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Action! : how movies began / by Meghan McCarthy.

McCarthy, Meghan (author, illustrator).


"Meghan McCarthy tells the story of the history of movies and the creators who made them. In fascinating detail, she shows how early photography capturing motion became silent films, which led to the first color films"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534452305
  • ISBN: 1534452303
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 x 30 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division, [2022].

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Paula Wiseman book."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8 A Paula Wiseman Book, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
Grades 2-3 A Paula Wiseman Book, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
Subject: Motion pictures > History > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 9 of 12 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.


  • 1 current hold with 12 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library J791.43 M (Text) 39493110065473 Juvenile New Nonfiction Available -
Marianna Black Library J791.43 M (Text) 39493109024242 Juvenile New Nonfiction Available -

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