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Nunn, Laura Silverstein

Overview
Works: 156 works in 411 publications in 1 language and 44,927 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Laura Silverstein Nunn
Plate tectonics by Alvin Silverstein( )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,453 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
Photosynthesis by Alvin Silverstein( )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,443 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
Symbiosis by Alvin Silverstein( )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,295 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( )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,241 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 1,198 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( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,171 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( )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,120 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( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,101 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( )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 921 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 915 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
Cells by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 838 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
Weather and climate by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 805 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
Evolution by Alvin Silverstein( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 769 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
Clocks and rhythms by Alvin Silverstein( )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 716 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
Asthma by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the structure and function of DNA and discusses current relevant scientific research
Tooth decay and cavities by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the structure and function of teeth and discusses how cavities form and how to prevent them
Smelling and tasting by Alvin Silverstein( )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the sense of smell and taste and the artificial devices people use to enhance them
Lyme disease by Alvin Silverstein( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book introduces Lyme disease, its symptoms, history, the tick that carries it, prevention, & treatments. Keep current on the latest advances in health and the life sciences with this authoritative series that frankly and openly answers the questions students ask most. Resources for further information encourage students to find out more on their own, and the comprehensive glossary clarifies unfamiliar terms
 
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PhotosynthesisSymbiosisThe Florida pantherFood chainsThe grizzly bearThe mustangThe California condorEnergy
Alternative Names
Silverstein Nunn, Laura

Languages
English (96)