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Liptak, Karen

Overview
Works: 32 works in 70 publications in 2 languages and 8,123 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Cross-cultural studies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E98.S5, 419
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karen Liptak
North American Indian sign language by Karen Liptak( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the basic vocabulary needed to communicate in the most commonly used form of sign language used among North American Indians
Indians of the Southwest by Karen Liptak( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, culture, changing fortunes, and current situation of the various Indian peoples of the Southwest
Indians of the Pacific Northwest by Karen Liptak( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, culture, changing fortunes, and current situation of the various groups of Indians living in the Pacific Northwest
The glass ark : the story of Biosphere 2 by Linnea Gentry( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the Biosphere 2 project which has created a closed environment intended to duplicate life on Earth in a way that would facilitate future space colonies
North American Indian survival skills by Karen Liptak( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes methods used by various North American tribes to find food, shelter, clothing, and medicines
North American Indian medicine people by Karen Liptak( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the healing techniques used by various American Indian tribes and explains the theories and beliefs behind these practices
North American Indian ceremonies by Karen Liptak( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a variety of Indian tribal ceremonies and rituals, including those for war and peace, hunting and gathering, and healing
North American Indian tribal chiefs by Karen Liptak( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Indian tribal chiefs in the past and present and examines the lives of four prominent chiefs, from Tecumseh to Wilma Mankiller
Saving our wetlands and their wildlife by Karen Liptak( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different types of wetlands and their wildlife, including endangered plants and animals, explaining the environmental threats to the wetlands themselves
Coming-of-age : traditions and rituals around the world by Karen Liptak( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book takes readers on a journey to societies around the world to observe the way each marks the moment of coming-of-age
Dating dinosaurs and other old things by Karen Liptak( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes various techniques used by scientists to date objects from the recent and distant past, including dinosaur bones, rocks, and famous works of art
Aerobics basics by Karen Liptak( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations give instructions for a variety of aerobic exercises
Endangered peoples by Karen Liptak( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines five ethnic groups living tribal existences around the world and shows how assimilation into mainstream society and other factors are threatening their cultures
Robotics basics by Karen Liptak( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in Undetermined and English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what robots are, and discusses the future role of robots in industry and the home and the relationship between robots and humans
Adoption controversies by Karen Liptak( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adoption - Foster care - Special needs adoptions - Surrogate mothering
Fitness for women by Karen Liptak( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out in the night by Karen Liptak( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the habits and habitat of nocturnal animals in fourteen locations around the world
The rainforest by Karen Liptak( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pangaea : the mother continent by Karen Liptak( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the earth's land forms and plant and animal life, from the first emergence of land masses to the beginning of the Cenozoic era approximately sixty million years ago
Shen qing ru yan : zhuan wei nu xing da zao de su shen fa by Li Pu Ta Ke( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Chinese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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North American Indian sign language
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Indians of the SouthwestIndians of the Pacific NorthwestNorth American Indian survival skillsNorth American Indian medicine peopleNorth American Indian ceremonies