebrated abolitionists, writers, and orators in this inspirational biography of Frederick Douglass. Kids will learn about his life, achievements, and the challenges he faced along the way. The Level 2 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for independent readers. --Publisher
Madeleine Albright : first woman Secretary of State by Barbara Kramer( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the personal life and political career of Madeleine Albright, the first woman to become Secretary of State
Tom Hanks : superstar by Barbara Kramer( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life of Tom Hanks including his various talents as film actor, director, writer, and producer
Trailblazing American women : first in their fields by Barbara Kramer( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the first women to reach ten pinnacles: winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and the Nobel Prize in Literature, U.S. Supreme Court justice, Surgeon General, Secretary of Labor, U.S. congresswoman, aviator, self-made millionaire, tennis champion, and newswoman
National Geographic reader by Barbara Kramer( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fans of Disneyland, Disney World, and all things Disney are sure to enjoy learning all about the fascinating founder, Walt Disney. This new biographic reader reveals the interesting, enchanting life of one of the world's most beloved storytellers and entrepreneurs. Level 3 text provides accessible yet wide-ranging information for fluent readers"--
Mahalia Jackson : the voice of gospel and civil rights by Barbara Kramer( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the renowned gospel singer who hoped that her art would further the cause of civil rights for African Americans
Dave Thomas : honesty pays by Barbara Kramer( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man who founded the Wendy's fast-food chain
Tipper Gore : activist, author, photographer by Barbara Kramer( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the political and personal life of the wife of Vice President Al Gore, focusing on her work with the Parents Music Resource Center and the National Mental Health Association, the books she has written, and her duties as "Second Lady" of the United States
 
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Neil Armstrong : the first man on the moon
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John Glenn : a space biographySally Ride : a space biographyToni Morrison, Nobel Prize-winning authorAmy Tan, author of The Joy Luck ClubRon Howard : child star & Hollywood directorMadeleine Albright : first woman Secretary of StateTom Hanks : superstarTrailblazing American women : first in their fields
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