WorldCat Identities

Olney, Ross R. 1929-

Overview
Works: 111 works in 214 publications in 2 languages and 15,708 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography 
Roles: Author, Compiler
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ross R Olney
The internal combustion engine by Ross R Olney( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1982 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and line drawings examine the parts of an engine and how they work
They said it couldn't be done by Ross R Olney( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes 10 feats of engineering that were believed to be impossible including the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, the Hoover Dam, and the landing on the Moon
Roller skating!! by Ross R Olney( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the fundamentals of roller skating including equipment care and new techniques such as bowl skating, trick maneuvers, roller derby, and roller disco dancing
Gymnastics by Ross R Olney( Book )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes gymnastic apparatus and equipment and the events in competition and how they are judged
The amazing yo-yo by Ross R Olney( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of the yo-yo with tips on care and technique and instructions, accompanied by step-by-step photographs, for basic, intermediate, and advanced tricks
The young runner by Ross R Olney( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and German and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to running, including how to start, what to wear, how to avoid bad habits and develop good running technique, and how to become conditioned for competition
Up against the law : your legal rights as a minor by Ross R Olney( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in Undetermined and English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the rights and protections extended to minors by the law, the treatment of minors in court, and the responsibility of minors to uphold the law, with many examples of actual and hypothetical cases
Better skateboarding for boys and girls by Ross R Olney( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses skateboard history, techniques, safety, competition, construction, and repair
Out to launch : model rockets by Ross R Olney( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the growing sport of model rocketry from construction, launching, tracking, and recovery to experimenting with payloads such as insects and cameras
Janet Guthrie : first woman at Indy by Ross R Olney( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in Undetermined and English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the first woman ever to attempt to race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Tricky discs : Frisbee saucer flying by Ross R Olney( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origin, care, and transport of Wham-O's Frisbee and other flying discs. Also describes techniques for trick throws and catches and suggest games such as Guts, Ultimate, and Disc Golf
Construction giants by Ross R Olney( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple text and photographs present the "monster" machines used in constructing buildings, roads, factories, and bridges, and explains the jobs of each
Farm giants by Ross R Olney( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photos introduce the major farm machines, their purposes, and the methods of operating each one
Imaging : think your way to success in sports and classroom by Ross R Olney( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains techniques for developing a positive attitude and for visualizing success in such phases of life as sports, the classroom, public speaking, weight control, and social situations
Easy to make magic by Ross R Olney( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for performing magic tricks using easily available materials
Simple gasoline engine repair by Ross R Olney( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Furman v. Georgia : the death penalty and the constitution by Burt M Henson( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of capital punishment, explains the United States Supreme Court's decision in Furman v. Georgia, and explores the impact of this case. Includes bibliographical references and index. Discusses the history of capital punishment, explains the United States Supreme Court's decision in Furman v. Georgia, and explores the impact of this case. In this 1972 case, the Supreme Court ruled that the imposition of the death penalty as then applied was unconstitutional. This account gives the legal background, a history of capital punishment, & pros & cons of the death penalty
Pocket calculator fun & games by Ross R Olney( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the many things a calculator can do and includes word problems and games
How long? : to go, to grow, to know by Ross R Olney( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines in brief text and illustrations the length of time it takes for various things to grow, to travel to different places, and to live. Also discusses the longest river, animal, and word
The Shell auto care guide : tips on everything you need to know as a car owner and driver by Ross R Olney( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Furman v. Georgia : the death penalty and the constitution
Alternative Names
Olney, Ross

Olney, Ross 1929-

Olney, Ross R.

Olney, Ross R. 1929-

Olney, Ross R. (Ross Robert), 1929-

Olney, Ross Robert

Olney, Ross Robert 1929-

Wilson, Pat 1929-

Languages
English (43)

German (1)

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