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Rappaport, Doreen

Overview
Works: 100 works in 275 publications in 4 languages and 35,012 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Quotations  Picture books  Children's audiobooks  Fiction  Poetry  Miscellanea  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Editor, Performer
Classifications: E185.97.K5, 323.092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Doreen Rappaport
 
Most widely held works by Doreen Rappaport
Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 3,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biographical sketch of Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the greatest figures in the American civil rights movement
Lady Liberty : a biography by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Statue of Liberty, the sculptor, the engineer, the newspaper publisher, the poet and many others who had a part in the erection of this monument
Beyond courage : the untold story of Jewish resistance during the Holocaust by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Through twenty-one meticulously researched accounts-- some chronicled in book form for the first time-- Doreen Rappaport illuminates the defiance of tens of thousands of Jews across eleven Nazi-occupied countries during World War II."
Freedom river by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes an incident in the life of John Parker, an ex-slave who became a successful businessman in Ripley, Ohio, and who repeatedly risked his life to help other slaves escape to freedom
Abe's honest words : the life of Abraham Lincoln by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the life and career of America's 16th president
Helen's big world : the life of Helen Keller by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the life and legacy of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan
Escape from slavery : five journeys to freedom by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five accounts of black slaves who managed to escape to freedom during the period preceding the Civil War
Eleanor, quiet no more : the life of Eleanor Roosevelt by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, the most socially and politically active -- and controversial -- First Lady America had ever seen. Ambassador, activist, and champion of civil rights, Eleanor Roosevelt changed the soul of America forever. Includes selected quotes from Eleanor's own writings
To dare mighty things : the life of Theodore Roosevelt by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Theodore Roosevelt is known as "the man with a plan," the "rough rider." His figure stands tall in American history; his legacy stretching him to larger-than-life proportions. But before his rise to fame, he was just "Teedie," a boy with ambitious dreams to change the world, and the conviction to see his imaginings brought to fruition. As an American president, he left an impressive mark upon his country. He promised a "square deal" to all citizens, he tamed big businesses, and protected the nation's wildlife and natural beauty. His leadership assured that he would always be remembered, and his robust spirit now dares others to do mighty things
The Boston coffee party by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Revolutionary War, two young sisters help a group of Boston women get coffee from a greedy merchant
No More! : stories and songs of slave resistance by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs, stories and poems about slavery and the struggle to maintain dignity and freedom
Dirt on their skirts : the story of the young women who won the world championship by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret experiences the excitement of watching the 1946 championship game of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League as it goes into extra innings
American women : their lives in their words : a documentary history by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from women's diaries, letters, speeches, and autobiographical writings provide a first-person look at the history of American women
John's secret dreams : the life of John Lennon by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Bengali and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the life of John Lennon who, as a member of the Beatles and as a solo artist, sought to make the world a better and more peaceful place than the one in which he was raised
Free at last! : stories and songs of Emancipation by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the experiences of African Americans in the South, from the Emancipation in 1863 to the 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared school segregation illegal
Jack's path of courage : the life of John F. Kennedy by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the life and career of the United States president
The school is not white! : a true story of the civil rights movement by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Carter family struggles to integrate an all-white school in Drew, Mississippi, in 1965
We are the many : a picture book of American Indians by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: A dedicated doctor drives her horse through a blinding snowstorm to tend a child sick with pneumonia. An athlete, lagging behind, pumps his arms and flies past his competitors in the 1,500-meter race, to win an Olympic gold medal. In a tangled jungle in the South Pacific, an American marine baffles Japanese code breakers with an ingenious code based on the Navajo language. Susan La Flesche Picotte, Jim Thorpe, and William McCabe are just three of the distinguished American Indians you will meet in this book- Acclaimed author Doreen Rappaport re-created one dramatic moment in each person's life to give you a glimpse of their incredible accomplishments. Each portrait has been thoroughly researched and is beautifully evoked by noted artists Ying-Hwa Hu and Cornelius Van Wright. Beginning with Tisquantum teaching the Pilgrims how to survive in a new land and ending 370 years later with Sherman Alexie writing a poem, this book provides young readers with a fresh, exciting first took at the great history and culture of American Indians. A collection of short, illustrated biographies of sixteen influential Native Americans, from Tisquantum, who helped the Pilgrims survive the winter of 1622, to Sherman Alexie, a contemporary poet, novelist, and screenwriter
Nobody gonna turn me 'round : stories and songs of the civil rights movement by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This final book in a triliogy about the African American experinece is a tribute to the crusaders for equality and peace in America, a crusade that continues to this day
The secret seder by Doreen Rappaport( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Korean and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Nazi occupation of France, a boy and his father slip out of their village and into the mountains, where they join a group of fellow Jews at a humble seder table
 
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Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Alternative Names
라파퍼트, 도어린

라파포트, 도린

라파포트, 도어린

래퍼포트, 도린

ラパポート, ドリーン

Languages
English (117)

Chinese (1)

Korean (1)

Bengali (1)

Covers
Lady Liberty : a biographyFreedom riverAbe's honest words : the life of Abraham LincolnEscape from slavery : five journeys to freedomEleanor, quiet no more : the life of Eleanor RooseveltThe Boston coffee partyNo More! : stories and songs of slave resistanceDirt on their skirts : the story of the young women who won the world championship