WorldCat Identities

Silverstein, Alvin

Overview
Works: 302 works in 784 publications in 1 language and 97,262 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ10.S664, 572.46
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alvin Silverstein
Photosynthesis by Alvin Silverstein( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains photosynthesis, the process responsible for providing the material and energy for all living things, and discusses such related issues as respiration, the carbon cycle, acid rain, and the greenhouse effect
Plate tectonics by Alvin Silverstein( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses plate tectonics, the theory that the surface of the earth is always moving, and the connection of this phenomenon to earthquakes and volcanoes
The respiratory system by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the processes by which living cells use food materials to get energy by combining them with oxygen
The muscular system by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The main parts of the muscular system and how they work, problems, diseases, and cures are discussed
Digestive system by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how the body breaks down foods into smaller bits so that they can be used by the body
Cells by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in English and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed presentation of the structure and function of different types of cells and of research into developing technologies such as cloning and the use of stem cells
Symbiosis by Alvin Silverstein( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the three kinds of symbiosis--mutualism, commensalism, and parasitism--and describes examples of these relationships
The Florida panther by Alvin Silverstein( )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of the Florida panther as well as the efforts being made to save it from extinction
Food chains by Alvin Silverstein( )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains various components of a food chain and discusses the concepts of food webs, umbrella species, biogeochemical cycles, and more
The grizzly bear by Alvin Silverstein( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of the grizzly bear, its decline in numbers due to human population growth and activities, and the efforts being made to maintain its population
The mustang by Alvin Silverstein( )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the habits and habitats of wild mustangs and the efforts being made to save these horses from extinction
The California condor by Alvin Silverstein( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of the California condor, its decline in numbers due to human population growth and activities, and the efforts being made to maintain its population
Energy by Alvin Silverstein( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the sources and uses of different types of energy, both natural and man-made, including electrical, magnetic, light, heat, sould, and nuclear energy
The circulatory system by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how the heart and blood vessels work in the body's circulatory system
The nervous system by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the main parts of the nervous system, how it works, the diseases that may affect it and recent treatments for these diseases
Skeletal system by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1994 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the structure of the human skeleton, explains the functions of particular bone groups, and discusses how the skeleton affects growth and movement
Snakes and such by Alvin Silverstein( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the positive and negative aspects of keeping such creatures as boas and pythons, chameleons, iguanas, turtles, frogs, and salamanders as pets
A pet or not? by Alvin Silverstein( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the pros and cons of owning exotic pets such as armadillos, llamas, monkeys, potbellied pigs, and sugar gliders, and offers advice on their care, feeding, and emotional support
The reproductive system by Alvin Silverstein( )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the reproductive system, discusses problems that affect it and recent treatments and cures for diseases
Cancer by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the various forms of cancer, their symptoms, possible causes, and treatment, and discusses research being conducted to find better means of preventing, detecting, treating, and curing this disease
 
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Symbiosis
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Plate tectonicsThe respiratory systemThe muscular systemDigestive systemCellsSymbiosisThe Florida pantherFood chains
Alternative Names

controlled identityRhine, Richard

Silverstein, Alvin 1933-

실버스타인, 앨빈

Languages
English (88)