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Shecter, Vicky Alvear 1961-

Overview
Works: 17 works in 55 publications in 4 languages and 6,850 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 3,037 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 )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 902 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 779 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 501 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 429 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 378 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 282 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 269 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 )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 59 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 )
2 editions 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 25 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 21 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 14 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 6 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
Thor Speaks! by Vicky Alvear Shecter( file )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 library 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. Using Thor as her humorous narrator, author Vicky Alvear Shecter provides a well-researched and unconventional nonfiction introduction to Norse mythology. Includes a glossary, bibliography, and index
A song of war : a novel of Troy ( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"Troy: city of gold, gatekeeper of the east, haven of the god-born and the lucky, a city destined to last a thousand years. But the Fates have other plans--the Fates, and a woman named Helen. In the shadow of Troy's gates, all must be reborn in the greatest war of the ancient world: slaves and queens, heroes and cowards, seers and kings... and these are their stories. A young princess and an embittered prince join forces to prevent a fatal elopement. A tormented seeress challenges the gods themselves to save her city from the impending disaster. A tragedy-haunted king battles private demons and envious rivals as the siege grinds on. A captured slave girl seizes the reins of her future as two mighty heroes meet in an epic duel. A grizzled archer and a desperate Amazon risk their lives to avenge their dead. A trickster conceives the greatest trick of all. A goddess' son battles to save the spirit of Troy even as the walls are breached in fire and blood. Seven authors bring to life the epic tale of the Trojan War: its heroes, its villains, its survivors, its dead. Who will lie forgotten in the embers, and who will rise to shape the bloody dawn of a new age?"--Back cover
Hades Speaks! by Vicky Alvear Shecter( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Hades, god of the dead, welcomes readers on a dangerous tour of his underworld kingdom, filled with monsters, furies, giants, and vampire demons. Along the way, he reveals ancient death rites and sinister curses, tells hair-raising stories, and cracks jokes to die for. With his witty voice and ghoulish sense of humor, Hades is the perfect guide through this fresh and imaginative work of nonfiction that reads like a novel. Includes a glossary, bibliography, and index
 
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Alternative Names
Alvear Shecter, Vicky
Shecter, Vicky
Shecter, Vicky Alvear
Languages
English (47)
German (4)
Italian (2)
French (2)
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