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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  R(ichard) Conrad Stein  

Pen Name: R. Conrad Stein, Conrad Stein, Conrad R. Stein, R. Conrad, Tom Stein


Audience: Children; Children; Children; Children;

Born: 1937 in Chicago, Illinois

-- R. Conrad Stein on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Stein was born in and currently resides in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Stein is the author of educational children's reference books.

Published Works

  • Troy Aikman: All-American Quarterback, Children's Press, 1995.
  • The Story of the California Gold Rush, Children's Press, 1995.
  • The Story of Arlington National Cemetery, Children's Press, 1995.
  • Powers of the Supreme Court, Children's Press, 1995.
  • The Powers of Congress, Children's Press, 1995.
  • The Pilgrims, Children's Press, 1995.
  • Mexico, Children's Press, 1995.
  • The Declaration of Independence, Children's Press, 1995.
  • Paris, Children's Press, 1996.
  • Mexico City, Children's Press, 1996.
  • London, Children's Press, 1996.
  • Cairo, Children's Press, 1996.
  • The Boston Tea Party, Children's Press, 1996.
  • The Aztec Empire, Benchmark Books, 1996.
  • The Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Children's Press, 1996.
  • The Underground Railroad, Children's Press, 1997.
  • The Transcontinental Railroad in American History, En-slow Publishers, 1997.
  • Rome, Children's Press, 1997.
  • Mexico: A Golden Past, A Hopeful Future, Dillon Press, 1997.
  • Lewis and Clark, Children's Press, 1997.
  • Chuck Yeager Breaks the Sound Barrier, Children's Press, 1997.
  • Chicago, Children's Press, 1997.
  • Berlin, Children's Press, 1997.
  • The Battle of the Little Bighorn, Children's Press, 1997.
  • Athens, Children's Press, 1997.
  • Vienna, Children's Press, 1998.
  • Sydney, Children's Press, 1998.
  • New Jersey, Children's Press, 1998.
  • Mexico, Children's Press, 1998.
  • Hong Kong, Children's Press, 1998.
  • The Great Red Scare, New Discovery Books, 1998.
  • Cape Town, Children's Press, 1998.
  • Washington, D.C., Children's Press, 1999.
  • South Carolina, Children's Press, 1999.
  • Seattle, Children's Press, 1999.
  • Kentucky, Children's Press, 1999.
  • John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry in American History, Enslow Publishers, 1999.
  • New York, Children's Press, 1999.
  • On the Old Western Frontier, Benchmark Books, 2000.
  • New Hampshire, Children's Press, 2000.
  • Nevada, Children's Press, 2000.
  • In the Spanish West, Benchmark Books, 2000.
  • Austria, Children's Press, 2000.
  • Scotland, Children's Press, 2001.
  • The Pullman Strike and the Labor Movement in American History, Enslow Publishers, 2001.
  • Los Angeles, Children's Press, 2001.
  • World War II in the Pacific, Enslow Publishers, 2002.
  • World War II in Europe, Books, 2002.
  • The National Archives, Franklin Watts, 2002.
  • The Korean War Veterans Memorial, Children's Press, 2001.
  • The Cold War, Books, 2002.
  • The Oklahoma City National Memorial, Children's Press, 2003.
  • The Home Front During World War II in American History, Enslow Publishers, 2003.
  • Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys, Children's Press, 2003.
  • Denmark, Children's Press, 2003.
  • Annapolis, Children's Press, 2003.
  • The World War II D-Day Invasion in American History, Enslow Publishers, 2004.
  • Pancho Villa: Mexican Revolutionary Hero, Child's World, 2004.
  • Hernando Cortës: Conquistador and Empire Builder, Child's World, 2004.
  • The Erie Canal, Children's Press, 2004.
  • Emiliano Zapata: Revolutionary and Champion of Poor Farmers, Child's World, 2004.
  • The Conquistadores: Building A Spanish Empire in the Americas, Child's World, 2004.
  • Calvin Coolidge, Children's Press, 2004.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Chicago /
ISBN: 0516203010. OCLC Number:

Children's Press,. Danbury, Conn. :. ©1997.

Describes the history, people, and places of the nation's third largest city.

South Carolina /
ISBN: 0516209973. OCLC Number:

Children's Press,. New York :. ©1999.

Describes the geography, plants and animals, history, economy, language, religions, culture, sports and arts, and people of the state of South Carolina.

On the old western frontier /
ISBN: 0761409092. OCLC Number:

Benchmark Books,. New York :. ©2000.

Describes the life of the pioneers who settled the forest lands lying between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River between 1790 and 1840.

Seattle /
ISBN: 0516207822. OCLC Number:

Children's Press,. New York :. 1999.

Describes the history, culture, daily life, food, people, sports, and points of interest in the largest city in the state of Washington.

Washington, D.C. /
ISBN: 0516210467. OCLC Number:

Children's Press,. New York :. ©1999.

An introduction to the geography, natural resources, history, economy, important sites, and people of the District of Columbia.

Austria /
ISBN: 0516210491. OCLC Number:

Children's Press,. New York :. ©2000.

Describes the geography, history, plants and animals, economy, language, religions, culture, and people of Austria.

Nevada /
ISBN: 0516210416. OCLC Number:

Children's Press,. New York :. 2000.

Describes the geography, plants, animals, history, economy, religions, culture, sports, arts, and people of Nevada.

New Hampshire /
ISBN: 0516210718. OCLC Number:

Children's Press,. New York :. ©2000.

Introduces the geography, plants and animals, history, economy, language, religions, culture, and people of the state of New Hampshire.

The Korean war :
ISBN: 0894905260. OCLC Number:

Enslow Publishers,. Hillside, NJ, U.S.A. :. 1994.

Looks at the causes and results of the Korean War, and describes major battles and strategies.

The story of the Pullman strike /
ISBN: 0516046411. OCLC Number:

Childrens Press,. Chicago :. 1981.

Traces the history of the unsuccessful but influential strike in which the American Railroad Union supported the employees of the Pullman Company.



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