WorldCat Identities

Roberts, Russell 1953-

Overview
Works: 88 works in 174 publications in 1 language and 12,219 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Guidebooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DT83, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Russell Roberts
Rulers of ancient Egypt by Russell Roberts( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses five famous and influential leaders of ancient Egypt. Included are Queen Hatshepsut, Akhenaten, Tutankhamon, Ramses II, and Cleopatra
John Newbery and the story of the Newbery Medal by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles eighteenth-century British children's book publisher John Newbery and lists the winners of the award created in his honor from its inception in 1922 through 2003
Vampires by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origins of the vampire, the vampire experience, vampires in pop culture, and whether vampires can be explained
Lincoln and the abolition of slavery by Russell Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Abraham Lincoln's role in the abolition of slavery, as well as the Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation
Holidays and celebrations in colonial America by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the colonial American holidays and celebrations
Leaders and generals by Russell Roberts( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the leaders and generals of the Vietnam War, including Ho Chi Minh, Ngo Dinh Diem, Lyndon B. Johnson, William Westmoreland, Richard Nixon, and Henry Kissinger
Presidents and scandals by Russell Roberts( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses scandals within the presidential administrations of Ulysses S. Grant, Warren G. Harding, Richard M. Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and Bill Clinton
Zeus by Russell Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the importance of Zeus in Greek mythology and culture
Endangered species by Russell Roberts( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various aspects of endangered species, including causes of extinction, land use, protection laws, and the race to prevent more extinctions
Athena by Russell Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the myths of the Greek goddess Athena and discusses her origins and how she was worshipped, with "for your information" pages that explain the history and characters involved in the myth
The Statue of Liberty by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides background information on how the Statue of Liberty came into being, the delays in construction and what it's significance means to the world today
The African Union by Russell Roberts( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history and significance of the African Union
The minotaur by Russell Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the myth of the minotaur, including the history of the myth in ancient Greek culture and how the legend has developed in modern culture
Philo T. Farnsworth : the life of television's forgotten inventor by Russell Roberts( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the persistent inventor whose interest in electricity led him to develop an electronic television system in the 1920s
The life and times of Nostradamus by Russell Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of of the sixteenth-century astrologer Nostradamus, his predictions, and the controversy surrounding them
Rembrandt by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life, works, and lasting influence of the Dutch artist
Dionysus by Russell Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the various myths surrounding Dionysus, the Greek god of wine
Poseidon by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the character of Poseidon and his roles in Greek mythology
A history of the Democratic Party by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the history or the Democratic Party, from its beginnings in the Democratic-Republican party to the start of the twenty-first century
New Jersey handbook by Russell Roberts( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed guide to every aspect of the destination: history, culture, foods, restaurants, hotels, sightseeing, things to do - written by an author who knows the place intimately
 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.02 for New Jersey ... to 0.33 for Rembrandt ...)

Rulers of ancient Egypt
Alternative Names
Roberts, Russ 1953-

Languages
English (49)

Covers
John Newbery and the story of the Newbery MedalVampiresLincoln and the abolition of slaveryHolidays and celebrations in colonial AmericaLeaders and generalsPresidents and scandalsZeusEndangered species