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Roberts, Russell 1953-

Overview
Works: 102 works in 252 publications in 1 language and 14,578 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  History  Biographies  Children's films  Animated films  Motion pictures  Pictorial works  Drama  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Russell Roberts
New Jersey handbook by Russell Roberts( )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Barbie Mariposa & the fairy princess( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mariposa and her furry friend Zee return! In this magical adventure, Mariposa becomes the royal Ambassador of Flutterfield and is sent to bring peace between her fairy land and their rivals, the Crystal Fairies of Shimmervale. A misunderstanding causes Mariposa to be banished from the fairy land. As Mariposa and Zee return to Flutterfield, they encounter a dark fairy on her way to destroy Shimmervale. Mariposa rushes back to help save that fairyland
Medicine : a matter of life and death by Russell Roberts( )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This title presents the history of medicine. Vivid text details how early studies of anatomy and circulation led to robotic surgery and heart transplants. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible."--Publisher's website
Rediscover the hidden New Jersey by Russell Roberts( )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did you know-- --that a New Jerseyan was the first president of the United States? --that New Jersey was the site of the first organized college football game? --that New Jersey was the location of one of the most devastating espionage attacks of World War I? --that the heroics of a New Jersey woman saved thousands of people from dying of yellow fever? --that one of the first American folk heroes lived in New Jersey--and jumped off waterfalls? These and other fascinating stories can be found in the newly updated Rediscover the Hidden New Jersey, a treasury of New Jersey stories that celebrate the unique heritage and importance of the Garden State. Russell Roberts has scoured New Jersey, from High Point to Cape May, to bring readers a delightful potpourri of facts, essays, lists, photos, stories, and legends about New Jersey. Readers will learn how New Jersey used to be the center of the motion picture universe, the origin of the Jersey Devil and other popular tall tales, where Norman Mailer and Abbot et Costello were born, where Aaron Burr and Leo, the M-G-M lion, lie buried, and much more. Learn about the geology of New Jersey, find out about the state's ever-changing weather, and how New Jersey was chosen for the famous (or infamous) War of the Worlds radio broadcast that panicked the nation. All this and more is in Rediscover the Hidden New Jersey, the ultimate New Jersey book. This revised edition contains new sections on Lawnside, the Morris Canal, Albert Einstein in Princeton, The Bordentown Manual Training School, Rockefeller/Ocean County Park, the bicycle railroad, Morro Castle, Alice Paul, and more
Rulers of ancient Egypt by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 435 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 )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 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 )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 320 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 )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the importance of Zeus in Greek mythology and culture
Holidays and celebrations in colonial America by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 266 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
A history of the Democratic Party by Russell Roberts( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 262 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
Presidents and scandals by Russell Roberts( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 258 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
The African Union by Russell Roberts( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 254 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
Endangered species by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 246 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
We visit Indonesia by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We Visit Indonesia takes middle school students on a journey to the Asian country with information on Indonesia's history, geography, conflicts, culture, religions, politics, economy, and contemporary life in the country. The country's vital statistics, timeline, and a native recipe and craft are included. The book addresses many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies from informational texts for middle grade and junior high level students
The minotaur by Russell Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 239 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
World War II leaders by Russell Roberts( )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title examines the leaders of the major nations that fought in World War II, focusing on their personalities, their strategic decisions, and the key alliances they crafted. Narrative text, historical photographs, and primary sources assist the reader in report writing
Rembrandt by Russell Roberts( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life, works, and lasting influence of the Dutch artist
 
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.02 for New Jersey ... to 0.37 for We visit I ...)

New Jersey handbook
Covers
Rulers of ancient EgyptJohn Newbery and the story of the Newbery MedalVampiresLincoln and the abolition of slaveryZeusHolidays and celebrations in colonial AmericaLeaders and generalsPresidents and scandals
Alternative Names
Roberts, Russ 1953-

Languages
English (71)