WorldCat Identities

Woog, Adam 1953-

Overview
Works: 129 works in 267 publications in 1 language and 24,757 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E756, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Adam Woog
The 1900s by Adam Woog( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the political, economic, and cultural life of the United States in the first decade of the twentieth century, including daily life, labor relations, the conservation movement, and transportation
YouTube by Adam Woog( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes the invention and development of YouTube. Includes glossary, websites, and bibliography for further reading"--Provided by publisher
Bill Gates by Adam Woog( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Bill Gates including his childhood, his early work in computers, the founding of Microsoft and the expansion of the company, his private life, and future prospects
Harry Houdini by Adam Woog( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and career of the famous magician and escape artist
Steven Spielberg by Adam Woog( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the public and private lives of Steven Spielberg, who has combined popular storytelling with artistic creativity to become hailed as the most successful film director in the world
The history of rock and roll by Adam Woog( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history and evolution of rock music from the early days of rock and roll through the present day
The Beatles by Adam Woog( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the cultural significance, influence, and legacy of the English pop group
Godzilla by Adam Woog( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the creation of Godzilla, his popularity, and his preservation. Fulfills the standards: "Apply knowledge of language, media, and genre to create, critique, and discuss print and nonprint texts" from the English Language Arts Standards for Elementary School
Roosevelt and the New Deal by Adam Woog( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the policies and programs developed by Franklin Roosevelt to lead the country out of the Depression
What makes me a Catholic? by Adam Woog( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Catholicism, including how Catholicism began, what Catholics believe, how they practice their faith, and what holidays they celebrate
Bigfoot by Adam Woog( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the stories of these humanlike creatures that have never been caught or in any way proven to exist
Elvis Presley by Adam Woog( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life of Elvis Presley and his contribution to popular music
Magicians and illusionists by Adam Woog( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the lives of eight famous magicians, including Robert-Houdin, Herrman the Great, Kellar, Harry Houdini, Jasper Maskelyne, David Copperfield, and Penn and Teller
Suicide by Adam Woog( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the social phenomenon of suicide, its causes, primary victims, and prevention
The bionic hand by Adam Woog( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores the development and creation of the i-LIMB which is the first commercially available bionic hand"--Provided by publisher
The mummy by Adam Woog( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the existence of mummies both real and fictional
The whale by Adam Woog( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of various species of whale, how they have become endangered, and what is being done to protect them from extinction
What makes me a Jew? by Adam Woog( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the beliefs and practices of Judaism
The history of gospel music by Adam Woog( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of gospel music
Jesse James by Adam Woog( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the outlaw who, with his brother Frank, led a gang of bank and train robbers from the late 1860's through the 1870's
 
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The 1900s
Languages
English (47)

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YouTubeBill GatesHarry HoudiniSteven SpielbergThe history of rock and rollThe BeatlesGodzillaRoosevelt and the New Deal