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Aaseng, Nathan

Overview
Works: 202 works in 367 publications in 4 languages and 56,220 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Case studies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HC29, B
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Most widely held works about Nathan Aaseng
 
Most widely held works by Nathan Aaseng
Navajo code talkers by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the American military in World War II used a group of Navajo Indians to create an indecipherable code based on their native language
Florence Griffith Joyner : dazzling Olympian by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography emphasizing the running career of the Olympic gold medalist who set new records in the 1988 Games in Seoul
The disease fighters : the Nobel Prize in medicine by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the major medical discoveries, such as the cure for tuberculosis and the cause of malaria, made by researchers who were eventually awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine
The inventors : Nobel prizes in chemistry, physics, and medicine by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and Japanese and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses eight inventions or discoveries (X ray, radio, EKG, phase contrast microscope, transistor, radiocarbon dating, laser, and CT scan) which brought the Nobel prize to their developers
The peace seekers : the Nobel Peace Prize by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and Korean and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles of nine Nobel Peace Prize winners who fought for peace by resisting violence through words, marches, and protests
The unsung heroes by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces little-known individuals responsible for advancing well-known business products, including the originators of Coca-Cola, Hoover vacuum cleaners, and Bingo
Twentieth-century inventors by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines historical perspective with personal profiles of inventors to explain the events that influenced the development of such items as plastic, rockets, & television. Provides accounts of ten significant twentieth-century inventions and the people behind them, including the Wright brothers and their airplane, Robert Goddard and his rocket, and Gordon Gould and his laser. Each volume in the American Profiles series provides middle and high school students with concise information on eight to thirteen important and influential figures in a particular field of endeavor. Profiles are organized around a movement, event, or profession that has had a significant, lasting impact on American history and contemporary life. Essential biographical information is included for each figure, but the heart of each profile describes the critical achievements and contributions of the individual under consideration and assesses the subject's significance, not only in the context of the person's own lifetime, but in the broader sweep of American history. Placing each figure's achievements and contributions in a historical context makes each profile the ideal source for preparing reports. Students can use this framework as a basis for comparisons and contrasts, which will give them a better understanding of how individuals shape, and are shaped by, the times in which they live. Profiles: The Wright Brothers; Leo Baekeland; Robert Hutchings Goddard; Vladimir Zworykin; Chester Carlson; Howard Aiken; Gordon Gould; Ernest Lawrence; William Shockley; and Wilson Greatbatch
Sports great Michael Jordan by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the star player for the Chicago Bulls who led the team to their first ever NBA championship in 1991
Better mousetraps : product improvements that led to success by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents brief biographies of individuals who improved, refined, and perfected various products and processes, from cameras to razors
Jose Canseco : baseball's 40-40 man by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography emphasizing the career of the star outfielder of the Oakland Athletics
Black inventors by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of 10 black inventors, the problems they overcame, and the often slow, frustrating road to ingenious achievement. This work profiles 10 African American inventors, including Lewis Temple, Elijah McCoy & Sarah Breedlove Walker, & tells how they were denied recognition for their achievements & overcame social & economic obstacles to achieve success
You are the president by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reader will encounter eight actual crisis faced by eight different U.S. presidents in the twentieth century, and will handle each crisis by choosing one of the options
The rejects by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes various companies that succeeded despite initial rejection and the certainty of "experts" that the product they offered would fail
The problem solvers by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how individuals with insight and curiosity were able to form successful companies by finding creative solutions to problems
The fortunate fortunes by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the success stories of entrepreneurs who were able to found profitable companies or make lucrative developments through a combination of imagination and luck
Football, you are the coach by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based upon analysis of pertinent facts, the reader is invited to make a crucial moment decision in ten National Football League championship games. The actual coaching decisions and their outcome are then supplied
Carl Lewis : legend chaser by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Carl Lewis, the man who broke Jesse Owens's record by winning four gold medals in track and field in the 1984 Olympic games
Poisonous creatures by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes various species from every animal family that use some kind of venom to protect themselves or as a means of acquiring food
Construction : building the impossible by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles eight builders and their famous construction projects, including Imhotep and the Step Pyramid, Alexandre Eiffel and the Eiffel Tower, and William Lamb and the Empire State Building
African-American religious leaders : a-z of African Americans by Nathan Aaseng( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African-American religious leaders profiles many of these notables, drawing from a vast range of pursuits and a wide variety of faiths and persuasions, including important figures from mainstream Christian denominations, African-American Christian denominations, Islam, the Black Muslims, Voodoo, and mystic religions. Profiles more than 150 religious leaders
 
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The peace seekers : the Nobel Peace Prize
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Aaseng, Nate

Aaseng Nate 1953-....

Aaseng, Nathan

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Aaseng, Nathan K.

Aaseng, Nathan K. 1953-

Nathan Aaseng American microbiologist, biochemist and chemist

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