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Epstein, Sam 1909-2000

Overview
Works: 124 works in 356 publications in 5 languages and 23,670 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Popular works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ10.E6, B
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Publications about Sam Epstein
Publications by Sam Epstein
Publications by Sam Epstein, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Sam Epstein
 
Most widely held works by Sam Epstein
George Washington Carver, Negro scientist by Sam Epstein( Book )
14 editions published between 1960 and 1991 in English and held by 798 libraries worldwide
A biography of the man, born a slave, who became a scientist and devoted his entire life to helping the South improve its agriculture
The first book of electricity by Sam Epstein( Book )
11 editions published between 1953 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 750 libraries worldwide
Describes how we produce, measure, transmit, and use electricity. Includes three experiments
She never looked back : Margaret Mead in Samoa by Sam Epstein( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 723 libraries worldwide
A brief biography of the well-known anthropologist concentrating on her first important studies in Samoa in the mid-1920's
The great Houdini, magician extraordinary by Beryl Epstein( Book )
30 editions published between 1950 and 1980 in English and held by 685 libraries worldwide
A story of the life of a great conjurer and magician
Dr. Beaumont and the man with the hole in his stomach by Sam Epstein( Book )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
A biography of a curious physician and the unusual patient who enabled him to carry out experiments concerning digestion
Spring holidays by Sam Epstein( Book )
4 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
A simply written account of Groundhog Day, April Fool's Day, Arbor Day and May Day, discussing their significance and how they are celebrated
Harriet Tubman: guide to freedom by Sam Epstein( Book )
7 editions published between 1968 and 1975 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
A biography of Harriet Tubman stressing her fight for freedom and dedication to the task of freeing other Southern slaves
The first book of codes and ciphers by Sam Epstein( Book )
6 editions published between 1956 and 1963 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Explains the difference between the two principal methods of secret writing: codes (which use symbols for whole words) and ciphers (which use symbols for different letters of the alphabet); also gives examples throughout history of each
The first book of printing by Sam Epstein( Book )
3 editions published between 1955 and 1975 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
Traces the importance of printing as a means of communication from the invention of moveable type to today's modern presses
Washington, D.C. : the Nation's capital by Sam Epstein( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
An introduction to Washington, D.C., its history, day-to-day life, and points of interest
Kids in court : the ACLU defends their rights by Sam Epstein( Book )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
Examines eleven cases involving young people in which the American Civil Liberties Union felt civil rights, guaranteed by the Constitution, had been denied
Mexico by Sam Epstein( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
Presents an overview of Mexican history and analyzes the country's pressing social and economic problems, which include unequal distribution of wealth and rapid population growth
Mister Peale's mammoth by Sam Epstein( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
Enthralled by the new science of natural history, a famous American painter establishes a museum in his home and organizes a scientific expedition to find and dig up a complete mammoth skeleton
Tunnels by Sam Epstein( Book )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Describes the techniques and obstacles involved in digging and building tunnels, from early quanaats to the thirty-mile Seikan Tunnel in Japan
Bugs for dinner? : the eating habits of neighborhood creatures by Sam Epstein( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Recounts how squirrels, robins, grasshoppers, and other creatures in an urban environment find their food and avoid being eaten themselves
Young Paul Revere's Boston by Sam Epstein( Book )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Describes what it may have been like to be young Paul Revere living in Boston, Massachusetts. Includes information about the food, dress, schools and social life in colonial New England
The first book of words, their family histories by Sam Epstein( Book )
5 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
This is a history of language that tells where our words come from and how they grow and change. Grades 5-7
The first book of maps and globes by Sam Epstein( Book )
4 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
A simple introduction to the proper use of maps and globes
Miracles from microbes, the road to streptomycin by Sam Epstein( Book )
7 editions published between 1946 and 1980 in English and Czech and held by 400 libraries worldwide
All about the desert by Sam Epstein( Book )
5 editions published between 1957 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Maps and charts of the world's deserts
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Allen, Adam

controlled identity Campbell, Bruce, 1909-2000

controlled identity Coe, Douglas

controlled identity Colt, Martin

controlled identity Strong, Charles (Children's author)

Campbell, Bruce 1909-
Colt, Martin 1909-
Epstein, Samuel 1909-
Epstein, Samuel, 1909-2000
Epushutain, Samu, 1909-2000
Ipshtāyn, Sāmūʼīl, 1909-2000
Strong, Charles 1909-
اپشتين، صمويل
سام إبشتين، 1909-
Languages
English (115)
Czech (2)
Bengali (2)
Urdu (1)
Swedish (1)
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