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Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco) 1962-

Overview
Works: 40 works in 128 publications in 1 language and 11,483 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  History  Novels  Picture books  Fiction  Guidebooks  Biographies  Illustrated works  Humor 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV1203, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nancy F Castaldo
Pizza for the queen by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 2,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1889 Napoli, Italy, Raffaele Esposito prepares a special pizza for the queen. Based on a true story. Includes a recipe. Raffaele makes the best pizza in all of Napoli. It is so good that even Queen Margherita herself has requested a taste. Raffaele scurries around town to collect the finest ingredients for his pizza, but what will he do when a sneaky cat eats his anchovies? Inspired by the colors of the Italian flag, Raffaele creates a new kind of pizza that delights not only the queen but generations of pizza lovers to come. Nancy Castaldo tells the story of the first pizza Margherita with beautiful acrylic paintings by Melisande Potter. Also included is a recipe for a delizioso pizza
The story of seeds : from Mendel's garden to your plate, and how there's more of less to eat around the world by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With the growth of genetically modified foods, the use of many seeds is dwindling--of 80,000 edible plants, only about 150 are being cultivated. With a global cast of men and women, scientists and laypeople, and photographic documentation, Nancy Castaldo chronicles where our food comes from, and more importantly, where it is going as she digs deeper into the importance of seeds in our world"--
Sniffer dogs : how dogs (and their noses) save the world by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Readers will discover how detection dogs are able to use their noses to find everything from people, both alive and dead, to explosives to ... whale poop. These working dogs work to please, work to play, and work for love."--
Beastly brains : exploring how animals talk, think, and feel by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this fascinating nonfiction account, author Nancy F. Castaldo reveals just what's going on inside the minds of animals, and through understanding animal intelligence we discover more about ourselves, including far more similarities than one might expect. Humans may have the biggest brains, but intelligence is not a quality exclusive to only us!"--
Back from the brink by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back from the Brink answers these questions and more as it delves into the threats to seven species, and the scientific and political efforts to coax them back from the brink of extinction. This rich, informational look at the problem of extinction has a hopeful tone: all of these animals' numbers are now on the rise
Rainy day play! : [explore, create, discover, pretend] by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore, create, discover, pretend
Deserts : an activity guide for ages 6-9 by Nancy F Castaldo( )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This activity guide introduces children to the wild and often misunderstood environment of the desert and the people and cultures that thrive in and around them. Information is included on all types of deserts--hot and dry, coastal, semiarid, and polar. Kids learn what defines a desert and the creative ways plants and animals have adapted to survive in harsh desert environments. Also discussed are urban sprawl and its effects on desert habitats and how children can help protect this delicate environment by conserving energy and reducing consumption of petroleum-based products. Engaging activities include drawing a petroglyph, making a coral snake bracelet, frying prickly pears, conducting a gerbil study, and making sand art
Rainforests : an activity guide for ages 6-9 by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides facts and activities that explore tropical and temperate ancient forests, discusses how individuals can help preserve them, and describes well-known and unfamiliar creatures of the rain forest
Sunny days & starry nights by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the outdoors and teaches about a variety of plants and animals with over sixty suggested activities
Winter day play! : activities, crafts, and games for indoors and out by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides dozens of ideas for winter activities in such categories as Fun and games, Winter critters, and Winter holidays and festivals
Mission: polar bear rescue : all about polar bears and how to save them by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shares stories and facts that reveal the real-life survival challenges that have caused polar bears to become endangered, and provides information about what kids can do to support conservation efforts
Oceans : an activity guide for ages 6-9 by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even kids that live far from water can have fun with this activity guide as they explore ocean habitats, carve a polar bear from soap, play echo games and learn about aquariums. Full-color illustrations
Ada Lovelace by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

4 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1833, Ada Lovelace met mathematician Charles Babbage, inventor of calculating machines. She went on to devise a way of inputting data into Babbage's Analytical Machine, and in doing so became the first ever computer programmer. ...Learn all about Ada Lovelace's fascinating life, including her famous father (celebrated poet Lord Byron), her talent for languages and mathematics, and her predictions for how computers could change our lives."--Amazon.com
River wild : an activity guide to North American rivers by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty games, activities, and experiments provide an introduction to learning about how rivers are formed, the water cycle, and the animals and habitats that exist along rivers
The Little Hands nature book by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the outdoors and teaches about a variety of plants and animals with over sixty suggested activities
The race around the world by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nellie Bly read Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, she had an amazing idea. What if she traveled around the world in real life, and did it in less than eighty days? In 1889, people doubted it could be done -- especially by a woman. But with one small bag and a sturdy coat, Nellie set out anyway. Soon the whole world was rooting for her. Could she make it back home in time?
This or that? even more wacky choices to reveal the hidden you by J. R Mortimer( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of either-or quizzes leads readers to such answers as their ideal career, the species of their inner animal, and their ideal place to live
School of dragons : greatest inventions by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The DreamWorks Dragons introduce young readers to the greatest inventions of all time, including transportation, clocks, communication, and more."--
Keeping our earth green : over 100 hands-on ways to help save the earth by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover how you can help stop global warming and reduce pollution"--Page 4 of cover
The farm that feeds us : a year in the life of an organic farm by Nancy F Castaldo( Book )

9 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Where does our food come from? What role do farms play? What's it like to be a farmer? In this charmingly illustrated book, follow a farm throughout the year to discover how the farmer grows fresh and tasty food for us to eat in a sustainable and natural way. Explore the workings of a small-scale, organic family farm and experience the rhythm of farm life. In the spring, visit the chicken coop, till the fields, and tour the farm machinery. When summer comes, plant corn, meet the pollinators, and head to the county fair. In the fall, make pies and preserves, harvest pumpkins, and put the fields to sleep. Winter activities include trimming and pruning the orchard, seed shopping, and baking bread. To conclude your year on the farm, learn what you can do to support the farmers who pick our carrots and raise the cows for our milk. A glossary defines key sustainable farming terms. Through this colorful and intimate look at life on a small-scale farm, children will learn not only how the farm feeds us, but how the farmer must feed and care for the farm"--Amazon
 
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Pizza for the queen
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Rainy day play! : [explore, create, discover, pretend]Deserts : an activity guide for ages 6-9Rainforests : an activity guide for ages 6-9Sunny days & starry nightsWinter day play! : activities, crafts, and games for indoors and outOceans : an activity guide for ages 6-9River wild : an activity guide to North American riversThe Little Hands nature bookKeeping our earth green : over 100 hands-on ways to help save the earth
Alternative Names
Castaldo, Nancy.

Castaldo, Nancy, 1962-

Castaldo, Nancy F.

Castaldo, Nancy Fusco.

Castaldo, Nancy Fusco 1962-

Fusco Castaldo, Nancy 1962-

キャスタルド, ナンシー・F.

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English (97)