WorldCat Identities

Gilfond, Henry

Overview
Works: 137 works in 190 publications in 1 language and 6,376 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Drama 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: GV697.T5, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Henry Gilfond
The Jim Thorpe story : America's greatest athlete by Gene Schoor( Book )

5 editions published between 1951 and 1977 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biography of America's greatest all around athlete who won the Olympic championship in both the decathelon and pentathlon, and was named All-American halfback
How to give a speech by Henry Gilfond( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers tips on how to prepare and deliver a speech and discusses debating strategies and rules of parliamentary procedure
The executive branch of the United States Government by Henry Gilfond( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the election and official functions of the President, the nine executive offices of the President, the Cabinet, departments, and the independent agencies attached to the executive branch of the government
Afghanistan by Henry Gilfond( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the geography, history, culture, agriculture, industry, and current political situation of Afghanistan
Disastrous earthquakes by Henry Gilfond( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what causes earthquakes, how to predict and measure them, and ways to prevent damage. Also describes great quakes throughout history
Genealogy : how to find your roots by Henry Gilfond( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents step-by-step directions for tracing lineage including routines for research and sources of information
The story of Ty Cobb : baseball's greatest player by Gene Schoor( Book )

2 editions published between 1952 and 1968 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Detroit Tiger star who is considered to be one of the greatest baseball players in history and who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936
The Northeast states by Henry Gilfond( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview covering geography and climate; exploration and settlement; independence from England; rise of industry; and growth of population. Includes individual accounts of each state
Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone by Henry Gilfond( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the land, wildlife, people, languages, family, religion, education, Health, resources, and history of four countries located in the bulge of West Africa
Countries of the Sahara : Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Upper Volta, and Western Sahara by Henry Gilfond( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, geography, and way of life of six arid African countries
Syria by Henry Gilfond( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the geography, history, culture, people, and present political problems of Syria with emphasis on the conflict with neighboring Israel
Voodoo, its origins and practices by Henry Gilfond( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, beliefs, and rituals of voodoo, with emphasis on its practice in Haiti
Water, a scarce resource by Henry Gilfond( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses causes of and possible solutions to the water crisis
Holiday plays for reading by Henry Gilfond( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays for holidays throughout the year. Also includes a brief history of the holidays represented
The Black Hand at Sarajevo by Henry Gilfond( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Reichstag fire, February, 1933; Hitler utilizes arson to extend his dictatorship by Henry Gilfond( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the background, events, and aftermath of the night the German parliament building burned
The wick and the tallow by Henry Gilfond( )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroines of America by Henry Gilfond( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographies of American women who influenced history
Plays for reading; classic short stories in dramatic form by Henry Gilfond( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1976 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to run for school office by Henry Gilfond( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Languages
English (39)