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The Resource The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, Candace Fleming

The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, Candace Fleming

Label
The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum
Title
The great and only Barnum
Title remainder
the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum
Statement of responsibility
Candace Fleming
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Biography of P.T. Barnum, showman and founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Readers can visit Barnum's American Museum; meet Tom Thumb, the miniature man (only 39 in. tall) and his tinier bride (32 in.); experience the thrill Barnum must have felt when,at age 60, he joined the circus; and discover Barnum's legacy
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2010
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
325460
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 791.3092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
980
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
GV1811.B3
LC item number
F55 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
7.0
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum
Label
The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, Candace Fleming
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
"I am a showman" -- That Barnum boy -- The apprentice showman -- A visit to the American Museum -- Humbug! -- A miniature man and a nightingale -- The man behind the curtain -- Endings and beginnings -- Circus man -- Come to the circus -- The Egrees
Control code
ocm270129826
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9780375841972
Lccn
2008045847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)270129826
  • (Sirsi) a992452
Label
The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, Candace Fleming
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
"I am a showman" -- That Barnum boy -- The apprentice showman -- A visit to the American Museum -- Humbug! -- A miniature man and a nightingale -- The man behind the curtain -- Endings and beginnings -- Circus man -- Come to the circus -- The Egrees
Control code
ocm270129826
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9780375841972
Lccn
2008045847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)270129826
  • (Sirsi) a992452

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