WorldCat Identities

Ross, Frank 1914-1998

Overview
Works: 60 works in 161 publications in 1 language and 8,841 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Local history  Drama 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1972, 791.53
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Most widely held works about Frank Ross
 
Most widely held works by Frank Ross
The metric system : measures for all mankind by Frank Ross( Book )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of weights and measures emphasizing the metric and British systems and discussing the likelihood of United States adoption of the metric system
Finger puppets: easy to make, fun to use by Laura Ross( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for making and manipulating bare-finger puppets, shadow finger-puppets, Thumbelina puppets, and several others
Oracle bones, stars, and wheelbarrows : ancient Chinese science and technology by Frank Ross( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the achievements of the ancient Chinese in astronomy, medicine, science, and engineering, as well as such influential Chinese inventions as paper, printing, gun powder, and the compass
Puppet shows; using poems and stories by Laura Ross( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-six ballads, poems, folk tales, fables, Bible stories, and excerpts from longer stories suitable for staging as puppet plays with little or no rehearsal. Includes a history of puppetry and production suggestions
Stories of the States; a reference guide to the fifty States and the U.S. territories by Frank Ross( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to the history, geography, and resources of each state, territory, and trust of the United States. Charts give such factual information as state bird, song, motto, population, and nickname
The space shuttle : its story and how to make a flying paper model by Frank Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the space shuttle -- its history, the construction of its major systems, a typical mission, and what it means in terms of future space travel. Includes instructions for making a simple flying paper model of the spacecraft
Historic plane models : their stories and how to make them by Frank Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of seven history-making planes, with detailed instructions for making a model of each
Mask-making with pantomime and stories from American history by Laura Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for making masks and using them with pantomime dramatizations of four popular stories from American history
Flying paper airplane models by Frank Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for making and flying model airplanes of today and of the future with information about the actual aircraft
Undersea vehicles and habitats; the peaceful uses of the ocean by Frank Ross( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of diving equipment, submarine vehicles, and undersea habitats describing their construction and uses
Historic racing car models : their stories and how to make them by Frank Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of six famous racing cars, from 1895 to the 1970's, and detailed directions for making models of the vehicles
Scrap puppets : how to make and move them by Laura Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents instructions for making marionettes and hand, rod, and shadow puppets from scrap materials found in the home and at school. Includes directions for manipulating the puppets
Holiday puppets by Laura Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for making puppets from a variety of materials. Includes holiday plays to cast them in
Model satellites and spacecraft : their stories and how to make them by Frank Ross( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes twelve American satellites and spacecraft with explanations of their purpose and history. Also includes directions for constructing models of each with simple materials
Arabs and the Islamic world by Frank Ross( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racing cars and great races by Frank Ross( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of automobile racing focusing on some of the most outstanding cars, drivers, and races
Antique car models : their stories and how to make them by Frank Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step-by-step instructions for making detailed models of four antique cars, with a brief history of the original car and its performance
The Tin Lizzie : a model-making book by Frank Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides detailed instructions for constructing replicas of several variations of Henry Ford's dream machine, the Model T
The magic chip : exploring microelectronics by Frank Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the creation and development of one of the greatest technological developments of the twentieth century, the microchip, and describes some of the electronic products and systems that owe their existence to the chip
Storms and man by Frank Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Oracle bones, stars, and wheelbarrows : ancient Chinese science and technology
Alternative Names

controlled identityFrank, R., 1914-1998

Frank, R.

Frank, R., 1914-

Ross, Frank

Ross, Frank Jr

Ross, Frank Xavier

Ross, Frank Xavier 1914-1998

ロス, フランク

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English (52)

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