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Rooney, Anne

Overview
Works: 382 works in 1,009 publications in 10 languages and 29,146 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  History  Biography  Popular works  Case studies  Encyclopedias  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Adapter, Translator
Classifications: PR1260, 822.051
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anne Rooney
You wouldn't want to live without antibiotics! by Anne Rooney( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Vietnamese and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe how antibiotics were developed and what methods were used to fight infections and disease before antibiotics were available
Computers : faster, smaller, and smarter by Anne Rooney( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Arabic and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how computers are used in today's society and how some of these computers and software work
Earthquake! by Anne Rooney( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how and where earthquakes happen, the destruction they cause, and how scientists try to predict where they will happen next
Volcano by Anne Rooney( Book )

14 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how volcanoes are created and describes each stage of a volcanic eruption. Features photographs, eyewitness accounts, and fact boxes. Covers famous volcanoes such as Pompeii, Vesuvius, Krakatuau, and Pelee
Everyman, and medieval miracle plays by A. C Cawley( Book )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miracle Plays were a popular form of entertainment throughout the Middle Ages, and part of the poetic and dramatic tradition on which Shakespeare drew. Apart from "Everyman," and the exceprt representing Cornish drama, the plays in this volume are biblical pageants which are ultimately derived from the Latin liturgical plays of the medieval Church, most of which are Corpus Christi pageants or guild papgeants-- short plays acted by the trade guilds as episodes of the whole Corpus Christi cycle
You wouldn't want to live without insects! by Anne Rooney( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how many insects are beneficial to humans
You wouldn't want to live without gravity! by Anne Rooney( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the principles of gravity, discussing the effect that gravity has on the Earth and on the human body and the consequences when gravity is either increased or decreased
Tsunami! by Anne Rooney( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes an informative look at natural disasters, their causes and their effect on people and landscapes. Case study panels give stories of famous disasters, and NASA satellite photographs show the impact on landscapes and settlements
Solar power by Anne Rooney( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how solar radiation can be turned into heat and electricity, describes the elements used in collecting solar energy, and discusses the importance of finding renewable energy resources
Aerospace engineering and the principles of flight by Anne Rooney( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how flight works, looks at the history of human attempts at flight, and describes the different roles and responsibilities of aerospace engineers
UFOs and aliens by Anne Rooney( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From abductions, to unsolved crimes, and strange disappearances, to legends urban and otherwise, this book presents the fascinating stories of an often unexplainable world
Great scientists by John Farndon( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the Greek mathematicians Euclid and Archimedes, whose work is even now required reading, to the theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, the greatest practitioners from a wide range of scientific disciplines are represented here. Each entry gives a biographical background of its subject and a description of the main themes of their work, together with concise expositions of some of their key ideas."--Publisher
Is our climate changing? by Anne Rooney( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A basic look at how our planet is getting warmer and what some of the causes may be
Audio engineering and the science of soundwaves by Anne Rooney( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how the work of audio engineers combines the science of sound with the engineering design process, including how these engineers find solutions to audio challenges
Hurricane! by Anne Rooney( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series looks at natural disasters, why they happen and their impact on people and landscapes. What are the fastest winds recorded in a hurricane? What is a super-typhoon? Why do hurricane hunters chase after hurricanes? Hurricane! describes how and where hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons happen. It looks at how they form at sea and the destruction they can cause they strike land. The book contains several case studies, including the typhoon that hit Bangladesh in 1970, killing up to 500,000 people
Optical engineering and the science of light by Anne Rooney( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how optical engineers combine the study of light and vision with the engineering design process to create world-changing instruments and technologies, including how these engineers define problems, find solutions, and build and test models
Bullying by Anne Rooney( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers common teen questions about bullying, including information on depression, friendship, hazing, homosexuality, getting help, and the use of technology in bullying
Computer science and IT : investigating a cyber attack by Anne Rooney( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the science and technology concepts used by cyber attack investigators, including information on hackers, identity theft, firewalls, computer forensics, and data recovery
The story of mathematics : from creating the pyramids to exploring infinity by Anne Rooney( Book )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long ago, the earliest human civilizations discovered the strange and fascinating quality of particular numbers and wove them into their superstitions and religions. Numbers have entranced people ever since. This book tells the story of mankind through mathematics from cave dwelling to modern life--
Alcohol by Anne Rooney( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers common teen questions about alcohol, including information on serving size, hangovers, liver damage, social drinking, and getting help
 
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Everyman, and medieval miracle plays
Alternative Names
Rooney, Anne Elizabeth.

Rooney, Anne Elizabeth 1959-

루니, 앤

ルーニー, アン

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Earthquake!VolcanoEveryman, and medieval miracle playsTsunami!Solar powerUFOs and aliensGreat scientistsIs our climate changing?