WorldCat Identities

Fine, Jil

Overview
Works: 22 works in 40 publications in 2 languages and 4,045 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HV8080.B5, 363.232
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jil Fine
Bomb squad specialist by Jil Fine( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the type of work, dangers, and requirements for the job of bomb squad specialist
Tsunamis by Jil Fine( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how tsunamis are formed, how they cause damage, and what people can do to minimize the damage
The Shackleton expedition by Jil Fine( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of Shackleton's dangerous exploration of Antarctica under harsh conditions
Life inside the Naval Academy by Jil Fine( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the challenges and rewards of attending the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, where individuals are trained to become officers in the United States Navy or Marine Corps
The Whaleship Essex : the true story of Moby Dick by Jil Fine( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the 1820 sinking of the whaleship "Essex" by an enraged sperm whale and how the crew of young men survived against impossible odds
Baby-sitting smarts by Jil Fine( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides tips for teens on learning and practicing good babysitting skills, getting babysitting jobs, preparing for a particular job, handling emergencies, and duties after the children are asleep
The transcontinental railroad : tracks across America by Jil Fine( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the transcontinental railroad, which became the first rail link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans upon its completion in 1869
Undercover agents by Jil Fine( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a history of undercover police work, particularly in the United States, and looks at the preparations made before an undercover operation as well as differences between light and deep cover
Writing in ancient Egypt by Jil Fine( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the system of writing with the use of hieroglyphics, invented by the Egyptians
The Chunnel : the building of a 200-year-old dream by Jil Fine( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, purpose, and construction of the Chunnel, a railroad tunnel that crosses the English Channel, uniting England and France
Hurricanes by Jil Fine( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs, maps, and text provide a brief understanding of hurricanes, how they are formed, and the destruction they leave behind
Writing in ancient Mesopotamia by Jil Fine( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the use of the cuneiform, a tool used to write on clay tablets, who used it, and why its use became extinct
Mayan writing in Mesoamerica by Jil Fine( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the development and use of written languages among the ancient Mayan people, who lived in an area comprised of Mexico, Central America, and part of South America known as Mesoamerica
Writing in ancient India by Jil Fine( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the Harappan civilization that existed in ancient India from 2600 B.C. to 1700 B.C., focusing on its written language, and examines the Brahmi language which was used throughout ancient India after 700 B.C. and became the basis for the written languages of modern India, Japan, Thailand, and Tibet
Writing in ancient Phoenicia by Jil Fine( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how ancient Phoenicians adapted Mesopotamians' cuneiform into their own written language around 1500 B.C. then, through their trade with other nations, spread the alphabet to parts of Asia, Africa, and Europe
Writing in ancient China by Jil Fine( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a brief description of the how Chinese writing developed and illustrations of the 12 basic strokes
Floods by Jil Fine( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different kinds of floods and the means of coping with them
Art by Jil Fine( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of trends in the visual arts in America, in the context of popular culture, from the twentieth century until today
The Sahara : world's largest desert by Jil Fine( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the area of the largest desert in the world and how it compares in size to the United States
Sahara : el desierto mas grande del mundo. by Jil Fine( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an introduction to the location, climate, land, and people of the Sahara desert
 
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TsunamisThe Shackleton expeditionLife inside the Naval AcademyThe Whaleship Essex : the true story of Moby DickBaby-sitting smartsThe transcontinental railroad : tracks across AmericaUndercover agentsWriting in ancient Egypt