WorldCat Identities

Scott, Elaine 1940-

Overview
Works: 85 works in 190 publications in 1 language and 18,701 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Puppet films  Fiction  Pictorial works  Big books  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Production personnel
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Most widely held works about Elaine Scott
 
Most widely held works by Elaine Scott
When is a planet not a planet? : the story of Pluto by Elaine Scott( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 3,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On August 24, 2006, a group of astronomers made a big announcement: Pluto could no longer be considered a planet. This book explains how advancements in technology have changed our understanding of the universe--and exactly how and why the number of planets in our solar system went from nine to eight
All about sleep from A to ZZZZ by Elaine Scott( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 3,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn all about sleep: what it is, how it works, and why you should care about it
Space, stars, and the beginning of time : what the Hubble telescope saw by Elaine Scott( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the eye of the Hubble, the author skillfully guides readers along the evolution of our universe, investigating a question that was once unanswerable: "Where did we come from?"
Adventure in space : the flight to fix the Hubble by Elaine Scott( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records the mission of the space shuttle Endeavor to fix the malfunctioning Hubble telescope, from what the seven astronauts ate to their training and five daring spacewalks
Poles apart : why penguins and polar bears will never be neighbors by Elaine Scott( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa Claus frolicking with penguins and polar bears--do you know what's wrong with this picture? Actually, no penguin has ever lived at the North Pole, nor any polar bear at the South Pole. Using a wide range of disciplines from physics to geography to biology, award-winning science writer Elaine Scott explores some of the unique properties shared by the two ends of the Earth's axis, and other ways in which they are poles apart. Find out what makes a compass point north and why it won't work at the poles. Discover how a tropical island wound up as the coldest spot on earth and why only penguins survive there today. And learn the fascinating story of human involvement with the poles, from the early explorers to the impact of global warming. With dramatic color photographs and clear, simple text, Poles Apart offers the perfect introduction to the secrets of the poles
Ramona : behind the scenes of a television show by Elaine Scott( Book )

9 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses an insider's view of the making of the ten-part series "Ramona" to depict how a television show is created, from the script adaptation and auditions to the actual filming and final editing
Mars and the search for life by Elaine Scott( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the possibility that life may have existed on Mars, and looks at evidence that water was present on the planet at one time
Our moon : new discoveries about Earth's closest companion by Elaine Scott( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Full of captivating, kid-friendly information, Our Moon covers everything from the newest theories on how the moon formed, to the recent, startling discovery of water on its surface and the very real possibility of future moon colonies. Illustrated with full-color photographs and packed with fun facts, this is the most complete and up-to-date book available on the moon. Includes glossary, bibliography, and index"--
Close encounters : exploring the universe with the Hubble Space Telescope by Elaine Scott( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what scientists have been able to deduce about the nature of our solar system and the universe based on data collected by the Hubble telescope
Buried alive! : how 33 miners survived 69 days deep under the Chilean desert by Elaine Scott( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the 2010 mining accident in San José, Chile, in which thirty-three men became trapped underground for over sixty days, and details the rescue efforts and the worldwide media coverage of the event
Friends! by Elaine Scott( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs introduce some friends and the activities they share and provide discussion of how friends can help each other, share secrets, and solve their disagreements
Twins! by Elaine Scott( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text teach young readers about twins, looking at some things that are the same, and things that are different about twins, and presenting the message that everyone is unique and special
Funny papers : behind the scenes of the comics by Elaine Scott( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history of comic strips, examines different kinds and examples, and discusses how they are created and marketed
When is a planet not a planet? : the story of Pluto by Elaine Scott( Recording )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When is a planet not a planet? Scientists have argued for years over the answer to this question. And central to their debate has been Pluto. Then on August 24, 2006, a group of astronomers made a big announcement: Pluto could no longer be considered a planet. This fascinating audiobook explains in simple terms how advancements in technology have changed the understanding of the universe, and exactly how and why the number of planets in the solar system went from nine to eight
Dollars & sense : a kid's guide to using--not losing--money by Elaine Scott( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dollars & Sense" is a basic operating instruction manual for money that will teach readers about the history of money, the way our American economy works, and how to make important decisions about personal finance
Look alive : behind the scenes of an animated film by Elaine Scott( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an insider's view of the making of the animated movie "Ralph S. Mouse," in which stop-action animation and other special effects are used to bring a puppet to life as the character from three popular Beverly Cleary books
Stocks and bonds, profits and losses : a quick look at financial markets by Elaine Scott( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the stock market and the world of financial investing including an explanation of stocks and bonds, the various trading that is done and how profits and losses are accrued
Choices by Elaine Scott( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After football fever causes seventeen-year-old Beth to become an unwitting participant in the vandalism of a rival high school, her fight for her civil rights brings her both disillusionment and a recognition of new loyalties
Adoption by Elaine Scott( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various aspects of adoption, as well as some facts about genes and heredity
Movie magic : behind the scenes with special effects by Elaine Scott( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the world of special effects in films, including special props, optical illusions, atmospheric effects, live-action, and other filming techniques
 
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When is a planet not a planet? : the story of Pluto
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All about sleep from A to ZZZZSpace, stars, and the beginning of time : what the Hubble telescope sawAdventure in space : the flight to fix the HubblePoles apart : why penguins and polar bears will never be neighborsMars and the search for lifeClose encounters : exploring the universe with the Hubble Space TelescopeFriends!Twins!
Alternative Names
스콧, 일레인 1940

스콧, 일에인 1940-

スコット, エレイン

Languages
English (89)