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Roberts, Russell 1953-

Overview
Works: 99 works in 216 publications in 1 language and 13,793 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  History  Biographies  Children's films  Animated films  Biography  Motion pictures  Drama  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 398.2093801
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 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Barbie Mariposa & the fairy princess( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 825 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
Rulers of ancient Egypt by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses five famous and influential leaders of ancient Egypt. Included are Queen Hatshepsut, Akhenaten, Tutankhamon, Ramses II, and Cleopatra
Rediscover the hidden New Jersey by Russell Roberts( )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
John Newbery and the story of the Newbery Medal by Russell Roberts( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 385 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 330 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 323 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 288 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 283 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 278 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
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
Presidents and scandals by Russell Roberts( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 268 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
Medicine : a matter of life and death by Russell Roberts( )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 267 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
Athena by Russell Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 260 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 248 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 247 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 )

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
We visit Indonesia by Russell Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We Visit Indonesia takes middle school students on a wonderful journey to the Asian country of Indonesia. The book is written in a lively and interesting style that makes Indonesia come alive. The title contains Indonesia's history, geography, conflicts, culture, religions, politics, economy, and most importantly contemporary life in the country today. The country's vital statistics, timeline, place in the world, and a native recipe and craft are included. The book has been developed to address 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
Dionysus by Russell Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 228 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 224 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
 
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Audience level: 0.14 (from 0.02 for New Jersey ... to 0.32 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 generalsThe African Union
Alternative Names
Roberts, Russ 1953-

Languages
English (63)