WorldCat Identities

Poole, Lynn

Overview
Works: 368 works in 499 publications in 8 languages and 5,549 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Q141, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Lynn Poole
 
Most widely held works by Lynn Poole
Scientists who changed the world, by Lynn and Gray Poole by Lynn Poole( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1965 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits of seventeen pioneers from Hippocrates to Einstein who have opened new frontiers in their various fields of science
Insect-eating plants by Lynn Poole( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the appearance and life processes of insectivorous plants. Includes instructions for maintaining a terrarium, a sample from a plant watching journal, and a list of places where these plants may be bought
Carbon-14 : and other science methods that date the past by Lynn Poole( Book )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of ancient Olympic games by Lynn Poole( Book )

17 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and German and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men who pioneered inventions by Lynn Poole( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief biographies emphasizing the major inventions and scientific contributions of seventeen inventors. Included are Galaleo Galilei, James Watt, Karl Benz, and Thomas Edison
Volcanoes in action : science and legend by Lynn Poole( Book )

6 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descriptions of violent volcanic activity including Paricutin, Vesuvius, Pelee, Mazama, Katmai and Mauna Loa. The author explains the scientific nature of these eruptions and includes something of the folklore and beliefs involved in them
Danger! Icebergs ahead! by Lynn Poole( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how icebergs form and where they are found, and discusses the work of the International Ice Patrol
Doctors who saved lives, by Lynn and Gray Poole by Lynn Poole( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material on Girolamo Fracastoro, Paracelsus, Fabricius, Thomas Addison, Pierre Louis, James Marion Sims, Rudolf Virchow, Emil Theodor Kocher, David Ferrier, Paul Ehrlich, John Jacob Abel, Alexis Carrel, Frederick Grant Banting, Alexander Fleming, Howard Walter Florey, and Ernst Boris Chain
Men who dig up history by Lynn Poole( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professional portraits of ten scientists currently involved in archaeological digs ranging from Masada, Israel, to the Arctic Circle: Yigael Yadin, George F. Bass, Sir Mortimer Wheeler, Gordon Randolph Willey, Oscar Broneer, Nils-Gustaf Gejvall, Max E.L. Mallowan, Willard F. Libby, Douglas Dorland Anderson, and Emil W. Haury
Scientists who work outdoors by Lynn Poole( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fireflies in nature and the laboratory by Lynn Poole( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses fireflies, glowworms, and other bioluminescent plants and animals and gives a history of research into bioluminescence
Scientists who work with astronauts by Lynn Poole( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontiers of science by Lynn Poole( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1965 in 4 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen short articles on subjects such as atomic waste, electronic calculators, weather forecasting, and the physical causes of mental illness
Deep in caves and caverns by Lynn Poole( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of the discovery of caves, the history of their formation and descriptions of various kinds. Grades 6-9
Weird and wonderful ants by Lynn Poole( Book )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and Swedish and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An "introduction to the social ants, showing them at their daily tasks of feeding and raising the young, getting ready for winter, and protecting themselves against invaders. In addition there are many unusual ants found throughout the world: the cowherders, the parasol ants, the army ants, and the carpenter ants."
Diving for science by Lynn Poole( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 1963 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magnificent traitor; a novel of Alcibiades and the Golden Age of Pericles by Lynn Poole( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science the super sleuth by Lynn Poole( Book )

4 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balloons fly high : 200 years of adventure and science by Lynn Poole( Book )

5 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballooning in the space age by Lynn Poole( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Lynn Poole American TV producer and popular science writer

Lynn Poole Amerikaans auteur (1910-1969)

Poole, Gray

Poole, Gray Johnson

Poole, Lynn

Poole, Lynn and Gray.

Poole, Lynn D. 1910-1969

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Languages
English (83)

Spanish (13)

German (3)

Urdu (2)

French (2)

Swedish (2)

Bengali (1)

Arabic (1)