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Beatrice Gormley

Autor(a) de Amelia Earhart: Young Aviator

47 Works 3,512 Membros 35 Reviews

About the Author

Beatrice Gormley is the author of many popular books for young readers, including Maria Mitchell: The Soul of an Astronomer and C. S. Lewis: Christian and Storyteller. As a writer, she admires the drama of Bible stories and is intrigued by their people. She lives in Ossining, New York

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Obras de Beatrice Gormley

Amelia Earhart: Young Aviator (2000) 341 cópias
Adara (2002) 308 cópias
Barack Obama: Our 44th President (2008) 273 cópias, 2 resenhas
Back To The Titanic (1994) 264 cópias, 2 resenhas
Back to the Day Lincoln Was Shot! (1656) 205 cópias, 1 resenha
Back to Paul Revere! (1994) 174 cópias
Fifth Grade Magic (1982) 137 cópias, 1 resenha
Mail-Order Wings (1981) 88 cópias, 2 resenhas
Miriam (1999) 49 cópias, 1 resenha
Poisoned Honey: A Story of Mary Magdalene (2010) 43 cópias, 2 resenhas
Salome (2007) 42 cópias, 4 resenhas
Malcolm X: A Revolutionary Voice (2008) 37 cópias, 1 resenha
Friends of Liberty (2013) 35 cópias, 11 resenhas
The Ghastly Glasses (1985) 32 cópias, 1 resenha
Marie Curie: Young Scientist (2007) 30 cópias
Best Friend Insurance (1985) 29 cópias, 2 resenhas
More Fifth Grade Magic (1988) 17 cópias
Paul's Volcano (Camelot) (1987) 16 cópias
Wanted : UFO (1990) 8 cópias
Ellie's Birthstone Ring: 2 (1992) 7 cópias
The Magic Mean Machine (1989) 6 cópias
Richard and the Vratch (1987) 6 cópias
Sky Guys to White Cat: 2 (1991) 4 cópias
Understudy Magic (1988) 1 exemplar(es)

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome padrão
Gormley, Beatrice
Data de nascimento
1942
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA

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This comprehensive biography makes Mandela’s powerful story engaging and accessible to young readers. The detailed text and photographs portray the complexity of South African history. Timeline, Glossary, Sources.
 
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NCSS | outras 3 resenhas | Jul 23, 2021 |
"A young troublemaker grows up to be a civil rights activist, president of his country and world leader in this overview of the life and work of the Nobel Prize–winning peacemaker.

In an engaging narrative that avoids hagiography, Gormley chronicles Mandela’s childhood and youth as a village herder, his successful career as a lawyer defending victims of South Africa’s apartheid policies, his work with the African National Congress, his imprisonment on Robben Island, his presidency of post-apartheid South Africa and his efforts later in life as an international peacemaker. She effectively describes the gross injustices and absurdities of apartheid policies, including numerous examples of Mandela’s personal experiences living in a racist society. Mandela’s extraordinary ability as president to ease both the fearful suspicions of whites and the vengeful impulses of long-oppressed blacks, preventing the nation from plunging into civil war, is appropriately depicted as his crowning accomplishment. The author does note that Mandela was less successful in his personal life, with two failed marriages and estranged relationships with his children.

A complete, informative introduction to a nonviolent revolutionary and one of history’s most important champions of human rights. (photos, timeline, glossary, source notes) (Biography. 10-14)" From Kirkus Reviews, www.kirkusreviews.com
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CDJLibrary | outras 3 resenhas | Feb 26, 2021 |
 
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lcslibrarian | 1 outra resenha | Aug 13, 2020 |
 
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lcslibrarian | 1 outra resenha | Aug 13, 2020 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
47
Membros
3,512
Popularidade
#7,236
Avaliação
3.8
Resenhas
35
ISBNs
137
Idiomas
1

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