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Hinderliter, John

Overview
Works: 27 works in 109 publications in 2 languages and 12,463 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Biographies  Literature 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Hinderliter
What is the Statue of Liberty? by Joan Holub( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of the Statue of Liberty, including its origins as a gift from France and its construction, and explores the landmark's enduring symbolism of freedom, democracy, and friendship
Who was Bruce Lee? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and career of well-known actor and martial arts master, Bruce Lee, from his childhood in Hong Kong to his untimely death at the age of thirty-two
Who is Jeff Kinney? by Patrick Kinney( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Even as a kid, everyone thought Jeff Kinney was talented. People loved his drawings, and when he went to college, his comic strip Igdoof was so popular that it spread to other universities! Still, Jeff faced challenges. His cartoons were rejected by syndicates that claimed his art was unprofessional. Then, an idea struck: Jeff would write a journal from the perspective of a child, illustrated with doodles just like a kid might do. And so, the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series was born--and it was a hit! In this biography, Jeff's brother, Patrick Kinney, provides a knowledgeable look at the life of this best-selling author/illustrator. From Jeff's childhood pranks to his job developing online games, kids will love the chance to learn more about the creator of the popular Wimpy Kid books"--
What was Pompeii? by Jim O'Connor( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its inhabitants. The disaster left thousands dead, and Pompeii was no more than a memory for almost 1,700 years. In 1748, explorers rediscovered the port city with intact buildings and beautiful mosaics. This easy-to-read account is gripping and includes photos of the ruins
Who is Stan Lee? by Geoff Edgers( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and accomplishments of Stanley Lieber, comic book author, publisher of Marvel Comics, and creator of such famous comic-book characters as Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, and the Fantastic Four
Where is Mount Rushmore? by True Kelley( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It was world-famous sculptor Gutzon Borglum's dream to carve sixty-foot-high likenesses of four presidents on a granite cliff in South Dakota. Does that sound like a wacky idea? Many at the time thought so. Borglum faced a lot of opposition and problems at every turn; the blasting and carving carried out through the years of the Great Depression when funding for anything was hard to come by. Yet Mount Rushmore now draws almost three million visitors to the Black Hills every year. This is an entertaining chronicle of one man's magnificent obsession, which even today sparks controversy"--Amazon
What was Hurricane Katrina? by Robin Michal Koontz( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On August 25th, 2005, one of the deadliest and most destructive hurricanes in history hit the Gulf of Mexico. High winds and rain pummeled coastal communities, including the City of New Orleans, which was left under 15 feet of water in some areas after the levees burst. Track this powerful storm from start to finish, from rescue efforts large and small to storm survivors' tales of triumph"--
Where is Stonehenge? by True Kelley( Book )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Where is Stonehenge? That's an easy question to answer. It sits on the Salisbury Plain in Southern England. But what is the meaning of these strange circles of stones? Was Stonehenge a religious site to honor the dead? Or a sacred place of healing? Or perhaps an astrological calendar? These are much harder questions to answer. However, in an engaging and easy-to-read account, True Kelley puts forth all theories--past as well as current ones--about Stonehenge and the people who four thousand years ago managed to build this amazing monument."--Provided by publisher
Where is Mount Everest? by Nico Medina( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, describing its ancient beginnings, the first human settlers, and historic climbs
Where is the Great Barrier Reef? by Nico Medina( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this Where Is? title, kids can explore the Great Barrier Reef--big enough to be seen from space but made up of billions of tiny living organisms. The Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Australia, is the world's largest coral reef system. Stretching more than 1,400 miles, it provides a home to a wide diversity of creatures. Designated a World Heritage Site, the reef is suffering from the effects of climate change but this fascinating book shows this spectacular part of our planet."--
Where is the Taj Mahal? by Dorothy Hoobler( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the building of the Taj Mahal, an ivory-white marble mausoleum in the Indian city of Agra
Who was Nikola Tesla? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

7 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and accomplishments of the Croatian-born engineer who developed alternating-current technology and invented the radio
Where are the Galapagos Islands? by Megan Stine( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book teaches readers about the Galapagos Islands, a chain of volcanic islands located on either side of the equator in the Pacific Ocean, and the strange and unique animals that live there. Some animals include the marine iguana, the blue-footed booby, the magnificent frigatebird and the giant Galapagos tortoise, which may live to be over one hundred years old. The islands, which were studies by Charles Darwin, are a popular tourist destination and a UNESCO World Heritage site"--
What is climate change? by Gail Herman( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Learn more about what climate change means and how it's affecting our planet. The earth is definitely getting warmer. There's no argument about that, but who or what is the cause? And why has climate change become a political issue? Are humans at fault? Is this just a natural development? While the vast majority of scientists who study the environment agree that humans play a large part in climate change, there is a counterargument. Author Gail Herman presents both sides of the debate in this fact-based, fair-minded, and well-researched book that looks at the subject from many perspectives, including scientific, social, and political"--
Where is the Parthenon? by Roberta Edwards( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Athens, Greece, is best known for the Parthenon, the ruins of an ancient temple completed in 438 BC to honor the goddess Athena. But what many people don't know is that it only served as a temple for a couple hundred years. It then became a church, then a mosque, and by the end of the 1600s served as a storehouse for munitions. When an enemy army fired hundreds of cannon balls at the Acropolis, one directly hit the Parthenon. Much of the sculpture was destroyed, three hundred people died, and the site fell into ruin. Today, visitors continue to flock to this world famous landmark, which has become a symbol for Ancient Greece, democracy, and modern civilization"--
Where is Easter Island? by Megan Stine( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Easter Island and tell how people first came to live there and discusses how they built the enormous statues and why
Where is the Brooklyn Bridge? by Megan Stine( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Building the Brooklyn Bridge was no simple feat. Despite a brilliant plan from a father-son team of engineers, the process was a dangerous and grueling one. Construction workers developed a mysterious illness (now known as the bends), several died, and the project had devastating effects on the engineers' lives. Still, after fourteen years, the Brooklyn Bridge was finished and became the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time and is still widely admired today. Megan Stine tells the fascinating story behind one of the city's best-loved landmarks."--
Who was Chuck Jones? by Jim Gigliotti( Book )

3 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What's Up, Doc? Find out in this lively biography of the most celebrated director in animation history! Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones was an American animator, cartoon artist, screenwriter, producer, and director of many classic animated cartoon shorts. They starred Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, Pepé Le Pew, Porky Pig and a slew of other Warner Brothers characters. When he moved on to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, his work includes a series of Tom and Jerry shorts as well as the television adaptation of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Jones was nominated for eight Academy Awards, won three, and received an honorary Oscar for his work in the animation industry. His career spanned almost seventy years, during which he made over 250 animated films, including What's Opera, Doc?, a classic Bugs Bunny/Elmer Fudd short that is considered to be one of the greatest cartoons of all time"--
Where is Broadway? by Douglas Yacka( Book )

5 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of the famous street in New York City, detailing the development of the theater district and the shows and stars that have become Broadway legends
Shepard Takes Charge by Philip W Ogilvie( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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