WorldCat Identities

Rau, Margaret

Overview
Works: 35 works in 77 publications in 1 language and 5,672 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Pictorial works  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: F865, 979.404
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Margaret Rau
 
Most widely held works by Margaret Rau
The Wells Fargo book of the gold rush by Margaret Rau( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the California gold rush, from its beginning in 1848, through its peak, to the 1849 recession that brought about its end
Our world: the People's Republic of China by Margaret Rau( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 1981 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the third largest country in the world emphasizing the people's way of life
The ordeal of Olive Oatman : a true story of the American West by Margaret Rau( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Olive Oatman and her sister Mary Ann, who were taken captive when their family was massacred in the Arizona desert in 1851. The girls were later traded to the Mohaves, where Mary Ann died during a famine. After six years, Olive was rescued by whites, reunited with her brother and cousin, lectured about her experiences, married, and moved to Texas
Holding up the sky : young people in China by Margaret Rau( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the lives of several young people in various parts of China, and the political, cultural, and economic factors that affect them
The people of new China by Margaret Rau( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes modern China's cities and villages, focusing on the daily lives of young people in the 1970's
The gray kangaroo at home by Margaret Rau( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the physical characteristics, habits, and environment of one of the largest of kangaroo species
The giant panda at home by Margaret Rau( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the physical characteristics and habits of the giant panda, describing its role in the ecology of its natural environment in China and its past and present relationship to its human neighbors
Red Earth, blue sky : the Australian outback by Margaret Rau( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines life in Australia's harsh yet beautiful desert known as the Outback
The mail must go through : the story of the Pony express by Margaret Rau( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history and development of the mail service that delivered mail almost two thousand miles across the United States in less than ten days on horseback during the nineteenth century
The hoyden bride by Margaret Rau( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The snow monkey at home by Margaret Rau( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, habits, behavior, and life cycle of the monkeys who live farther north than any other species of monkeys
The penguin book by Margaret Rau( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly describes the habits and behavior of fifteen existing species of penguins
Musk oxen, bearded ones of the Arctic by Margaret Rau( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the physical characteristics, habits, and environment of the only arctic animal that spends the long northern winter entirely in the open
The minority peoples of China by Margaret Rau( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the lives and customs of some of the fifty-six minority groups of China, most of whom occupy mountainous regions or live along the borders
"My dear ones" by Neil Rau( Book )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young women in China by Margaret Rau( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores social, economic, and political influences on the lifestyle of today's young Chinese women
Belle of the West : the true story of Belle Starr by Margaret Rau( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a biography of Belle Starr, whose friendship with the James brothers and the Youngers and whose marriages to outlaws Jim Reed and Sam Starr made her a legendary figure of the Wild West
The Yangtze River by Margaret Rau( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the 3600 mile course of the greatest river in Asia, describing its historical and economic importance
The Yellow River by Margaret Rau( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the ways of life of the varied peoples who live along China's great Yellow River and the efforts of these people to tame this river that is sometimes friend and sometimes foe
World's scariest "true" ghost stories by Margaret Rau( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Wells Fargo book of the gold rush
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The ordeal of Olive Oatman : a true story of the American WestRed Earth, blue sky : the Australian outbackThe mail must go through : the story of the Pony expressYoung women in ChinaBelle of the West : the true story of Belle Starr