WorldCat Identities

Blumberg, Rhoda

Overview
Works: 45 works in 101 publications in 1 language and 20,573 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Naval history 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DS881.8, 952.025
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rhoda Blumberg
Commodore Perry in the land of the Shogun by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 2,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details Commodore Matthew Perry's role in opening Japan's closed society to world trade in the 1850s, one of history's most significant diplomatic achievements
The incredible journey of Lewis and Clark by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the expedition led by Lewis and Clark to explore the unknown western regions of America at the beginning of the nineteenth century
Shipwrecked! : the true adventures of a Japanese boy by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1841, rescued by an American whaler after a terrible shipwreck leaves him and his four companions castaways on a remote island, fourteen-year-old Manjiro learns new laws and customs as he becomes the first Japanese person to set foot in the United States
The great American gold rush by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 1,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the emigration of people from the East Coast of the United States and from foreign countries to California to pursue the dream of discovering gold
What's the deal? : Jefferson, Napoleon, and the Louisiana Purchase by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 and the political maneuverings of Napoleon and Jefferson that made it possible
The remarkable voyages of Captain Cook by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the historic adventures and achievements of the great British explorer and discoverer of Australia, Hawaii, and other Pacific Ocean lands and peoples
Full steam ahead : the race to build a transcontinental railroad by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives an idea of what it was like to build the transcontinental railroad
York's adventures with Lewis and Clark : an African-American's part in the great expedition by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the adventures of York, a slave and "body servant" to William Clark, who journeyed west with the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804-1806
Bloomers! by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the new-fashioned outfit, bloomers, helped Amelia Bloomer, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony spread the word about women's rights
The first travel guide to the Moon : what to pack, how to go, and what to see when you get there by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed travel guide outlining travel arrangements, moon history, places of interest, and other pertinent information for lunar visitors
First ladies by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief biographies of the women who have been First Ladies of the United States
Jumbo by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his friend and trainer Matthew Scott, Jumbo, the giant African elephant, leaves his home at the London Zoo and becomes part of the P.T. Barnum circus
Sharks by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of different varieties of sharks
The truth about dragons by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the physical appearance, size, habitat, diet, mating, habits, and enemies of western and eastern dragons and cures and charms concerning them
UFO by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

UFO sightings are traced from earliest times to the present with explanations presented in terms of natural phenomena or military and scientific activities
Witches by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes witches and witchcraft in history and in fiction from ancient times up to the modern resurgence of the "witch business."
The Simon and Schuster book of facts and fallacies by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lays to rest commonly accepted "facts, " myths, and old wives' tales on a variety of topics, including mammals, American history, inventions, health, food and drink, sports, and weather
Southern Africa : South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho, and Botswana by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history, economy, social structure, and future prospects of these five southern African countries
Monsters by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous dictionary of real and imaginary monsters of the world throughout history
Devils & demons by Rhoda Blumberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the origins and history of devils and demons and their dealings with mankind, including sorcery, witchcraft, exorcism, and devil worship
 
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Commodore Perry in the land of the Shogun
Alternative Names
Shapiro, Rhoda

ブランバーグ, R

Languages
English (71)

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The incredible journey of Lewis and ClarkShipwrecked! : the true adventures of a Japanese boyWhat's the deal? : Jefferson, Napoleon, and the Louisiana PurchaseFull steam ahead : the race to build a transcontinental railroadYork's adventures with Lewis and Clark : an African-American's part in the great expeditionBloomers!