WorldCat Identities

Leder, Jane Mersky

Overview
Works: 31 works in 75 publications in 1 language and 7,858 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Jane Mersky Leder
Thanks for the memories : love, sex, and World War II by Jane Mersky Leder( )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanks for the Memories: Love, Sex, and World War II is the true story of how the World War II generation responded to the passions of war, and how those passions changed their lives - and the relationships between the sexes - forever ... It exposes the sexual and romantic escapades of "The Greatest Generation" and underscores how those four war years revolutionized relationships (including those between gays), and how it helped set the stage for the second wave of the women's liberation movement
Dead serious : a book for teenagers about teenage suicide by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the problem of teenage suicide, its effect on friends and family, warning signals, ways of coping, and methods of helping a friend who is considering suicide. Includes case histories, interviews with teens who have attempted suicide, and a list of places to turn for help
Brothers & sisters : how they shape our lives by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examination of the lifelong bond between brothers and sisters from personal observations, leading psychologist, and family therapists
Wayne Gretzky by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sports biography of Wayne Gretzky, who, though "small", has become a spectacular hockey player
Amelia Earhart : opposing viewpoints by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mystery of the disappearance of the famous woman aviator in 1937 while attempting to fly around the world. Was she lost at sea or did she survive?
Martina Navratilova by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the tennis player, originally from Czechoslovakia, who was ranked as the top woman tennis player in the world in 1978, 1979, 1982, and 1983, and has become the highest-paid woman athlete in history
Karate by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the exciting sport of karate, describing its history, exercises, types of holds, safety factors, and competitions
Marcus Allen by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the star running back of the Los Angeles Raiders football team
Soccer by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, rules, techniques, and equipment of soccer
Skateboarding by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, equipment, rules, contests, and prominent performers of skateboarding
Gymnastics by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses getting started in gymnastics, safety, clothing, equipment, and the various moves in competitive and artistic gymnastics
Stunt dogs by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the use of dogs in films and television and how they are taught to perform stunts
Walter Payton by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A career biography of Walter Payton of the Chicago Bears, who broke rushing records and is known as a "complete player."
Moses Malone by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of an outstanding basketball player, a member of the Philadelphia 76ers
A Russian Jewish family by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes one Jewish family's fourteen year struggle to emigrate from Leningrad in the Soviet Union to Chicago, Illinois, and the adjustments they have made
Champ cars by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief history of racing cars is followed by detailed descriptions of where and how these cars are built and tested. Includes a brief history of the Indy 500
Video games by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of video games, focusing on their creation and manufacture
Cassettes & records by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the history of recording sound and explains how records and cassettes are manufactured
Exotic cars by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the development, features, and performance of several unusual and exciting sports cars, including the Lamborghini, the Maserati, and the Vector
Dead serious : breaking the cycle of teen suicide : a book for teens, adults & educators by Jane Mersky Leder( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenagers who struggle with stress, grades, bullying, anxiety and depression, and sexual and gender identity may find themselves in crisis and end their lives. Learn how to break the cycle of teen suicide by recognizing the warning signs, encouraging conversation, and setting up a network of peers and trusted adults who can listen and, if necessary, connect to medical health professionals. Suicide is preventable
 
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Thanks for the memories : love, sex, and World War II
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Brothers & sisters : how they shape our livesSoccerSkateboardingGymnasticsA Russian Jewish family