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Roberts, Russell 1953-

Overview
Works: 97 works in 215 publications in 1 language and 12,963 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Biographies  Pictorial works  Anecdotes  Guidebooks  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author
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 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Rulers of ancient Egypt by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 461 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 )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 405 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
Rediscover the hidden New Jersey by Russell Roberts( )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lincoln and the abolition of slavery by Russell Roberts( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origins of the vampire, the vampire experience, vampires in pop culture, and whether vampires can be explained
Holidays and celebrations in colonial America by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 295 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 293 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
Zeus by Russell Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 273 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 273 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 264 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
A history of the Democratic Party by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 260 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
Endangered species by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 255 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
The minotaur by Russell Roberts( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 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
Rembrandt by Russell Roberts( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 231 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 life and times of Nostradamus by Russell Roberts( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We Visit Indonesia takes middle school students on a journey to the Asian country with infomation 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
 
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New Jersey handbook
Alternative Names
Roberts, Russ 1953-

Languages
English (60)

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Rulers of ancient EgyptJohn Newbery and the story of the Newbery MedalLincoln and the abolition of slaveryVampiresHolidays and celebrations in colonial AmericaLeaders and generalsZeusPresidents and scandals