WorldCat Identities

Kraske, Robert

Overview
Works: 26 works in 50 publications in 1 language and 7,833 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: G530.S42, 996.18
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Kraske
Marooned : the strange but true adventures of Alexander Selkirk, the real Robinson Crusoe by Robert Kraske( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marooned on a South Pacific island, Alexander Selkirk survived in complete solitude for more than four years. After his rescue in 1709 he became the real-life model for Daniel Defoe's novel Robinson Crusoe
Harry Houdini, master of magic by Robert Kraske( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of Ehrich Weiss, who gained renown as Harry Houdini, master magician and escape artist
The twelve million dollar note : strange but true tales of messages found in seagoing bottles by Robert Kraske( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of true stories about notes found in bottles that were put into the ocean
America the beautiful : stories of patriotic songs by Robert Kraske( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories behind the writing of six patriotic American songs: "Yankee Doodle," "The Star-Spangled Banner," "America," "Dixie," "America the Beautiful," and "God Bless America
Asteroids : invaders from space by Robert Kraske( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the formation of asteriods and the dangers associated with them. Also discusses projects that locate asteroids on collision courses with Earth
The story of the dictionary by Robert Kraske( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the dictionary and describes what goes into the compilation of this second most popular book in the English language
Daredevils do amazing things by Robert Kraske( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the daring feats of adventurers Blondin, Harry Houdini, Annie Oakley, Harry Rieseberg, and Evel Knievel
Magicians do amazing things by Robert Kraske( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is there life in outer space? by Robert Kraske( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines evidences of and theories about life on other planets
The voyager's stone : the adventures of a message-carrying bottle adrift on the ocean sea by Robert Kraske( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyager, a bottle containing a message and a polished stone, goes on a long journey through the oceans, arriving in a distant country thousands of miles away where a girl finds it and the mystery is revealed
The treason of Benedict Arnold, 1780; an American general becomes his country's first traitor by Robert Kraske( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the events which led Benedict Arnold to become America's first traitor emphasizing his skill as an American general and his secret dealings with the British
Queen Elizabeth I of England by Robert Kraske( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes the life and death of Queen Elizabeth I of England"--Provided by publisher
Crystals of life; the story of salt by Robert Kraske( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of one of the most essential items in man's diet, describing its many uses through history and its manufacture and refinement yesterday and today
Mae Jemison : space pioneer by Robert Kraske( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the first African American woman in space
The Statue of Liberty comes to America by Robert Kraske( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the planning, building, and transporting of the gigantic statue that was France's gift to the United States
The sea robbers by Robert Kraske( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his older brother is mistaken for a doctor and kidnapped by pirates in colonial Massachusetts, fifteen-year-old Hugh determines to rescue him
Riddles of the stars : white dwarfs, red giants, and black holes by Robert Kraske( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the birth, death, and characteristics of stars and what has been learned from studying them
Silent sentinels; the story of locks, vaults, and burglar alarms by Robert Kraske( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the various means man has used to protect his valuables throughout history, from the Egyptian pyramids of ancient times to the elaborate vaults and burglar alarms of today
The twelve million dollar note : and other strange but true sea stories by Robert Kraske( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of true stories about notes found in bottles that were put into the ocean
Managing Minnesota's natural resources : the DNR's first fifty years, 1931-1981 by Greg Breining( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Marooned : the strange but true adventures of Alexander Selkirk, the real Robinson Crusoe
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English (40)

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Harry Houdini, master of magicAsteroids : invaders from spaceThe voyager's stone : the adventures of a message-carrying bottle adrift on the ocean seaQueen Elizabeth I of EnglandMae Jemison : space pioneer