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The Resource The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick

The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick

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The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum
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The great and only Barnum
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the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum
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by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick
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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
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Title
The great and only Barnum
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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
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Genre
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2010
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Biography type
individual biography
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325460
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DLC
Dewey number
  • 791.3092
  • B
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illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 8-12
LC call number
GV1811.B3
LC item number
F55 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 6
  • 12
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bibliography
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True
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pre adolescent
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the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum
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the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum
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Candace Fleming
The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick
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The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-145) and index
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 egress
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
151 p.
Isbn
9780375841972
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008045847
Other physical details
ill.
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(OCoLC)270129826

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