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Name  Albert Marrin
Role  Historian
Education  Columbia University

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Awards  Spur Award for Best Juvenile Fiction
Nominations  National Book Award for Young People's Literature
Books  Flesh & Blood So Cheap: T, Oh Rats! The Story of Rats a, The Yanks are coming, Virginia's general, Saving the buffalo

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Albert Marrin (born July 24, 1936 in New York City) is an American historian, professor of history, and author of more than forty juvenile nonfiction books.


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He graduated from City College of New York, Yeshiva University, and Columbia University. He taught in the public schools New York City. He is Chairman of the history department at Yeshiva University.

He lives with his wife in the Bronx, New York.


  • 2008 National Humanities Medal
  • Carter G. Woodson Award
  • Boston Globe/Horn Book Award
  • Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award
  • James Madison Book Award
  • Washington Post-Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award.
  • Work

  • The Church of England in the first world war, Columbia University., 1968
  • Sir Norman Angell, Twayne Publishers, 1979, ISBN 978-0-8057-7725-3
  • The airman's war: World War II in the sky, Atheneum, 1982, ISBN 978-0-689-30907-6
  • Overlord: D-Day and the invasion of Europe, Atheneum, 1982, ISBN 978-0-689-30931-1
  • Victory in the Pacific, Atheneum, 1983
  • The sea rovers: pirates, privateers, and buccaneers, Atheneum, 1984, ISBN 978-0-689-31029-4
  • War clouds in the West: Indians & cavalrymen, 1860-1890, Atheneum, 1984, ISBN 978-0-689-31066-9
  • The secret armies: spies, counterspies, and saboteurs in World War II, Atheneum, 1985, ISBN 978-0-689-31165-9
  • 1812, the war nobody won, Atheneum, 1985, ISBN 978-0-689-31075-1
  • Aztecs and Spaniards: Cort├ęs and the conquest of Mexico, Atheneum, 1986, ISBN 978-0-689-31176-5
  • The Yanks are coming: the United States in the first World War, Atheneum, 1986, ISBN 978-0-689-31209-0
  • Hitler, Viking Kestrel, 1987, ISBN 978-0-670-81546-3
  • Struggle for a Continent: The French and Indian Wars, 1690-1760, Atheneum, 1987, ISBN 978-0-689-31313-4
  • The war for independence: the story of the American Revolution, Atheneum, 1988, ISBN 978-0-689-31390-5
  • Inca & Spaniard: Pizarro and the conquest of Peru, Atheneum, 1989, ISBN 978-0-689-31481-0
  • Mao Tse-tung and his China, Viking Kestrel, 1989, ISBN 978-0-670-82940-8
  • The Spanish-American War, Atheneum, 1991, ISBN 978-0-689-31663-0
  • America and Vietnam: the elephant and the tiger, Viking, 1992, ISBN 978-0-670-84063-2
  • Stalin Puffin Books, 1993, ISBN 978-0-14-032605-5
  • Napoleon and the Napoleonic Wars, Puffin Books, 1993, ISBN 978-0-14-036479-8
  • Cowboys, Indians, and gunfighters: the story of the cattle kingdom, Atheneum, 1993, ISBN 978-0-689-31774-3
  • Virginia's general: Robert E. Lee and the Civil War, Atheneum, 1994, ISBN 978-0-689-31838-2
  • Unconditional surrender: U.S. Grant and the Civil War, Atheneum, 1994, ISBN 978-0-689-31837-5
  • The sea king: Sir Francis Drake and his times, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1995, ISBN 978-0-689-31887-0
  • Plains warrior: Chief Quanah Parker and the Comanches, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1996, ISBN 978-0-689-80081-8
  • Commander in Chief Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, Dutton Children's Books, 1997, ISBN 978-0-525-45822-7
  • Empires lost and won: the Spanish heritage in the Southwest, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1997, ISBN 978-0-689-80414-4
  • Terror of the Spanish Main: Sir Henry Morgan and his buccaneers, Dutton Children's Books, 1999, ISBN 978-0-525-45942-2
  • Sitting Bull and his world, Dutton Children's Books, 2000, ISBN 978-0-525-45944-6
  • George Washington and the founding of a nation, Dutton Children's Books, 2001, ISBN 978-0-525-46481-5
  • Dr. Jenner and the speckled monster: the search for the smallpox vaccine, Dutton Children's Books, 2002, ISBN 978-0-525-46922-3
  • Secrets from the rocks: dinosaur hunting with Roy Chapman Andrews, Illustrator Albert Marrin, Dutton Children's Books, 2002, ISBN 978-0-525-46743-4
  • Old Hickory: Andrew Jackson and the American People, Dutton Children's Books, 2004, ISBN 978-0-525-47293-3
  • Oh, rats!: the story of rats and people, Illustrator C. B. Mordan, Dutton Children's Books, 2006, ISBN 978-0-525-47762-4
  • Saving the buffalo, Scholastic Nonfiction, 2006, ISBN 978-0-439-71854-7
  • The great adventure: Theodore Roosevelt and the rise of modern America, Dutton Children's Books, 2008, ISBN 978-0-525-47659-7
  • Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and its Legacy, 2011
  • Black Gold: The Story of Oil in Our Lives, 2012
  • References

    Albert Marrin Wikipedia

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