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Gallant, Roy A.

Overview
Works: 130 works in 307 publications in 2 languages and 29,491 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Charts, diagrams, etc  Pictorial works  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QB68, 523
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Roy A Gallant
 
Most widely held works by Roy A Gallant
National Geographic picture atlas of our universe by Roy A Gallant( Book )

22 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 1,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text, photographs, paintings, and maps explore the history of astronomy, the solar system, the universe, and new space discoveries
The planets, exploring the solar system by Roy A Gallant( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the planets, moons, sun, asteroids, meteoroids, and comets of the solar system, their features and movements, and man's exploration of them
The constellations, how they came to be by Roy A Gallant( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to identifying constellations with an explanation of the mythology surrounding them
Rainbows, mirages, and sundogs : the sky as a source of wonder by Roy A Gallant( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses and explains visual phenomena seen in the sky, primarily interactions of light and atmosphere such as rainbows, mirages, the twinkling of stars, the blue color of the sky, and the Northern Lights
Fossils by Roy A Gallant( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what fossils are, how they are formed, and what they tell scientists about the earth's past
Water by Roy A Gallant( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains why water, although common, has characteristics which make it an unusual substance
Before the sun dies : the story of evolution by Roy A Gallant( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the theories, controversies, and latest scientific thinking on how the Solar System, the Earth, and the first biological organisms came to be and how the latter changed and adapted for survival. Includes a glossary of terms
The Macmillan book of astronomy by Roy A Gallant( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores such astronomy topics as how the sun, stars, and planets were born, how the universe expands, and life on other planets
Memory : how it works and how to improve it by Roy A Gallant( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses what is currently known about memory and how it works, and makes suggestions for improving one's memory through mnemonic techniques and proper organization
Geysers : when earth roars by Roy A Gallant( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discusses various aspects of geysers including their formation, location, anatomy, use by humans, and extinction." -- T.p. verso
Earth's vanishing forests by Roy A Gallant( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the ecology of rain forests, the problem posed by the present danger to rain forests, and possibilities for the future
Discovering rocks and minerals; a nature and science guide to their collection and identification by Roy A Gallant( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the formation of rocks and minerals and tells how to find, collect, and identify them. Includes a chapter on locating and collecting fossils and reading topographic and geologic maps
Minerals by Roy A Gallant( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the composition of minerals, their physical properties, and how they are formed
The ever changing atom by Roy A Gallant( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces atoms, the tiny particles which make up everything in the world, discussing their different parts, how they were discovered, and how they can be used as a source of energy
Exploring the weather by Roy A Gallant( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1969 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines weather terms, explains what causes weather, and describes how the reader can predict it
How life began : creation versus evolution by Roy A Gallant( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys various myths and scientific hypotheses concerning the origin of the physical universe and of life on the planet Earth
Space stations by Roy A Gallant( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what a space station is, how it is put into orbit, and what experiments and living conditions are like there
101 questions and answers about the universe by Roy A Gallant( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to astronomy using questions actually asked by children at the Southworth Planetarium in Maine
Sand on the move : the story of dunes by Roy A Gallant( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the different types of sand dunes, how they form and move, the destruction they can cause, and the animal and plant life they support
Rocks by Roy A Gallant( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the three types of rocks and how each type is formed and becomes part of the rock cycle
 
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Geysers : when earth roars
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