WorldCat Identities

Thomas, Ron 1947-

Overview
Works: 303 works in 551 publications in 1 language and 11,484 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  History 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: GV859.8, 796.72
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ron Thomas
 
Most widely held works by Ron Thomas
Skateboarding by Joe Herran( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explanations of basic moves such as ollies to more complex maneuvers such as fakie tailstalls are included in this action-packed title. Readers will discover how competitions are judged and review the accomplishments of one of the sport's top skaters, Tony Hawk
BMX riding by Joe Herran( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces BMX, or bicycle motocross, riding, discussing the history of the sport, the needed equipment, safety issues, techniques, and competitions
Formula One car racing by Joe Herran( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information about Formula One racing, including equipment specifications, rules and regulations, safety requirements, and the history of the sport
Snowboarding by Joe Herran( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From competing in downhill races to performing halfpipe tricks, this book captures all the excitement of snowboarding. Enjoy tips on gear, board maintenance, clothing, safety measures, and the elements judges look for in competitions
Getting into soccer by Ron Thomas( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how to play the game, the equipment needed, the various rules, positions of players, and skills required
Getting into basketball by Ron Thomas( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the basic skills and techniques required to play basketball, its history, and equipment required
In-line skating by Joe Herran( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses aspects of the sport of in-line skating, including equipment, safety rules, and skills and tricks
Getting into tennis by Ron Thomas( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step-by-step skills section with diagrams teaches reader about the various grips of tennis, the ready position, the serve, the ground strokes, the volley, the smash, the lob the drop shot, and the spin
Karting by Joe Herran( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of karting, skills and techniques needed, safety measures, competitions, and some top karting drivers
Getting into golf by Ron Thomas( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Learn about gripping the club, addressing the ball, selecting the clubs, and more--Getting into Golf has everything a novice needs to know. This title is available only in the U.S. and Canada."--Publisher's website
Getting into hockey by Ron Thomas( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step-by-step skills section with diagrams teaches readers about the grip, turning the stick, running with and without the ball, running with the stick, stopping and turning, receiving the ball, passing the ball, hitting the ball, shooting for goal, tackling, dribbling, and goal keeping
Motorcycle Grand Prix racing by Joe Herran( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an introduction to motorcycle Grand Prix racing, including safety, equipment, techniques, and how the sport has evolved
Getting into baseball by Ron Thomas( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step-by-step skills section with diagrams teaches readers about the grip, the stance, pitching, hitting, base stealing, and running
Gymnastics by Joe Herran( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about essential moves and more advanced techniques of this challenging sport
Surfing by Joe Herran( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book introduces the world of surfing, presenting information on the history, surfboards and gear, skills, and competitions of the sport
Skiing by Joe Herran( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the history of skiing, the gear used, basic skills and styles, safety measures, ski resorts, and some of the top skiers
Motocross by Joe Herran( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motocross races are fast, exciting events held on off-road tracks. Thrilling photos capture the action as riders take on whoops, jumps, and gullies
Equestrian sports by Joe Herran( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history, equipment, techniques, and safety aspects of equestrian sports, including jumping, dressage, vaulting, and reining, plus short biographies of top riders and a time line
The Macmillan children's encyclopedia of the Olympic Games by Ron Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Into books : 101 literature activities for the classroom by Ron Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture story and fiction books, poetry, nursery rhymes, fables, short stories and folktales are used to enrich children's experience of literature of all types
 
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