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Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos) 1963-

Overview
Works: 108 works in 239 publications in 1 language and 18,858 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Biographies 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Robin S Doak
Georgia by Robin S Doak( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover colonial Georgia
Coronado : Francisco Vásquez de Coronado explores the Southwest by Robin S Doak( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an account of the journey made by Coronado and his search for riches in the new world
Indian Americans by Robin S Doak( )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores India's history, immigration to the U.S., discrimination of Indian Americans, and how they are contributing to the U.S
Galileo : astronomer and physicist by Robin S Doak( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life of the sixteenth-century astronomer who revolutionized science with his theory the Earth revolves around the Sun
Christopher Columbus : explorer of the New World by Robin S Doak( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life of the fifteenth-century explorer who opened up the Americas to the Europeans
Liberia by Robin S Doak( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book briefly examines the history, people, and environment of the country of Liberia
Cabot : John Cabot and the journey to North America by Robin S Doak( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the English explorer who set sail for Asia and eventually discovered Newfoundland. Chronicles the life of explorer John Cabot, describing his expeditions to the Orient and Newfoundland
Hillary Clinton by Robin S Doak( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a brief life story of Hillary Rodham Clinton and her accomplishments as a world-changing figure
Smith : John Smith and the settlement of Jamestown by Robin S Doak( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple biography of John Smith as a young adventurer setting sail for North America and of his time as the leader of Jamestown
Hawaii, the Aloha State by Robin S Doak( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history, geography, people, politics and government, economy, social life and customs, state events and attractions, and notable people of Hawaii
Malala Yousafzai by Robin S Doak( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the age of 11, Malala Yousafzai began writing a blog in support of education for girls in Pakistan. As the blog gained popularity and Yousafzai became famous, she faced opposition from religious extremists who were against womens right to education. Readers will discover how Yousafzai stood her ground against terrorist activists, even after being shot for her beliefs. They will also learn how Yousafzai achieved international recognition and how she continues to support the rights of women in her home country."--Provided by publisher
Da Gama : Vasco da Gama sails around the Cape of Good Hope by Robin S Doak( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the journeys of Da Gama, a Portuguese navigator sent to India by King Manuel I and the first western European to sail around Africa to the East
Hudson : Henry Hudson searches for a passage to Asia by Robin S Doak( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the exploration and journey of Henry Hudson's attempt to find a shorter route to Asia from Europe
Michelle Obama by Robin S Doak( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What makes Michelle Obama extraordinary? Read this book to find out. We explore her childhood in Chicago and her education leading to Harvard Law School. We look at her career as a lawyer, and when she met her future husband, Barack Obama. This would lead to her becoming the First Lady of the United States, the wife of the President. Read about others' perspectives on her life, and how she has broken boundaries compared to other women in the past, including other presidents' wives."--Publishers description
Martin Van Buren by Robin S Doak( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A passion for politics -- Early years -- The young politician -- Onto the national scene -- The President's right-hand man -- A difficult presidency -- Defeat and retirement
Empire of the Islamic world by Robin S Doak( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the rise and fall and spheres of influence, society and daily life, key events, and important figures of the Islamic Empire
New Jersey by Robin S Doak( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a history of the state, discussing the attempts by the Dutch and the Swedes to settle there, the colonization by the British, relations with the Lenni-Lanape tribe, and the use of indentured servants and slaves in the colony. Eye-catching graphics and engaging narrative create a compelling picture of life in colonial New Jersey. Originally settled by the Dutch as part of their "New Netherland," New Jersey did not flourish as a colony until it came under British control in 1664. Readers will learn how the promise of political and religious freedom led to its becoming the first Quaker colony in America and one of the most ethnically diverse. They'll learn how for a while it was divided into East and West Jersey, how it had its own version of the Boston Tea Party, and how its location between New York City and Philadelphia made it the site of nearly 100 battles during the struggle for independence that eventually led to its becoming the nation's third state
Barack Obama by Catherine Nichols( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thorough, illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career family, and election of Barack Obama, forty-fourth president of the United States
California : 1542-1850 by Robin S Doak( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the early history and colonial life in California
Rhode Island by Robin S Doak( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover life in the colony of Rhode Island
 
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Coronado : Francisco Vásquez de Coronado explores the Southwest
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Coronado : Francisco Vásquez de Coronado explores the SouthwestIndian AmericansGalileo : astronomer and physicistChristopher Columbus : explorer of the New WorldCabot : John Cabot and the journey to North AmericaSmith : John Smith and the settlement of JamestownHawaii, the Aloha StateDa Gama : Vasco da Gama sails around the Cape of Good Hope
Alternative Names
Doak, Robin

Doak, Robin 1963-

Doak, Robin Santos

Doak, Robin Santos 1963-

Languages
English (69)