WorldCat Identities

Burby, Liza N.

Overview
Works: 35 works in 121 publications in 1 language and 18,976 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Biography  Biographies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E99.P9, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Liza N Burby
Mae Jemison : the first African American woman astronaut by Liza N Burby( )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly traces the life of the first African-American woman to go into space, from her childhood in Chicago through her education and work as a doctor to her historic flight
Kristi Yamaguchi, world-class ice skater by Liza N Burby( )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the life and achievements of the Olympic champion figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi
Elizabeth Blackwell : the first woman doctor by Liza N Burby( )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple presentation of the achievements of the woman who was the first to enter medical school, who established the first nursing school in the United States, who began medical colleges for women, and who made it possible for other women to become doctors
Jane Goodall : leading animal behaviorist by Liza N Burby( )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple presentation of the life of the zoologist who brought chimpanzee behavior to the attention of the world
Gabrielle Reece, star volleyball player by Liza N Burby( )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life and achievements of the award-winning professional volleyball star who also shines as a fashion model, basketball player, magazine writer, and television personality
Marie Curie : Nobel prize-winning physicist by Liza N Burby( )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life of Marie Curie, whose work in physics helped to change the world
Bonnie Blair, speed skater by Liza N Burby( )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the life and achievements of the Olympic speed skater Bonnie Blair
Monica Seles, champion tennis player by Liza N Burby( )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of the tennis star who became the youngest winner of a Grand Slam title in over 100 years, from her childhood in Yugoslavia through the traumatic attack during at a match in Germany in 1993 to her comeback in 1995
Rachel Carson : writer and environmentalist by Liza N Burby( )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple presentation of the life of the biologist whose writings initiated the environmental movement
Jackie Joyner-Kersee : record-breaking runner by Liza N Burby( )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the life and achievements of the record-breaking runner, Jackie Joyner-Kersee
A day in the life of a nurse by Liza N Burby( )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the varied tasks and responsibilities of a nurse in an obstetrician's office
A day in the life of a librarian by Liza N Burby( )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a typical work day for a public librarian as he answers reference questions, repairs microfilm readers, weeds the collections, and finds videos for patrons
A day in the life of a park ranger by Liza N Burby( )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the varied tasks and activities of a park ranger at a national park
A day in the life of a carpenter by Liza N Burby( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the work of a carpenter who makes and repairs furniture
A day in the life of a chef by Liza N Burby( )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the owner and chef at a restaurant as she goes about all the tasks that are necessary to prepare and serve good food
A day in the life of a mayor : featuring New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani by Liza N Burby( )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores a typical day in the work of the mayor of New York City, Rudolph Giuliani, describing many of the activities that make up his busy schedule
A day in the life of a sculptor by Liza N Burby( )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how a sculptor creates a metal seahorse
A day in the life of a professional golfer by Liza N Burby( )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a professional golfer through her daily activities as she instructs a student, talks to players at a country club, and prepares for a tournament
The Pueblo Indians by Liza N Burby( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composed of many individual tribes, including the Tewa and Taos, the Pueblos have lived for close to 1,000 years primarily in present-day Arizona and New Mexico, but also as far away as Colorado and Utah. When Spanish explorers arrived in the area in the early 1500s, they were impressed by the Pueblo's skilled farming and elaborate adobe villages
Tornadoes by Liza N Burby( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the storms sometimes known as twisters, including how and where they occur, the damage they can do, and some of the worst tornadoes in recorded history
 
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Marie Curie : Nobel prize-winning physicist
Covers
Kristi Yamaguchi, world-class ice skaterElizabeth Blackwell : the first woman doctorJane Goodall : leading animal behavioristGabrielle Reece, star volleyball playerMarie Curie : Nobel prize-winning physicistBonnie Blair, speed skaterMonica Seles, champion tennis playerRachel Carson : writer and environmentalist
Languages
English (78)