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Helfman, Elizabeth S.

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Works: 28 works in 78 publications in 7 languages and 5,227 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: AZ108, 419
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Publications about Elizabeth S Helfman
Publications by Elizabeth S Helfman
Most widely held works about Elizabeth S Helfman
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth S Helfman
Signs and symbols around the world by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
7 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in English and held by 849 libraries worldwide
Describes graphic signs and symbols and their importance to communication, from picture writing by cavemen to today's use of numbers, musical notes, religious signs, trademarks, signs in science and industry, trail markers and traffic signals, and the potentials of international sign writing
Blissymbolics, speaking without speech by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 libraries worldwide
Discusses the symbol language of blissymbolics, and tells how it works and who it helps
Strings on your fingers : how to make string figures by Harry Carmozin Helfman( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Shows how to make string figures from all over the world
Rivers and watersheds in America's future by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
6 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
The ways in which we have used and abused our rivers and streams with emphasis on our present day water problems. Grades 6-8
Celebrating nature; rites and ceremonies around the world by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Describes man's celebrations of the seasons throughout history such as the planting and harvesting ceremonies of the ancient Babylonians, Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, and traces the roots of modern celebrations of Christmas, New Year's Day, Easter, May Day, and Thanksgiving
On being Sarah by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Even though life with cerebral palsy isn't easy for twelve-year-old Sarah, she manages with the help of her loving family and several new friends
Signs and symbols of the sun by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Explores man's symbolic and mythical representation of the sun in art, crafts, literature, and religion from prehistory to the present day
Maypoles and wood demons; the meaning of trees by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Discusses the legendary, symbolic, and functional significance of trees throughout the ages
The Bushmen and their stories by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Brief discussions of the philosophy and way of life of the African Bushmen serve as background for retellings of seventeen folktales of these desert people
Apples, apples, apples by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Discusses the history, cultivation, folklore, and uses of apples
This hungry world by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
2 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Discusses the world-wide problem of food supply and some of the ways being tested to increase the quantity and quality of available food
Our fragile earth by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Discusses man's abuse of the soil and its consequences and some of the ways that soil may be rehabilitated
Wheels, scoops, and buckets : how people lift water for their fields by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Describes the many methods used by people in underdeveloped areas to lift water to another level for purposes of irrigation
Land, people, and history by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
10 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in 5 languages and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Tells how man has used the land from earliest times to the present, and calls for better use of the land in the future
Water for the world by Franklyn M Branley( Book )
14 editions published between 1960 and 1968 in 4 languages and held by 149 libraries worldwide
"This is a story about water and what it means in the lives of people, here in this country and all over the world." Foreword
Milkman Freddy by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
2 editions published between 1952 and 1964 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Trudy, the motherly hen by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Patsy Pat, a duck's story by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Words, words, words; picture stories, rhymes and word games to build vocabulary in the early school years by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Get ready to read; an illustrated handbook of first words and first stories for the pre-school child by Elizabeth S Helfman( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Helfman, Elizabeth
Helfman, Henry M. Mrs
Seaver, Elizabeth
Languages
English (61)
French (3)
Burmese (2)
Telugu (1)
Oriya (1)
Malayalam (1)
Hindi (1)
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