WorldCat Identities

Siy, Alexandra

Overview
Works: 22 works in 43 publications in 2 languages and 9,997 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Picture books  Fiction  History  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QL536, 595.772
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Most widely held works by Alexandra Siy
Mosquito bite by Alexandra Siy( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A game of hide-and-seek forms the backdrop of a mosquito's life cycle. Micrographs show details of the mosquito and what she sees as she searches
Cars on Mars : roving the red planet by Alexandra Siy( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the course of NASA's Mars Exploration Rovers Mission. Learn how scientists determined that there was once water on Mars and how they resolved problems with the rovers in order to prolong the mission
Sneeze! by Alexandra Siy( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the causes of sneezing
One tractor : a counting book by Alexandra Siy( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While one tractor sits on the grass, out of gas, increasing numbers of other vehicles, from two airplanes to ten bicycles, fill the backyard with adventure
Footprints on the moon by Alexandra Siy( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stunning photographs (many from NASA) bring to life all the drama, excitement, and adventure of our quest to know our bright neighbor in the sky. A time line of Moon history, recommended books and web sites are included
Bug shots : the good, the bad, and the bugly by Alexandra Siy( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bugs bite, drink blood, and rob food from gardens and fields. They can even kill plants, animals, and, occasionally, people. Is bugging a crime? Alexandra Siy compiles 'rap sheets' on several of the major categories of bugs and takes a very close look at some of the types of insects in an engaging text. The fascinating photo micrographs magnify insect parts from 10 to 300,000 times their actual sizes."--Amazon.com
Spidermania : friends on the web by Alexandra Siy( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debunking myths about spiders, this book takes an extremely close look at these intriguing creatures that have both fascinated and terrified humans
The Brazilian rain forest by Alexandra Siy( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the numerous plants and animals that live in the Brazilian rain forest and their ecological and economic importance
The Great Astrolabe Reef by Alexandra Siy( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses Fiji's Great Astrolabe Reef to show how coral reefs are formed, the diverse plants and animals found there, and threats to their existence. Includes related activities
The Waorani : people of the Ecuadoran rain forest by Alexandra Siy( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the culture and plight of the Waorani, an indigenous tribe of the Ecuadoran rain forest whose environment and way of life are threatened by the encroachment of the industrial world
The Eeyou : people of eastern James Bay by Alexandra Siy( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, language, and culture of the Eeyou, or Cree Indians, of eastern James Bay in northern Quebec and discusses how their way of life is threatened by hydroelectric projects
Ancient forests by Alexandra Siy( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life cycles of Douglas Firs in the Pacific Northwest as they relate to ecological issues such as species diversity and air and water filtration
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by Alexandra Siy( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the plant and animal life found in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on the Alaskan tundra
Hawaiian Islands by Alexandra Siy( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the plants and animals of Hawaii, discussing such elements as species diversity, endangered species, and conservation efforts
Native grasslands by Alexandra Siy( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the plant and animal life of the prairie grasslands of North America and how they are interdependent
The Efe : people of the Ituri Rain Forest by Alexandra Siy( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the culture and history of the Efe, a pygmy tribe living in the rain forests of equatorial Africa, and explains how their environment and way of life are threatened by the encroachment of the industrial world
The Penan : people of the Borneo jungle by Alexandra Siy( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What a song can do : 12 riffs on the power of music by Jennifer Armstrong( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a collection of twelve stories, by different authors, that celebrate the power of music. Includes works by Ron Koertge, Joseph Bruchac, Sarah Ellis, and Jennifer Armstrong
Voyager's greatest hits : the epic trek to interstellar space by Alexandra Siy( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief history and discussion of the planets and outer space objects encountered by spacecraft Voyager
¡Achís! : la ciencia que se esconde detrás de un estornudo by Alexandra Siy( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An in-depth and unconventional investigation into the sneezing reflex, which is also an excuse to explain how the nervous system works. Images taken with high-resolution electronic microscopes (blown-up to up to 222,220 times the original size!), showing the structures of sneezing agents, neurons, lungs, muscles and even tissue paper"--
 
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Cars on Mars : roving the red planetSneeze!One tractor : a counting bookFootprints on the moonBug shots : the good, the bad, and the buglyThe Brazilian rain forestThe Great Astrolabe ReefThe Waorani : people of the Ecuadoran rain forest