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Engdahl, Sylvia

Overview
Works: 92 works in 252 publications in 8 languages and 23,905 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Popular works  Sources  History  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.E6985, [FIC]
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Publications about Sylvia Engdahl
Publications by Sylvia Engdahl
Most widely held works by Sylvia Engdahl
Enchantress from the stars by Sylvia Engdahl( Book )
43 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 2,517 libraries worldwide
Three civilizations from different planets in widely varying stages of development clash in what could be either a mutually disastrous or beneficial encounter
The far side of evil by Sylvia Engdahl( Book )
11 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 845 libraries worldwide
A young girl from an advanced civilization is sent as an observer to a planet whose people have not yet learned to control their use of atomic power
Online social networking ( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
Essays debate the issue of online social networking on sites such as MySpace and Facebook, discussing how it is changing society, who uses the sites, and their use by teens and children both at home and in schools and libraries
Prescription drugs ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
Authors debate issues on prescription drugs from the safety and effectiveness of prescription drugs to the promotion and marketing of new products to the cost of prescription medications
Enchantress from the stars by Sylvia Engdahl( file )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
When young Elana unexpectedly joins the team leaving the spaceship to study the planet Andrecia, she becomes an integral part of an adventure involving three very different civilizations, each one centered on the third planet from the star in its own solar system
Blogs ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
Essays debate whether blogs are of value to the public, have significant impact on American politics, and how they affect American culture
Vaccines ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
This star shall abide by Sylvia Engdahl( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
When he rebels against the tyranny of the ruling Scholars, Noren, a village boy, is labeled a heretic and sent to them for punishment
Domestic wiretapping ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
Covers the various controversies about wiretapping
Assisted suicide ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Discusses the legal and ethical issues involving assisted suicide, including if it should be legalized, if it conflicts with people's moral convictions, and if legalization would lead to more deaths
Forensic technology ( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Product Description: Each anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of primary sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields. This unique approach provides students with a concise view of divergent opinions on each topic. Extensive book and periodical bibliographies and a list of organizations to contact are also included
Prisons ( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Overview: The Current Controversies series examines today's most important social and political issues. Each volume presents a diverse selection of primary sources representing all sides of the debate in question
Journey between worlds by Sylvia Engdahl( Book )
8 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
To prove her independence to her boyfriend, Melinda decides to go to Mars on a pleasure trip--an impromptu decision that changes her entire way of life
Beyond the Tomorrow Mountains by Sylvia Engdahl( Book )
5 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Noren, seeking salvation for the people of his hostile planet, finds despair and then hope
Energy alternatives ( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
This collection of article pro and con on energy alternatives examines whether alternative energy sources can effectively replace fossil fuels, the extent to which the benefits of wind power outweigh its disadvantages, whether utility-scale solar power is a practical alternative energy source, and the advantages and disadvantages of other energy sources
Obesity ( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
"Opposing Viewpoints: Obesity: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--
Amendments XVIII and XXI : Prohibition and repeal ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher's Website: A well-rounded social studies education is grounded in an understanding of how the Constitution-the blueprint for a democratic society-works. Each volume begins with the amendment text (accompanied by a student-friendly translation). Chapters put the amendment in historical context, examine how it has been tested in the courts and presents current controversies and debates. Reflecting provisions in both the national and state curriculum standards, these volumes provide primary and secondary sources that examine the roots of constitutional democracy as well as how the interpretation of the Constitution has evolved throughout American history. The series also explores the meaning of citizenship as well as its rights and responsibilities
Amendment XIV : equal protection ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher's Website: A well-rounded social studies education is grounded in an understanding of how the Constitution-the blueprint for a democratic society-works. Each volume begins with the amendment text (accompanied by a student-friendly translation). Chapters put the amendment in historical context, examine how it has been tested in the courts and presents current controversies and debates. Reflecting provisions in both the national and state curriculum standards, these volumes provide primary and secondary sources that examine the roots of constitutional democracy as well as how the interpretation of the Constitution has evolved throughout American history. The series also explores the meaning of citizenship as well as its rights and responsibilities
Meningitis ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Overview: The ailments and conditions that afflict people today can be confusing, disturbing, and painful-both emotionally and physically. The Perspectives on Diseases and Disorders series provides clear, careful explanations that offer readers and researchers insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest about treatment and prevention. All volumes in the series include primary and secondary viewpoints, bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information
Extraterrestrial life ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Contributors to this intriguing anthology explore whether there is life beyond Earth, the role of science in hunting for extraterrestrial life, the mystery of UFOs, and the potential impact of contact with otherworldly life forms
 
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Alternative Names
Engdahl, Sylvia
Engdahl, Sylvia 1933-
Engdahl, Sylvia L.
Engdahl, Sylvia Louise.
Sylvia Engdahl amerikansk författare
Sylvia Engdahl amerikansk skribent
Sylvia Engdahl US-amerikanische Science-Fiction-Autorin
Sylvia Louise Engdahl
Languages
English (103)
German (3)
Catalan (3)
Chinese (2)
Spanish (2)
Finnish (2)
Portuguese (1)
Hebrew (1)
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