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Action! : how movies began  Cover Image Book Book

Action! : how movies began / by Meghan McCarthy.

McCarthy, Meghan, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534452305
  • ISBN: 1534452303
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Paula Wiseman book."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and filmography.
Summary, etc.:
"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.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
Grades 2-3 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
AD870L Lexile
Subject: Motion pictures > History > Juvenile literature.
Cinematography > History > Juvenile literature.
Motion pictures > Production and direction > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Picture books.

Available copies

  • 7 of 8 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


  • 0 current holds with 8 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library JNF 791.4309 MCC (Text) 38256101851644 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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