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Ashby, Ruth

Overview
Works: 78 works in 168 publications in 1 language and 12,109 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biographies  Literature  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Picture books  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works) 
Roles: Author
Classifications: CT105, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ruth Ashby
 
Most widely held works by Ruth Ashby
Herstory : women who changed the world( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

120 biographical sketches of such women as Artemisia Gentileschi, Fanny Farmer, the Trung sisters, and Rigoberta Menchú, presented in "one book that describes the world 'as if women mattered.'"
The amazing Mr. Franklin, or, The boy who read everything by Ruth Ashby( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2019 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the life of inventor, statesman, and founding father Benjamin Franklin, whose love of books led him to establish the first public library in the American colonies
Elizabethan England by Ruth Ashby( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, culture, religion, and social conditions of sixteenth-century England, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I
My favorite dinosaurs by John Sibbick( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vividly illustrated introduction to dinosaurs
Pteranodon : the life story of a pterosaur by Ruth Ashby( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A baby Pteranodon must learn to survive or succumb to the many dangers lurking in its environment
Sea otters by Ruth Ashby( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to sea otters, aquatic mammals that live in the north Pacific and rarely come to land
Rocket man : the Mercury adventure of John Glenn by Ruth Ashby( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2019 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1962, Astronaut John Glenn orbits the earth in the Friendship 7 spacecraft. This dramatic story of John Glenn's neardisastrous mission in Friendship 7 also takes young readers through his smalltown Ohio boyhood, his extraordinary experiences as a fighter pilot in two wars, and his life as an astronaut. Annotation. This dramatic story of John Glenn's near-disastrous mission in Friendship 7 also takes young readers through his small-town Ohio boyhood, his extraordinary experiences as a fighter pilot in two wars, and his life as an astronaut. From his childhood years in Ohio and his service as a fighter pilot in two wars to his training for his space flight and beyond, the incredible story of this accomplished pilot, veteran, astronaut, and U.S. senator is told in great detail with colorful illustrations
Tigers by Ruth Ashby( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to tigers, beautiful solitary creatures of the Asian continent
Rosa Parks : freedom rider by Ruth Ashby( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Alabama black woman whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus helped establish the civil rights movement
Young Charles Darwin and the voyage of the Beagle by Ruth Ashby( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of Charles Darwin's journey around the world and what he encountered on the journey that led to his scientific breakthrough
Caedmon's song by Ruth Ashby( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale based on the true story of Caedmon, the seventh-century cowherd who became known as the first English poet
Steve Case : America Online pioneer by Ruth Ashby( )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the founder and chairman of America Online
The great American documents by Ruth Ashby( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the Great American Documents series, the teacher and graphic-book author Ruth Ashby and the renowned illustrator Ernie Colón tell the story of the United States through the major speeches, laws, proclamations, court decisions, and essays that shaped it. The Great American Documents:Volume I introduces as series narrator none other than Uncle Sam, who walks us through twenty essential documents. Each document gets a chapter, in which Uncle Sam explains its key passages, its origins, how it came to be written, and its impact. This graphic primer is an indispensable resource for students and any one else who wants the facts of American history close at hand"--
The orangutan by Ruth Ashby( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, and life cycle of the orangutan, including information on why the species is threatened and what is being done to save it
Gettysburg by Ruth Ashby( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an account of this decisive battle of the Civil War, including events leading up to it, the course of the battle itself, and its consequences
The Underground Railroad by Ruth Ashby( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of the institution of slavery in the United States, abolitionism and other resistance movements, and the structure of and outstanding people involved with the Underground Railroad
Victorian England by Ruth Ashby( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes English society in the years of Queen Victoria's reign (1837-1901), with attention to class structure, gender roles, artistic and scientific achievements
Bill & Hillary Rodham Clinton by Ruth Ashby( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a behind-the-scenes look at the Clintons, from their early career successes and the controversies of the Clinton presidency to Hillary's election to the U.S. Senate
Extraordinary people by Ruth Ashby( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers biographical profiles of major Civil War figures including Julia Ward Howe, Dorothea Dix, Stonewall Jackson, and Matthew Brady
Anne Frank : young diarist by Ruth Ashby( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the short life of Anne Frank and explains how her diary entries made an impact on the world. In 1933, at the age of four, Anne Frank and her family fled from the Nazis in Germany and sought safe haven in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. In 1940, when the Germans invaded the Netherlands, the Frank family once again feared for their lives. Like tens of thousands of Dutch Jews, the Franks went into hiding. They lived in several hidden rooms -- known as the "Secret Annex"--Above Mr. Frank's office building. It was there that Anne wrote her now-famous diary. The Franks lived in hiding for two years before they were discovered and sent to Auschwitz, the most well-known and feared concentration camp. Anne Frank gave a human face to the victims of the Holocaust and a courageous voice to all those who were silenced. Though Anne Frank only lived to the age of fifteen, her inspirational childhood is perhaps the best known in history
 
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Herstory : women who changed the world
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The amazing Mr. Franklin, or, The boy who read everythingElizabethan EnglandMy favorite dinosaursPteranodon : the life story of a pterosaurSea ottersRocket man : the Mercury adventure of John GlennTigersRosa Parks : freedom rider
Alternative Names
애슈비, 루스

Languages
English (80)