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Nunn, Laura Silverstein

Overview
Works: 140 works in 353 publications in 1 language and 48,159 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Laura Silverstein Nunn
Photosynthesis by Alvin Silverstein( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains photosynthesis, the process responsible for providing the material and energy for all living things, and discusses such related issues as respiration, the carbon cycle, acid rain, and the greenhouse effect
Plate tectonics by Alvin Silverstein( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses plate tectonics, the theory that the surface of the earth is always moving, and the connection of this phenomenon to earthquakes and volcanoes
Symbiosis by Alvin Silverstein( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the three kinds of symbiosis: mutualism, commensalism, and parasitism and describes examples of these relationships
The Florida panther by Alvin Silverstein( )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of the Florida panther as well as the efforts being made to save it from extinction
Food chains by Alvin Silverstein( )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains various components of a food chain and discusses the concepts of food webs, umbrella species, biogeochemical cycles, and more
The grizzly bear by Alvin Silverstein( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of the grizzly bear, its decline in numbers due to human population growth and activities, and the efforts being made to maintain its population
The mustang by Alvin Silverstein( )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the habits and habitats of wild mustangs and the efforts being made to save these horses from extinction
The California condor by Alvin Silverstein( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of the California condor, its decline in numbers due to human population growth and activities, and the efforts being made to maintain its population
Energy by Alvin Silverstein( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the sources and uses of different types of energy, both natural and man-made, including electrical, magnetic, light, heat, sould, and nuclear energy
Cells by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed presentation of the structure and function of different types of cells and of research into developing technologies such as cloning and the use of stem cells
Snakes and such by Alvin Silverstein( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the positive and negative aspects of keeping such creatures as boas and pythons, chameleons, iguanas, turtles, frogs, and salamanders as pets
A pet or not? by Alvin Silverstein( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the pros and cons of owning exotic pets such as armadillos, llamas, monkeys, potbellied pigs, and sugar gliders, and offers advice on their care, feeding, and emotional support
Evolution by Alvin Silverstein( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses early theories of evolution, the work of Darwin, fossil and other evidence, and the effects of evolution on us and the future
Weather and climate by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the changes in the atmosphere that produce various weather phenomena and how weather patterns over a period of time determine the climates of the Earth's various regions
Asthma by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses what asthma is, the causes, and the remedies for asthma attacks
Clocks and rhythms by Alvin Silverstein( )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the concepts of time and biological cycles, including the phases of the moon, the internal clocks of plants and animals, seasonal rhythms, and the aging process
Smelling and tasting by Alvin Silverstein( )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the sense of smell and taste and the artificial devices people use to enhance them
Touching and feeling by Alvin Silverstein( )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on touching and feeling, including how technology is advancing by developing artificial means of these senses
Seeing by Alvin Silverstein( )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the intricacies of being able to see and the artificial devices that are sometimes used to enhance vision
Tooth decay and cavities by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

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

Describes the structure and function of teeth and discusses how cavities form and how to prevent them
 
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Symbiosis
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Plate tectonicsSymbiosisThe Florida pantherFood chainsThe grizzly bearThe mustangThe California condorEnergy
Alternative Names
Nunn, Laura S.

Silverstein Nunn, Laura

Languages
English (72)