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Drake, Jane

Overview
Works: 78 works in 171 publications in 5 languages and 8,805 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Handbooks and manuals  Forecasts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: GV1203, J790.1922
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Drake
The kids campfire book by Jane Drake( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Czech and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes games, stories, and songs with music
The kids summer games book by Jane Drake( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents instructions for over 150 indoor and outdoor games, including water activities, team sports, and card games
The kids' summer handbook by Jane Drake( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides plenty of ideas for creative crafts, outdoor and indoor activities, and games to help pass the time -- on vacation, at home, at the shore, or anywhere
Sweet! : the delicious story of candy by Ann Love( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of candy and sweet foods
Kids and grandparents : an activity book by Ann Love( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains dozens of projects for children and their grandparents to do together
The kids book of the Far North by Ann Love( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the region's fascinating history, modern life, and fragile ecosystem with facts, stories, legends, illustrations, timelines, and maps
The kids guide to the millennium by Ann Love( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers ideas for children on how to celebrate the millennium, takes a look at life in 1000 A.D. and 3000 A.D., and includes a timeline that provides information about interesting people, inventions, and events from the last two thousand years
Snow amazing : cool facts and warm tales by Jane Drake( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the science of snow to the magic of a winter wonderland, this book is a comprehensive must-read. Not only is the information presented with clarity and brisk good humor, but with urgency. As the polar ice cap melts, we are becoming aware of its critical impact on all of the earth's living creatures
The kids winter handbook by Jane Drake( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains activities and ideas for winter fun, from enjoying an outdoor picnic on a blanket of snow to sewing up a pair of warm fleece mittens
Alien invaders : species that threaten our world by Jane Drake( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of alien invaders--plants, animals, bacteria, or viruses that are deliberately or accidentally introduced to a new habitat, and subsequently explode in numbers causing harm to property and wildlife; features case studies of such species; and discusses what can be done to halt the progress of alien invaders
Talking tails : the incredible connection between people and their pets by Ann Love( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From our earliest beginnings, we have shared our lives with animals. Explores the ties that people and their pets have formed, from prehistoric times to present day
Farming by Ann Love( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces children to the people, machines, work and environmental concerns involved in bringing to market the products from American natural resources
Mining by Jane Drake( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The America at Work series introduces young children to the people, machines and environmental concerns involved in two leading resource-based industries. Fishing explains how fish farmers in Maine raise salmon and halibut, and traces the fascinating life journey of a wild salmon in Alaska. In Mining, kids explore an underground mine, a surface coal mine and an oil drilling site. Combining fact and fiction with colorful illustrations, these stories deliver an early lesson in appreciating and protecting our natural resources
Forestry by Jane Drake( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy is taken into a forest where he learns about forestry, the lumbering industry, & associated environmental concerns. Annotation. Within a narrative framework, this series introduces children to the people, machines and environmental concerns involved in resource-based industries
Take action : an environmental book for kids by Ann Love( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the importance of nature, the threats to various animal and plant species, and what young people can do to help protect the environment
Trash action : a fresh look at garbage by Ann Love( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how the overuse of environmental resources is bad for civilization, and presents anecdotes for how recycling has improved lives and the environment and tips on how to successfully reduce, reuse, and recycle materials
Get outside : the kids guide to fun in the great outdoors by Jane Drake( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treasury of outdoor-themed games and activities for each season offers scientific and historical trivia to accompany instructions for such ideas as building a sundial, making a kite, playing Spud, and observing the sky at night
Cool woods : a trip around the world's boreal forest by Jane Drake( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boreal forest is the last great forest wilderness on earth. It drapes across the subarctic right around the world. It pervades our myths and folklore. It provides us with wood and water. It freshens the very air we breathe. Jane Drake and Ann Love take the reader on an unforgettable journey around the world to view the boreal forest. They show the reader the seasons in the bush, the science and myth of wolves, the life cycle of the woods. From the Siberian Taiga, where tigers and sika deer live, to the Old World forests of Norway, from the Boreal Shield of North America to the birch forest of Northwest Russia, we are introduced to a region of incredible importance. Despite our reliance on it, we have placed the "lungs of the earth" under siege with clear-cutting, acid rain, and even radioactivity. Cool Woods is not only informative and beautiful, but it is a call to action to anyone who cares about our planet
The kids cottage games book by Jane Drake( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With 150 games and activities from which to choose, you'll find plenty to keep you busy all summer long
The kids cottage book by Jane Drake( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Drake and Ann Love are sisters who have spent many summers together at the cottage. The kids cottage book came from their mamories of cottage life amd camping across North America. Jane Drake is an avid naturalist and gives environmantal workshops in school and libraries. Ann Love is a teacher and founding member of Pollution Probe. They are the authors of the Wold Wildlife Found book, Take Action
 
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The kids summer games bookThe kids' summer handbookSweet! : the delicious story of candyKids and grandparents : an activity bookThe kids book of the Far NorthThe kids guide to the millenniumSnow amazing : cool facts and warm talesThe kids winter handbook