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Reader's Digest Association

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Works: 3,944 works in 6,239 publications in 7 languages and 273,491 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  History  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Miscellanea  Popular works  Juvenile works  Local history  Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Editor, Publisher, Performer, Producer, Adapter, Other, pre, Sponsor, Publishing director, Client
Classifications: QL151, 574.97
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Reader's digest practical problem solver : substitutes, shortcuts, and ingenious solutions for making life easier by Reader's Digest Association( Book )

133 editions published between 992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 7,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what tools to have in a home workshop, how to repair and restore interiors, exteriors, furniture, repair plumbing, and many other common household repairs
Reader's Digest North American wildlife( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 2,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is an illustrated guide to 2,000 plants and animals. Every species is presented in full color; this reference contains thousands of identification capsules, range maps, and habitat symbols and a special 32 page guide to wildlife communities. Spanning the land from Florida to Alaska, it embraces field, forest, pond, prairie -- all the natural communities that make our North American flora and fauna so splendidly diverse. This book is really two in one -- both a valuable at-home reference and an extraordinary usable guide to the most common and conspicuous wild plants and animals of our continent. It is specially planned for quick and easy identification
Through Indian eyes : the untold story of Native American peoples( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 2,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating look at our common history as the first Americans experienced it. Lavishly illustrated, with hundreds of photos, paintings, drawings, maps, original illustrations, and rare archival images. The story is amplified by memorable quotations from native people
The World's last mysteries by Reader's Digest( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 2,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profusely illustrated text discusses lost cities and civilizations, the pyramids, Stonehenge, Easter Island, and other enduring mysteries of the world
The most scenic drives in America by Reader's Digest( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 2,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of some of the most scenic places to take a road trip in the United States, with recommended towns to visit, maps, and information on trip length, the best time to go, and other traveling tips
Reader's Digest Complete guide to needlework( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 2,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than twenty-six hundred drawings and photographs and clearly presented directions provide an understanding of the techniques involved in numerous traditional needlework crafts, including embroidery, quilting, applique, macrame, knitting, and rug hooking
Book of North American birds by Reader's digest( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 2,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes 600 birds and location maps, descriptions, and illustrations
Mysteries of the ancient Americas : the New World before Columbus by Reader's Digest( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book focuses on some puzzles, who "discovered" America, how and when the first settlers came, who built the New World pyramids, and Lost Cities that have intrigued historians, archaeologists, and laymen over the centuries
Foods that harm, foods that heal : an A-Z guide to safe and healthy eating by Reader's Digest Association( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find the facts you need to know about diet and health in Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal, a comprehensive, common-sense guide to eating healthy and staying healthy. Hundreds of easy-to-find entries in A-Z order give you the information you need on everything from acne and allergies to yogurt and zwieback. In-depth features focus on special concerns like healthful diets for children and adolescents and the nutritional needs of the elderly. Easy-to-read charts detail the benefits of vitamins, minerals, the food guide pyramids, and other basic elements of nutrition. Throughout you'll find inspirational case studies of people whose lives were improved by dietary changes. The book also contains a glossary of nutritional terms and phrases, and a list of organizations that can offer advice about specific ailments
Birds--their life, their ways, their world by Christopher M Perrins( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book introduces you to hundreds of intriguing creatures - birds of all kinds, their feeding, mating and flying habits
Illustrated reverse dictionary : find the words on the tip of your tongue by Reader's Digest( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although akin to a thesaurus, this attractive book is not a dictionary in the true sense, rather it is a combination thesaurus and visual dictionary. Its purpose is to jog users' memories and help them find the right words synonyms, common phrases, antonyms and word association. It groups associated words and phrases under a single access point. Each of he 70,000 words included is defined and related to its access word. Quick reference charts define words for a subject (e.g., deciduous trees, embroidery stitches). Over 400 color illustrations, diagrams, charts and photographs help clarify the text
How in the world? by Reader's Digest( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how recycling works; masterpieces are restored; the Great Pyramid was built; Mount Rushmore was carved; handwriting experts catch criminals; a rabbit is pulled from a hat. This fascinating reference includes 425 explanations
How to do just about anything by Reader's Digest Association( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A money-saving A-to-Z guide tp pver 1,200 practical problems
America's historic places : an illustrated guide to our country's past by Reader's Digest( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and German and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guided tour in words & pictures to 500 places important in our past. From forts and battlefields to mansions and monuments, here is a full-color illustrated guide to 500 of America's most fascinating, fun-to-visit historic places. Over 350 color photos and six locator maps
Magic and medicine of plants by Reader's Digest Association( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the worlds of botany and medicine: including how to identify, collect, and preserve plants; how to grow healthful herbs; and their many uses in cooking, crafts, and cosmetics
How nature works by David Burnie( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second in the Reader's Digest Science series, How Nature Works is designed to open up the world of natural history to children and adults with a practical, hands-on approach to nature that involves the reader in doing experiments in order to learn. All the experiments and demonstrations have been carefully planned and photographed "live" using over 700 full-color photographs. Publication date: September 1st
Who's who in the Bible by Reader's Digest( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An A-to-Z biographical biblical reference furnishes in-depth portraits of some five hundred important biblical personalities, as well as concise identifications of nearly four thousand individuals from the Old and New Testaments and the Apocrypha
The Story of America( Book )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and Chinese and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Backgrounds and Beginnings, The Crucial Years 1775, The War of Independence, Evolution of the Flag, Creating a system of Government, The War of 1812, Religion in a Free Country, The Tragic of Civil War, Trailblazers and Mountain men, Scientific Revolution, Saga of Immigration, Seven Wonders of the Modern World
New complete do-it-yourself manual( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This complete revamping of what is perhaps the champion of do-it-yourself guides, surveying almost everything under your roof and some of what lies beyond, has managed to retain all of its classic virtues without adding unnecessary pages. Rewritten, redesigned and newly illustrated, the upgraded edition also includes more color, improving the legibility of its explanatory drawings. New materials, techniques and tools are examined and explained with Reader's Digest 's customary clarity and thoroughness
ABC's of the human body : a family answer book by Alma E Guinness( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a question-and-answer format, material is presented on all the systems and disorders of the human body. Annotation. A popular book on human anatomy and physiology. No bibliography
 
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Reader's Digest North American wildlifeThrough Indian eyes : the untold story of Native American peoplesThe most scenic drives in AmericaReader's Digest Complete guide to needleworkBook of North American birdsFoods that harm, foods that heal : an A-Z guide to safe and healthy eatingIllustrated reverse dictionary : find the words on the tip of your tongueHow in the world?