WorldCat Identities

Rooney, Anne

Overview
Works: 523 works in 1,295 publications in 6 languages and 30,293 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  History  Miscellanea  Trivia and miscellanea  Popular works  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Translator, Other, Adapter
Classifications: PR1260, 822.051
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anne Rooney
The story of mathematics : from creating the pyramids to exploring infinity by Anne Rooney( )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long ago, the earliest human civilizations discovered the strange and fascinating quality of particular numbers and wove them into their superstitions and religions. Numbers have entranced people ever since. This book tells the story of mankind through mathematics from cave dwelling to modern life
Earthquake! by Anne Rooney( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how and where earthquakes happen, the destruction they cause, and how scientists try to predict where they will happen next
Tsunami! by Anne Rooney( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how earthquakes and volcanoes cause deadly waves, the devastation they inflict on communities and the environment, and why they are so difficult to predict
You wouldn't want to live without antibiotics! by Anne Rooney( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe how antibiotics were developed and what methods were used to fight infections and disease before antibiotics were available
You wouldn't want to live without vaccinations! by Anne Rooney( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sticking sharp needles into small children doesn't sound like a nice thing to do -- but sometimes you have to 'be cruel to be kind.' Since the 18th century, vaccinations have saved millions of people from deadly diseases. In the future, as new techniques are invented, we might even be able to give vaccines without that needle"--Back cover
Is our climate changing? by Anne Rooney( )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A basic look at how our planet is getting warmer and what some of the causes may be
Volcano by Anne Rooney( Book )

17 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how volcanoes are created and describes each stage of a volcanic eruption. Features photographs, eyewitness accounts, and fact boxes. Covers famous volcanoes such as Pompeii, Vesuvius, Krakatuau, and Pelee
Hurricane! by Anne Rooney( )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series looks at natural disasters, why they happen and their impact on people and landscapes. What are the fastest winds recorded in a hurricane? What is a super-typhoon? Why do hurricane hunters chase after hurricanes? Hurricane! describes how and where hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons happen. It looks at how they form at sea and the destruction they can cause they strike land. The book contains several case studies, including the typhoon that hit Bangladesh in 1970, killing up to 500,000 people
You wouldn't want to live without gravity! by Anne Rooney( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the principles of gravity, discussing the effect that gravity has on the Earth and on the human body and the consequences when gravity is either increased or decreased
Aerospace engineering and the principles of flight by Anne Rooney( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how flight works, looks at the history of human attempts at flight, and describes the different roles and responsibilities of aerospace engineers
Bullying by Anne Rooney( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers common teen questions about bullying, including information on depression, friendship, hazing, homosexuality, getting help, and the use of technology in bullying
Everyman, and medieval miracle plays by A. C Cawley( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 1999 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miracle Plays were a popular form of entertainment throughout the Middle Ages, and part of the poetic and dramatic tradition on which Shakespeare drew. Apart from "Everyman," and the exceprt representing Cornish drama, the plays in this volume are biblical pageants which are ultimately derived from the Latin liturgical plays of the medieval Church, most of which are Corpus Christi pageants or guild papgeants-- short plays acted by the trade guilds as episodes of the whole Corpus Christi cycle
Computers : faster, smaller, and smarter by Anne Rooney( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how computers are used in today's society and how some of these computers and software work
You wouldn't want to live without insects! by Anne Rooney( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how many insects are beneficial to humans
A math journey through the human body by Anne Rooney( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fun pictograms and infographics about the human body make learning about math topics such as bar charts, percentages, averages and fractions easy and fun. In this book, readers go on an amazing mission inside the human body and use their mathematical skills to check their diet, test their strength, and chart their growth. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--
Audio engineering and the science of soundwaves by Anne Rooney( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how the work of audio engineers combines the science of sound with the engineering design process, including how these engineers find solutions to audio challenges
A math journey through space by Anne Rooney( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fun pictograms and infographics about space make learning about math topics such as angles, decimals, and probability easy and fun. In this book, readers are in control of a space mission through the Solar System and use their mathematical skills to navigate past comets, dodge asteroids, and land on the surface of Mars! Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--
A math journey through planet Earth by Anne Rooney( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fun pictograms and infographics about planet Earth make learning about math topics such as volume, scale diagrams, division, and number lines easy and fun. In this book, readers go on a mission to protect threatened areas around the world and use their mathematical skills to measure geysers, protect forests, and check on glaciers. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills."--
Optical engineering and the science of light by Anne Rooney( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how optical engineers combine the study of light and vision with the engineering design process to create world-changing instruments and technologies, including how these engineers define problems, find solutions, and build and test models
Computer science and IT : investigating a cyber attack by Anne Rooney( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the science and technology concepts used by cyber attack investigators, including information on hackers, identity theft, firewalls, computer forensics, and data recovery
 
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Alternative Names
Rooney, Anne Elizabeth.

Rooney, Anne Elizabeth 1959-

루니, 앤

ルーニー, アン

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