WorldCat Identities

Latham, Donna

Overview
Works: 65 works in 154 publications in 1 language and 10,465 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Picture books  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Donna Latham
Backyard biology : investigate habitats outside your door with 25 projects by Donna Latham( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Invites children ages 9 and up to investigate living things, especially in yards, parks, nature areas, and playgrounds. Trivia and fun facts bring animals, plants, and microorganisms to life, in all their wonder."--Back cover
Fire dogs by Donna Latham( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the breed, selection, and training of fire dogs
Bridges and tunnels : investigate feats of engineering by Donna Latham( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the innovation and physical science behind bridges and tunnels, featuring illustrated, step-by-step instructions for twenty-five projects designed to help students learn about the engineering process
Skyscrapers : investigate feats of engineering by Donna Latham( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the physical science behind the construction of skyscrapers, covering such topics as gravity, inertia, oscillation, and static electricity. Looks at how the engineering and building techniques involved in the creation of present-day skyscrapers evolved over time
Amazing biome projects you can build yourself by Donna Latham( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Projects and activities for children ages 9-12 to learn about the Earth's major biomes
Ellen Ochoa : reach for the stars! by Donna Latham( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the life and career that made astronaut Ellen Ochoa reach for the stars
Hurricane! : the 1900 Galveston night of terror by Donna Latham( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the hurricane that hit Galveston, Texas on Sept. 8, 1900, and still remains the worst natural disaster in U.S. hisotry
Garbage : investigate what happens when you throw it out by Donna Latham( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces waste and recycling, examines the effectiveness of recycling, and uses projects to investigate the world of trash
Superfast rockets by Donna Latham( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how rockets work, and describes the history of how they were built and used and the historic flight of John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth
Canals and dams : investigate feats of engineering by Donna Latham( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trivia and fun facts illustrate engineering ingenuity and achievements from ancient aqueducts to the Suez Canal and the Hoover Dam. Includes activities and projects to encourage children to explore the engineering process
Music : investigate the evolution of American sound by Donna Latham( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a survey of the influences that have inspired American music genres with activities that explain the physics and traditions of music, from writing songs and improvising vocal styling to creating a beatbox and learning the Charleston
Superfast trucks by Donna Latham( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines these super fast trucks, their history and the people who race them
Tundra by Donna Latham( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an introduction on the tundra landscape, describing the physical features, plant and animal life, and environmental risks that threaten the survival of both the area and its inhabitants
Deciduous forests by Donna Latham( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the climate of deciduous forests and introduces the plants and animals that live in them
Deserts by Donna Latham( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How have plants and animals adapted to the harsh climate of the desert? What eats what in the desert? Is the desert always hot? Why is the desert important? Find out the answers to these questions and more. Endangered biomes: deserts investigates the cycle of life in our planet's desrt biome. See how environmental threats endanger the balance of life in this dry, fragile place, and why this matters. Learn what you can do to protect the desert!"--Page 4 of cover
Oceans by Donna Latham( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the characteristics of the world's oceans and the different types of animals and plants that live in them
Rain forests by Donna Latham( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcasing one of the environment's most valuable biomes, this overview centers on the planet's rain forests, exploring its assortment of plants and animals and reviewing the greenhouse gases and the accelerating extinction of species that jeopardize this vital ecosystem's future
Coniferous forests by Donna Latham( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the landscape and climate of taigas, the types of taigas found around the world, and the animals and plants that live in them. The diverse woodland of coniferous forests is revealed in this detailed resource, covering topics such as the dangers of deforestation, overhunting, and forest fires, illustrating the rapid decline of this ecosystem's biodiversity
Grasslands and savannas by Donna Latham( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring the vast biome of the savannas and grasslands, this book discusses the landscape and climate of grasslands and savannas, the types of grasslands found around the world, and the animals and plants that live in them. It also highlights the problems of disease and invasive species, outlining how this beautiful setting across the world can be saved
Mountains by Donna Latham( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The majesty of the earth's alpine biome is captured in this guide that discusses threats such as acid rain, climate change, and habitat destruction, clearly depicting how these factors affect the world's mountains. Discusses the landscape and climate of mountains, how mountains are formed, and the animals and plants that live in them
 
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Amazing biome projects you can build yourselfEllen Ochoa : reach for the stars!Hurricane! : the 1900 Galveston night of terrorGarbage : investigate what happens when you throw it outSuperfast rocketsSuperfast trucksTundraDeciduous forests