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Karwoski, Gail 1949-

Overview
Works: 32 works in 72 publications in 2 languages and 10,104 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Children's audiobooks  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GC221.5, 363.349
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gail Karwoski
Tsunami : the true story of an April Fools' Day disaster by Gail Karwoski( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

April Fools' Day, 1946: a sunny Hawaiian school day that started out as any other--until the ocean began to pull back, exposing the sea floor. Suddenly, someone looked up: now a wall of water was racing toward them. This was no April Fool's joke--it was a deadly tsunami. Learn about this and other tsunamis from history
Miracle : the true story of the wreck of the Sea Venture by Gail Karwoski( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1609 a fleet of nine ships left England bound for the Jamestown Colony. Days before landfall, the fleet was hit by a hurricane. Four nights later, the flagship, Sea Venture, ran aground on the reefs on Bermuda's northern coast. Miraculously everyone survived. This is their story.--
Seaman : the dog who explored the West with Lewis & Clark by Gail Karwoski( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seaman, the Newfoundland dog belonging to Meriwether Lewis, proves his value as a hunter, navigator, and protector while accompanying the Corps of Discovery, led by his master and William Clark, on its two-year journey exploring the western territories
Quake! : disaster in San Francisco, 1906 by Gail Karwoski( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake as seen through the eyes of Jacob, a thirteen-year-old Jewish boy who lives in a boarding house with his father and younger sister
Surviving Jamestown : the adventures of young Sam Collier by Gail Karwoski( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Collier, a twelve-year-old, serves as page to John Smith during the relentless hardship experienced by the founders at the first permanent English settlement in the New World
Water beds : sleeping in the ocean by Gail Karwoski( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces readers to the variety of sleeping patterns found in marine mammals
Julie the rockhound by Gail Karwoski( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl finds a shiny quartz crystal, her dad shows her how to dig for minerals, and she becomes Julie the Rockhound. Includes "For Creative Minds" section
River beds : sleeping in the world's rivers by Gail Karwoski( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to Water Beds, readers go on an around-the-world boat ride to learn how mammals sleep in or around ten major rivers of the world. Includes "For Creative Minds" section with animal adaptation activities and a world map
The tree that owns itself and other adventure tales from out of the past by Loretta Johnson Hammer( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve fictional stories from different periods of Georgia history relate the adventures of gypsies, swampers, Cherokees, an Olympic weight lifter, and a parachuting dog
Terriers : loyal hunting companions by Gail Karwoski( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes the history, care, and training of terriers used for hunting"--Provided by publisher
Thank you, trees! by Gail Karwoski( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rhyming tribute to trees and all that they provide, from fruit to shade to paper, on the occasion of Jewish Arbor day, Tu B'Shevat
Search and rescue dogs by Gail Karwoski( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Search and rescue dogs fearlessly search for survivors in many dangerous situations, from burning buildings to heavy snow. With their sharp senses, these dogs can cover areas faster and with more accuracy than people can. Learn more about these amazing animals, including how they are chosen, the training they go through, and the missions they complete
Quake : disaster in San Francisco, 1906 by Gail Karwoski( )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob, a thirteen-year-old Jewish boy who lives in a boarding house with his father and younger sister, survives the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and struggles to find his family in the aftermath
City government in Georgia( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses in general the history and growth of Georgia's cities, where they fit in the larger political system, their various forms of government, and how they operate. Examines such aspects as city finances, services, planning, and regulations concerning pets and buildings
Seaman : the dog who explored the West with Lewis & Clark by Gail Karwoski( )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seaman, the Newfoundland dog belonging to Meriwether Lewis, proves his value as a hunter, navigator, and protector while accompanying the Corps of Discovery, led by his master and William Clark, on its two-year journey exploring the western territories
When Hurricane Katrina hit home by Gail Karwoski( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told from two viewpoints, Chazz Cohen, twelve, of New Orleans' Garden District and Lyric Talbert, eleven, of the Ninth Ward discover that courage and compassion mean more than their radically different backgrounds when Hurricane Katrina turns their lives upside-down
The tree that owns itself and other adventure tales from Georgia's past by Loretta Johnson Hammer( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve fictional stories from different periods of Georgia history relate the adventures of gypsies, swampers, Cherokees, an Olympic weight lifter, and a parachuting dog
River beds : sleeping in the world's rivers by Gail Karwoski( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sequel to the award-winning Water Beds, Sleeping in the Ocean (2007 Teacher's Choice & 2005 Mom's Choice) takes readers on an around-the-world boat ride to learn how mammals sleep in or around nine major rivers of the world on all continents except Antarctica. Row down the Mississippi and watch two river otters slip into a hollow tree or look to the bank of the Brisbane River as a platypus pops into a hole and disappears into a narrow tunnel. Told in a soothing style, this book serves as a bedtime/naptime story for younger children or an animal geography book for older children. Adults may learn something, too! The "For Creative Minds" education section features a "World Map."
Los lechos : durmiendo en los rios del mundo by Gail Karwoski( )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces readers to the variety of sleeping patterns found in marine mammals
Camas de agua Durmiendo En El Ocǎno by Gail Karwoski( )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces readers to the variety of sleeping patterns found in marine mammals
 
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Tsunami : the true story of an April Fools' Day disaster
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Karwoski, Gail

Karwoski, Gail Langer 1949-

Langer Karwoski, Gail 1949-

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Miracle : the true story of the wreck of the Sea VentureSeaman : the dog who explored the West with Lewis & ClarkQuake! : disaster in San Francisco, 1906Surviving Jamestown : the adventures of young Sam CollierWater beds : sleeping in the oceanJulie the rockhoundRiver beds : sleeping in the world's riversThe tree that owns itself and other adventure tales from out of the pastThe tree that owns itself and other adventure tales from Georgia's past