WorldCat Identities

James, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 38 works in 143 publications in 1 language and 12,215 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author
Classifications: LB1047.3, 372.623
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth James
The scary Halloween costume book by Carol Barkin( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for making a variety of easy and scary outfits and creating ghoulish faces for Halloween
Happy Thanksgiving! by Carol Barkin( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the significance of Thanksgiving, suggests various projects and activities for celebrating it, and provides recipes for the holiday
How to write a great school report by Elizabeth James( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to choose a topic for a report, how to find and organize information, and how to write and revise the final version
The new complete babysitter's handbook by Carol Barkin( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives advice on a variety of babysitting situations, from getting a job and suggesting activities to problem-shooting and first-aid pointers
The holiday handbook by Carol Barkin( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handbook of secular holidays, arranged by season, describing their origins, ways to celebrate them, and other pertinent facts
How to write a term paper by Elizabeth James( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents advice on how to select a topic, plan one's time, do research, organize notes, make an outline, and write an original term paper including footnotes
How to write your best book report by Elizabeth James( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to write an effective book report, covering such aspects as choosing the book, thinking while reading, writing a first draft, and preparing the final draft, and suggests easy extras and tips for oral presentations
Social smarts : manners for today's kids by Elizabeth James( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice on how to handle all kinds of social situations and personal interactions, presented with letters from two eighth graders to an etiquette advice columnist, K.T. Answers
How to write terrific book reports by Elizabeth James( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to write an effective book report, covering such aspects as choosing the book, thinking while reading, writing a first draft, and preparing the final draft, and offers tips for oral presentations
How to write super school reports by Elizabeth James( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to choose a topic for a report, how to find and organize information, and how to write and revise the final version
How to keep a secret : writing and talking in code by Elizabeth James( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents various methods of writing, speaking, and signaling secret messages
The complete babysitter's handbook by Elizabeth James( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advice for the young baby sitter including how to get jobs, how to deal with parents, safety precautions, handling the children, and dealing with emergencies
Jobs for kids : the guide to having fun and making money by Carol Barkin( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the advantages of working and offers tips on assessing your talents and abilities, finding a job, acting responsibly, handling disasters, and setting prices
How to be school smart : secrets of successful schoolwork by Elizabeth James( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses a variety of simple techniques for developing effective study habits
Sincerely yours : how to write great letters by Elizabeth James( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the general purposes of writing letters and outlines the elements of different types of personal and business letters. Includes information on state abbreviations, forms of address, and pen pals
What do you mean by "average"? : means, medians, and modes by Elizabeth James( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines and explains how to calculate mean, median, mode, and percentage
How to be school smart : super study skills by Elizabeth James( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From handling homework to tackling tests, this book presents helpful strategies and practical hints for becoming more successful at school
Sportsmath : how it works by Arthur Lee( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates how basic math is used to find averages, percentages, projections, and other calculations in football, baseball, basketball, hockey, and tennis by describing one important actual game in each sport
The simple facts of simple machines by Elizabeth James( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the simple machines--lever, pulley, wedge, screw, inclined plane, and wheel and axle--and explains how they are utilized to make work easier
Sometimes I hate school by Carol Barkin( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses a child's feelings of anxiety and frustration caused by the disruption of a secure teacher-pupil relationship
 
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The new complete babysitter's handbookThe holiday handbookHow to write your best book reportSocial smarts : manners for today's kidsHow to write terrific book reportsHow to write super school reportsHow to keep a secret : writing and talking in codeJobs for kids : the guide to having fun and making money
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English (104)