WorldCat Identities

Elgin, Kathleen 1923-

Overview
Works: 82 works in 195 publications in 2 languages and 10,104 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ10.E4, 591.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kathleen Elgin
The Quakers; the Religious Society of Friends by Kathleen Elgin( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Quakers--their founding, leaders, and development and growth in America, and an explanation of current functions of the organizations
The first book of poetry by Isabel J Peterson( Book )

3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of favorite poems for children, arranged in sections on animals, people, travel, make-believe, the world around us, the seasons, and nonsense verse
Plants that heal by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

4 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces briefly the history of man's use of plants as medicine, describes the discovery of several plants which made medical history, tells of the plant medicines which are still in use today and of new uses of old plants, and discusses poisonous plants
Twenty-eight days by Kathleen Elgin( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1984 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the myths and facts about menstruation, including causes of cramps and changes of emotions
The language of animals by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the signals of sound, smell, or sight, made by fish, amphibians, birds, mammals, and insects when they communicate with others of their species
The first book of mythology, Greek-Roman by Kathleen Elgin( Book )

5 editions published between 1955 and 1970 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human body: the skeleton by Kathleen Elgin( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the structure and function of the body's skeletal system made up of 206 bones of various shapes and sizes
The Mormons: the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints by Kathleen Elgin( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the history, organization, theology, and present-day position of the Mormon Church. Includes a biography of one early Mormon pioneer and lawmaker, Charles Coulson Rich
The human body: the heart by Kathleen Elgin( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in English and Afrikaans and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the strong pump in your chest, covering its shape, location, chambers, and the way it receives and sends blood through the body
All ready for winter by Leone Adelson( Book )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For very young readers
How animals live together by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various social relationships among animals, covering those between the same kind of animals, such as birds which migrate together, pecking orders in birds, or mammal families; and also including briefly relationships between different species
The human body: the muscles by Kathleen Elgin( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the various types of muscles--skeletal, smooth, and cardiac--and how they function
Underwater zoos by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions on collecting specimens for and maintaining a salt or fresh water aquarium. Describes the behavior of both types of specimens in captivity
Read about the brain by Kathleen Elgin( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the brain, its various parts and its function as computer for the body
How to grow house plants by Millicent E Selsam( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how to provide adequate growing conditions for a variety of house plants. Explains how a plant grows, describes hardy plants that grow well for beginning gardeners, and presents many kinds of miniature gardens
The fall down, break a bone, skin your knee, book by Kathleen Elgin( Book )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains some common ailments such as bruises, muscle spasms, warts, burns, and nosebleeds and discusses cell replenishment as a body repair mechanism
The human body: the skin by Kathleen Elgin( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the composition and the function of the skin "that crazy-shaped bag that helps hold you together."
The human body: the digestive system by Kathleen Elgin( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the function of each part of the digestive system
The secret story of Pueblo Bonito by Mary Elting( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1975 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the mystery of the abandonment of an ancient Indian town in the American Southwest was unraveled by scientists
The first book of Norse legends by Kathleen Elgin( Book )

6 editions published between 1956 and 1965 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories based on norse mythology
 
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