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The Resource Good brother, bad brother : the story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth, James Cross Giblin

Good brother, bad brother : the story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth, James Cross Giblin

Label
Good brother, bad brother : the story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth
Title
Good brother, bad brother
Title remainder
the story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth
Statement of responsibility
James Cross Giblin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Most people know the name John Wilkes Booth, but few likely have heard of his elder brother Edwin. Find out about the brothers through first-hand accounts. Learn how alike and how different they were, and how each made a lasting impression on American history
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 792.02/8/092273
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Age 10-14
  • Age 10-Adult
  • 6-9
  • 1130
  • Lexile value, 1130
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Metametrics
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
LC call number
E457.5
LC item number
.G53 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 8.3
  • 8.3.
  • 7.3
  • 9.0
  • 7.3.
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts RC
  • Reading Counts RC
  • Reading Counts!
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Good brother, bad brother : the story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth, James Cross Giblin
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A brother's crime -- Crowing like a rooster -- "Where are your spurs?" -- Gold pieces and blizzards -- Hamlet in Honolulu -- Edwin in love -- "Marching off To war" -- "He must come at once!" -- A spy and a blockade runner -- "When Lincoln shall be king" -- "To whom it may concern" -- "Sic semper tyrannis!" -- The terrible aftermath -- "Hunted like a dog" -- "Useless! Useless!" -- Death by hanging -- Standing ovations -- Into the furnace -- Targeting Edwin -- Triumph in Germany --- A toast to the players -- The last "Hamlet."
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9780544809741
Lccn
2004021260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm56535150
Label
Good brother, bad brother : the story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth, James Cross Giblin
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A brother's crime -- Crowing like a rooster -- "Where are your spurs?" -- Gold pieces and blizzards -- Hamlet in Honolulu -- Edwin in love -- "Marching off To war" -- "He must come at once!" -- A spy and a blockade runner -- "When Lincoln shall be king" -- "To whom it may concern" -- "Sic semper tyrannis!" -- The terrible aftermath -- "Hunted like a dog" -- "Useless! Useless!" -- Death by hanging -- Standing ovations -- Into the furnace -- Targeting Edwin -- Triumph in Germany --- A toast to the players -- The last "Hamlet."
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9780544809741
Lccn
2004021260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm56535150

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