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Ross, Laura 1956-

Overview
Works: 32 works in 98 publications in 2 languages and 3,040 library holdings
Genres: Literature  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Biographies  Anecdotes  Local history  Sources  Catalogs  Trivia and miscellanea 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: E176.1, 973.099
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Laura Ross
The first ladies fact book : the childhoods, courtships, marriages, campaigns, accomplishments, and legacies of every first lady from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama by Bill Harris( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers biographical information on the American first ladies, from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, providing insight into their early lives, time in the White House, and lives after their husbands left office
The presidents fact book : a comprehensive handbook to the achievements, events, people, triumphs, and tragedies of every president from George Washington to George W. Bush by Roger Matuz( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers biographical information on the American presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama, providing excerpts of their speeches and an analysis of their term in office
Being transgender by Robert Rodi( Book )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What are your options when you feel like your physical sex is out of sync with who you are? Rodi provides an in-depth look at what it means to be transgender. He shares experiences of people who have taken steps to transition from the sex they were assigned at birth, as well as those who have made the choice to live openly as their authentic gender while still in high school
Understanding sexual orientation and gender identity by Robert Rodi( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the nature versus nurture debate over the origin of same-sex attraction and gender identity
Coming out and seeking support by Robert Rodi( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The experience of publicly identifying oneself as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender is deeply personal for each individual. Rodi and Ross examine issues and questions that are shared by all LGBT teenagers, and include information on groups that provide support to young people coming out
Traveling the Silk Road : ancient pathway to the modern world by Mark Norell( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elegant, lavishly illustrated history of the legendary Silk Road and the cultural pathway it blazed for the modern world. Spanning centuries of history, this engrossing book - created in conjunction with the world-famous American Museum of Natural History - takes an epic journey to major stops in China, Uzbekistan, Iraq, and beyond
Staying mentally healthy by Robert Rodi( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the groups such as the Trevor Project, Empty Closets, PFLAG, and other organizations that are there to assist young LGBT people and their friends make positive choices
Confronting stereotypes by Robert Rodi( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an exploration of the experience of coming out and openly acknowledging oneself as being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender
Facing homophobia by Robert Rodi( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the fight for LGBT civil rights and why an end to prejudice against LGBT people is important for all Americans
Engaging with politics by Robert Rodi( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Internet, news media, television shows, music, and films feature more positive images of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people today than ever before. But less than a generation ago, the situation was very different. How did we get to this point of increasing visibility and respect?"--Page 4 of cover
Finding community by Robert Rodi( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of the LGBT community in America from its roots in the free-thinking seaport cities of the 1800s, through the social revolution of World War II, the early activists of the 1950s, the Pride movements of the 1970s, the AIDS crisis, and today's move toward integration with mainstream communities
Common sense ; and Rights of man : bold-faced thoughts on revolution, reason, and personal freedom by Thomas Paine( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas Paine's powerful essays inspired two of the most important revolutions in history, in America and France. America's first bestseller, 'Common Sense' (1776) is a ringing denunciation of corrupt monarchies ... 'Rights of Man' (1791) is a fiery condemnation of a former friend's writings and a further exploration of Paine's beliefs in innovation, free thought, and democracy ..."--Page 4 of cover
Walden, or, Life in the woods : bold-faced ideas for living a truly transcendent life by Henry David Thoreau( )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoreau discusses his philosophy of life and observations of nature written while spending two years in a cabin on Walden Pond near Concord, Massachusetts
A passion to lead : Theodore Roosevelt in his own words : how one extraordinary man led from the front and changed America forever by Theodore Roosevelt( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outdoorsman, politician, patriot, soldier, bestselling author, naturalist, winner of the Medal of Honor and the Nobel Peace Prize, Theodore Roosevelt was both a consummate man of action and a prolific author. A Passion to Lead is a collection of excerpts from his writings -- his autobiography, memoirs, speeches, articles, and letters -- that bring the man to life in his own eloquent words. Along with the text are images (some never before published) that give added dimension to the man and his era
Leaves of grass : the original 1855 edition : bold-faced thoughts on the power and pleasure of self-expression by Walt Whitman( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That's dangerous! by Francisco Pittau( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows many of the things that are dangerous to do
Living with religion and faith by Robert Rodi( )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the worlds major religious traditions Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism view homosexuality, and how LGBT people of faith navigate within those traditions and examines why some religious groups still condemn homosexuality and reject LGBT people
Facing Homophobia by Robert Rodi( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I Ching : the book of changes ; bold-faced answers to eternal questions of life, love, and career( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new edition includes the main text and all seven appendices - as well as interpretations and commentary specifically geared toward contemporary readers" --Back cover
Pathways to nonviolent resistance : bold-faced wisdom from the early writings by Gandhi( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-examines and annotates Mahatma Gandhi's early writings, offering quick insight into his pragmatic doctrines for effecting peaceful political change and promoting civil rights
 
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Traveling the Silk Road : ancient pathway to the modern world
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The presidents fact book : a comprehensive handbook to the achievements, events, people, triumphs, and tragedies of every president from George Washington to George W. BushTraveling the Silk Road : ancient pathway to the modern worldCommon sense ; and Rights of man : bold-faced thoughts on revolution, reason, and personal freedomWalden, or, Life in the woods : bold-faced ideas for living a truly transcendent lifeLeaves of grass : the original 1855 edition : bold-faced thoughts on the power and pleasure of self-expressionThat's dangerous!I Ching : the book of changes ; bold-faced answers to eternal questions of life, love, and career
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