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The Resource How they croaked : the awful ends of the awfully famous, Georgia Bragg ; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley

How they croaked : the awful ends of the awfully famous, Georgia Bragg ; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley

Label
How they croaked : the awful ends of the awfully famous
Title
How they croaked
Title remainder
the awful ends of the awfully famous
Statement of responsibility
Georgia Bragg ; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley
Title variation
How they croaked
Title variation remainder
the awful ends of the awfully famous
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shares the sometimes gruesome details of the deaths of nineteen famous historical figures, including King Tut, Pocahontas, George Washington, Edgar Allan Poe, and Marie Curie
Summary
A look at the deaths of several famous people throughout history and the circumstances surrounding those deaths
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2011
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Nonfiction, 2014.
  • International Reading Association Children's Book Award for Young Adult Nonfiction, 2012.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2014.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2012
Biography type
contains biographical information
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391868
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
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950
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 5
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the awful ends of the awfully famous
Label
How they croaked : the awful ends of the awfully famous, Georgia Bragg ; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 164-179) and index
Contents
King Tut : back up the U-haul -- Julius Caesar : I as in ides -- Cleopatra : #1 across -- Christopher Columbus : death by dirt -- Henry VIII : who not to marry -- Elizabeth I : she kept her head about her -- Pocahontas : royal hostage -- Galileo Galilei : staying alive -- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : every good boy does fine -- Marie Antoinette : I did not do it on purpose -- George Washington : little mouth of horrors -- Napoleon Bonaparte : I hate islands -- Ludwig van Beethoven : between those ears -- Edgar Allan Poe : Oh woe is Poe -- Charles Dickens : the tale of two brains -- James A. Garfield : James who? -- Charles Darwin : what me worry? -- Marie Curie : you glow, girl -- Albert Einstein : Einstein = massive cranium? -- One more thing
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
184 p.
Isbn
9780802798176
Lccn
2010008659
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
How they croaked : the awful ends of the awfully famous, Georgia Bragg ; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 164-179) and index
Contents
King Tut : back up the U-haul -- Julius Caesar : I as in ides -- Cleopatra : #1 across -- Christopher Columbus : death by dirt -- Henry VIII : who not to marry -- Elizabeth I : she kept her head about her -- Pocahontas : royal hostage -- Galileo Galilei : staying alive -- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : every good boy does fine -- Marie Antoinette : I did not do it on purpose -- George Washington : little mouth of horrors -- Napoleon Bonaparte : I hate islands -- Ludwig van Beethoven : between those ears -- Edgar Allan Poe : Oh woe is Poe -- Charles Dickens : the tale of two brains -- James A. Garfield : James who? -- Charles Darwin : what me worry? -- Marie Curie : you glow, girl -- Albert Einstein : Einstein = massive cranium? -- One more thing
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
184 p.
Isbn
9780802798176
Lccn
2010008659
Other physical details
ill., maps

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