WorldCat Identities

Ford, Barbara 1934-

Overview
Works: 25 works in 50 publications in 1 language and 6,269 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction  Biographies 
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 593 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 )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 551 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 524 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
Black bear, the spirit of the wilderness by Barbara Ford( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 448 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
Future food : alternate protein for the year 2000 by Barbara Ford( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Revere : rider for the Revolution by Barbara Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 405 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 )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses efforts to protect various endangered animals, emphasizing the importance of responsible land use
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 296 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
Wildlife Rescue by Barbara Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 291 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
St. Louis by Barbara Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the city recognized as the nation's busiest inland river port, describing its history, neighborhoods, and points of interest
Why does a turtle live longer than a dog? : a report on animal longevity by Barbara Ford( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 260 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
The elevator by Barbara Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 257 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"
Howard Carter : searching for King Tut by Barbara Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 230 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 202 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 201 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 180 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 175 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 155 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 )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 147 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 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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