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Jones, Charlotte Foltz

Overview
Works: 23 works in 91 publications in 3 languages and 6,200 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Terms and phrases  Anecdotes  Fiction  Miscellanea  Terminology  Pictorial works  Field guides 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Charlotte Foltz Jones
Mistakes that worked by Charlotte Foltz Jones( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the stories behind forty things that were invented or named by accident, including aspirin, X-rays, frisbees, silly putty, and velcro
Accidents may happen by Charlotte Foltz Jones( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how a wide variety of things such as nursery rhymes, the national anthem, anesthesia, cellophane, raisins, and dynamite came into being
Eat your words : a fascinating look at the language of food by Charlotte Foltz Jones( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history and meaning of all kinds of food-related words and phrases and describes customs and beliefs about various foods
Fingerprints and talking bones : how real-life crimes are solved by Charlotte Foltz Jones( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the many different methods used to solves crimes including skeletal and facial reconstruction, botanical or geological information, voiceprints, and hypnosis
Westward ho! : eleven explorers of the West by Charlotte Foltz Jones( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collective biography of eleven men who explored the American West in the 18th and 19th centuries, including ship's officers, fur traders, and Army officers
Yukon gold : the story of the Klondike Gold Rush by Charlotte Foltz Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the quest for gold that took place in the late 1890s in the Klondike region of the Yukon Territory of northwestern Canada
Mistakes that worked : the world's familiar inventions and how they came to be by Charlotte Foltz Jones( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Do you know how many things in your daily life were invented by accident? SANDWICHES came about when an English earl was too busy gambling to eat his meal and needed to keep one hand free. POTATO CHIPS were first cooked by a chef who was furious when a customer complained that his fried potatoes weren't thin enough. Coca-Cola, Silly Putty, and X rays have fascinating stories behind them too! Their unusual tales, and many more, along with hilarious cartoons and weird, amazing facts, make up this fun-filled book about everyday items that had surprisingly haphazard beginnings."--
The king who barked : real animals who ruled by Charlotte Foltz Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories about real animals who have held positions of leadership, from mayor to king
Only child--clues for coping by Charlotte Foltz Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advice for the only child on being lonely, being spoiled, taming one's feelings, having friends, and the advantages and disadvantages of being a child with no siblings
Colorado wildflowers : a beginner's field guide to the state's most common flowers by Charlotte Foltz Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xiao cuo wu da fa ming : 40 ge fa ming de xiao gu shi by Charlotte Foltz Jones( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the stories behind forty things that were invented or named by accident, including aspirin, X-rays, frisbees, silly putty, and velcro
Wo fan cuo, suo yi wo cheng gong : 40 ge fa ming de gu shi by Qiong si( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in Chinese and Japanese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qi miao cuo zhong cuo( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Chinese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seikatsu o kaeta tabemonotachi( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2006 Western Heritage Awards : show master tapes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte Foltz Jones lecture( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte Foltz Jones, WHA winner for outstanding juvenile book for 2006, talkes about her book "Westward Ho! Eleven Explorers of the American West" in the Richardson Theater
Gūzen o ikasu hassōhō( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wo fan cuo, suo yi wo cheng gong : 40 ge fa ming de gu shi = Mistakes that worked by Charlotte Foltz Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mistakes that worked by Charlotte Foltz Jones( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Many items that we use almost every day had surprisingly haphazard beginnings: Scotchguard was discovered when a scientist spilled part of an experiment on her shoe. Potato chips were first made by a chef who was furious when a customer complained that his fried potatoes weren't thin enough. Here are the stories behind forty things that were invented or named by accident, including aspirin, X-rays, frisbees, silly putty, and velcro. Grades 4-7. 1991
Fingerprints and talking bones : how real-life crimes are solved by Charlotte Foltz Jones( Recording )

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

Describes the many different methods used to solves crimes including skeletal and facial reconstruction, botanical or geological information, voiceprints, and hypnosis
 
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Accidents may happenEat your words : a fascinating look at the language of foodFingerprints and talking bones : how real-life crimes are solvedWestward ho! : eleven explorers of the WestYukon gold : the story of the Klondike Gold RushThe king who barked : real animals who ruledColorado wildflowers : a beginner's field guide to the state's most common flowersMistakes that worked
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Jones, Charlotte (Charlotte Foltz)

Jones, Charlotte F.

ジョーンズ, シャーロット・F

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