WorldCat Identities

Epstein, Beryl 1910-1999

Overview
Works: 170 works in 460 publications in 5 languages and 22,909 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Biographies  History  Maps  Popular works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ10.E6, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Beryl Epstein
The first book of electricity by Sam Epstein( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 1977 in English and Urdu and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how we produce, measure, transmit, and use electricity. Includes three experiments
She never looked back : Margaret Mead in Samoa by Sam Epstein( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the well-known anthropologist concentrating on her first important studies in Samoa in the mid-1920's
Dr. Beaumont and the man with the hole in his stomach by Sam Epstein( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of a curious physician and the unusual patient who enabled him to carry out experiments concerning digestion
George Washington Carver, Negro scientist by Sam Epstein( Book )

15 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man, born a slave, who became a scientist and devoted his entire life to helping the South improve its agriculture
The great Houdini, magician extraordinary by Beryl Epstein( Book )

20 editions published between 1950 and 1973 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the life of a great conjurer and magician
Spring holidays by Sam Epstein( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simply written account of Groundhog Day, April Fool's Day, Arbor Day and May Day, discussing their significance and how they are celebrated
Harriet Tubman: guide to freedom by Sam Epstein( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1975 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Harriet Tubman stressing her fight for freedom and dedication to the task of freeing other Southern slaves
The first book of codes and ciphers by Sam Epstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1956 and 1963 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the difference between the two principal methods of secret writing: codes (which use symbols for whole words) and ciphers (which use symbols for different letters of the alphabet); also gives examples throughout history of each
Washington, D.C. : the Nation's capital by Sam Epstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to Washington, D.C., its history, day-to-day life, and points of interest
Kids in court : the ACLU defends their rights by Sam Epstein( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines eleven cases involving young people in which the American Civil Liberties Union felt civil rights, guaranteed by the Constitution, had been denied
Mexico by Sam Epstein( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and Spanish and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of Mexican history and analyzes the country's pressing social and economic problems, which include unequal distribution of wealth and rapid population growth
Young Paul Revere's Boston by Sam Epstein( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what it may have been like to be young Paul Revere living in Boston, Massachusetts. Includes information about the food, dress, schools and social life in colonial New England
Mister Peale's mammoth by Sam Epstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enthralled by the new science of natural history, a famous American painter establishes a museum in his home and organizes a scientific expedition to find and dig up a complete mammoth skeleton
Tunnels by Sam Epstein( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the techniques and obstacles involved in digging and building tunnels, from early quanaats to the thirty-mile Seikan Tunnel in Japan
The first book of words, their family histories by Sam Epstein( Book )

3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a history of language that tells where our words come from and how they grow and change. Grades 5-7
Bugs for dinner? : the eating habits of neighborhood creatures by Sam Epstein( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how squirrels, robins, grasshoppers, and other creatures in an urban environment find their food and avoid being eaten themselves
The first book of maps and globes by Sam Epstein( Book )

5 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple introduction to the proper use of maps and globes
Miracles from microbes, the road to streptomycin by Sam Epstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1946 and 1964 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All about prehistoric cave men by Sam Epstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1961 in 3 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their life, their art, and the great discoveries of modern archaeologists. Grades 5-7
All about the desert by Sam Epstein( Book )

4 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maps and charts of the world's deserts
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityAllen, Adam

controlled identityCoe, Douglas

controlled identityColt, Martin

controlled identityStrong, Charles (Children's author)

Beryl Epstein born:1910-11-15 ied:1999-12-16 Epstein, Beryl Williams, 1910-; Epstein, Beryl, 1910-; ابشتين، بريل (وليامز); إبشتين، بريل، 1910-1999

Epstein, Beryl

Epstein, Beryl 1910-

Epstein, Beryl and Sam

Epstein, Beryl Williams

Epstein, Beryl Williams 1910-

Epstein, Beryl Williams 1910-1999

Ipshtāyn, Barīl, 1910-1999

Ipshtāyn, Birīl, 1910-1999

Vīliyāmz, Barīl 1910-1999

Williams, Beryl

Williams, Beryl 1910-

Williams, Beryl 1910-1999

Williams Epstein, Beryl 1910-1999

ابشتين، بريل (وليامز)

اپشتاين، بريل

اپشتين، بريل (وليامز)

بريل إبشتين، 1910-1999

وليامز، بريل

ويليامز, بريل 1910-1999

Languages
English (107)

Urdu (1)

Bengali (1)

Persian (1)

Spanish (1)