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Draper, Allison Stark

Overview
Works: 43 works in 108 publications in 2 languages and 8,554 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GT607, 391.0097309034
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Most widely held works by Allison Stark Draper
Ebola by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the ebola virus, its African origins, and the development of this and other similar emerging diseases
Polio by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses symptoms, diagnosis, prevention and treatments of polio, as well as examines the origins and future threats of this disease
The assassination of Malcolm X by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the events leading up to the assassination of Malcolm X, his Islamic connections and the men who killed him. This book explores the life and times of African American activist Malcolm X. Draper details the controversy surrounding this powerful figure with a focus on his untimely and violent end. Draper recounts Malcolm X's lifelong spiritual and political journey, noting his personal and political triumphs
What people wore in colonial America by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discribes what people wore in Colonial America and discusses the clothes of the Quakers, the farmers, and the uniforms of the soldiers
What people wore during the American Revolution by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what people wore in the days of the American Revolution, discussing the uniforms of both American and British soldiers, the simple clothes of the Americans, and the fabrics that were first manufactured in America
What people wore during the Civil War by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what people wore in the days of the Civil War, discussing Union and Confederate uniforms, women and children's clothes, and slave's clothes
What people wore in early America by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what people wore in early America, discussing colonial, Puritan, and Native American styles
What people wore during the westward expansion by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what people wore in the days of westward expansion, discussing the styles of the pioneer men and women, the trappers, and the cowboys
Fighter pilots : life at mach speed by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the history of aviation warfare, the role of a fighter pilot and the education and training required for the job
The Boston Tea Party : angry colonists dump British tea by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the series of events which led up to the Boston Tea Party and explains how this act helped bring about the war for independence
What people wore on southern plantations by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what people wore on Southern plantations, discussing the clothes of the wealthy plantation owners, the hoop skirts worn by the Southern women in the 1800s, and the clothes made on the plantation for the slaves
Vasco da Gama : the Portuguese quest for a sea route from Europe to India by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the fifteenth century voyages taken by Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama who furthered his nation's power by expanding trade routes to India
Earth by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents scientific information about the formation, rotation, and proximity of the Earth to other planets
Kayaking : have fun, be smart by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the sport of kayaking, the equipment and gear needed, maneuvers, and safety
Trail riding : have fun, be smart by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the horse, describes various breeds, explains how to prepare horses for the trail, and points out possible dangers when riding
India : a primary source cultural guide by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the history and culture of India and its people including the geography, myths, arts, daily life, education, industry, and government, with illustrations from primary source documents
Hydropower of the future : new ways of turning water into energy by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the pros and cons of hydroelectric power, including an overview of its history in the United States and other countries' attempts to balance electric needs and the environment
The start of the American Revolutionary War : Paul Revere rides at midnight by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the historic ride to announce the coming of British troops to Massachusetts at the beginning of the Revolutionary War
Mission San Francisco de Solano by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the founding, building, operation and closing of the Spanish mission in California's Valley of the Moon and its role in California history
Mission San Juan Bautista by Allison Stark Draper( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the mission at San Juan Bautista from its founding in 1797 to the present day, including the reasons for Spanish colonization in California and the effects of colonization on the Mutsun (a tribe of the Costanoan) Indians
 
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Vasco da Gama : the Portuguese quest for a sea route from Europe to India
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Draper, Allison

Stark Draper, Allison

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PolioThe assassination of Malcolm XWhat people wore in colonial AmericaWhat people wore during the American RevolutionWhat people wore during the Civil WarWhat people wore in early AmericaWhat people wore during the westward expansionFighter pilots : life at mach speed