WorldCat Identities

Dineen, Jacqueline

Overview
Works: 195 works in 495 publications in 9 languages and 16,869 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: T15, 609
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Most widely held works by Jacqueline Dineen
Hurricanes and typhoons by Jacqueline Dineen( Book )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how tropical storms begin, how they move, and the destruction they can cause. The awesome display of power that is unleashed by many of the world's natural disasters has aroused both terror and curiosity for centuries. In this exciting series colorful illustrations, dramatic pictures, and clear, concise text introduce the reader to the history of these natural disasters, and look at their effects on the environment both in the past and today. In Hurricanes and Typhoons, find out how these tropical storms begin, how they move, and the enormous destruction they can cause
Volcanoes by Jacqueline Dineen( Book )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains volcanic activity, how it originates in the earth's core, and what happens when a volcano erupts. Surveys monitoring devices, documented eruptions, and the ecological effects. Studies the power and unpredictability of volcanic activity and describes some recent erruptions, including Mt. St. Helens
The skeleton and movement by Jacqueline Dineen( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the structure and function of the different parts of the human skeleton and how it is able to move with the aid of a system of muscles. Also discusses muscular and skeletal disorders and their treatment
The early inventions by Robert Ingpen( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the very first humans, living in caves and using stones as tools, to the cathedral builders of the Middle Ages, this book charts the extraordinary progress of humanity."
The lands of the Bible by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-discovers the ancient civilizations of ten important cities which were described in the Bible
Art and technology through the ages by Robert Ingpen( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From handprints on the walls of caves to masterpeices of the goldsmith's art and from the first alphabets to modern computers, this book charts the extraordinary development in arts, crafts, and communication."
Chocolate by Jacqueline Dineen( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the role of chocolate in history, where it comes from, and how it is processed and prepared for eating
Lions by Jacqueline Dineen( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the lion's physical features, habitat, life cycle, relationships with other animals, threats they face, and related facts
Elephants by Jacqueline Dineen( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the elephant's physical features, habitat, life cycle, relationships with other animals, threats they face, and related facts
The Mediterranean by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book leads a guided time-tour around the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, opening windows through time on life in these places
Grizzly bears by Jacqueline Dineen( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the grizzly bear's physical features, habitat, life cycle, relationships with other animals, threats they face, and related facts
The Aztecs by Jacqueline Dineen( Book )

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

Describes the history and customs of the Aztec civilization from its beginnings to its conquest by Spanish explorers. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The Romans by Jacqueline Dineen( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history and civilization of ancient Rome, including views of government, law, social life and customs, architecture, and religion
Statesmen who changed the world by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accounts of the major political acts from past and present, focusing on such figures as Simon Bolivar, Mahatma Gandhi, and Mikhail Gorbachev
The Greeks by Jacqueline Dineen( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the civilization of Ancient Greece, including information about its history, government, religion, family life, social structure, culture, and influence on the Western world
Frédéric Chopin by Jacqueline Dineen( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the great Polish-French composer who, when only fifteen years old, received a diamond ring for playing his own musical composition for the Tsar of Russia
Twenty inventors by Jacqueline Dineen( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and Thai and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty brief biographies of inventors
Feasts and festivals by Jacqueline Dineen( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the customs and rituals associated with many of the festivals, both religious and secular, celebrated around the world
The five senses by Jacqueline Dineen( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the functions, disorders, and care of the five senses
100 greatest archaeological discoveries by Jacqueline Dineen( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief presentations of one hundred famous archeological sites and discoveries, including dinosaurs, the first humans, early civilizations, ending with the wreck of the Amsterdam in 1750
 
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Art and technology through the ages
Alternative Names
Дайнин, Жаклин

ディニーン, ジャクリーン

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VolcanoesThe skeleton and movementThe lands of the BibleArt and technology through the agesChocolateLionsElephantsThe Mediterranean