WorldCat Identities

Newman, Patricia 1958-

Overview
Works: 17 works in 45 publications in 1 language and 7,404 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.N4854, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Patricia Newman
Jingle the brass by Patricia Newman( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a train trip, an engineer teaches a boy the expressions used by railroad workers as he describes the different kinds of cars, freight, and people they see
Sea otter heroes : the predators that saved an ecosystem by Patricia Newman( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marine biologist Brent Hughes discovered a surprising connection between sea otters and sea grass at an estuary in northern California. Follow science in action as Hughes conducts the research that led to this major discovery"--Provided by publisher
Plastic, ahoy! : investigating the great Pacific garbage patch by Patricia Newman( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of scientists explore the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, where millions of pieces of plastic have gathered, having drifted there from rivers, beaches, and ocean traffic all over the world
Ebola : fears and facts by Patricia Newman( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What's Ebola? Do we need to be afraid? This short book will take readers beyond the headlines to help them understand the 2014 outbreak. It will inform while helping to alleviate fears."--
Zoo scientists to the rescue by Patricia Newman( Book )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Go behind the scenes and discover how scientists at three US zoos are helping wild and captive orangutans, black-footed ferrets, and black rhinoceroses."--
Nugget on the flight deck by Patricia Newman( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aboard an aircraft carrier, a lieutenant introduces a new aviator to the "lingo" and layout before taking him on a practice dogfight
Surviving animal attacks by Patricia Newman( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild animals are often cute. But even the most adorable creatures can sometimes snap and bite your face off. Sharks and grizzly bears certainly have the power to rip people limb-from-limb. But animals such as chimpanzees or even pet dogs can also cause a lot of bodily harm. See how these people survived some much-too-close encounters. --Publishers description from Amazon.com
Eavesdropping on elephants : how listening helps conservation by Patricia Newman( Book )

5 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Can understanding how forest elephants communicate help scientists find ways to protect them? Come behind the scenes of Cornell University's Elephant Listening Project to see what's being done to keep these majestic animals safe."--
Army Special Forces : elite operations by Patricia Newman( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hunting down terrorists. Rescuing prisoners of war. The highly trained U.S. Army Special forces carry out these and other secret missions around the world. Skilled in fighting as well as diplomacy and foreign languages, they are ready to go undercover into dangerous territory at a moment's notice. Discover the exciting history of how Army Special Forces came to be, and learn more about how these elite forces fight for our freedom every day."--Publisher's website
Navy SEALs : elite operations by Patricia Newman( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how Navy SEALs are taught to think like scientists and perform like soldiers as they track down terrorists, rescue hostages, and venture into enemy territory to gather critical information
Water power by Patricia Newman( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information about water power as an energy source, covering how humans used water power in the past, how energy from water power is used today, and how it may be used in the future
Biofuels by Patricia Newman( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information about biofuels as an energy source, covering their history, how they are used today, and innovative ways people may use them in the future
Neema's reason to smile by Patricia Newman( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Neema's Reason to Smile is the story of Neema, a young Kenyan girl who dreams of one day being able to afford to go to school. Slowly, and with great purpose, Neema makes a plan to save money in her dream basket and make her dream come true. One day, a mysterious young girl skips down the street wearing a red skirt and white shirt. Soon, she guides Neema all the way to a new school."--Publisher's website
Plastic, Ahoy! : Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch by Annie Crawley( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plastic: it's used to make everything from drink bottles and bags to toys and toothbrushes. But what happens when it ends up where it doesn't belong--like in the Pacific Ocean? How does it affect ocean life? Is it dangerous? And exactly how much is out there?A team of researchers went on a scientific expedition to find out. They explored the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, where millions of pieces of plastic have collected. The plastic has drifted there from rivers, beaches, and ocean traffic all over the world. Most of it has broken down into tiny pieces the size of confetti.For nearly three weeks at sea, researchers gathered bits of plastic and ocean organisms. These samples helped them learn more about the effects of plastic in the ocean. Follow along on the expedition to find out how scientists studied the Garbage Patch--and what alarming discoveries they made
Plastic, ahoy! : investigating the great pacific garbage patch by Patricia Newman( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Plastic: it's used to make everything from drink bottles and bags to toys and toothbrushes. But what happens when it ends up where it doesn't belong-like in the Pacific Ocean' How does it affect ocean life' Is it dangerous' And exactly how much is out there' A team of researchers went on a scientific expedition to find out. They explored the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, where millions of pieces of plastic have collected. The plastic has drifted there from rivers, beaches, and ocean traffic all over the world. Most of it has broken down into tiny pieces the size of confetti. For nearly three weeks at sea, researchers gathered bits of plastic and ocean organisms. These samples helped them learn more about the effects of plastic in the ocean. Follow along on the expedition to find out how scientists studied the Garbage Patch-and what alarming discoveries they made
Surviving Animal Attacks (Multi-User e-Book) by Patricia Newman( Book )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wild animals are often cute. But even the most adorable creatures can sometimes snap and bite your face off. Sharks and grizzly bears certainly have the power to rip people limb-from-limb. But animals such as chimpanzees or even pet dogs can also cause a lot of bodily harm. See how these people survived some much-too-close encounters
Zoo Scientists To The Rescue (eBook) by Patricia Newman( Book )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Zoos take care of animals and welcome visitors of all ages, but that's not all zoos do. Author Patricia Newman and photographer Annie Crawley bring readers behind the scenes at three zoos to meet scientists working to save endangered animals.<br /><br />Meredith Bastian's experiences studying wild orangutans help educate both zoo visitors and the zoo workers who care for captive orangutans. Jeff Baughman breeds black-footed ferrets and reintroduces them into the wild. And Rachel Santymire examines poop from black rhinoceroses at the zoo and in their natural habitat to benefit all black rhinos. Find out how zoo scientists are helping us learn more about these remarkable, at-risk species before it's too late!
 
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