WorldCat Identities

Burnett, Ruth

Overview
Works: 8 works in 16 publications in 1 language and 1,511 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Short films 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.M9835, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ruth Burnett
Vincent Lombardi, young football coach by Hortense Myers( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography concentrating on the boyhood of the football coach whose name became synonymous with the Green Bay Packers of Wisconsin
Cecil B. DeMille, young dramatist by Hortense Myers( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The childhood of a man who produced more than seventy successful motion pictures. He studied drama, became an actor, then settled in Hollywood when it was still a small town
Carl Ben Eielson, young Alaskan pilot by Hortense Myers( Book )

3 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl was interested in Alaska and as a young man went there to teach but his great love of airplanes led him to become a bush pilot
Racing hearts by Ruth Burnett( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1984 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward R. Murrow : young newscaster by Hortense Myers( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the news commentator whose broadcasts from London during World War II made his name familiar to all Americans
Joseph Pulitzer : a boy journalist by Hortense Myers( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the newspaper editor who crusaded against corruption, established the Pulitzer Prize, and founded the School of Journalism at Columbia University
Vilhjalmur Stefansson : young Arctic explorer by Hortense Myers( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working to earn money for his education. Vilhjalmur succeeds and graduates from the University of Iowa. His graduate work at Harvard leads to a scientific grant and eventual expedition to explore the uncharted lands of the Arctic
The Sorious Samura collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Cry Freetown, Sorious Samura documents the civil war in Freetown, Sierra Leone. In Exodus, Sierra Leonean filmmaker, Sorious Samura follows the story of one migrant, Osas, whose absolute determination to achieve his mission reveals that he is willing to sacrifice everything to get out of Africa. in Return to Freetown, Sorious Samura returns to Sierra Leone and talks with three of the children who were abducted and forced to become soldiers in the civil war. Thousands were taken from their families by a ruthless rebel leader and turned into killers
 
Audience Level
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.12 (from 0.09 for Vincent Lo ... to 0.46 for The Soriou ...)

Languages
English (16)