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Engdahl, Sylvia

Overview
Works: 111 works in 372 publications in 7 languages and 29,525 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Science fiction  Literature  Popular works  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.E6985, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sylvia Engdahl
Enchantress from the stars by Sylvia Engdahl( Book )

47 editions published between 1970 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three civilizations from different planets in widely varying stages of development clash in what could be either a mutually disastrous or beneficial encounter
Prescription drugs( )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors debate issues on prescription drugs from the safety and effectiveness of prescription drugs to the promotion and marketing of new products to the cost of prescription medications
Online social networking( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays debate the issue of online social networking on sites such as MySpace and Facebook, discussing how it is changing society, who uses the sites, and their use by teens and children both at home and in schools and libraries
Blogs( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays debate whether blogs are of value to the public, have significant impact on American politics, and how they affect American culture
Energy alternatives( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of article pro and con on energy alternatives examines whether alternative energy sources can effectively replace fossil fuels, the extent to which the benefits of wind power outweigh its disadvantages, whether utility-scale solar power is a practical alternative energy source, and the advantages and disadvantages of other energy sources
The far side of evil by Sylvia Engdahl( Book )

15 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl from an advanced civilization is sent as an observer to a planet whose people have not yet learned to control their use of atomic power
Forensic technology( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Product Description: Each anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of primary sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields. This unique approach provides students with a concise view of divergent opinions on each topic. Extensive book and periodical bibliographies and a list of organizations to contact are also included
Domestic wiretapping( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the various controversies about wiretapping
Assisted suicide( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the legal and ethical issues involving assisted suicide, including if it should be legalized, if it conflicts with people's moral convictions, and if legalization would lead to more deaths
Obesity( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Opposing Viewpoints: Obesity: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--
Prisons( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: The Current Controversies series examines today's most important social and political issues. Each volume presents a diverse selection of primary sources representing all sides of the debate in question
The elderly( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the elderly in the United States, including the negative stereotypes of the elderly, ethical medical treatments, and legal issues regarding the elderly
Enchantress from the stars by Sylvia Engdahl( )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young Elana unexpectedly joins the team leaving the spaceship to study the planet Andrecia, she becomes an integral part of an adventure involving three very different civilizations, each one centered on the third planet from the star in its own solar system
Alternative therapies( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alternative Therapies: Is the Growing Use of Complementary and Alternative Therapies Beneficial?; Are the Major Alternatives to Conventional Medicine Safe and Effective?; Should the Government Restrict the Use of Alternative Therapies?; What Complementary Therapies Are Used Along with Conventional Medicine?"--
Mobile apps( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Current Controversies series examines today's most important social and political issues; each volume presents a diverse selection of primary and secondary sources representing all sides of the debate in question.; Current Controversies: Mobile Apps examines if there is a need for oversight of the app industry to protect privacy, if controversial apps should be taken off the market, why web-based mobile apps are overtaking native mobile apps, and what effects the app; Each anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields. This unique approach provides students with a concise view of divergent opinions on each topic
Espionage and intelligence( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides varying perspectives on issues related to espionage and intelligence, such as the extent of intelligence gathering, the intelligence being gathered on United States citizens, how technology is affecting intelligence gathering and should the government prosecute those who leak the nations secrets
Patriotism( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses patriotism in the United States, including its presence in the youth of today and legal issues surrounding flag-burning
Cloning by Sylvia Engdahl( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents essays with varying points of view on the controversial issue of cloning, discussing the cloning of animals, therapeutic cloning for medical research, and the possibility of cloning humans
Internet activism( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores issues such as the viability of Internet activism as a means of political action; the benefits and problems of Internet activism; if US foreign policy should foster Internet activism around the world; and how Internet activism has been used in other nations
Genetic engineering by Sylvia Engdahl( )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the issues surrounding the use of genetic engineering in agriculture, industry, medicine, athletics, and other fields, and points out the arguments in favor of and against the developments it offers
 
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Prescription drugsOnline social networkingBlogsThe far side of evilForensic technologyDomestic wiretappingAssisted suicidePrisons
Alternative Names
Engdahl, Sylvia

Engdahl, Sylvia 1933-

Engdahl, Sylvia L.

Engdahl Sylvia Louise

Sylvia Engdahl Amerikaans schrijfster

Sylvia Engdahl amerikansk författare

Sylvia Engdahl amerikansk skribent

Sylvia Engdahl US-amerikanische Science-Fiction-Autorin

Sylvia Louise Engdahl

엥달, 실비아 루이즈 1933-

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