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Gallagher, Jim 1969-

Overview
Works: 29 works in 58 publications in 1 language and 5,917 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Life skills guides 
Roles: Author
Classifications: G286.M2, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jim Gallagher
Ferdinand Magellan and the first voyage around the world by Jim Gallagher( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of the daring Portuguese sea captain who commanded the first expedition that sailed around the world
Hernando de Soto and the exploration of Florida by Jim Gallagher( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the wealthy Spaniard who came to the New World to seek glory and who was the first European to reach the Mississippi River in 1541
Vasco da Gama and the Portuguese explorers by Jim Gallagher( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the travels of Vasco da Gama and other Portuguese explorers who helped establish an extensive empire for their country
Sir Francis Drake and the foundation of a world empire by Jim Gallagher( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Sir Francis Drake, who was famous for his explorations and for helping to defeat the Spanish Armada
The Viking explorers by Jim Gallagher( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of the Vikings and their explorations and conquests in Europe and North America between the eighth and thirteenth centuries, focusing on such Vikings as Leif Eriksson, Erik the Red, and Oleg the Wise
Heroin by Jim Gallagher( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, nature, sources, and effects of heroin, the dangers of its use, and treatment for addiction to it
Causes of the Iraq War by Jim Gallagher( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discusses the causes of the 2003 Iraq war, explaining the origins of Iraq, the reasons for its 1990 invasion of Kuwait, the 1991 Gulf War and subsequent U.N. efforts to disarm Iraq, and the U.S. desire to remove Saddam Hussein from power"--Provided by publisher
The composite guide to wrestling by Jim Gallagher( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the world of wrestling and how competitors practice it as a time-honored sport
The Johnstown flood by Jim Gallagher( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the events surrounding the tragic flood that overwhelmed Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and nearby areas in 1889
A guys' guide to conflict / Jim Gallagher. A girls' guide to conflict by Jim Gallagher( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The process of becoming a teen is not easy, especially when you have to deal with a lot of extreme emotions. Every feeling has its own unique causes and problems, and each one is experienced differently by guys and girls. This series takes a fun approach to these issues by addressing them in a reversible book format, one side for guys and the other side for girls. The reader can access in-depth discussion and practical advice that applies to him or her, and then flip the book to get an understanding of how the other gender deals with the same difficult emotional situations
Shania Twain by Jim Gallagher( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the popular Canadian singer, from her early days on the music scene to her transformation into an award-winning superstar
The Beatles by Jim Gallagher( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Beatles will take you on the magical mystery tour that was the Beatles. Find out how the group came together, and how it fell apart
Pedro Martínez by Jim Gallagher( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of the professional baseball pitcher from the Dominican Republic who won the National League's Cy Young Award in 1997
US-led wars in Iraq, 1991-present by Jim Gallagher( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book in the Major U.S. Historical Wars series examines the events that led up to the 1991 Gulf War, the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and the subsequent occupation and reconstruction of that country by the United States and its allies. It discusses the political and military strategies that were employed in these conflicts, and provides information about key people, battles, and events. Although U.S. troops were withdrawn from Iraq in 2012, the sectarian conflicts in that country have grown worse, evolving into a full-scale civil war for which there is no simple solution."--Back cover
Tiger Woods by Jim Gallagher( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the life and career of the golf sensation Tiger Woods
Daniel Morgan : fighting frontiersman by Jim Gallagher( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the childhood, military service, and accomplishments of Daniel Morgan, especially in the southern campaigns of the American Revolution
Mark McGwire by Jim Gallagher( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of the St. Louis Cardinal power hitter who broke Roger Maris' single-season home run record in 1998
Alex Rodriguez by Jim Gallagher( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Seattle Mariners' power-hitting shortstop, Alex Rodriguez
Ramon Martinez by Jim Gallagher( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Dominican-born pitcher who starred for the Los Angeles Dodgers before being signed by the Boston Red Sox in 1999
The search for lost treasure by Jim Gallagher( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes many of the best known treasures of the world, including Captain Kidd's treasure, the Lost Regalia of Scotland, the Rosetta stone, and the Koh-i-noor diamond
 
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Audience level: 0.15 (from 0.12 for Ferdinand ... to 0.29 for Ramon Mart ...)

Ferdinand Magellan and the first voyage around the world
Alternative Names
Gallagher, James

Languages
English (45)

Covers
Hernando de Soto and the exploration of FloridaVasco da Gama and the Portuguese explorersSir Francis Drake and the foundation of a world empireThe Viking explorersHeroinCauses of the Iraq WarThe composite guide to wrestlingThe Johnstown flood