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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
Title variation
  • Edwin Booth
  • John Wilkes Booth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the life stories of nineteenth-century actor Edwin Booth and his actor brother John Wilkes Booth, describing the differences between the two men, chronicling John's assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and examining the impact of John's crime on the Booth family for decades afterward
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
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2006
  • School Library Journal Best Books: 2005
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2006
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2005.
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
178485
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Children
  • Wilson's Junior High School
  • School Library Journal starred
Dewey number
  • 792.02/8/092273
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 8.3
  • 5-8
  • 1130
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Lexile
LC call number
E457.5
LC item number
.G53 2005
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1130
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth
Label
Good brother, bad brother : the story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth, James Cross Giblin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-233) 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
Control code
19581251
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9781415633359
Lccn
2004021260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(IMchF)fol09446246
Label
Good brother, bad brother : the story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth, James Cross Giblin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-233) 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
Control code
19581251
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9781415633359
Lccn
2004021260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(IMchF)fol09446246

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