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Jean Fritz (1915–2017)

Autor/a de And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?

72+ obres 33,257 Membres 262 Ressenyes 12 preferits

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Jean Fritz was born in Hankow, China on November 16, 1915. She received a bachelor's degree in English from Wheaton College in 1937. She wrote picture books and historical fiction before focusing on historical nonfiction. Her first book, Bunny Hopewell's First Spring, was published in 1954. Her mostra'n més other books included And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?; Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?; Can't You Make Them Behave, King George?; Shh! We're Writing the Constitution; Traitor: The Case of Benedict Arnold; Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus?; Who's That Stepping on Plymouth Rock?; The Double Life of Pocahontas; and George Washington's Mother. Homesick: My Own Story, a collection of linked narratives, traces her life from her girlhood in China to her longed-for yet uneasy passage to America. It won a National Book Award and was named a Newbery Honor Book. She received the Regina Medal by the Catholic Library Association, the National Humanities Medal, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award and the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature for her body of work. She died on May 14, 2017 at the age of 101. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

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Obres de Jean Fritz

And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? (1973) 2,863 exemplars
Shh! We're Writing the Constitution (1987) 2,662 exemplars
The Cabin Faced West (1958) 2,323 exemplars
What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? (1976) 2,094 exemplars
Homesick: My Own Story (1982) 1,654 exemplars
George Washington's Breakfast (1969) 1,446 exemplars
Will You Sign Here, John Hancock? (1976) 1,242 exemplars
The Double Life of Pocahontas (1983) 1,203 exemplars
The Great Little Madison (1989) 1,139 exemplars
George Washington's Mother (1992) 787 exemplars
Brady (1960) 759 exemplars
Early Thunder (1967) 540 exemplars
Make Way for Sam Houston (1751) 415 exemplars
Why Not Lafayette? (1999) 402 exemplars
Stonewall (1979) 397 exemplars
Leonardo's Horse (2001) 393 exemplars
Alexander Hamilton: The Outsider (2011) 275 exemplars
Champion Dog Prince Tom (1958) 190 exemplars
Fish Head (1951) 185 exemplars
The Lost Colony Of Roanoke (2004) 184 exemplars
The World in 1492 (1992) 184 exemplars
Brendan the Navigator (1674) 175 exemplars
China's Long March (1988) 174 exemplars
Man Who Loved Books (1981) 116 exemplars
China Homecoming (1985) 86 exemplars
I, Adam (1963) 49 exemplars
Surprising Myself (1992) 26 exemplars
San Francisco (1962) 26 exemplars
How to Read a Rabbit (1959) 22 exemplars
So This Is Spring (1954) 16 exemplars
Magic to burn (1964) 16 exemplars
Bunny Hopwell's First Spring (1954) 15 exemplars
121 Pudding Street (1955) 4 exemplars
Appearances 3 exemplars
The Train (1965) 2 exemplars
The Late Spring. (1957) 2 exemplars
Early Thunder 1 exemplars
Sense títol 1 exemplars
Surprise Party (1965) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

The Perilous Road (1958) — Introducció — 972 exemplars
The Big Book for Peace (1990) — Col·laborador — 798 exemplars
Flight (1991) — Introducció — 416 exemplars
Winter Danger (1954) — Introducció — 174 exemplars
The Buffalo Knife (1952) — Introducció — 169 exemplars
Flight; Make it Work! (1995) — Introducció — 146 exemplars
Flaming Arrows (1813) — Introducció — 109 exemplars
Worlds of Childhood: The Art and Craft of Writing for Children (1990) — Col·laborador — 86 exemplars
Open Your Eyes: Extraordinary Experiences in Faraway Places (2003) — Col·laborador — 41 exemplars
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 7, March 1978 (1978) — Col·laborador — 5 exemplars
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 8, April 1978 (1978) — Col·laborador — 5 exemplars
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 11, July 1976 (1976) — Col·laborador — 3 exemplars


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Kids’ chapter book set in China a Name that Book (octubre 2018)
Children's chapter book about kid on the Yangtze a Name that Book (febrer 2013)


Only 32 pages long, but clever, witty, and incisive. I particularly like the discussion of the evidence for the Brendan voyage and how, until 1960, the evidence for the Leif Ericsson voyage was no more than traditional tales, until the archaeological discoveries. The illustrations are rather clever, and obviously inspired by the Irish decorated manuscripts, of which the most famous is the book of Kells.
themulhern | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Oct 27, 2023 |
Everyone has a mother. Even George Washington. But Mary Washington is nothing like you'd think! She hates to dress up. And she always thinks she knows what's best for George. After all, she's his mother! You can read more about her in this true story by Jean Fritz.
PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Sep 22, 2023 |
Harriet Beecher Stowe grew up in a family in which her seven brothers were expected to be successful preachers and the four girls were never to speak in public. But slavery made Harriet so angry she couldn't keep quiet. Although she used a pen rather than her voice to convince people of the evils of slavery, she became more famous than any of her brothers. She firmly believed that words could make change, and by writing Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe hastened the Civil War and changed the course of America history.… (més)
PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 6 ressenyes més | Sep 21, 2023 |
This factual gem that's written with Newbery Honor author Jean Fritz's humorous touch chronicles the hot summer of 1787 where fifty-five delegates from thirteen states huddled together in the strictest secrecy in Philadelphia to draw up the constitution of the United States!
PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 12 ressenyes més | Sep 21, 2023 |



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