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Childs, Ray

Overview
Works: 18 works in 51 publications in 1 language and 1,871 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Genealogy  Drama  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: E185.97.F73, 326
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Most widely held works by Ray Childs
Black like me by John Howard Griffin ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1959, journalist John Howard Griffin underwent a bold experiment to try and determine why blacks and whites were unable, or unwilling, to communicate with each other. Under the care of a dermatologist, Griffin darkened his skin and posed as a black man, deep in the heart of the south. His findings about the discrimination, hatred and hostility he faced on a daily basis proved to have a much more profound effect on him, and the country, than he could have ever imagined
Lives of the pirates swashbucklers, scoundrels (neighbors beware!) by Kathleen Krull ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If you think pirates are just colorful, swashbuckling fantasy characters like Melinda Long's Captain Braid Beard or Johnny Depp's Jack Sparrow think again! The real pirates of history were certainly swashbuckling, but also much more. some were true criminals, some were simply misunderstood, and all contributed to the image of pirates that remains fascinating to us to this day. What was the real story behind Blackbeard, Sir Francis Drake, Madame Cheng, and other men and women of the high seas? In the lively, conversational style she established in the popular Lives of series, Kathleen Krull tells true stories, debunks myths, and acknowledges some lingering mysteries. Kathryn Hewitt's distinctive caricatures capture all the color and personality of this pirate crew
Amos Fortune, free man by Elizabeth Yates ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of the eighteenth-century African prince who, after being captured by slave traders, was brought to Massachusetts where he was a slave until he was able to buy his freedom at the age of sixty
Iron thunder the battle between the Monitor & the Merrimac : a Civil War novel by Avi ( )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When his father is killed fighting for the Union in the War Between the States, thirteen-year-old Tom Carroll must take a job to help support his family.€He manages to find work at a bustling ironworks in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York, where dozens of men are frantically pounding together the strangest ship€Tom has ever seen.€ A ship made of iron. Tom becomes assistant to the ship's inventor, a gruff, boastful man named Captain€John Ericsson
The long road to Gettysburg by Jim Murphy ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experience first hand the bloodiest battle of the Civil War through the eyes of two teenage military officers, one from the North and one from the South
A pretext for war [9/11, Iraq, and the abuse of America's intelligence agencies] by James Bamford ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyzes the failures of America's intelligence agencies, including their inability to predict the tragedy of September 11, and explores how the Bush administration used the intelligence community to serve its own political ends
The darkest jungle [the true story of the Darién expedition and America's ill-fated race to connect the seas] by Todd Balf ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unabridged
The Vanderbilts by Jerry E Patterson ( )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cornelius Vanderbilt parlayed a $100 investment into the largest private transportation company in the world while creating an American dynasty in New York, Newport, Vermont and Ashville, NC
Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, and Phaedo by Plato ( Recording )
in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These four dialogues present the trial, imprisonment, and execution of Socrates
Damrell's fire how one firefighter stopped America's cities from burning down ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow Fire Chief John Damrell as he struggles to extinguish the Boston Great Fire of 1872. Then follow him as he works tirelessly for many decades after the Boston Fire to implement better fire fighting infrastructure and building codes in America's cities to prevent the repetition of similar great fire disasters. Includes animations recreating Boston's Great Fire of 1872
Plato's symposium by Plato ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unabridged performance based on Benjamin Jowett's translation. Audio revision by Albert A. Anderson
Hume's Dialogues concerning natural religion by David Hume ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beauty and truth [Plato's Greater Hippias and Aristotle's Poetics] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unabridged performance of Plato's Greater Hippias and Aristotle's Poetics. The first work is a comic dialogue between Socrates and Hippias of Elis that explores the definition of beauty. The second work analyzes truth and beauty as they are manifested in poetry and the other arts
Amos Fortune : free man by Elizabeth Yates ( Book )
1 edition published in 1950 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The life of the eighteenth-century African prince who, after being captured by slave traders, was brought to Massachusetts where he was a slave until he was able to buy his freedom at the age of sixty
Silent to the bone by E. L Konigsburg ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
When he is wrongly accused of gravely injuring his baby half-sister, thirteen-year-old Branwell loses his power of speech and only his friend Connor is able to reach him and uncover the truth about what really happened
Other worlds by Barbara Michaels ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A conference of specialists on the occult is convened to analyze two 19th century ghost hauntings, one in Tennessee, the other in Connecticut. Attended by such experts as Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the conference attempts to arrive at an explanation. By the author of The Dancing Floor
America's first millionaires the East Indies trade ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Salem, Massachusetts has more in its past than witch trials, as this walking tour proves
Bahamas by Robert Barlas ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Introduces the geography, history, government, economy, religion, language, arts, leisure activities, festivals, food, and people of this archipelago lying in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida
 
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