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Presnall, Judith Janda

Overview
Works: 29 works in 65 publications in 1 language and 6,382 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Picture books  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Judith Janda Presnall
Circuses : under the big top by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how circuses got their start and what is happening under the big top today
Animals that glow by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of insects and other animals that are bioluminescent, including fireflies, glowworms, and squids
The giant panda by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the forces pushing the giant panda toward extinction and the efforts being made to counter those forces
Police dogs by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles police and detector dogs, their training and abilities, their assets as crime fighters, their partnerships with their officer-handlers, and their off-duty activities
Guide dogs by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the breeding, training, and work done by guide dogs for the blind
Oprah Winfrey by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life of talk show host Oprah Winfrey, her early years, life in Baltimore and Chicago, the evolution of her television show, and her charity work
Rescue dogs by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the job of rescue dogs to include selection, preferred characteristics and breeds, training and abilities, rescue environments, partnerships with handlers, and support organizations
Mount Rushmore by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of unique national monument in the Black Hills of South Dakota, Mount Rushmore, discussing financial issues, government involvement, and the actual process of carving this memorial
Navy dolphins by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in Undetermined and English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the U.S. Navy's use of dolphins including dolphin behavior and training, tasks learned, participation in world conflicts, and the Navy's Marine Mammal Program
Horse therapists by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in Undetermined and English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the use of horseback riding as therapy for the physically and emotionally disabled
Rachel Carson by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography, in text and photographs, of the biologist whose book, Silent spring, changed the way people around the world think about the environment
Yukon : sled dog by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sled dogs must love to run. Sled dogs must be strong. Sled dogs must obey commands. Sled dogs must get along with teammates. Puppy Yukon is the only girl in her litter, and she's got high energy. Could she be a leader in the sled dog team? Trainer Roberta works with the puppies. Yukon is faster and smarter than her brothers. Roberta thinks Yukon can help lead the team! Yukon continues to train with her team for two long years. Is she finally ready to race?
Animal actors by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the use of animals in films and television, their training and care both on and off the set, and the American Humane Association's monitoring of their treatment
Artificial organs by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history and development of artificial body parts and their recent improvement through electronic technology
Life on Alcatraz by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the prison on Alcatraz Island, California, otherwise known as "The Rock," describing the cellhouse, the routine of prison life, inmates' leisure time, breaking prison rules, employee and family life, closing Alcatraz prison, and the island's future roles
Animal skeletons by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compares the skeletons of different kinds of animals, describing their various forms and functions and providing related activities for each chapter
Circus animals by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the use of performing animals in the circus, their training and care both in and out of the ring, and different organizations' monitoring of their treatment
Canine companions by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the job of service dogs to include selection, preferred characteristics and breeds, training and abilities, strength and agility, and support organizations
Capuchin monkey aides by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the monkey as an unusual helper companion, training and on the job
Rodeo animals by Judith Janda Presnall( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the varieties, training, safety, work, and retirement of rodeo animals, including horses, calves, steer, and goats
 
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