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Foster, Leila Merrell

Overview
Works: 40 works in 111 publications in 2 languages and 12,018 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DS70.6, 956.7
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Most widely held works by Leila Merrell Foster
Iraq by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the geography, history, culture, industry, and people of Iraq, formerly known as Mesopotamia
Oman by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the geography, plants and animals, history, economy, language, religions, culture, and people of Oman, a small nation strategically located on the eastern part of the Arabian peninsula
Kuwait by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, geography, economy, language, religion, sports, arts, and people of this oil-rich country located on the northwestern shore of the Persian Gulf
Saudi Arabia by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, geography, culture, industry, and economy of the largest country on the Arabian Peninsula
The story of the Persian Gulf War by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the causes and events of the Persian Gulf War that followed Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990
Jordan by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the geography, history, government, religion, and culture of Jordan
Bhutan by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to this small, strategically important Himalayan kingdom
Antarctica by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly describes the landscapes, weather, plants, animals, and famous explorers of the continent of Antarctica
Africa by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides and introduction to the weather, geography, animals, and languages of Africa
Lebanon by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the geography, history, culture, industry, and people of Lebanon
Europe by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides an introduction to the weather, geography, animals, and languages of Europe
Asia by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides an introduction to the weather, geography, animals, and languages of Asia
Italy by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the land, people, and history of Italy and discusses its state of affairs and place in the world today
The story of Rachel Carson and the environmental movement by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of ecologist Rachel Carson, with emphasis on the importance of her books for the environmental movement
Puerto Rico by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the land, culture, and people of Puerto Rico
Afghanistan by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the geography, history, culture, and people of Afghanistan, a mountainous country in south-central Asia
Benjamin Franklin, founding father and inventor by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life of the multi-talented American who was a scientist and an inventor, a writer and a printer, as well as playing an influential role in the early history of the United States
The Sumerians by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at arts and sciences of ancient Sumeria, its religious customs, and the effect it left on the Western world, describing how archaeologists discovered this lost civilization
The story of the cold war by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of the tense, often combative, relations between western canpitalist and eastern socialist countries during the period following World War II
Margaret Thatcher : first woman prime minister of Great Britain by Leila Merrell Foster( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life and political career of Great Britain's first female prime minister
 
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OmanKuwaitSaudi ArabiaThe story of the Persian Gulf WarJordanAntarcticaAfricaLebanon