WorldCat Identities

Oleksy, Walter G. 1930-

Overview
Works: 76 works in 124 publications in 1 language and 13,783 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: DS655, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Walter G Oleksy
The Philippines by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the geography, plants, animals, history, economy, language, religions, culture, sports, arts, and people of the Philippines
Experiments with heat by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Scientific explanations and experiments demonstrate the nature of heat, its sources, and how it travels and affects matter." -- T.p. verso
Lincoln's unknown private life : an oral history by his black housekeeper Mariah Vance, 1850-1860 by Mariah Vance( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Boston Tea Party by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the events leading up to the Boston Tea Party, and examines the Party's impact on the Revolution
Mikhail Gorbachev, a leader for Soviet change by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and rise to power of the Soviet leader who has brought about the present openness of the Soviet Union to the West
The black plague by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the plague from ancient times to today, focusing on the Black Death and its aftermath in the Middle Ages. Also discusses causes and cures of the disease
Hispanic-American scientists by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles ten Hispanic-American men and women who have greatly advanced scientific learning and discovery in the late 20th century. The scientists who are profiled come from diverse ethnic backgrounds and have succeeded in becoming leaders in their specific field
The head and neck : learning how we use our muscles by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of the anatomy of the head and neck, the muscles and skeletal structure that allow movement, and the vitally important sense organs
Lasers by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the many uses of lasers in science, industry, health, space, optics, video, and almost every imaginable part of our lives
Video game designer by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses what education and skills are needed to become a video game designer and profiles several successful game designers
The circulatory system by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the human circulatory system, how it functions, and various circulatory system disorders
Princess Diana by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of the Princess of Wales including her childhood, royal courtship and marriage, public and private life, divorce, humanitarian efforts, and untimely death
Military leaders of World War II by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles of 10 American World War II leaders, including Claire Lee Chennault, Douglas MacArthur, Chester Nimitz, Jacqueline Cochran, Curtis LeMay, & George Patton. Students will enjoy reading about the outstanding leadership of these military figures, including MacArthur. The book is divided into the war in the Pacific & the war in Europe. It is nicely organized for research. Each chapter ends with a chronology of that person's life & recommendations for further reading
Web page designer by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what web page designers do and how to prepare for a career in this fast-growing field
The nervous system by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the human nervous system, its organs and how it functions including various nervous system disorders and their causes
Christopher Reeve by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the personal life, acting career, tragic accident, and determination to recover of the actor known for his role as Superman and for his efforts on behalf of spinal cord injury victims
Choosing a career as a firefighter by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines the educational requirements, qualifications, duties, salary, and employment outlook of fire fighters
Paramedics by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origins of paramedics in the United States and the life-saving emergency work that they do
Web entrepreneur by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses what education and skills are needed to run a business on the Internet and profiles several successful Web entrepreneurs
Barefoot waterskiing by Walter G Oleksy( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, techniques, practice, and competition related to the sport of barefoot waterskiing
 
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The Philippines
Alternative Names
Oleksy, Walter

Oleksy, Walter 1930-

Oleksy, Walter G. 1930-

オレクシー, ウォルター

Languages
English (40)

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Experiments with heatHispanic-American scientistsThe head and neck : learning how we use our musclesVideo game designerThe circulatory systemPrincess DianaMilitary leaders of World War IIWeb page designer