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Walker, Sally M.

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Works: 138 works in 325 publications in 1 language and 46,462 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Observations  Biography 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: GN69.8, 614.17
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Publications about Sally M Walker
Publications by Sally M Walker
Most widely held works by Sally M Walker
Written in bone : buried lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland by Sally M Walker( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3,492 libraries worldwide
This book reports on the work of forensic scientists who are excavating grave sites in James Fort, in Jamestown, Virginia, to understand the people who lived in the Chesapeake Bay area in the 1600s and 1700s
Secrets of a Civil War submarine : solving the mysteries of the H.L. Hunley by Sally M Walker( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3,282 libraries worldwide
Presents the history of the Civil War submarine the H.L. Hunley, including the construction, mysterious sinking, recovery, and restoration
We are the weather makers : the history of climate change by Sally M Walker( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 2,076 libraries worldwide
First published for an adult readership, The Weather Makers got kudos for its solid science and powerful message. Now this accessible edition speaks directly to young adults, offering a clear look at the history of climate change, how matters will unfold over the next century, and what we can do to prevent a cataclysmic future. Newly featured are twenty-five practical tips for living a greener lifestyle--at home, in school, in the community, and ultimately, on Earth
Fossil fish found alive : discovering the coelacanth by Sally M Walker( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,736 libraries worldwide
Describes the 1938 discovery of the coelacanth, a fish previously believed to be extinct, and subsequent research about it
Blizzard of glass : the Halifax explosion of 1917 by Sally M Walker( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
Recounts the story from World War I in which two towns were leveled and almost two thousand people killed following the collision of two warships in Halifax Harbour and a blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow in the area
Sea horses by Sally M Walker( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 1,190 libraries worldwide
Describes the physical characteristics, life cycle, and behavior of sea horse as well as efforts to protect them
Rhinos by Sally M Walker( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,184 libraries worldwide
Describes the physical characteristics, life cycle, behavior, and conservation of rhinos
The 18 penny goose by Sally M Walker( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Letty attempts to save her pet goose from marauding British soldiers in New Jersey during the Revolutionary War
Druscilla's Halloween by Sally M Walker( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 991 libraries worldwide
In the time when witches tiptoe about to have their Halloween fun, ancient Druscilla knows her creaking knees will prevent her from being sneaky and sets out to find a silent conveyance for herself, her cat, and her jack-o-lantern
Hippos by Sally M Walker( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 930 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of the common and the pygmy hippopotamus
Frozen secrets : Antarctica revealed by Sally M Walker( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 921 libraries worldwide
Introduces Antarctica, presenting the history of its exploration and the current research efforts underway to investigate its geography, climate, and fossils of the past, and monitor the effects of global warming on its glaciers
Earthquakes by Sally M Walker( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 868 libraries worldwide
A wonderful primer to the scientific underpinnings of earthquakes, this book defines key terms in earthquake science while colorful diagrams illustrate basic concepts. Readers learn how scientists can predict an earthquake and measure its intensity. Includes measures prior to and during an earthquake
Inclined planes and wedges by Sally M Walker( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 850 libraries worldwide
Look around you and you will see these simple machines everywhere. Discover how inclined planes and wedges are used and how they make work easier!
Pulleys by Sally M Walker( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 847 libraries worldwide
What are pulleys? Look around and you will see that these machines are everywhere. Discover how they are used and how they make work easier!
Wheels and axles by Sally M Walker( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 839 libraries worldwide
Uses everyday examples to show how wheels and axles function as simple machines
Their skeletons speak : Kennewick man and the Paleoamerican world by Sally M Walker( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
Discusses the processes used by scientists to discern the identity of the Kennewick Man and what this nine thousand-year-old skeleton revealed about the arrival of humans in North America
The Vowel family : a tale of lost letters by Sally M Walker( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
The members of the Vowel family have a hard time talking until their children, Alan, Ellen, Iris, Otto, and Ursula, are born, and when one of them gets lost one day, it takes their Aunt Cyndy to fix the problem
Levers by Sally M Walker( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 746 libraries worldwide
Looks at levers and uses everyday materials to show how they help make our work easier
Jackie Robinson by Sally M Walker( Computer File )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
Describes the life and accomplishments of baseball star Jackie Robinson, who became the first African American in twentieth-century major-league baseball
Screws by Sally M Walker( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
Looks at screws and uses everyday materials to show how they are simple machines that help make work easier
 
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Walker, Sally
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English (80)
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