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Beller, Susan Provost 1949-

Overview
Works: 21 works in 51 publications in 1 language and 9,011 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Personal narratives  Biography  Records and correspondence  Sources 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: D16, 901
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Susan Provost Beller
The history puzzle : how we know what we know about the past by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the detective work that historians use to better understand our past, including the mysteries of the Stone Age, Herculaneum and Pompeii, Noah's Ark, the Great Wall of China, the legend of King Arthur, and more
Roots for kids : a genealogy guide for young people by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to genealogy with instructions on how to use sources at home and do research at local, state, and national levels
Billy Yank & Johnny Reb : soldiering in the Civil War by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes military life for the average soldier in the Civil War, including camp life, diseases, and conditions for the wounded and prisoners of war. Includes excerpts from first-person accounts, letters, and diaries
Yankee Doodle and the Redcoats : soldiering in the Revolutionary War by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using excerpts from diaries, letters, newspaper articles, and other primary sources, tells of the everyday lives of the soldiers who fought the Revolutionary War, for both the British and for the colonies
The Revolutionary War by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the story of the Revolutionary War through the letters, diaries, and oral accounts of the people who worked, watched, and waited at home
Never were men so brave : the Irish Brigade during the Civil War by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the conditions in Ireland that led many to come to America in the mid-1800s, the formation of the Union Army's Irish Brigade, and the experiences of these soldiers during the Civil War
Battling in the Pacific : soldiering in World War II by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the action in the Pacific theater of World War II, focusing on the confrontation between the United States and Japan. The author brings the daily struggles of the troops to life with first-person accounts of the battles
The Civil War by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of the Civil War through excerpts from letters, newspaper articles, journal entries, and laws of the time
Confederate ladies of Richmond by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the experiences, as described in diaries and letters, of several Confederate women living in Richmond, Virginia, during the Civil War, with particular emphasis on life during the siege of the city by Union forces
To hold this ground : a desperate battle at Gettysburg by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic account of the battle for Little Round Top at Gettysburg in 1863 as well as a biography of Colonels Chamberlain of Maine and Oates of Alabama, whose troops fought this bloody battle
Roman legions on the march : soldiering in the ancient Roman Army by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what life was like for Roman soldiers, discussing who became soldiers; their training, uniforms, weapons, and tactics; and famous battles in which they fought
The doughboys over there : soldiering in World War I by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Author Susan Provost Beller shares the experiences of the Doughboys fighting "over there" in Europe using excerpts from their letters and diaries. Far from home, the soldiers recorded the horrors of trench fighting, the smells of battle involving chemical weapons, and the determination needed to move the war out of the trenches and drive the enemy back into Germany."--Publisher description
The siege of the Alamo : soldiering in the Texas revolution by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the battle between the Texans and the Mexicans at the Alamo on March 6, 1836
Cadets at war : the true story of teenage heroism at the Battle of New Market by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the role of the Virginia Military Institute cadets in the Battle of New Market in 1864
Woman of independence : the life of Abigail Adams by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of Abigail Adams and her successful fulfillment of such roles as wife, mother, teacher, correspondent, and First Lady
Medical practices in the Civil War by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses medical care during the Civil War, focusing on disease, wounds, medical personnel, instruments, surgery and anesthesia, recovery, and changes in medicine during the war
Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI : keepers of the faith by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

- Full-color interiors - Each biography is over 100 pages - Series features both historical and contemporary figures - Perfect for doing reports or additional reading Curriculum Standards: Grades 5-8 Social Studies Standards Time, Continuity, and Change: II - Identify and use key concepts, such as chronology, conflict, and change, to explain, analyze, and show connections among patterns of historical change and continuity. Individual Development & Identity: IV - Relates personal change to social, cultural, and historical contexts. - Describes personal connections to place--as associated with community and nation. Individuals, Groups, & Institutions: V - Demonstrate an understanding of concepts such as status and social class in the interactions of individuals and social groups. Power, Authority, & Governance: VI - Identify representative leaders from various levels and branches of the U.S. government
The aftermath of the Mexican Revolution by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the causes, events, and consequences of the Mexican Revolution of 1910-1917
Mosby and his rangers : adventures of the gray ghost by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how Colonel John Mosby and his partisan soldiers conducted successful guerrilla warfare on Northern troops during the Civil War
Roots for kids : genealogy anyone can understand by Susan Provost Beller( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to genealogy with instructions on how to use sources at home and do research at local, state and national levels
 
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The history puzzle : how we know what we know about the past
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Roots for kids : a genealogy guide for young peopleBilly Yank & Johnny Reb : soldiering in the Civil WarYankee Doodle and the Redcoats : soldiering in the Revolutionary WarThe Revolutionary WarNever were men so brave : the Irish Brigade during the Civil WarBattling in the Pacific : soldiering in World War IIThe Civil WarConfederate ladies of Richmond