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Wulffson, Don L.

Overview
Works: 72 works in 133 publications in 1 language and 9,182 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Dictionaries  War stories  Young adult works  Biography  Humor 
Roles: Author
Classifications: T15, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Don L Wulffson
Soldier X by Don L Wulffson( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943 sixteen-year-old Erik experiences the horrors of war when he is drafted into the German army and sent to fight on the Russian front
Toys! : amazing stories behind some great inventions by Don L Wulffson( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the creation of a variety of toys and games, from seesaws to Silly Putty and toy soldiers to Trivial Pursuit
The kid who invented the popsicle : and other surprising stories about inventions by Don L Wulffson( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief factual stories about how various familiar things were invented, many by accident, from animal crackers to the zipper. An alphabetically arranged presentation of the stories behind such inventions as animal crackers and zippers. "This collection includes 114 inventions and the amusing, sometimes amazing stories behind them. Arranged alphabetically from 'animal crackers' to 'zipper, ' the inventions range from ancient times (dice have been around for 40,000 years) to recent discoveries such as bar code scanners and Gatorade."
The kid who invented the trampoline : more surprising stories about inventions by Don L Wulffson( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of fifty different inventions and our endless efforts to make newer and better things
Abracadabra to zombie : more than 300 wacky word origins by Don L Wulffson( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the stories behind the meanings of such common words and phrases as Adidas, jeep, ketchup, peeping Tom, tuxedo, and Yankees
Extraordinary stories behind the invention of ordinary things by Don L Wulffson( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the origin or invention of 28 common, everyday items, such as shopping carts, jigsaw puzzles, frozen foods, zippers, safety pins, vacuum cleaners, and rubber bands
Incredible true adventures by Don L Wulffson( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the experiences of a man caught in a tornado, a man who sailed around the Arctic in an upside-down ship, a man who took his family through the "Iron Curtain" in a tank, and a journey down Brazil's mysterious River of Doubt
Before Columbus : early voyages to the Americas by Don L Wulffson( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the archaeological evidence for and historical theories of the exploration of North America by numerous civilizations long before Columbus, discussing seven groups spanning 146 B.C. to 1492
Amazing true stories by Don L Wulffson( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of unusual stories that are hard to believe but true, in such categories as "Travel and Transportation," "Crime and Punishment," and "Accidents and Disasters."
How sports came to be by Don L Wulffson( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the origins of table tennis, bowling, boxing, baseball, badminton, skiing, and golf
Time fix and other tales of terror by Don L Wulffson( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight tales of suspense and horror reveal the darker side of everyday life. Suggested level: intermediate
The upside-down ship by Don L Wulffson( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the adventures of teen-aged Bruce Gordon who, following an Arctic shipwreck in 1757, survived for six years in the ship's upside-down carcass with a polar bear as his sole companion
The Golden Rat by Don L Wulffson( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When sixteen-year-old Baoliu is wrongfully accused of murdering his stepmother, his father pays someone else to die in his place, leaving Baoliu to fend for himself on the streets of twelth-century China
More incredible true adventures : illustrated with photographs by Don L Wulffson( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine true adventure stories include the experiences of passengers when their airplane's roof comes off, patrons trapped in a library during a flood, and explorers pursued by cannibals
Great stories behind famous books by Don L Wulffson( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mega scary stories for sleep-overs by Don L Wulffson( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of horror and ghost stories, including "Death Sight," "Fountain of Horror," and "Brain Pictures."
The trap door & other stories to twist your mind by Don L Wulffson( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When human heads were footballs : surprising stories of how sports began by Don L Wulffson( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts a variety of unusual stories behind the invention of such sports as football, basketball, and baseball
Future fright ; tales of high-tech terror by Don L Wulffson( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories featuring time travel and other forms of high technology
Discover how things work by Nancy Goodman( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Toys! : amazing stories behind some great inventions
Alternative Names
Don L. Wulffson Amerikaans schrijver

Don L. Wulffson Writer

Wulffson, Don

Wulffson, Don L.

Languages
English (61)

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Toys! : amazing stories behind some great inventionsThe kid who invented the popsicle : and other surprising stories about inventionsThe kid who invented the trampoline : more surprising stories about inventionsAbracadabra to zombie : more than 300 wacky word originsBefore Columbus : early voyages to the AmericasAmazing true storiesThe Golden RatGreat stories behind famous books