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McGowen, Tom

Overview
Works: 116 works in 272 publications in 5 languages and 22,614 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Biography  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QE862.D5, FIC
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Most widely held works by Tom McGowen
Album of dinosaurs by Tom McGowen( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to the history and characteristics of dinosaurs in general and specific descriptions of twelve different kinds
Album of sharks by Tom McGowen( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A general introduction to sharks with specific descriptions of twelve different kinds
Album of rocks and minerals by Tom McGowen( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the formation and uses of the world's leading minerals
The magician's apprentice by Tom McGowen( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young pickpocket becomes apprenticed to a magician who opens a whole new world for the boy, not only of magic and healing, but of kindness and adventure. Together they seek knowledge lost since the Age of Magic thousands of years before
Album of whales by Tom McGowen( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces various types of whales, dolphins, and porpoises
Midway and Guadalcanal by Tom McGowen( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the World War II battles between the Americans and the Japanese at the Pacific islands of Midway and Guadalcanal
The great monkey trial : science versus fundamentalism in America by Tom McGowen( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Scopes trial concerning the teaching of evolution in public schools, its outcome, and the implications for the continuing debate between evolutionists and creationists
The attack on Pearl Harbor by Tom McGowen( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the relationship between the United States and Japan that led to the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in 1941, and to the United States' entry into World War II
George Washington by Tom McGowen( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of America's first president, including his youth in Virginia, military career, role in the formation of an independent nation, and leadership of that new country
Album of astronomy by Tom McGowen( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction of astronomy including a survey of the solar system, stars, comets, and the universe
Epilepsy by Tom McGowen( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the causes of epilepsy, how it is diagnosed and treated, and what to do if someone is having a seizure
The Korean war by Tom McGowen( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the three-year war that took over two million lives and resolved none of the conflicts that split Korea into two irreconcilable nations
Chemistry : the birth of a science by Tom McGowen( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows the early history of chemistry, from the time of the ancient world to the creation of modern chemistry in the late eighteenth century." -- T.p. verso
The Alamo by Tom McGowen( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses historical events surrounding the Battle of the Alamo, including the roles played by Mexican General Santa Anna and Americans Stephen Austin, Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett, Sam Houston, and others
Album of prehistoric man by Tom McGowen( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to the evolution and characteristics of prehistoric people from apelike prehumans to modern human beings
Dinosaurs & other prehistoric animals by Tom McGowen( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle for Iwo Jima by Tom McGowen( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the events preceding, during, and after the battle for the tiny Japanese island of Iwo Jima, where American victory hastened the end of World War II
Radioactivity : from the Curies to the atomic age by Tom McGowen( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses discoveries, developments, and scientists in the field of radioactivity, which has revolutionized physics and medicine, with particular emphasis on the work done by the Curies
Jesse Bowman : a Union boy's war story by Tom McGowen( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of seventeen, Jesse Bowman of Chicago joins the Union Army to fight in the Civil War, having only a romantic notion of what war is all about, but once he enlists he learns about both the tedium of daily life as a soldier and the hardships and cruelty of battle
Giant stones and earth mounds by Tom McGowen( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the mysterious standing stones and earth mounds which were built by Stone Age peoples and explores how and why they may have been built
 
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Alternative Names
Mac Gowen, Tom

MacGowen, Tom

MākǦūyīn, Tūm

Mc Gowen, Tom

McGowen, Tom.

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