WorldCat Identities

Young, Karen Romano

Overview
Works: 50 works in 126 publications in 1 language and 11,131 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Maps  History  Diary fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.Y8665, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Karen Romano Young
 
Most widely held works by Karen Romano Young
The Beetle and me : a love story by Karen Romano Young( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrounded by her busy extended family and their many cars, fifteen-year-old Daisy pursues her goal of single-handedly restoring the car of her dreams, the old purple Volkswagen Beetle from her childhood
Try this! : 50 fun experiments for the mad scientist in you by Karen Romano Young( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides background information and instructions for fifty science projects involving plants, insects, microbes, human behavior, animals, water, physics, machinery, and other topics, and suggests further ideas to pursue
Doodlebug : a novel in doodles by Karen Romano Young( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving is tough. But the hardest thing of all about the move that Doreen "Dodo" Bussey's family is making is that she suspects it might be because of her. Her mother gives Dodo a blank notebook, which she uses to chronicle the move and the first days in a new city
Small worlds : maps and mapmaking by Karen Romano Young( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kids will learn how maps are put together in layers like sandwiches, how to use a map to get oriented, and the use of hundreds of different kinds of maps
Hundred percent by Karen Romano Young( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christine Gouda, called Tink, and her best friend Jackie are entering sixth grade, and suddenly everything seems awkward and just plain wrong--boys are behaving differently, clothes do not fit the way they should, long term friendships suddenly seem tenuous, and most of all she needs a new nickname because "Tink" just does not fit anymore
Science fair winners : crime scene science : 20 projects and experiments about clues, crimes, criminals, and other mysterious things by Karen Romano Young( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime Scene Science puts you inside the head, and the toolbox, of modern-day experts in crime solving. Slip under the yellow crime-scene tape to conduct your own experiments. You'll soon be detecting, inspecting, and connecting the dots of forensic science. Investigate rates of human decomposition; find out what makes fingerprints unique; identify handwriting traits; and discover the secrets of paper fiber analysis. Each workshop includes suggestions on effective presentation at science fairs, taking experiments one step further, and using science vocabulary correctly
Stuck in the middle of middle school : a novel in doodles by Karen Romano Young( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doreen has vowed to make her new middle school work for her, but it is still a challenge given her ADHD, her younger sister is growing popularity, and tensions between her parents. Good thing Doreen has her doodle journal!
Bug science : 20 projects and experiments about arthropods : insects, arachnids, algae, worms, and other small creatures by Karen Romano Young( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It might be creepy, but entomology is one cool branch of science for kids! Bug Science is a funny, educational book filled with cool workshops that are ideal for science fairs. Sometimes it's all about the bugs, like an experiment to reroute ants. Sometimes it's about how we interact with bugs, like the workshop on spider phobias. You can even turn your friends into bug bait to see who has the sweetest skin. Bug Science is peppered with sidebars from entomologists and is sure to inspire a new appreciation for the buggy world we live in
Across the wide ocean by Karen Romano Young( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the world's last uncharted frontier, most things are on the move--often a long move. Using maps and charts, oceanography and navigational tools, intrepid explorers and researchers have followed the ocean's pathways and created some of their own"--Front jacket flap
Experiments to do on your family : 20 projects and experiments about sisters, brothers, parents, pets, and the rest of the gang by Karen Romano Young( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twenty science experiments involving families, including determining whether birth order is linked to height, studying family favoritism, and training siblings to resolve conflicts
Cobwebs by Karen Romano Young( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Nancy enjoys the colorful ethnic mix of her heritage in several different Brooklyn households, not suspecting how very strange that heritage is
Junkyard science : 20 projects and experiments about junk, garbage, waste, things we don't need anymore, and ways to recycle or reuse it -- or lose it by Karen Romano Young( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pull on your gloves and experience the science of trashology! It's all about the stuff that's thrown away: analyzing the waste produced by your school's cafeteria, understanding the decomposition rates of garbage bags, comparing the cost effectiveness of one-use batteries versus rechargeables
Space junk : the dangers of polluting earth's orbit by Karen Romano Young( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book examines the proliferation of space debris in outer space and discusses methods of retrieving and disposing of the material."--
Mission : sea turtle rescue : all about sea turtles and how to save them by Karen Romano Young( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True adventure stories, photography, and hands-on activities combine in an introduction to the sea turtle and the ongoing efforts of conservationists to protect the species
Please come to my party by Karen Romano Young( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations depict the good manners and courteous behavior use in a variety of everyday situations
Guinness record breakers by Karen Romano Young( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A up-to-date reference book for record breakers of all types
Ready, set, read and write by Marlene Barron( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video by Karen Romano Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mean Janine" turns out to be a complicated person, as Eric discovers during his spring term assignment to observe a classmate and record his observations, an assignment that changes both of them in unexpected ways
Outside in by Karen Romano Young( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1968, as the Vietnam War continues and violence erupts throughout America, twelve-year-old Cherie tries to understand the changing nature of her relationship with the two teenage brothers across the street, as well as other aspects of her unpredictable world
Arctic investigations : exploring the frozen ocean by Karen Romano Young( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines past and present scientific study of the Arctic, describing what life is like for scientists staying there and explaining how and what they study
 
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Doodlebug : a novel in doodlesSmall worlds : maps and mapmakingScience fair winners : crime scene science : 20 projects and experiments about clues, crimes, criminals, and other mysterious thingsBug science : 20 projects and experiments about arthropods : insects, arachnids, algae, worms, and other small creaturesAcross the wide oceanExperiments to do on your family : 20 projects and experiments about sisters, brothers, parents, pets, and the rest of the gangCobwebsJunkyard science : 20 projects and experiments about junk, garbage, waste, things we don't need anymore, and ways to recycle or reuse it -- or lose it