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Berger, Melvin

Overview
Works: 668 works in 1,447 publications in 7 languages and 90,108 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Miscellanea  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Instrumentalist, Performer, Arranger, Editor
Classifications: QR57, 616.92
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Publications about Melvin Berger
Publications by Melvin Berger
Most widely held works about Melvin Berger
 
Most widely held works by Melvin Berger
Germs make me sick! by Melvin Berger( Book )
25 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,139 libraries worldwide
Explains how bacteria and viruses affect the human body and how the body fights them
Switch on, switch off by Melvin Berger( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 1,123 libraries worldwide
Explains how electricity is produced and transmitted, how to create electricity using an electrical wire and a magnet, how generators supply electricity for cities, and how electricity works in homes
Guide to chamber music by Melvin Berger( Book )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
Authoritative, beautifully written guide presents 231 of the most frequently performed pieces of chamber music by 55 composers. For each, the author gives a brief biography, followed by discussions of the individual compositions? both their historical and musical contexts and their salient features, including formal organization, content, and any extramusical associations. Preface. Glossary
Look out for turtles! by Melvin Berger( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 1,016 libraries worldwide
Describes the remarkable turtle, which can live almost anywhere, eat almost anything, range in size from tiny to gigantic, and live longer than any other animal
Mummies of the pharaohs : exploring the Valley of the Kings by Melvin Berger( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the Valley of the Kings in Egypt and some of the pharoahs who were buried there during the New Kingdom era which lasted from 1539 B.C. to 1078 B.C. Begins with King Tut's tomb. Grades 4-7
Chirping crickets by Melvin Berger( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 990 libraries worldwide
Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of crickets while giving particular emphasis to how they chirp
Oil spill! by Melvin Berger( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 989 libraries worldwide
Explains why oil spills occur and how they are cleaned up and suggests stratergies for preventing them in the future
Why I sneeze, shiver, hiccup, and yawn by Melvin Berger( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 971 libraries worldwide
An introduction to reflex acts that explains why we sneeze, shiver, hiccup, and yawn
Do stars have points? : questions and answers about stars and planets by Melvin Berger( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 911 libraries worldwide
Questions and answers explore various aspects of stars and our solar system, including the sun, planets, moons, comets, and asteroids
Do tornadoes really twist? : questions and answers about tornadoes and hurricanes by Melvin Berger( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 910 libraries worldwide
Provides answers to a variety of questions about tornadoes and hurricanes, including "Where do most tornadoes strike," and "How long do hurricanes last?"
The real Vikings : craftsmen, traders, and fearsome raiders by Melvin Berger( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 902 libraries worldwide
Offers a guide to the time of the Vikings through a review of their occupations, diverse skills, great expectations, and the accomplishments they made as the talented sailors they were that changed the world
Why I cough, sneeze, shiver, hiccup, & yawn by Melvin Berger( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 886 libraries worldwide
An introduction to reflex acts that explains why we cough, sneeze, shiver, hiccup, yawn, and blink
Can you hear a shout in space? : questions and answers about space exploration by Melvin Berger( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 884 libraries worldwide
Provides answers to commonly asked questions about space exploration, including "Which was the first living being in space?" and "Do you grow taller or shorter in space?"
Do whales have belly buttons? : questions and answers about whales and dolphins by Melvin Berger( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 868 libraries worldwide
Provides answers to such questions about various species of whales and dolphins as "Do all whales have teeth?", "How long do most whales live?", "Why do dolphins whistle?", and "Can dolphins save humans?"
Can it rain cats and dogs? : questions and answers about weather by Melvin Berger( Book )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Provides answers to such questions about the weather as "What makes the weather?", "Does air have weight?", "How big are hailstones?", and "What is El Niño?"
Why do volcanoes blow their tops? : Questions and answers about volcanoes and earthquakes by Melvin Berger( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Questions and answers provide information about volcanoes and earthquakes, covering such aspects as why, how, when, and where these phenomena occur
Did dinosaurs live in your backyard? by Melvin Berger( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 820 libraries worldwide
Questions and answers explore such topics as what the dinosaurs were, what they ate, what color they were, and how we know about them
How do flies walk upside down? : questions and answers about insects by Melvin Berger( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Arabic and held by 816 libraries worldwide
A series of questions and answers provides information about the physical characteristics, senses, eating habits, life cycles, and behavior of different insects
Do tarantulas have teeth? : questions and answers about poisonous creatures by Melvin Berger( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Provides answers to a variety of questions about various poisonous creatures, such as "Do Gila monsters bite humans," "What are killer bees," "Which ant sting hurts the most," and "Are frogs poisonous?"
How do bats see in the dark? : questions and answers about night creatures by Melvin Berger( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Questions and answers present the habitats and behavior of a variety of nocturnal animals, from cats and kiwis to bats, owls, and foxes
 
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Alternative Names
Berger, Mel 1927-
Berger, Melvin
Berger, Melvin 1927-
Perkar, Melvin̲
برجر، ميلفين، 1927-
بيرجر، ميلفين، 1927-
بيرغر، ملفن، 1927-
ملفن برغر، 1927-
버거, 멜빈
Languages
English (117)
French (8)
Chinese (6)
Spanish (4)
Portuguese (1)
Welsh (1)
Arabic (1)
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