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Masoff, Joy 1951-

Overview
Works: 43 works in 110 publications in 4 languages and 7,297 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  History  Pictorial works  Trivia and miscellanea  Anecdotes  Activity books  Biography  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Joy Masoff
Oh, yuck! : the encyclopedia of everything nasty by Joy Masoff( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical collection of articles about disgusting things, from acne, ants, and bacteria to worms, x-periments, and zits
Fire! by Joy Masoff( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the work done by fire fighters, including the equipment they use, the fires they fight, the rescues and investigations they perform, and the history and future of fire fighting
Colonial times, 1600-1700 by Joy Masoff( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-creates early American settlements by describing in words and pictures various aspects of the colonists' lives including work, food, clothing, shelter, religion, and relationships with Native Americans
American Revolution, 1700-1800 by Joy Masoff( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-creates the American colonies before, during, and after the American Revolution by describing in words and pictures various aspects of the colonists' lives, including work, food, clothing, shelter, religion, the events leading to the war, and life as a soldier
Oh, yikes! : history's grossest, wackiest moments by Joy Masoff( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates unusual facts of history. Discusses disposition of corpses, executions, and medicine
Emergency! by Joy Masoff( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses all aspects of emergency medicine including the medical personnel and equipment needed to successfully help the patient
Oh, ick! : 114 science experiments guaranteed to gross you out! by Joy Masoff( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kids love to be grossed out. And now the doyenne of disgusting, Joy Masoff, lets kids get their hands dirty--really dirty--with 114 interactive ick-speriments and ick-tivities that delve into the science behind everything disgusting. Its this A-Z compendium, kids can stage an Ooze Olympics to demonstrate viscosity. Observe how fungi grow by making a Mold Zoo"--
Snowboard! : your guide to freeriding, pipe & park, jibbing, backcountry, alpine, boardercross, and more by Joy Masoff( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different kinds of snowboarding--freeriding, in the pipe, jibbing, backcountry--and the techniques, equipment, and terminology involved
Everest : reaching for the sky by Joy Masoff( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title introduces readers to Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the first men to reach the peak of Mt. Everest. Illustrations. Difficult climbing conditions on Everest-rough terrain, cold temperatures, and high altitude-are explained. Various types of climbing equipment are discussed as well. Reaction to the conquest of Everest came from all around the world. Hillary and Norgay both used their fame to improve conditions for the people of Nepal
The African American story : the events that shaped our nation-- and the people who changed our lives by Joy Masoff( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of African Americans from colonial America to the present
We are all Americans : understanding diversity by Joy Masoff( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thoughtful, balanced, and timely book. The lively prose and vivid illustrations, capture the excitement of America's multicultural history in a way that is accessible and appealing to children
The boo boo book by Joy Masoff( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text and colorful illustrations with tactile patches describe and illustrate common minor injuries children suffer
The all better now book by Joy Masoff( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mali : land of gold & glory by Joy Masoff( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Mali, as seen through the eyes of a griot, a teller of stories and singer of history
Oh, yuck! : the encyclopedia of everything nasty by Joy Masoff( )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical collection of articles about disgusting things, from acne, ants, and bacteria to worms, x-periments, and zits
All better now by Joy Masoff( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beat the tummy ache blues, soothe scratchy sore throats, and cool nasty fevers with friendly advice found on every fun, interactive page"--Page 4 of cover
Snowboard : a totally cool guide to snowboarding by Joy Masoff( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Romanian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different kinds of snowboarding--freeriding, in the pipe, jibbing, backcountry--and the techniques, equipment, and terminology involved
Oh, Ick! : 117 Science Experiments Guaranteed to Gross You Out! by Joy Masoff( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oh yikes! history's grossest moments by Joy Masoff( )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History is chock full of characters and events that could turn your hair white. From rampaging pirates to raunchy monarchs, Oh Yikes! has thrilling stories to spare about history's wildest, scariest moments. Did you know the Aztecs performed many human sacrifices' And that's not all-did you know that Christopher Columbus didn't just discover the New World so that your local car dealer could have a major sale' He was actually looking for spices. Instead he ended up enslaving and killing the natives he met. And there's plenty more madness and mayhem to be found as you explore the samurai world of ancient Japan, pirates on the high seas, and perhaps history's most notorious womanizing monarch, Henry VIII. Joy Masoff, the author of the perennial best-seller Oh, Yuck!), engages young readers with subjects that undeniably appeal to them-the bizarre, the gross, and the just plain nasty. Acclaimed narrator Johnny Heller gleefully reads this humorous and informative collection of odd tales
Selections from Oh, yuck! : the encyclopedia of everything nasty by Joy Masoff( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical collection of articles about disgusting things, from acne, ants, and bacteria to worms, x-periments, and zits
 
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Oh, yuck! : the encyclopedia of everything nasty
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Joy Masoff American writer

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Fire!Colonial times, 1600-1700American Revolution, 1700-1800Oh, yikes! : history's grossest, wackiest momentsEmergency!Snowboard! : your guide to freeriding, pipe & park, jibbing, backcountry, alpine, boardercross, and moreEverest : reaching for the skyWe are all Americans : understanding diversity