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Owings, Lisa

Overview
Works: 191 works in 574 publications in 1 language and 41,031 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Biographies  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QB802, 523.8
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Most widely held works by Lisa Owings
The Newtown school shooting by Lisa Owings( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title examines an important historic event--the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the man behind the shooting, Adam Lanza, the tragic events of December 14, 2012, the shooting's aftermath and the community's response, and the victims' families advocacy work in subsequent months. Also discussed are gun laws in the United States, new legislation introduced in Congress regarding gun control, and mental health policy and law. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web sites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts--publisher
Iraq by Lisa Owings( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did you know that Iraq was home to the oldest known human civilization on Earth? This area used to be known as Mesopotamia, and many different ancient peoples lived there. Readers will learn about daily life in Iraq, contemporary Iraqi culture, and the changes the country is going through today
Georgia by Lisa Owings( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Georgia"--Provided by publisher
Afghanistan by Lisa Owings( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Afghanistan"--Provided by publisher
Puerto Rico : isle of enchantment by Lisa Owings( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Puerto Rico"--Provided by publisher
Gaming's greatest moments by Lisa Owings( )

6 editions published between 2020 and 2021 in English and Undetermined and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whether it's a new high score, a devastating attack, or an incredible come-from-behind win, pro gaming is full of amazing moments. Learn about the athletes, teams, and moments that thrill fans around the world"
Virginia : the old dominion by Lisa Owings( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Virginia"--Provided by publisher
West Virginia : the mountain state by Lisa Owings( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of West Virginia"--Provided by publisher
Louisiana by Lisa Owings( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Louisiana"--Provided by publisher
The Netherlands by Lisa Owings( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most people in the Netherlands ride bicycles to get to work, enjoy the landscape, and for sport. They look forward to spring when they can pedal past world-famous tulip fields in full bloom. This introduction to the Netherlands will get young readers' wheels turning by giving them a glimpse of this small, relaxed European country
Indonesia by Lisa Owings( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Indonesia"--Provided by publisher
Alabama : the heart of Dixie by Lisa Owings( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Alabama"--Provided by publisher
Saudi Arabia by Lisa Owings( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lush landscapes may be scarce in Saudi Arabia, but oil and sacred sites are not. Oil has made Saudi Arabia one of the wealthiest nations in the world, and the cities of Mecca and Medina regularly draw faithful Muslims. Travel to a country rich in natural resources and religious devotion in this title
Iceland by Lisa Owings( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Iceland"--Provided by publisher
Belgium by Lisa Owings( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Belgium, you will find the world's diamond capital, world-famous chocolates and waffles, and countless castles. You will also notice a global presence, as the headquarters for several international organizations are in the capital city of Brussels. Get a taste of Belgium in this title for young readers
South Africa by Lisa Owings( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Known for its cultural diversity, South Africa has eleven official languages! The country also contains a variety of landscapes, with more than 200,000 different plant species found throughout the country. Pack your bags and explore the South African landscape, the people, and the many cultural activities enjoyed throughout the country
Peru by Lisa Owings( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many different civilizations have lived on the land that is now Peru. Today, tourists travel to this South American country to see Machu Picchu, an ancient Inca site. Learn more about Peru, its people, the Amazon Rain Forest, and much more in this title for young readers
From sea to salt by Lisa Owings( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How does seawater turn into crystals of salt? Follow each step--from filling ponds with seawater to sprinkling salt on your popcorn--in this fascinating book!"--
Marilyn Monroe : Hollywood icon by Lisa Owings( )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of 'blonde bombshell' Marilyn Monroe, whose film career and persona have remained legendary despite (or, perhaps because of) her premature death 50 years ago
The constellation Ursa Major : the story of the big bear by Lisa Owings( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Ursa Minor as the nurse of Zeus and recounts the tale of Zeus's birth and rise to power, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Ursa Minor and the star Polaris, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture
 
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