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Whiting, Jim 1943-

Overview
Works: 224 works in 560 publications in 1 language and 26,344 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Biographies  History  Popular music 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jim Whiting
Blood and guts : the basics of mixed martial arts by Jim Whiting( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discusses the basics of mixed martial arts including the sport's history, rules, moves, and famous fighters"--Provided by publisher
Medieval castles by Jim Whiting( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes medieval castles, including why and how they were built"--Provided by publisher
Medieval knights by Jim Whiting( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes medieval knights, including who they were and how they fought"--Provided by publisher
Medieval arms and armor by Jim Whiting( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes the weapons and defenses used in the Middle Ages"--Provided by publisher
Scary places by Jim Whiting( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes places that have been the location of mysterious events and explores whether or not the events could have happened"--Provided by publisher
The Bermuda Triangle by Jim Whiting( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the disappearance of five United States Navy torpedo bombers, known as Flight 19, led by Lieutenant Charles Taylor, on December 5, 1945, in the Bermuda Triangle
Inside the cage : the greatest fights of mixed martial arts by Jim Whiting( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discusses some of the best mixed martial arts fights in the sport's history and how MMA managed to survive its dark days"--Provided by publisher
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado by Jim Whiting( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life and exploration of the Spanish nobleman, Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Hernando de Soto by Jim Whiting( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the wealthy Spaniard who came to the New World to seek glory and who, in 1541, became the first European to reach the Mississippi River
The story of the attack on Pearl Harbor by Jim Whiting( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the attack on Pearl Harbor and events that led to war
The life and times of Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky by Jim Whiting( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the troubled life of the nineteenth-century Russian composer. Includes sidebars about such topics as serfs, Leo Tolstoy, and the invention of the phonograph
Hercules by Jim Whiting( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Hercules and his twelve labors, with "for your information" pages that explain the history and characters involved in the myth
Scary stories by Jim Whiting( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes legendary scary stories and explores whether or not the stories could be true"--Provided by publisher
The life and times of Irving Berlin by Jim Whiting( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Russian immigrant who came to America as a boy and became one of the most successful composers of popular songs, including "White Christmas" and "God Bless America."
The life and times of George Frideric Handel by Jim Whiting( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life and career of the eighteenth-century German composer
Vincent Van Gogh by Jim Whiting( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book outlines the life and times of Vincent van Gogh, nineteenth-century Dutch painter, who made over 1700 paintings in ten years
Michelangelo by Jim Whiting( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book outlines the life and times of Michelangelo, an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, and poet
Frogs in danger by Jim Whiting( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the threats to the health and continued existence of frogs
The role of religion in the early Islamic world by Jim Whiting( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book briefly examnines the early history of Islam
Yo-Yo Ma : a biography by Jim Whiting( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: A musician of rare artistry, the self-effacing yet charismatic Yo-Yo Ma connects with his audiences with startling effectiveness. He remains devoted to the classical repertoire yet has long roved far beyond the Western classical music canon. Despite his real superstar status and thriving solo career, he has often sought out musicians outside the classical sphere and collaborated with them on fascinating recordings. Above all, he is committed to the ever-evolving musical odyssey of his Silk Road Ensemble, itself part of a broader Silk Road Project aiming to explore the deep and varied artistic connections between East and West. Ma's legions of admirers seek out his musical genius in his recordings. Here they can become acquainted with the energetic and charming Ma himself and trace the trajectory of his unique and distinguished career. The preeminent cellist Yo-Yo Ma may be the world's best known classical musician, and this portrait shows how his personality and unusual background inform his music
 
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Blood and guts : the basics of mixed martial arts
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English (52)

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Medieval castlesMedieval knightsMedieval arms and armorScary placesThe Bermuda TriangleInside the cage : the greatest fights of mixed martial artsFrancisco Vasquez de CoronadoHernando de Soto