WorldCat Identities

Roth, Roger (Roger Almon)

Overview
Works: 53 works in 111 publications in 2 languages and 15,578 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Picture books  Anecdotes  Humor  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Meditations 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.K5893, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Roger Roth
 
Most widely held works by Roger Roth
Voyage to the Pharos by Sarah Gauch( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy in ancient times embarks on an adventurous sea voyage to Alexandria, Egypt, home of the famous Pharos Lighthouse
The American story : 100 true tales from American history by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred brief stories about real people and occurences in American history, arranged in chronological order by year from 1565 to 2000
Harriet's hare by Dick King-Smith( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl's life with her father on their farm in England is changed when she befriends a talking hare that is really a shape-changing alien
The Mary Celeste : an unsolved mystery from history by Jane Yolen( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl relates the facts that are known about the unexplained disappearance of the crew on the ship Mary Celeste in 1872, and challenges the reader to solve the mystery
Billy the Ghost and me by Gery Greer( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Sarah, with the help of her friend Billy the Ghost, proves herself as a deputy by planning the perfect capture of two bank robbers in her Western town of Cactus Junction
The invisible dog by Dick King-Smith( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Events conspire to turn Janie's imaginary harlequin Great Dane into a real dog
Roanoke : the lost colony : an unsolved mystery from history by Jane Yolen( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl relates the known facts of the English colonists who settled on Roanoke Island and later disappeared, and challenges the reader to solve the mystery
Mr. Ape by Dick King-Smith( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy old man living alone in his enormous home meets a Gypsy father and son, adopts many animals, and finally learns the true meaning of family
The Salem witch trials : an unsolved mystery from history by Jane Yolen( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1692 Salem, Massachusetts, witnessed one of the saddest and most inexplicable chapters in American history. When a group of girls came down with a horrible, mysterious bout of illness, the town doctor looked in his medical books but failed to find a reasonable diagnosis. Pretty soon everyone in town was saying the same thing: The girls were ill because they were under a spell, the spell of witchcraft! And still, the question remains: Why did the hysteria occur? The townspeople had many things to worry about back then: smallpox, strife with the local Indians, a preacher demanding higher wages, and the division of land in the community. But did all of those problems justify a witch hunt? Become a detective as you read this true story, study the clues, and try to understand the hysteria! The Unsolved Mystery from History series is written by acclaimed author Jane Yolen and former private investigator Heidi Elisabet Yolen Stemple. This is an innovative history lesson that's sure to keep kids thinking throughout
Star of the Week : a story of love, adoption, and brownies with sprinkles by Darlene Friedman( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As her turn to be "Star of the Week" in her kindergarten class approaches, Cassidy-Li puts together a poster with pictures of her family, friends, and pets, and wonders about her birthparents in China
The wolf girls : an unsolved mystery from history by Jane Yolen( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young aspiring detective narrates the known facts of an unsolved historical mystery--the discovery in a forest in India of two girls said to have been raised by wolves--and challenges the reader to come up with a solution
The merman by Dick King-Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on vacation in Scotland on her tenth birthday, Zeta meets a wise merman who teaches her not only to swim, but also many, many more fascinating things
Fishing for Methuselah by Roger Roth( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having competed with each other in everything and been outwitted by Methuselah, best friends Ivan and Olaf finally find something on which they can cooperate
Alison's wings by Marion Dane Bauer( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Alison, dreaming of having her own wings, tries to find a way to fly
The sign painter's dream by Roger Roth( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spunky old woman's request and a rather unusual dream convince Crabby Clarence the sign painter to make the most glorious and magnificent sign of his career and then give it away
The giraffe that walked to Paris by Nancy Milton( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in French and English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the true story of how the first giraffe ever to come to Europe was sent by the Pasha of Egypt to the King of France in 1826, and the giraffe walked from the disembarkation point of Marseilles to Paris to see the King
Stink soup by Jill Esbaum( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Annabelle and her brother Willie, spend a week with their grandmother, Annabelle tries to keep him out of trouble, struggles to avoid eating tomatoes, and has a memorable encounter with a skunk
The Roller Coaster Kid by Mary Ann Rodman( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though Zach finds roller coasters scary, he rides one with Grandpa in an attempt to make him happy again after Grandma's death
The prayer of love by Mark Hanby( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors present a simple little prayer that can dramatically change your life. Its words do not merely offer knowledge but, more important, are expressions of truths that have the ability to bring complete and lasting spiritual transformation
How to live with a neurotic cat by Stephen Baker( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in French and English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cat owners know the truth: cats, in fact, own them and their feline needs must be met--sooner rather than later. In this delightfully irreverent book, highlighted by Jackie Geyer's evocative illustrations, the author of the highly successful, How to Live with a Neurotic Dog, offers coping mechanisms for those who struggle with the endless task of keeping their cats pampered and therefore happy
 
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Alternative Names
ロス, ロジャー

Languages
English (63)

French (7)

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The American story : 100 true tales from American historyHarriet's hareThe Mary Celeste : an unsolved mystery from historyBilly the Ghost and meThe invisible dogRoanoke : the lost colony : an unsolved mystery from historyMr. ApeThe Salem witch trials : an unsolved mystery from history