WorldCat Identities

Young, Robert 1951-

Overview
Works: 31 works in 64 publications in 1 language and 4,838 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Director
Classifications: TX799, 664.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Young
The chewing gum book by Robert Young( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses chewing gum, its forms and flavors, its history and technology, and its various uses
Game day : behind the scenes at a ballpark by Robert Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the various activities that take place behind the scenes before, during, and after a baseball game, using a Baltimore Orioles game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards as an example
A personal tour of Monticello by Robert Young( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a tour of Thomas Jefferson's home in Virginia through the eyes of a slave boy, a cook, a visitor, Jefferson himself, and his grand-daughter
Money by Robert Young( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history, development, manufacture, and use of money in its various forms throughout the world
Christopher Columbus and his voyage to the New World by Robert Young( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of Christopher Columbus and how he came to discover the New World
Sneakers : the shoes we choose! by Robert Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, design, manufacturing, and popularity of sneakers
Sports cards by Robert Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, production, and collecting of trading cards featuring people in sports, a hobby on which Americans spend a billion dollars a year
A personal tour of Mesa Verde by Robert Young( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a tour of the Anasazi cliff dwellings in Colorado through the eyes of some of the people who lived and visited there nearly 800 years ago
The Emancipation Proclamation : why Lincoln really freed the slaves by Robert Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A debate concerning the several reasons that prompted President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation
Hiroshima : fifty years of debate by Robert Young( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dolls by Robert Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes dolls, their history, how they are made in the present day, and how to collect and preserve them
A personal tour of Ellis Island by Robert Young( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Ellis Island through the eyes of several people, including a young immigrant and an employee of the Immigration Services, and its various activities and procedures
Miniature vehicles by Robert Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, popularity, and manufacture of various kinds of miniature vehicles and explains how to start a collection
The real patriots of the American Revolution by Robert Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the Revolutionary War and highlights the leading figures for the rebellious Americans and Great Britain
Teddy bears by Robert Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses teddy bears, their history, how they are made, the reasons for their popularity, and how to collect them
Action figures by Robert Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, manufacture, and collecting of action figures and examines some of the many different kinds
The transcontinental railroad : America at its best? by Robert Young( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the building of the transcontinental railroad and discusses whether it showed the United States at its best or was an example of unfairness, racism, and greed
A personal tour of old Ironsides by Robert Young( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a tour of the American warship in battle during the War of 1812, from the viewpoint of a sailor, passenger, surgeon, and powder monkey
A personal tour of La Purisima by Robert Young( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a tour of this Spanishbuilt mission in California from the point of view of a priest, two Chumash Indian residents, and two military officers
A personal tour of Camden Yards by Robert Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a tour of Oriole Park at Camden Yards through the eyes of several people who work behind the scenes, including the grounds crew, public relations staff, and umpires' assistant, and gives facts about the historic elements of the ballpark
 
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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.15 for Game day : ... to 0.24 for The Emanci ...)

Game day : behind the scenes at a ballpark
Alternative Names
Robert P. Young

Robert P. Young, Jr. Amerikaans advocaat

Young, Robert S.

Young, Robert S. 1951-

Young, Robert Scott 1951-

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Languages
English (35)

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A personal tour of MonticelloMoneyChristopher Columbus and his voyage to the New WorldA personal tour of Mesa VerdeThe Emancipation Proclamation : why Lincoln really freed the slavesHiroshima : fifty years of debateDollsA personal tour of Ellis Island