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McGowen, Tom

Overview
Works: 133 works in 355 publications in 6 languages and 23,946 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Creator
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Most widely held works by Tom McGowen
World War I by Tom McGowen( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of the military battles and political changes that occurred during World War I
Giant stones and earth mounds by Tom McGowen( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 782 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
Album of dinosaurs by Tom McGowen( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1989 in English and French and held by 648 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 )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and French and held by 625 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 )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 551 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
Midway and Guadalcanal by Tom McGowen( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 546 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 525 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
Album of whales by Tom McGowen( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces various types of whales, dolphins, and porpoises
The attack on Pearl Harbor by Tom McGowen( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 498 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
Album of astronomy by Tom McGowen( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in 5 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 488 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
Carrier war : aircraft carriers in World War II by Tom McGowen( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the role of aircraft carriers in World War II, especially Japanese and American carriers in the Pacific
Epilepsy by Tom McGowen( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 465 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 459 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
The Alamo by Tom McGowen( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 450 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 )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and French and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to the evolution and characteristics of prehistoric people from apelike prehumans to modern man
Chemistry : the birth of a science by Tom McGowen( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 439 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
Dinosaurs & other prehistoric animals by Tom McGowen( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the evolution of the dinosaur and other prehistoric animals and describes their characteristics, habits, and natural environment
Sink the Bismarck : Germany's super-battleship of World War II by Tom McGowen( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the actions of the German battleship "Bismarck" during World War II and the operations of the British navy to destroy this ship
 
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Mac Gowen, Tom

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Giant stones and earth moundsThe attack on Pearl HarborCarrier war : aircraft carriers in World War IIThe Korean warThe AlamoSink the Bismarck : Germany's super-battleship of World War II