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Sams, Robert

Overview
Works: 38 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 2,269 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's films  Trials, litigation, etc  Nature films  Short films  Interviews  Educational films  History  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Photographer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PS3569.P363, 813.54
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Publications about Robert Sams
Publications by Robert Sams
Most widely held works by Robert Sams
First snow in the woods : the movie ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
In a pumpkin patch surrounded by the reds and golds of fall, a worried scarecrow watches the animals prepare for winter
The riddle in a bottle ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Learn how water connects everything on the planet. Join frogs as they gather near a pond that gets its water from the spring rains, hear the fish sing about the tides, meet a pirate who is looking for his family, and more
Stranger in the woods : the movie ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Two talking snowdrifts in the forest introduce you to their animal friends and remember the time a snowman appeared. Includes singing and music. Based on the book by Carl R. Sams II and Jean Stoick. In the second part of the film, the filmmakers/authors are interviewed and discuss their self-published work
A pirate's quest : for his family heirloom peg leg by Laura Sams( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
The story of a one-legged pirate who loses his beloved family heirloom peg leg and vows to find it by following the moving water from the lakes to the rivers to the ocean
Criminal crafts : outlaw projects for scoundrels, cheats, and armchair detectives by Shawn Gascoyne-Bowman( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Criminals attract an audience. People admire the sneakiness and creativity of the profession while cursing the dastardly outcomes. So why not have all of the tricks without the trade? This book brings together illicit behaviour and artistic expression with dark humour in this do-it-yourself project book. This book focuses on original crafts and recipes themed in noir, murder, retro espionage, pulp fiction, mafia, and voodoo. Crafters and mischief lovers alike will love this book of 30 projects revolving around notorious criminals and their activities. From John Dillinger's soap gun to Bonnie Parker's gunshot poetry journal, readers will find themselves both amused and intrigued with the devious creativity. Not to mention how impressed party guests will be when they show up to Flaming Amy cocktails and cocktail bars stashed in violin cases. And just wait until you show off your shiv cozy!
Stranger in the woods : the soundtrack ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
The shark riddle ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
"What is the biggest shark in the ocean and what do its teeth look like? Find out on a new adventure with The Riddle Solvers and meet a raucous group of singing sea lions, experience the underwater game show Are You a Shark?, hear a shark lullaby and discover the diverse, powerful and magnificent world of sharks"--Container
Bearly alike ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Compares a day in the life of Alaskan grizzly bears with a day in the life of a young man named George. This movie looks at what humans and animals have in common
The notebook by Nicholas Sparks( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
An elderly man reads from a notebook to his wife, who has Alzheimer's disease and gradually unfolds the story of a couple who fell in love the summer after high school and were reunited by fluke fourteen years later. Some explicit descriptions of sex
The Gods of Heavenly Punishment by Jennifer Cody Epstein( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
HISTORICAL FICTION. Triumphant. . . . Big, visceral, achingly humane. Jennifer EganOne summer night in prewar Japan, eleven-year-old Billy Reynolds takes snapshots at his parents dinner party. That same evening his father Anton a prominent American architect begins a torrid affair with the wife of his master carpenter. A world away in New York, Cameron Richards rides a Ferris wheel with his sweetheart and dreams about flying a plane. These three men will all draw together to shape the fate of a young girl caught in the midst of one of World War II s most horrific events the 1945 firebombing of Tokyo. Exquisitely rendered, "The Gods of Heavenly Punishment" tells the stories of families on both sides of the Pacific: their loves and infidelities, their dreams and losses and their shared connection to one of the most devastating acts of war in human history
A civil action by Jonathan Harr( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Written like a novel, this true account of a liability lawsuit focuses on the plaintiffs' attorney. Parents whose children died of leukemia retained Jan Schlichtmann, described here as flamboyant, bankrupt, and tenacious. Schlichtmann spent nine years tracking the cause of the illness to bring suit against two giant corporations. Describes how justice became secondary to the legal battle
City blood a novel of revenge by Clark Howard( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
When a stripper is killed on their beat, Chicago cop Joe Kiley and his partner Nick Bianco decide to solve the murder before the homicide detectives do. But while searching for the stripper's mob-connected ex-boyfriend, Bianco is killed. Grief-stricken and guilt-ridden, Kiley sets out to avenge his partner's death
V-bombs and weathermaps reminiscences of World War II by Brock McElheran( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A Royal Canadian Navy officer describes the suffering and gallantry of the British through the German V-1 and V-2 air attacks in 1944. Recounts the author's own serious injury by a V-1 and the ordeal of his recovery
The Kamikazes by Edwin P Hoyt( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
An account of Japan's kamikaze special attack forces that were formed to defend their homeland against the approaching Allies in October 1944. Explains how the belief that their self-sacrifice would ensure an eternal reward enabled the young aviators to inflict damage on 300 warships and to kill or wound 15,000 troops
Ahrens-Fox : a pictorial tribute to a great name in fire apparatus by Robert Sams( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mexico by James A Michener( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Journalist Norman Clay returns to his hometown of Toledo, Mexico to cover a bullfighting event. His reflections on his Spanish, Indian and Virginian ancestors offer a glimpse into Mexican history
The experiment by John Darnton( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Reporter Jude Harley stumbles across a cloning experiment being used for immoral purposes. Meanwhile one of the clones has escaped from the isolated island lab. With the help of Dr. Tizzie Tierney, a biological medical researcher doing studies on twins, Harley uncovers the reason behind the scientific conspiracy. Some violence. Bestseller
The Ronin's mistress : a novel of feudal Japan by Laura Joh Rowland( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Japan, 1703. Forty-seven ronin behead Kira Yoshinaka, the shogun's master of ceremonies, two years after Kira caused the death of their samurai master and left them leaderless. The ronin leader's mistress approaches investigator Sano Ichiro's wife, Lady Reiko, to reveal the reason behind the attack
Slow dancing on dinosaur bones by Lana Witt( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Greed and suspicion invade the town of Pick, Kentucky (population 900), when the Conroy Coal Company begins pressing homeowners to sign over coal-mining rights beneath the quiet streets and houses. Town residents, including a few downright eccentrics, oppose the company's efforts, creating a tale of gothic-style suspense cast in small-town America
 
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