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Roop, Peter

Overview
Works: 224 works in 606 publications in 1 language and 44,540 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Biographies  Fiction  Humor  Graphic novels  Readers (Publications)  Comic books, strips, etc  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: VK1140.B87, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Roop
Keep the lights burning, Abbie by Peter Roop( Book )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 2,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the winter of 1856, a storm delays the lighthouse keeper's return to an island off the coast of Maine, and his daughter Abbie must keep the lights burning by herself
Let's celebrate Thanksgiving by Connie Roop( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes questions and answers about the history of Thanksgiving, along with jokes and riddles, a craft activity, and a brief look at other harvest celebrations around the world today
Buttons for General Washington by Peter Roop( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructs a possible mission of the fourteen-year-old spy who carried messages to George Washington's camp in the buttons of his coat during the Revolutionary War
Let's celebrate Halloween by Peter Roop( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history and customs connected with Halloween and includes riddles, activities, and instructions for making some masks and costumes
Let's celebrate Christmas by Peter Roop( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents some basic facts about Christmas, along with jokes and riddles, Christmas crafts, and brief explanations of Hanukkah and Kwanzaa
I, Columbus : my journal, 1492-3 by Christopher Columbus( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the first voyage of discovery made by Christopher Columbus through excerpts from the journal he kept
Pilgrim voices : our first year in the New World by Peter Roop( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passages from Pilgrim's diaries and journals are paired with illustrations to demonstrate the hardships of the journey, the first cautious encounters with local Indians, and the joy of the first Thanksgiving celebration
Holiday howlers : jokes for punny parties by Peter Roop( )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of jokes about holidays
Backyard beasties : jokes to snake you smile by Diane L Burns( )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of jokes about backyard animals
Ahyoka and the talking leaves by Peter Roop( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ahyoka helps her father Sequoyah in his quest to create a system of writing for his people
--If you lived with the Cherokee by Peter Roop( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book tells what it was like to grow up in a Cherokee family in the Great Smoky Mountains about 200 years ago"--Cover, P. [4]
Let's celebrate St. Patrick's Day by Peter Roop( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a question and answer format, this book gives a history of this holiday from it's beginnings all the way up to how it is celebrated around the world today. Interspersed are fun facts and riddles. At the end of the book readers are invited to make a St. Patrick's Day banquet with a special shamrock cake (enough to feed a classroom) and other green goodies
Stonehenge : opposing viewpoints by Peter Roop( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents opposing viewpoints on the origin and purpose of the mysterious megalithic monument in England
Let's celebrate Valentine's Day by Peter Roop( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some history and customs connected with St. Valentine's Day and presents jokes, riddles, activities, and recipes to help celebrate this holiday
Benjamin Franklin by Connie Roop( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the noted statesman and inventor, featuring excerpts from his letters, pamphlets, essays, scientific papers, and autobiography
Christopher Columbus by Peter Roop( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life story of the noted explorer, including excerpts from his own writings
The buffalo jump by Peter Roop( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angry and resentful that the honor of leading the buffalo stampede is given to his older brother, Little Blaze, the Blackfeet's fastest runner, must make a difficult decision when his brother's life is endangered
Going buggy! : jokes about insects by Peter Roop( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of jokes and riddles about insects, including "What do you call a bug dance? A moth ball."
Tales of famous animals by Peter Roop( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All throughout history, there have been remarkable stories of bravery and heroics -- and some of those tales aren't just about humans. Come meet the animals who made their mark on the past
Grace's letter to Lincoln by Connie Roop( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of the 1860 presidential election, as war clouds gather and the South threatens to secede, eleven-year-old Grace decides to help Abraham Lincoln get elected by writing and advising him to grow a beard
 
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Audience level: 0.11 (from 0.07 for Let's cele ... to 0.31 for Something ...)

Keep the lights burning, Abbie
Covers
Let's celebrate ThanksgivingButtons for General WashingtonLet's celebrate HalloweenLet's celebrate ChristmasPilgrim voices : our first year in the New WorldHoliday howlers : jokes for punny partiesBackyard beasties : jokes to snake you smileAhyoka and the talking leaves
Alternative Names
Roop, Peter 1951-

Roop, Peter (Peter Geiger), 1951-

بيتر رووب، 1951-

Languages
English (149)