WorldCat Identities

Poole, Gray Johnson

Overview
Works: 27 works in 119 publications in 6 languages and 5,420 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: DF212.S4, 913.0310922
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gray Johnson Poole
 
Most widely held works by Gray Johnson Poole
One passion, two loves : the story of Heinrich and Sophia Schliemann, discoverers of Troy by Lynn Poole( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists who changed the world, by Lynn and Gray Poole by Lynn Poole( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1965 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits of seventeen pioneers from Hippocrates to Einstein who have opened new frontiers in their various fields of science
Insect-eating plants by Lynn Poole( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the appearance and life processes of insectivorous plants. Includes instructions for maintaining a terrarium, a sample from a plant watching journal, and a list of places where these plants may be bought
Men who pioneered inventions by Lynn Poole( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief biographies emphasizing the major inventions and scientific contributions of seventeen inventors. Included are Galaleo Galilei, James Watt, Karl Benz, and Thomas Edison
History of ancient Olympic games by Lynn Poole( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and German and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volcanoes in action : science and legend by Lynn Poole( Book )

5 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descriptions of violent volcanic activity including Paricutin, Vesuvius, Pelee, Mazama, Katmai and Mauna Loa. The author explains the scientific nature of these eruptions and includes something of the folklore and beliefs involved in them
Danger! Icebergs ahead! by Lynn Poole( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how icebergs form and where they are found, and discusses the work of the International Ice Patrol
Mistletoe : fact and folklore by Gray Johnson Poole( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides botanical information about many of the 1,300 kinds of mistletoe, recounts legends about this parasite, and describes the present and future uses of mistletoe berries
Doctors who saved lives, by Lynn and Gray Poole by Lynn Poole( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material on Girolamo Fracastoro, Paracelsus, Fabricius, Thomas Addison, Pierre Louis, James Marion Sims, Rudolf Virchow, Emil Theodor Kocher, David Ferrier, Paul Ehrlich, John Jacob Abel, Alexis Carrel, Frederick Grant Banting, Alexander Fleming, Howard Walter Florey, and Ernst Boris Chain
Men who dig up history by Lynn Poole( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professional portraits of ten scientists currently involved in archaeological digs ranging from Masada, Israel, to the Arctic Circle: Yigael Yadin, George F. Bass, Sir Mortimer Wheeler, Gordon Randolph Willey, Oscar Broneer, Nils-Gustaf Gejvall, Max E.L. Mallowan, Willard F. Libby, Douglas Dorland Anderson, and Emil W. Haury
Fireflies in nature and the laboratory by Lynn Poole( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses fireflies, glowworms, and other bioluminescent plants and animals and gives a history of research into bioluminescence
Scientists who work outdoors by Lynn Poole( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists who work with astronauts by Lynn Poole( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architects and man's skyline by Gray Johnson Poole( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep in caves and caverns by Lynn Poole( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of the discovery of caves, the history of their formation and descriptions of various kinds. Grades 6-9
One thousand and one night stands by Ted Shawn( Book )

13 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weird and wonderful ants by Lynn Poole( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and Swedish and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An "introduction to the social ants, showing them at their daily tasks of feeding and raising the young, getting ready for winter, and protecting themselves against invaders. In addition there are many unusual ants found throughout the world: the cowherders, the parasol ants, the army ants, and the carpenter ants."
Nuts from forest, orchard, and field by Gray Johnson Poole( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, cultivation, harvest, and uses of thirteen categories of nuts including acorns, lychees, pistachios, macadamia, and filberts
Balloons fly high : 200 years of adventure and science by Lynn Poole( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electronics in medicine, by Lynn and Gray Poole by Lynn Poole( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Poole, Gray.

Poole, Gray 1906-2005

Poole, Gray J. 1906-2005

Poole, Lynn and Gray.

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