WorldCat Identities

Pelta, Kathy

Overview
Works: 22 works in 61 publications in 1 language and 7,768 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E111, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kathy Pelta
Discovering Christopher Columbus : how history is invented by Kathy Pelta( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Christopher Columbus with emphasis on how historians have worked and are still working to find out the truth about his life and discoveries
Texas by Kathy Pelta( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the geography, history, people, industries, and other highlights of Texas
California by Kathy Pelta( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the geography, history, people, industries, and environmental concerns of the Golden State
Idaho by Kathy Pelta( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the geography, history, industries, people, and other highlights of the Gem State
Vermont by Kathy Pelta( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The completely revised and expanded Hello U.S.A. series takes you on a tour of the history, geography, people, economy, and environment of 25 states and Puerto Rico (with 26 additional books to be released by September 2002). Colorful photos, easy-to-read text, and fascinating sidebars provide the facts you need for research, reports, or even a cross-country trip.-- Completely up-to-date text and statistics, including 2000 U.S. census figures-- New maps, charts, and graphs-- New lists of related books and websites-- Expanded places to visit section-- State wildlife, state song, and recipe
The U.S. Navy by Kathy Pelta( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of the United States Navy, describes how it is organized, and gives information on enlistment, benefits, officer training, Navy life, and the educational and career opportunities available to sailors
Bridging the Golden Gate by Kathy Pelta( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the story of the building of the bridge across the entrance to San Francisco Bay, once the longest and tallest bridge, but still beautiful and famous
Rediscovering Easter Island by Kathy Pelta( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the many visits made by explorers, missionaries, businessmen, scientists, and others to Easter Island since the late 1600s and what they revealed about life on this remote Pacific island
What does a paramedic do? by Kathy Pelta( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the work paramedics do and the training they undergo and examines the history of emergency medical care
Alexander Graham Bell by Kathy Pelta( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of the speech teacher whose study of sound and human voice led to the invention of the telephone
Cattle trails : git along little dogies by Kathy Pelta( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history and customs of life along the American cattle trails
Trails to the West : beyond the Mississippi by Kathy Pelta( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the hardships and accomplishments of the different groups who established the various trails to travel westward across the United States in the mid-1800s
The royal roads : Spanish trails in North America by Kathy Pelta( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the development and use of many of the major trails established by Spanish soldiers, traders, and priests in Mexico, the Southwest, and Florida between the 1500s and 1800s
The blue empress by Kathy Pelta( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Great Aunt Dru sprains her ankle, eleven-year-old Margaret Drucilla flies with her mother down to Texas to help out and uncovers a mystery surrounding the disappearance of a valuable antique necklace
Eastern trails : from footpaths to turnpikes by Kathy Pelta( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the building of roads in the eastern part of the United States from the time of the earliest colonists to the 1850s
What does a lifeguard do? by Kathy Pelta( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of lifesaving; techniques currently used in preventive lifeguarding; and the qualifications, testing, and training necessary to become a lifeguard
What does an airplane pilot do? by Kathy Pelta( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs portray various types of jobs available to commercial air pilots, including air ambulance pilot, traffic and news reporter, aerial surveyor and photographer, and stunt pilot
The Parrot man mystery by Kathy Pelta( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While operating a pet-sitting business, eleven-year-old Margaret Drusilla and her friends, Wil and Denise, uncover a parrot-smuggling operation in Malibu, California
There's a job for you in food service : a career guide by Kathy Pelta( Book )

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

Discusses training and opportunities for jobs involving feeding people in such places as hotels, restaurants, institutions, ships, and planes. Includes cashiers, dishwashers, caterers, waiters, cooks, and managers
Discovering Christopher Colombus: how history is invented by Kathy Pelta( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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TexasCaliforniaIdahoVermontRediscovering Easter IslandCattle trails : git along little dogiesTrails to the West : beyond the MississippiThe royal roads : Spanish trails in North AmericaDiscovering Christopher Colombus: how history is invented