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The Resource How they choked : failures, flops, and flaws of the awfully famous, Georgia Bragg ; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley

How they choked : failures, flops, and flaws of the awfully famous, Georgia Bragg ; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley

Label
How they choked : failures, flops, and flaws of the awfully famous
Title
How they choked
Title remainder
failures, flops, and flaws of the awfully famous
Statement of responsibility
Georgia Bragg ; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a humorous look at the flaws and foibles of some of the most famous personalities of history, including such figures as Marco Polo, George Armstrong Custer, Thomas Edison, and Amelia Earhart
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
1010
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
6-8
LC call number
CT105
LC item number
.B724 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.6
Study program name
Reading Counts RC
Target audience
juvenile
Label
How they choked : failures, flops, and flaws of the awfully famous, Georgia Bragg ; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-192) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Marco Polo: staying alive (1254-1324) -- Queen Isabella of Spain: omg (1451-1504) -- King Montezuma II: oops, there go the Aztecs (1466-1520) -- Ferdinand Magellan: dead in the water -- Anne Boleyn: fatal attractions (1501-1536) -- Isaac Newton: the law's in town (1642-1727) -- Benedict Arnold: stinker, traitor, soldier, spy (1741-1801) -- Susan B. Anthony: she had a dream (1820-1906) -- George Armstrong Custer: dressed to kill (1839-1876) -- Thomas Alva Edison: shocking inventor (1847-1931) -- Vincent Van Gogh: least likely to succeed (1853-1890) -- J. Bruce Ismay: first-class coward (1862-1937) -- Joseph Jefferson Jackson ("Shoeless Joe"): game over (1887-1951) -- Amelia M. Earhart: winging it (1897-1937)
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
vi, 200 pages
Isbn
9780802734891
Lccn
2013039127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
ocn858975729
Label
How they choked : failures, flops, and flaws of the awfully famous, Georgia Bragg ; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-192) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Marco Polo: staying alive (1254-1324) -- Queen Isabella of Spain: omg (1451-1504) -- King Montezuma II: oops, there go the Aztecs (1466-1520) -- Ferdinand Magellan: dead in the water -- Anne Boleyn: fatal attractions (1501-1536) -- Isaac Newton: the law's in town (1642-1727) -- Benedict Arnold: stinker, traitor, soldier, spy (1741-1801) -- Susan B. Anthony: she had a dream (1820-1906) -- George Armstrong Custer: dressed to kill (1839-1876) -- Thomas Alva Edison: shocking inventor (1847-1931) -- Vincent Van Gogh: least likely to succeed (1853-1890) -- J. Bruce Ismay: first-class coward (1862-1937) -- Joseph Jefferson Jackson ("Shoeless Joe"): game over (1887-1951) -- Amelia M. Earhart: winging it (1897-1937)
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
vi, 200 pages
Isbn
9780802734891
Lccn
2013039127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
ocn858975729

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