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Brindze, Ruth 1903-1984

Overview
Works: 40 works in 130 publications in 2 languages and 5,154 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Charts, diagrams, etc  Maps  Children's maps 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Ruth Brindze
The story of the totem pole by Ruth Brindze( Book )

12 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From our own Northwest coast comes this tale of Indians without a written language, who carved their history, legends and adventures on the giant red cedars. This is the story, too, of the Indians themselves and of their way of life in the not-too-distant past."
The story of our calendar by Ruth Brindze( Book )

6 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interesting history of the calendar from Babylonian times to the present. It also includes information on the Greenwich meridian, the International Date Line, and proposed changes in the calendar
Hurricanes; monster storms from the sea by Ruth Brindze( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1977 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts some famous hurricanes of history and describes what man has learned about hurricanes, how they are tracked, and attempts to tame them
The Gulf stream by Ruth Brindze( Book )

5 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Gulf Stream, how both Christopher Columbus and Benjamin Franklin observed it, and how scientists have uncovered the many mysteries of this important ocean current
All about courts and the law by Ruth Brindze( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work covers the court system of the United States, and takes the young reader from traffic court to the Supreme Court. The appendix includes a glossary of legal terms, as well as a chart of the Federal and state court systems
The rise and fall of the seas; the story of the tides by Ruth Brindze( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the relationship between the moon and tides, the differences in the height and depth of tides, and how they are measured and predicted
Look how many people wear glasses : the magic of lenses by Ruth Brindze( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of spectacles over seven hundred years and discusses how lenses are made, how eyes work, and how to choose the right glasses
Not to be broadcast; the truth about the radio by Ruth Brindze( Book )

10 editions published between 1937 and 1974 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All about undersea exploration by Ruth Brindze( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes undersea discoveries made by divers and oceanographers who explored the ocean, and discusses possibilities for future exploration and use of the seas
Investing money; the facts about stocks and bonds by Ruth Brindze( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of gold by Ruth Brindze( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the nature of gold and the value of this metal throughout history
Charting the oceans by Ruth Brindze( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of sea charts and the methods and devices used to survey the ocean. Includes chapters on tracking ocean currents and drifting icebergs
How to spend money; everybody's practical guide to buying by Ruth Brindze( Book )

6 editions published between 1935 and 1938 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the trade winds by Ruth Brindze( Book )

3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Trade Winds, the rivers of the sky, first used for sailing ships, now for jet aircraft! This history describes their motion, discovery, and benefit to man from the time of such explorers and scientists as Columbus, Edmund Halley and Matthew F. Maury to today's Jet Stream
The sea; the story of the rich underwater world by Ruth Brindze( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the ocean's natural resources and their usefulness to man
All about sailing the seven seas by Ruth Brindze( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stretching your dollar in wartime by Ruth Brindze( Book )

3 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The experts' book of boating by Ruth Brindze( Book )

9 editions published between 1900 and 1960 in English and Spanish and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Segelsport, Segelboot, Handbuch
... Seamanship below deck by Ruth Brindze( Book )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1947 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of the seas: the story of the tides by Ruth Brindze( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Brindze, R. 1903-1984

Brindze, Ruth, 1903-

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