WorldCat Identities

Ford, Carin T.

Overview
Works: 49 works in 72 publications in 1 language and 10,281 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV865.R6, B
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Most widely held works by Carin T Ford
Slavery and the underground railroad : bound for freedom by Carin T Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the early plight of the slaves and their run for freedom during and after the Civil War
Daring women of the Civil War by Carin T Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the many roles played by women in the American Civil War, both on the battlefield and at home, introducing specific women such as author Louisa May Alcott and Confederate spy Rose O'Neal Greenhow
Helen Keller : lighting the way for the blind and deaf by Carin T Ford( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life and accomplishments of Helen Keller, who was left blind and deaf by illness at a young age, overcame these handicaps, and spent the rest of her life working to improve conditions for other handicapped people
The Battle of Gettysburg and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address by Carin T Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed account of the three days of the Battle of Gettysburg, the bloodiest war fought on American soil, plus an examination of Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysburg address
Dr. Seuss : best-loved author by Carin T Ford( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the author of such books as "Green Eggs and Ham" and "The Cat in the Hat."
The American Civil War : an overview by Carin T Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the events, people, and issues that led to this terrible war
African-American soldiers in the Civil War : fighting for freedom by Carin T Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a vivid picture of black soldiers on and off the battlefield, the obstacles they faced, the determiantion with which they fought, and their status in the aftermath of the war
The Wright brothers : heroes of flight by Carin T Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles two brothers whose childhood interest in flight led them to build a successful flying machine
Lincoln, slavery, and the Emancipation Proclamation by Carin T Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on slavery, Lincoln's views, and the Emancipation Proclamation
Benjamin Franklin : inventor and patriot by Carin T Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles a man whose childhood love of reading and desire to know about everything led to a multifaceted career as an inventor, scientist, printer, and statesman
Legends of American dance and choreography by Carin T Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles ten influential and dedicated dancers and choreographers who worked in America, including Martha Graham, Fred Astaire, and Mikhail Baryshnikov
Jackie Robinson : hero of baseball by Carin T Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a time when American blacks and whites were kept apart in most aspects of their lives, one man s courage and talent changed sports history. Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play major league baseball. Even when racist insults exploded from the stands, Robinson kept his focus on the game and earned the world s admiration. For the rest of his life, Jackie Robinson continued to speak out for equality and civil rights. In this exciting biography, young readers will learn about our nation s trailblazing baseball hero
Walt Disney : meet the cartoonist by Carin T Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Walt Disney, whose childhood dreams of becoming a cartoonist and doing things new ways led to great success in animated and live-action films, television, and theme parks
Roberto Clemente : baseball legend by Carin T Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about a man who many people said was born to play baseball because of his extraordinary throwing, fielding, and hitting
Andy Warhol : pioneer of pop art by Carin T Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the pop art movement of the 1960s and the many sides of the American legend known as the Prince of Pop
Henry Ford : the car man by Carin T Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple biography of the man who revolutionized American industry with his assembly-line production of automobiles
Jackie Robinson : "all I ask is that you respect me as a human being" by Carin T Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story is riveting and legendary: At a time when segregation ruled American life, a sports experiment changed history. Did Jackie Robinson have enough talent, courage, and tolerance to break the color line in major league baseball? The world watched as Robinson signed his contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Racist taunts and jeers exploded from the stands, but Robinson kept his focus on the game. For the rest of his life, Robinson continued to speak out for equality and civil rights. Crossing the color barrier in baseball was just the first step. A full-color biography series features inspirational and contemporary African-Americans of interest to young people and who are important role models for all youngsters
Andy Warhol : the life of an artist by Carin T Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and career of the twentieth-century American artist, focusing on his famous works of pop art and many other creative endeavors
Thomas Jefferson : the third president by Carin T Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the third president of the United States and his contribution to the Declaration of Independence
Levi Strauss : the man behind blue jeans by Carin T Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and career of of Levi Strauss, a Bavarian Jew who immigrated to the United States in 1847 and became a very successful businessman and philanthropist after inventing blue jeans
 
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Slavery and the underground railroad : bound for freedom
Languages
English (30)

Covers
Daring women of the Civil WarHelen Keller : lighting the way for the blind and deafThe Battle of Gettysburg and Lincoln's Gettysburg AddressDr. Seuss : best-loved authorThe American Civil War : an overviewAfrican-American soldiers in the Civil War : fighting for freedomThe Wright brothers : heroes of flightLincoln, slavery, and the Emancipation Proclamation