WorldCat Identities

Adler, Ruth

Overview
Works: 103 works in 240 publications in 4 languages and 9,586 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Educational games  Puzzles and games  Fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor
Classifications: PZ10.A3, 793.74
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ruth Adler
Probability and statistics for everyman : how to understand and use the laws of chance by Irving Adler( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the fundamentals of probability theory and explains the concepts of expectation, standard deviation, and correlation for the layman
Logic for beginners through games, jokes, and puzzles by Irving Adler( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses games, jokes, and puzzles to introduce logic, including how to reason, make a valid argument, draw a conclusion from what is known, and guess at the reasons for a known conclusion
Magnets by Irving Adler( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introductory discussion of magnetism and the various kinds of magnets found in nature
Color in your life by Irving Adler( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses reflection, diffraction, and polarization of light and the importance of color in nature and industry
Numbers old and new by Irving Adler( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "text on numbers and their implication, which starts with primitive methods of counting, discusses Roman numerology, and finally, the Arabic system. [The authors] explain the difference between even and odd numbers in geometric terms, and also show how various geometric theories have evolved ... A chapter on superstitions regarding numbers unearths interesting mathematical facts. A final section on numbers in nature and number tricks [is includes]."
The calendar by Irving Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the calendar from the primitive concepts of measuring time used by ancient civilizations to the Gregorian calendar invented in 1582 still used today
Sets by Irving Adler( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1974 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All about sets--what they are and how we use them. Discusses subsets, universal sets, intersection of sets and many other topics. Contains exercises and provides answers to them
Taste, touch, and smell by Irving Adler( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Your eyes by Irving Adler( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the parts of the eye and how they function, vision disorders and their correction, blindness, optical illusions, and care of the eyes
Coal by Irving Adler( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of coal and coal mining, from its formation in the earth to its use as fuel
Shadows by Irving Adler( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1972 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple explanation of what shadows are, how and when they exist, and what they tell us about the size and shape of objects around us
Your ears by Irving Adler( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the parts of the ear and how they function, various types of deafness, and how hearing impairments can be lessened
The stars : decoding their messages by Irving Adler( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the properties and behavior of stars, including their composition, brightness, distance from the earth, motion, size, and weight
Atoms and molecules by Irving Adler( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains chemicals, elements, chains and rings, radioactivity, and many other aspects of atoms and molecules
Numerals : new dresses for old numbers by Irving Adler( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the system commonly referred to as "the new math."
Magic house of numbers by Irving Adler( Book )

5 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the basis of our number system illustrated by mathematical curiosities, riddles, puzzles, and games
Fibers by Irving Adler( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the origins of fibers and discusses man's ancient and modern methods of weaving cloth
Air by Irving Adler( Book )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of air and why it is vital to living things on our planet
Rivers by Irving Adler( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how rivers shape our landscape and examines their importance as roadways in trade and transportation
The sun and its family by Irving Adler( Book )

5 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the systems of thought that led man to understand the nature of the earth and other planets in the solar system
 
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Alternative Names
Adler, Ruth R. 1915-1968

Adler, Ruth Relis 1915-1968

Relis, Ruth 1915-1968

אדלער, רות

アドラー, R.

アドラー, ルース

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