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Verstraete, Larry

Overview
Works: 41 works in 94 publications in 5 languages and 2,053 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  History  Biography  Biographies  Picture books  Case studies  Anecdotes  Trivia and miscellanea  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Larry Verstraete
Surviving the Hindenburg by Larry Verstraete( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on a true story, fourteen-year-old Werner Franz works as a cabin boy aboard the German zeppelin, the Hindenburg, and resourcefully survives its fatal crash"--Provided by publisher
S is for scientists : a discovery alphabet by Larry Verstraete( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origins behind some of the most important scientific discoveries are explored
At the edge : daring acts in desperate times by Larry Verstraete( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects more than twenty true stories of people facing critical life or death decisions, including a man saving someone in the path of an oncoming train, a tragic mountainclimbing accident, and a family caught in a tsunami
Innovations in everyday technologies by Larry Verstraete( )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You might not realize that there was once a world without microwaves, umbrellas, or elevators! That s a lot of cold food, wet clothing, and stairs! Luckily, some innovative people have solved problems in everyday technologies throughout history. This title explores the gadgets, structures, and materials that we depend on every single day, and the amazing inventors, scientists, and engineers who dreamed them up! These inventions make things easier in our day-to-day lives. With a little inventive thinking, what might you create to help make our daily lives a little easier?
G is for Golden Boy : a Manitoba alphabet by Larry Verstraete( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From A to Z the history, culture, landscapes, famous people and provincial symbols are introduced. Each letter topic is explained through a simple poem. Expository text gives further details about each topic. Manitoba topics include, beluga whales, Ella Cora Hind, heritage festivals, Kitchie Manitou, and Turtle Mountain"--Provided by publisher
Innovations in transportation by Larry Verstraete( Book )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Imagine a street filled with horses and buggies, or the skies without airplanes! You might not realize that, before vehicles, it used to take days--even weeks--to visit friends or family! This title looks at major innovations in transportation over the years, and the ingenious inventors, scientists, and engineers who made them. With a little inventive thinking, what might you create to help us change the way we travel?"--Provided by publisher
Survivors! : true death-defying escapes by Larry Verstraete( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-nine true stories of amazing courage, quick thinking, sheer determination and the will to live. These survivors escaped from: a shark, an avalanche, a volcanoe, a wall of fire, a grizzly, a mangled car, and more
Case files : 40 murders and mysteries solved by science by Larry Verstraete( Book )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

40 amazing stories of how scientists solve crimes, reveal identities, untangle evidence and discover the truth
Whose bright idea was it? : true stories of invention by Larry Verstraete( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Behind-the-scenes facts, trivia and history about toys, foods, television, skateboards, roller coasters, paper clips, tools and more! A fascinating compilation of meticulously researched stories behind more than 100 games, activities and inventions, for children of all ages" Cf. Our choice, 1997-1998
Accidental discoveries : from laughing gas to dynamite by Larry Verstraete( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost treasures : true stories of discovery by Larry Verstraete( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 80 real-life stories of amazing finds, with more than 30 photographs and illustrations
Extreme science by Larry Vestraete( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet the scientists who risk their lives to get at the truth. From death-defying tornado chasers to a man who fell through the sky so fast that his body broke the sound barrier, these true stories will keep readers on the edge of their seats" Cf. Our choice, 2000
Life or death : surviving the impossible by Larry Verstraete( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirty three hair-raising stories of people in life or death situations and the decisions they needed to make in order to survive and have a better life
The serendipity effect by Larry Verstraete( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in French and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ce livre raconte comment des erreurs, des incidents, des coïncidences, ou encore le hasard ont parfois enclenché ou modifié le processus de certaines découvertes". Des anecdotes savoureuses, marquées d'éclairs de génie
Mysteries of time by Larry Verstraete( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You will discover the techniques used to solve mysteries of history
'Dinosaurs' of the deep : discover prehistoric marine life by Larry Verstraete( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Driving across the North American Heartland, surrounded by prairie, it is almost impossible to imagine that this was once a huge inland sea. The Western Interior Seaway, which split the entire continent of North America in half, once teemed with predatory creatures -- fanged fish and turtles the size of small cars, prowling sharks and giant squid; hungry plesiosaurs and immense crocodiles. At the top of this prehistoric food chain, stretching up to nearly 15 metres (50 feet) and weighing a hefty 50,000 kilograms (50 tons), ruled the mighty mosasaur, the T. Rex of the sea."--
Fa ming xuan dian zi by Fan Si Cui Te( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missing in paradise : a novel by Larry Verstraete( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four months after Gramp's mysterious death, Nate helps out at Gram's garage sale. An eerie feeling, as if Gramps were reaching beyond the grave to send Nate a message, leads Nate to a box full of clues. A missing plane. A secret to keep. A map highlighting the route where Gramps died and the message, "Shipment #35--Gold". Nate and his best friend, Simon, are convinced that Gramps was on a treasure hunt when he died. They're just as convinced that Gram's shifty next door neighbour, Fortier, is after the gold too. Nate and Simon sneak away on a Greyhound bus for the small town of Paradise where Nate is sure treasure awaits
Coop the Great by Larry Verstraete( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Coop the Great is a middle grade novel, about Cooper, an aging, cynical, down-and-out dachshund who faces the ultimate test when his new owner, Mike, and Mike's grandchildren, Zach and Emma, run into trouble. Mike rescued him. Now Coop feels he must rescue Mike and the others. Drawing strength from the stories about great dogs that Mike shares with him, and guided by the stars Coop is certain mark their places above, he charts a dangerous journey to save his new family."--
Penemuan tidak sengaja by Larry Verstraete( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Malay and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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S is for scientists : a discovery alphabet
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At the edge : daring acts in desperate timesG is for Golden Boy : a Manitoba alphabetSurvivors! : true death-defying escapesCase files : 40 murders and mysteries solved by scienceWhose bright idea was it? : true stories of inventionLost treasures : true stories of discovery
Alternative Names
Verstraete, Larry

Verstraete, Larry Paul‏

لاري فيرستريت

베르스트라에트, 래리

Languages
English (59)

French (3)

Malay (2)

Chinese (2)

Polish (1)