WorldCat Identities

Ford, Barbara 1934-

Overview
Works: 23 works in 39 publications in 1 language and 6,491 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: NC1766.U52, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Ford
Walt Disney : a biography by Barbara Ford( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life and career of the man who fulfilled his creative dreams by founding a motion picture empire
Underwater dig : the excavation of a Revolutionary War privateer by Barbara Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the exploration of a shipwreck in Penobscot Bay, Maine, highlights the new science of nautical archaeology and illuminates a disastrous, overlooked defeat in American naval history
Animals that use tools by Barbara Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the ability of many different animals including crabs, vultures, otters, elephants, and chimpanzees to use tools and the ability of a fewer number of species to make tools
Future food : alternate protein for the year 2000 by Barbara Ford( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black bear, the spirit of the wilderness by Barbara Ford( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the black bear, North America's smallest bear, the research being done on it, and our responsibility for ensuring its future
Paul Revere : rider for the Revolution by Barbara Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of the silversmith who made the historic ride to announce the coming of British troops to Massachusetts at the beginning of the Revolutionary War
Alligators, raccoons, and other survivors : the wildlife of the future by Barbara Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses efforts to protect various endangered animals, emphasizing the importance of responsible land use
Wildlife Rescue by Barbara Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes, in text and photographs, the care and rehabilitation of injured wildlife in preparation for their release back into the wild
The island ponies : an environmental study of their life on Assateague by Barbara Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the scientific study being undertaken on the wild ponies of Assateague Island which explores their role in the ecology of the barrier island
St. Louis by Barbara Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the city recognized as the nation's busiest inland river port, describing its history, neighborhoods, and points of interest
The elevator by Barbara Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the basic principles of the elevator, the relationship between the skyscraper and the elevator, how heavy weights were lifted in ancient times, and the computerized elevators with "brains."
Why does a turtle live longer than a dog? : a report on animal longevity by Barbara Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the variation in life spans of both domestic and wild animals, ranging from one day to more than a century. Discusses ways of estimating age and theories on why life spans vary and what causes aging
Howard Carter : searching for King Tut by Barbara Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how Howard Carter became interested in Egyptology as a boy, recounts how his perseverance led to the discovery of the tomb of King Tut, and describes the tomb when it was opened
The automobile by Barbara Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the invention and development of the automobile and how it has changed the world around us
Can invertebrates learn? by Barbara Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keeping things cool : the story of refrigeration and air conditioning by Barbara Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of our attempts to keep things cool, from the early use of fans and ice to modern refrigeration and air conditioning
The eagles' child by Barbara Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spending the summer in New York City with her godmother while her mother is in Africa, Amy has many adjustments to make, especially when her divorced father gets romantically involved with her godmother
Katydids : the singing insects by Barbara Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and life cycle of various members of the katydid family
The most wonderful movie in the world by Barbara Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moira, a seventh-grader in a predominantly Irish Catholic school, struggles with her conscience because of her desire to see a movie classed "B" by the Legion of Decency
How birds learn to sing by Barbara Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the song of different birds and the learning involved in their sound-making
 
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