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Grolier Educational (Firm)

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Works: 423 works in 573 publications in 1 language and 43,507 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Popular works  Encyclopedias  History  Biography  Dictionaries 
Classifications: Q162, 500
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Most widely held works about Grolier Educational (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Grolier Educational (Firm)
Lands and peoples( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never in history has there been so crucial a need for people of the world to know one another. Modern technological advances in transportation and communication have made all people neighbors. The distances that kept people apart in the past are swiftly vanishing. With the turn of a dial or the touch of a button, events and people thousands of miles away come into our awareness with immediacy and impact. We see or hear, almost as if we were indeed participants, a devastating tidal wave in Asia, an earthquake in Peru, a student demonstration in Paris, a tense political meeting in Addis Ababa. The inescapable truth is that each one of us is a citizen of an immense and complex community: the world
The new book of popular science( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains current, in-depth information in over a dozen areas of science and technology as well as associated science activities
Flags of the world( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts flags of all the countries in the world. Includes locator maps, fact boxes, descriptions, and a summary of flag sources, colors, and iconography
Diseases( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabetically arranged articles present medical information on more than 400 diseases, discussing sources, symptoms, stages of the disease, its likelihood of striking, treatments, prevention, and long-term effects
Biomes of the world by Michael Allaby( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In nine volumes, explores each of the earth's major ecological regions, defining important features, animals, and environmental issues
Ireland by Lorien Kite( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the festivals and holidays of Ireland and how the songs, foods, and traditions associated with these celebrations reflect the culture of the people
Japan by Susan Dawson( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the festivals of this Asian country, showing how celebrations such as the Doll Festival, cherry blossom celebrations, and Children's Day with their songs, foods, and activities express the customs and beliefs of the people
Israel by Tessa Paul( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the customs and beliefs connected to some of the special occasions celebrated in Israel, including Rosh Hashana, Tu Bishvat, Purim, and Sukkot. Includes recipes and related activities
Italy by Tim Cooke( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the customs and beliefs connected to some of the special occasions celebrated in Italy, including Christmas and Easter, Raduno, Festa dei Morti, and the Olive Festival. Includes recipes and related activities
Russia by Tessa Paul( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the customs and beliefs connected to some of the special occasions celebrated in Russia, including the Festival of Winter, Women's Day, and Victory Day. Includes recipes and related activities
Korea by Ellen (editor) Dupont( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the festivals of Korea and how they reflect the underlying culture and traditions of that country
Brazil by Charles Phillips( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the festivals of this South American country showing how the celebrations with their songs, foods, and activities express the customs and beliefs of the people
Mexico by Susie Dawson( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the customs and beliefs connected to some of the special occasions celebrated in Mexico, including Holy Week, Independence Day, the Day of the Dead, Saints' Days, and Huichol festivals. Includes recipes and related activities
Peru by Charles Phillips( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the festivals of this South American country and how its songs, recipes, and traditions reflect the culture of the people
The Grolier library of World War I( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the causes of World War I, the battles and strategy involved, and the aftermath in chronological format
Ancient civilizations( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A multi-volume encyclopedia with alphabetically arranged topics relating to ancient civilizations and the discovery of famous archaeological sites
Colonial America( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the people, places and events of Colonial America
The Grolier library of science biographies( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short biographies of famous scientists and mathematicians with relatively simple explanantions of the work each contributed to science
Sweden( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the customs and beliefs connected to some of the special occasions celebrated in Sweden, including Easter, Midsommar, and Nationaldag. Includes recipes and related activities
Spain( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the customs and beliefs connected to some of the special occasions celebrated in Spain, including Semana Santa, April Fair, and the Festival of the Great Fire. Includes recipes and related activities
 
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