WorldCat Identities

McKown, Robin

Overview
Works: 44 works in 138 publications in 2 languages and 8,607 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: RT34, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Robin McKown
 
Most widely held works by Robin McKown
Heroic nurses by Robin McKown( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief biographies of twelve great nurses including Florence Nightingale, Clara Barton, Elizabeth Kenny, and Princess Tsahai Haile Selassie
Seven famous trials in history by Robin McKown( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of Mary Cassatt by Robin McKown( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the American artist who traveled to France to study painting, became an outstanding painter and printmaker, and developed strong friendships with many famous French Impressionist artists
The resignation of Nixon : a discredited President gives up the Nation's highest office by Robin McKown( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the events that led to the first resignation of a President in United States history
Lumumba : a biography by Robin McKown( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in Undetermined and English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of the African leader who became the first Prime Minister of the Congo after it gained independence from Belgium
She lived for science; Irène Joliot-Curie by Robin McKown( Book )

9 editions published between 1961 and 1965 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Irene Joliot-Curie and her contribution to science, her marriage to Frederic Joliot, and their work together to discover artificial radioactivity
Pioneers in mental health by Robin McKown( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleanor Roosevelt's world by Robin McKown( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie Curie by Robin McKown( Book )

10 editions published between 1959 and 1972 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the chemist whose research with radium made her the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize and the first person to receive the award twice
The fabulous isotopes by Robin McKown( Book )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and Portuguese and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explanation of the atomic theory with a history and the uses of isotopes from the early days of Curie to 1962
Thomas Paine by Robin McKown( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the place he filled in American history as a patriot and writer
The story of the Incas : mightiest empire of the early Americas by Robin McKown( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the civilization, history, and culture of the Incas, including studies of their government, religion, family life, agriculture, and architecture
Washington's America by Robin McKown( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in America as George Washington knew it, illustrated with black and white reproductions of portraits, famous paintings and photographs. Grades 5-7
Giant of the atom : Ernest Rutherford by Robin McKown( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of the physicist who was knighted for his contributions to science - his research on the atom, discovery of gamma rays, and exploration of radioactivity, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1908
Roosevelt's America by Robin McKown( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Roosevelt--spanning 63 years from the end of the horse-and-buggy era in 1882 to the beginning of the atomic age in 1945
Nkrumah; a biography by Robin McKown( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain : novelist, humorist, satirist, grassroots historian, and America's unpaid goodwill ambassador at large by Robin McKown( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography stressing the wide range of literary achievements of the author considered by many to be America's greatest writer
Benjamin Franklin by Robin McKown( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Benjamin Franklin's birth in Boston to his election by Congress as America's first ambassador to France, the author traces the fascinating development of an impetuous and saucy youth who became a beloved man on both his native soil and throughout the world
Mendeleyev and his periodic table by Robin McKown( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Opium War in China: 1840-1842; the British resort to war in order to maintain their opium trade by Robin McKown( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the war started by the British when, in 1840, the Chinese tried to stop the sale of opium
 
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