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Westheimer, Ruth K. (Ruth Karola) 1928-

Works: 205 works in 489 publications in 12 languages and 21,289 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Dictionaries  Humor  Music  History  Drama  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Encyclopedias  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Singer, Actor, Narrator, Performer, Creator, Interviewer
Classifications: HQ31, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Ruth K Westheimer
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Encyclopedia of sex by Ruth K Westheimer( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and Russian and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This Encyclopedia of Sex has been updated from Dr. Ruth's Encyclopedia of Sex (1994) to include the revolutionary development of Uprima and Viagra. Working in conjunction with an internationally renowned team of sixty experts - psychiatrists, psychologists, sexologists, attorneys, and educators - the one and only Dr. Ruth here brings together all the sexual knowledge that one needs to be sexually literate. The Encyclopedia of Sex addresses every aspect of sexuality, from the most basic biological information to psychological, cultural, legal, and religious concerns. The language is clear and easy to understand, suitable for readers from adolescence up, making this the perfect home-reference source."--Jacket
Sex for dummies by Ruth K Westheimer( Book )
42 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Try new sexual positions The bestselling guide to a rewarding sex life and a deeper relationship Looking for the straight facts on sex? In this friendly, authoritative guide, renowned sex therapist Dr. Ruth gives you the latest on everything from oral sex and popular positions to new methods of birth control. She also debunks sex myths and covers new therapies to manage low libido, overcome sexual dysfunction, and enhance pleasure. Praise for Dr. Ruth and Sex For Dummies "Her energy level is higher than that of a charged particle."--People Magazine "Dr. Ruth writes the way she talks -- enthusiastically, nonjudgmentally, and informatively. . . ." --Booklist "Her name and the distinctive thrill of her voice have become inextricably linked with the subject of sex." --New York Times Discover how to * Enjoy the first time * Enhance foreplay and afterplay with your partner * Avoid STDs and have safer sex * Discuss sex with your kids * Navigate cybersex
The value of family : a blueprint for the 21st century by Ruth K Westheimer( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This books shows both how the family evolved to where it is today and how it can and will survive."--Jacket
Dr. Ruth's guide for the Alzheimer's caregiver : how to care for your loved one without getting overwhelmed and without doing it all by yourself by Ruth K Westheimer( Book )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A guide for Alzheimer's caregivers offers advice on caring for spouses, parents, and other relatives; dealing with professional caregivers; and learning about Alzheimer's treatments and facilities
Grandparenthood by Ruth K Westheimer( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and German and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author offers valuable insights into the rewarding and complex relationship that unites generations
Dr. Ruth talks to kids : where you came from, how your body changes, and what sex is all about by Ruth K Westheimer( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The noted sex therapist discusses the physical and psychological changes that occur when a child grows up
Dr. Ruth's guide to good sex by Ruth K Westheimer( Book )
25 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in 8 languages and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adviezen van de Amerikaanse therapeute over seksualiteit en menselijke relaties
Dr. Ruth's guide for married lovers by Ruth K Westheimer( Book )
14 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Ruth's guide for married lovers, 1986
Dr. Ruth's top 10 secrets for great sex : how to enjoy it, share it, and love it each and every time by Ruth K Westheimer( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents advice on fostering a satisfying sex life, discussing differences in sexual preferences, the role of honest communication, the impact of physical and psychological changes, and the importance of self-knowledge
Between the lions ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A storybook tornado blows into the library and makes a terrible mess. Key word: west. Word family: -est. Target vowel: short e. Target consonant: w. Genre: folk tale. Subject/Themes: the environment and writing stories and poems
Heavenly sex : sex in the Jewish tradition by Ruth K Westheimer( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This pretty planet by Tom Chapin( Recording )
2 editions published in 2000 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An environmental-themed song collection for the new age that combines catchy new tunes with new visits to old favorites
Dr. Ruth's pregnancy guide for couples : love, sex, and medical facts by Ruth K Westheimer( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides medical information and advice on sex and intimacy throughout pregnancy, exploring the physical and emotional changes of pregnancy, birth plans, and sexual positions
Sex and morality : who is teaching our sex standards? by Ruth K Westheimer( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sexually speaking : what every woman needs to know about sexual health by Ruth K Westheimer( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The ultimate women's guide to sexual health--new from Dr. Ruth. In this down-to-earth guide, celebrated sex expert and bestselling author Dr. Ruth Westheimer teams up with prominent gynecologist at Cornell and New York Presbyterian Medical Centers, Dr. Amos Grunebaum, to address the most pressing health issues women face today. Written in Dr. Ruth's refreshingly candid and lively style, it gives you everything you need to take charge of your health--from finding a gynecologist to having a happy sex life to planning or avoiding a pregnancy. With practical advice and information for every age and stage of a woman's life, Sexually Speaking is an invaluable reference you will turn to again and again. Covers everything you've ever wanted to know about women's health--from celebrated sex expert and therapist Dr. Ruth and top gynecologist Dr. Amos. Addresses questions related to sexuality, hormones, STDs, pregnancy, menopause, fibroids, ovarian cancer, and other women's health concerns. Helps you overcome embarrassment and other common obstacles to understanding and safeguarding your personal health. Combines Dr. Ruth's straightforward, reassuring approach to some of the more challenging and uncomfortable concerns related to women's health and the expertise of Dr. Amos, who has seen it all--from routine exams to high risk births"--
Between the lions ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To the ship, to the ship: Lionel and Walter the pigeon think all pirates were men, so they won't let Leona and Clay join their pirate game. The hopping hen: Everyone in the library goes crazy when Lionel puts up the new rules. Be bop: When cool, jazzy shoes come out of a book and dances all over the library, everyone gets into the groove
Power : the ultimate aphrodisiac by Ruth K Westheimer( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the relationship between power and sex, using history and literature to explore the trophy wife, the harem, the political marriage, and other evidence of a link between these two forces
Between the lions ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The popcorn popper:" Lionel and Leona persuade Click the Mouse to take a magic popcorn popper out of a book. "Hug, hug, hug!:" Leona helps a sculptor who falls in love with his statue. "Piggyback, piggyback:" Leona decides to ride piggyback on her dad's back forever and ever
Dr. Ruth talks about grandparents : advice for kids on making the most of a special relationship by Ruth K Westheimer( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Advises readers to treasure their grandparents and suggests ways in which they might enhance their relationships
Between the lions ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Farmer Ken's puzzle:" Lionel won't let Leona play a computer game for ages seven and up because she's four and under. "The fox and the crow:" Walter and Clay Pidgeon want a book banned from the library. "Giants and cubs:" Leona thinks that Giants are coming to the library to clobber lion cubs
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.00 for Betty Roll ... to 1.00 for Bi-merutsa ...)
Alternative Names
Bommer, Ruth K.
Bommer, Ruth K. 1928-
Bommer, Ruth K. (Ruth Karola), 1928-
Bommer, Ruth Karola 1928-
Dr. Ruth.
Dr. Ruth 1928-
Ruth 1928- Dr
Ruth Dr
Ruth, Dr., 1928-
Siegel, Karola.
Siegel, Karola 1928-
Siegel, Ruth Karola
Westheimer Ruth
Westheimer, Ruth 1928-
Westheimer, Ruth Carola
Westheimer, Ruth K.
Westheimer, Ruth K. 1928-
Westheimer, Ruth Karola.
Westheimer, Ruth Karola 1928-
וסטהיימר, רות
וסטהיימר, רות 1928־
וסטהימר, רות 1928-
ウェストハイマー, ルース・K
ウエストハイマー, ルース
English (146)
German (12)
French (12)
Spanish (7)
Dutch (5)
Chinese (4)
Danish (4)
Japanese (2)
Hebrew (2)
Finnish (2)
Portuguese (1)
Russian (1)