WorldCat Identities

Brown, Walter R. 1929-

Overview
Works: 24 works in 57 publications in 1 language and 5,074 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Examinations 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV1860.F45, 791.06873
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Walter R Brown
Ferris wheels by Norman D Anderson( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history and influence of the Ferris wheel since 1893, when the first giant steel wheel, the invention of engineer George Ferris, was constructed for the Columbian Exposition in Chicago
Halley's comet by Norman D Anderson( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the discovery of Halley's comet and its historic significance. Also briefly discusses what is known of the composition of comets and their relationship to earth
Lemurs by Norman D Anderson( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of several kinds of lemurs whose principal home is the forest of Madagascar. Also discusses the uncertain future of these animals in the wild and what is being done to preserve them from extinction
Fireworks! : pyrotechnics on display by Norman D Anderson( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how fireworks came to be invented, how they are made, the different kinds and their uses, and some of the disasters they have caused
Historical catastrophes, floods by Walter R Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the famous floods of Johnstown, Florence, Venice, and other areas caused by such conditions as tidal waves, breaking dams, rising rivers, and hurricanes
Historical catastrophes : earthquakes by Billye W Cutchen( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses major earthquakes throughout history and the means developed to measure their force
Historical catastrophes: hurricanes & tornadoes by Billye W Cutchen( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the damage done by several major hurricanes and tornadoes since the beginning of the twentieth century. Also discusses the role of the Weather Service in discovering storms and alerting people of impending danger
Historical catastrophes, fires by Walter R Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the world's most famous fires including the Ringling Brothers Circus fire in 1944, the great fire of London in 1666, and the disaster of the dirigible Hindenburg in 1936
Sea disasters by Walter R Brown( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accounts of eight disasters, including the attack of the Essex by a whale in 1820 and the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 and of the submarine Thresher in 1963
Historical catastrophes: volcanoes by Billye W Cutchen( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the eruptions of selected ancient and modern volcanoes around the world and the reactions of the people who lived near them. Includes an explanation of geysers, hot springs, paint pots, and fumaroles
Rescue! : true stories of the winners of the young American Medal for Bravery by Walter R Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the stories of twelve young heroes whose quick actions saved lives and earned them the Young American Medal for Bravery. Includes capsule biographies of thirty-one additional winners since 1951
Historical catastrophes : famines by Walter R Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the causes and effects of famines throughout the world including the Irish Potato Famine in the nineteenth century and the drought and starvation in Africa's Sahel in the 1960's and 1970's
Historical catastrophes--snowstorms & avalanches by Walter R Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses avalanches and snowstorms, citing examples that constituted natural disasters. Final chapter is devoted to the science of winter storms
Science teaching and the law by Billye W Cutchen( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book aims to inform science teachers of their legal rights and responsibilities. The roles of various federal, state and local authorities in educational legislation are described. The teacher's liability for student safety and for implementing the curriculum as prescribed by state and local regulation is defined, and suggestions are made for ensuring student safety. Guidelines are given for working with the community and for accounting for funds and equipment. Help available to the teacher who finds himself in trouble is described, and suggestions are made for positive action that may be taken to modify laws and regulations. The appendix includes bibliographies on teacher liability, narcotics and alcohol education, care of living animals, radiation safety, eye protection, sex education, model rocketry, and general health and safety. Sample policy statements and safety regulations are included. (Eb)
Catastrophes by Walter R Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the world's worst natural and man-made disasters throughout history including volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and fires
Earth science : a search for understanding by Walter R Brown( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1977 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physical science : a search for understanding by Walter R Brown( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life science: a search for understanding by Walter R Brown( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1977 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The professional objectives of experienced science teachers by Walter R Brown( )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ruth Martin story : how to market yourself-and sell 100 houses every year by Ruth Martin( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Brown, Walter

Languages
English (51)