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Shecter, Vicky Alvear 1961-

Overview
Works: 14 works in 51 publications in 4 languages and 6,798 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Fiction  Children's audiobooks  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Young adult works  War fiction  Military history 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DF234, B
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Publications about Vicky Alvear Shecter
Publications by Vicky Alvear Shecter
Most widely held works by Vicky Alvear Shecter
Alexander the Great rocks the world by Vicky Alvear Shecter( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3,043 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Alexander was left in charge of Macedon when his father, the king, went on a business trip. When a barbarian tribe attacked Macedon, Alexander led the army against them, and won! By 18, Alexander was named a general of the army; at 20 he ruled all of Ancient Greece; at 25 he had conquered most of ancient Persia. By 32, he was really King of the World!
Cleopatra's moon by Vicky Alvear Shecter( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 901 libraries worldwide
Cleopatra Selene, the only surviving daughter of Cleopatra and Marc Antony, recalls her life of pomp and splendor in Egypt and, after her parents' deaths, captivity and treachery in Rome
Cleopatra rules! : the amazing life of the original teen queen by Vicky Alvear Shecter( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 784 libraries worldwide
Examines the life of Cleopatra, discussing her rule at an early age, alliances, acquisition of land for Egypt, enemies, and other related topics
Curses and smoke : a novel of Pompeii by Vicky Alvear Shecter( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Tagus is a medical slave who wants be a gladiator, Lucia is the daughter of Tag's owner and betrothed to an older man, and the two teenagers are in love with each other--but it is the year 79 and soon Vesuvius will alter their lives forever
Anubis speaks! : a guide to the afterlife by the Egyptian god of the dead by Vicky Alvear Shecter( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Anubis, the ancient Egyptian jackal-headed god of embalming, invites young readers to climb aboard his magic boat for a trip to the Land of the Dead. Readers will meet gods, monsters, and pharaohs, learn the techniques of mummification, and help Ra conquer darkness and bring light to the world at dawn
Hades speaks! : a guide to the underworld by the Greek god of the dead by Vicky Alvear Shecter( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
"Hades, the Greek god of the dead, is waiting to take you on a tour of his kingdom in this riveting introduction to Greek mythology. Here you will learn about might gods, terrifying monsters, ancient rites, magic spells, and Furies with bloody talons that can tear a mortal to shreds. But stay close. Only the Dark Lord can guarantee your safety in the underworld. And remember: Do not enter if you are afraid of the dark - or of the dead" -- Cover
Cleopatra's moon by Vicky Alvear Shecter( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Cleopatra Selene, the only surviving daughter of Cleopatra and Marc Antony, recalls her life of pomp and splendor in Egypt and, after her parents' deaths, capitivity and treachery in Rome
Thor speaks! : a guide to the realms by the Norse God of Thunder by Vicky Alvear Shecter( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
One day in the distant future, Thor, the Norse god of thunder, is destined to battle the giant snake that threatens to devour the world. Until then, mortals of Middle Earth look to Thor and his magic hammer for protection from evil. In this third volume of the Secrets of the Ancient Gods series, Thor takes time from his duties to lead readers through the mythological Norse realms, those mysterious worlds that are home to gods, giants, elves, and monsters. He also delves into the age of the Vikings and reveals how they lived and what they believed
Curses and smoke : a novel of Pompeii by Vicky Alvear Shecter( file )
3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Tagus is a medical slave who wants be a gladiator, Lucia is the daughter of Tag's owner and betrothed to an older man, and the two teenagers are in love with each other--but it is the year 79 and soon Vesuvius will alter their lives forever
Alexander the Fabulous : the man who brought the world to its knees by Michael Alvear( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
16 year old Alexander was left in charge of Macedon when his father, the king, went on a business trip. When a barbarian tribe attacked Macedon, Alexander led the army against them, and won! By 18, Alexander was named a general of the army, at 20 he ruled all of ancient Greece: at 25 he had conquered most of ancient Persia. By 32, he was really King of the World!
A day of fire : a novel of Pompeii ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Pompeii was a lively resort flourishing in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius at the height of the Roman Empire. When Vesuvius erupted in an explosion of flame and ash, the entire town would be destroyed. Some of its citizens died in the chaos, some escaped the mountain's wrath ... and these are their stories
Cleopatra rules! the amazing life of the original teen queen by Vicky Alvear Shecter( file )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Examines the life of Cleopatra, discussing her rule at an early age, alliances, acquisition of land for Egypt, enemies, and other related topics
A year of ravens : a novel of Boudica's rebellion ( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
"Britannia: land of mist and magic clinging to the western edge of the Roman Empire. A red-haired queen named Boudica led her people in a desperate rebellion against the might of Rome, an epic struggle destined to consume heroes and cowards, young and old, Roman and Briton...and these are their stories." --
Mondmädchen by Vicky Alvear Shecter( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Kleopatra Selene ist die einzige Tochter der berühmten ägyptischen Herrscherin Kleopatra. Sie lebt in Saus und Braus im elterlichen Palast - und bereitet sich darauf vor, später einmal in die Fussstapfen ihrer Mutter zur treten. Doch dann erklärt der römische Kaiser Augustus Ägypten den Krieg, Selene verliert ihre Eltern und wird nach Rom verschleppt. In der Fremde findet sie sich bald zwischen zwei Männern hin- und hergerissen. Und sie muss sich entscheiden, für wen ihr Herz schlägt
 
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Alternative Names
Alvear Shecter, Vicky
Shecter, Vicky
Shecter, Vicky Alvear
Languages
English (43)
German (4)
Italian (2)
French (2)
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