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Shecter, Vicky Alvear 1961-

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Works: 16 works in 72 publications in 4 languages and 7,001 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Myths  Young adult works  Biography  Romance fiction  Children's audiobooks  Historical fiction  War fiction 
Roles: Author
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Publications about Vicky Alvear Shecter
Publications by Vicky Alvear Shecter
Most widely held works by Vicky Alvear Shecter
Cleopatra's moon by Vicky Alvear Shecter( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 899 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 792 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 )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 490 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 433 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 )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 399 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 mighty 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
Thor speaks! : a guide to the realms by the Norse God of Thunder by Vicky Alvear Shecter( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 305 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
Cleopatra's moon by Vicky Alvear Shecter( file )
12 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
Curses and smoke : a novel of Pompeii by Vicky Alvear Shecter( file )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 70 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
A day of fire : a novel of Pompeii by Stephanie Dray( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 33 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 )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 25 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. Grades 5-8. 2012
A year of ravens : a novel of Boudica's rebellion by Kate Quinn( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 15 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 10 libraries worldwide
Hauptbeschreibung 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
A song of war : a novel of Troy by Stephanie Thornton( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 8 libraries 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
A sea of sorrow : a novel of Odysseus by Russell Whitfield( Book )
2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Odysseus as You’ve Never Seen Him BeforeOdysseus, infamous trickster of Troy, vaunted hero of the Greeks, left behind a wake of chaos and despair during his decade long journey home to Ithaca. Lovers and enemies, witches and monsters--no one who tangled with Odysseus emerged unscathed. Some prayed for his return, others, for his destruction. These are their stories… ---Read MoreA beleaguered queen’s gambit for maintaining power unravels as a son plots vengeance.A tormented siren battles a goddess’s curse and the forces of nature to survive.An exiled sorceress defies a lustful captain and his greedy crew.A blinded shepherd swears revenge on the pirate-king who mutilated him.A beautiful empress binds a shipwrecked sailor to servitude, only to wonder who is serving whom.A young suitor dreams of love while a returned king conceives a savage retribution.The Odyssey Through the Eyes of its Shattered VictimsSix authors bring to life the epic tale of The Odyssey via the monsters, witches, lovers, and warriors whose lives were upended by the antics of the “man of many faces.” You may never look upon this timeless epic—and its iconic ancient hero—in quite the same way again. In the tradition of Madeline Miller’s Song of Achilles, and with the spirit of Lindsey Davis’ The Third Nero, and Kate Quinn’s Mistress of Rome, A Sea of Sorrow transports you to the endlessly fascinating world of Homeric Greece
 
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Alternative Names
Alvear Shecter, Vicky
Shecter, Vicky
Shecter, Vicky Alvear
Languages
English (58)
German (4)
Italian (2)
French (2)
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