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Altman, Linda Jacobs 1943-

Overview
Works: 147 works in 282 publications in 2 languages and 24,989 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: F861.3, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Linda Jacobs Altman
Amelia's road by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of moving around so much, Amelia, the daughter of migrant farm workers, dreams of a stable home
California by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An exploration of the geography, history, economy, people, government, and landmarks of California"--Provided by publisher
Arkansas by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the geographic features, history, government, people, and attractions of the state known as the Natural State
Colorado by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history, geography, government, and economy of Colorado as well as the diverse ways of life of its people
Texas by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history, geography, government, and economy of Texas, as well as the diverse ways of life of its people
Letting off steam : the story of geothermal energy by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how geothermal energy, the force underlying hot springs, geysers, and mudpots, is being used as an alternative energy source in various parts of the world
Women inventors by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents ten gifted women from diverse eras and backgrounds whose inventions have had a profound impact on the way we live
Genocide : the systematic killing of a people by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes: the war against Native Americans ; the Armenian genocide ; the Stalin-era Ukrainian famine ; the Holocaust ; Nazi purges of Poles, Gypsies, and others ; the Cambodian killing fields
Plague and pestilence : a history of infectious disease by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the battles that societies have waged against infectious diseases from the Black Death of the fourteenth century to the Ebola virus of more recent times
The Holocaust, Hitler, and Nazi Germany by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of the Nazi era in Germany, including Adolf Hitler's rise to power and the many atrocities committed during the Holocaust
Forever outsiders : Jews and history from ancient times to August 1935 by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Undetermined and English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of Jewish people from Ancient times to 1935 when Hitler became Fuhrer
Parrots by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about the history, physical characteristics, choosing, and care of all kinds of parrots
Singing with Momma Lou by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Tamika uses photographs, school yearbooks, movie ticket stubs, and other mementos to try to restore the memory of her grandmother, who has Alzheimer's disease
The legend of Freedom Hill by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the California Gold Rush Rosabel, an African American, and Sophie, a Jew, team up and search for gold to buy Rosabel's mother her freedom from a slave catcher
The California gold rush in American history by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes adventures and disasters in the lives of people who rushed to the gold mines of California in 1848 and explains how this event sparked the state's development
Small dogs by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics and behavior of small dogs in general, also discussing the physical appearance and place in history of some specific breeds
The Holocaust ghettos by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines Hitler's plan to isolate European Jews in city ghettos and describes the bleak living conditions of the inhabitants
Alzheimer's disease by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Alzheimer's disease including its history, how it assaults the brain, its diagnosis, its treatment, and its future
Big dogs by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about the history, physical characteristics, choice, training and care of various breeds of large dogs
Death : an introduction to medical-ethical dilemmas by Linda Jacobs Altman( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses issues surrounding death, including the stages of death, prolonging life, euthanasia, religious and cultural views, and funeral customs
 
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Amelia's road
Alternative Names
Altman, Linda

Altman, Linda Jacobs 1943-

Jacobs Altman, Linda.

Jacobs Altman, Linda 1943-

Jacobs, Linda.

Jacobs, Linda 1943-

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CaliforniaArkansasColoradoTexasLetting off steam : the story of geothermal energyWomen inventorsGenocide : the systematic killing of a peoplePlague and pestilence : a history of infectious disease