The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book

The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book

From the Tyrannosaurus rex to the Stegosaurus, the guide profiles numerous species, chronicling their time on earth and exploring their roles in archaeological expeditions and museums today.

Author: Patricia Barnes-Svarney

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 9781578593262

Category: Nature

Page: 288

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Featuring more than 600 questions about dinosaurs—such as What dinosaurs are thought to have evolved into birds? Did dinosaurs travel in herds? and Where and what is the Dinosaur Freeway?—this fun-filled fact-book provides a wealth of information on the lives and habits of these astonishing creatures. From the Tyrannosaurus rex to the Stegosaurus, the guide profiles numerous species, chronicling their time on earth and exploring their roles in archaeological expeditions and museums today. Delightful and intriguing, this comprehensive record includes the debates still surrounding the origins and fate of these creatures that dominated the earth for millions of years but seemed to disappear in the blink of an eye.
Categories: Nature

The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book

The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book

The mighty dinosaurs were the dominant life form on earth for millions of years .
But catastrophe awaited . In what amounts to a geological blink of an eye , the
dinosaurs disappeared . The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book examines the
mystery ...

Author: Thomas E. Svarney

Publisher:

ISBN: 0760757658

Category: Dinosaurs

Page: 493

View: 518

Categories: Dinosaurs

The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book

The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book

Provides answers to over six hundred frequently-asked questions such as "What were the largest dinosaurs known in the Jurassic period?" and "Were any dinosaurs warm-blooded?"

Author: Patricia L. Barnes-Svarney

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 9781578592180

Category: Nature

Page: 274

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Provides answers to over six hundred frequently-asked questions such as "What were the largest dinosaurs known in the Jurassic period?" and "Were any dinosaurs warm-blooded?"
Categories: Nature

The Handy Biology Answer Book

The Handy Biology Answer Book

The Handy Biology Answer Book has clear, concise answers to questions on everything from genetics to the anatomy of cells to the emotional life of elephants, and from the environment and ecology to human biology and evolution.

Author: Patricia Barnes-Svarney

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 9781578595259

Category: Science

Page: 496

View: 954

Gene Therapy. DNA Profiling. Cloning. Stem Cells. Super Bugs. Botany. Zoology. Sex. The study of life and living organisms is ancient, broad, and ongoing. The thoroughly revised and completely updated second edition of The Handy Biology Answer Book examines, explains, and traces mankind’s understanding of this important topic. From the newsworthy to the practical and from the medical to the historical, this entertaining and informative book brings the complexity of life into focus through the well-researched answers to nearly 1,300 common biology questions, including … • What is social Darwinism? • Is IQ genetically controlled? • Do animals commit murder? • How did DNA help “discover” King Richard III? • Is obesity inherited? The Handy Biology Answer Book covers all aspects of human, animal, plant, and microbial biology. It also introduces the scientists behind the breathtaking advances, tracing scientific history and milestones. It explains the inner workings of cells, as well as bacteria, viruses, fungi, plant and animal characteristics and diversity, endangered plants and animals, evolution, adaption and the environment, DNA and chromosomes, genetics and genetic engineering, laboratory techniques, and much more. This handy reference is the go-to guide for students and the more learned alike. It’s for anyone interested in life!
Categories: Science

The Handy Ocean Answer Book

The Handy Ocean Answer Book

This easy-to-use, comprehensive resource on ocean behavior and myth answers 1,000 questions about such topics as ancient oceans and early life, ocean-air interactions, El Nino, currents, hurricanes, the gulf stream, and much more. 150 ...

Author: Thomas E. Svarney

Publisher: Omnigraphics

ISBN: 0780807251

Category: Reference

Page: 616

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This easy-to-use, comprehensive resource on ocean behavior and myth answers 1,000 questions about such topics as ancient oceans and early life, ocean-air interactions, El Nino, currents, hurricanes, the gulf stream, and much more. 150 photos, including 16-page color insert.
Categories: Reference

The Handy Science Answer Book

The Handy Science Answer Book

Gathers information about physics, chemistry, space, the earth sciences, biology, medicine, transportation, and communication

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: 0787610135

Category: Science

Page: 580

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Gathers information about physics, chemistry, space, the earth sciences, biology, medicine, transportation, and communication
Categories: Science

The Handy Anatomy Answer Book

The Handy Anatomy Answer Book

What is an artificial joint? Can humans use organs from other animals for transplants? A glossary and index are included, along with nearly 120 color illustrations, detailed medical charts and photographs help supplement the text.

Author: Patricia Barnes-Svarney

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 9781578595891

Category: Science

Page: 386

View: 292

We all have one. The human body. But do we really know all of its parts and how they work? The Handy Anatomy Answer Book is the key to unlocking this door to a wondrous world. Covering all the major body systems—integumentary (skin, hair, etc.), skeletal, muscular, nervous, sensory, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive, and, for good measure, adds chapters on growth and development and how science can help and augment the body—it follows the fascinating maze of organ systems and shows how much the body does routinely just to let you move, breathe, eat, and fight off disease. This handy reference helps make the language of anatomy—as well as physiology and pathology—more understandable and less intimidating. Fascinating trivia, plus serious facts, combine to answer over 1,200 questions about the human body, including What is Gray’s Anatomy? What does it mean to have 20/20 vision? Why is blood sticky? How does exercise affect the heart? What is “gluten intolerance”? Is urine always yellow in color? What are the seven warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease? What is a reflex? How much sleep does an individual need? Can humans use organs from other animals for transplants?
Categories: Science

The Handy Dinosaur Gk Book

The Handy Dinosaur Gk Book

The Handy Countries of the World GK Book answers the most intriguing questions that apply to today s world.

Author: Thomas E. Svarney

Publisher:

ISBN: 8179924602

Category:

Page: 258

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The Handy Countries of the World GK Book answers the most intriguing questions that apply to today s world. It covers all the trivia physical features and resources, history, people, countries and cities and also includes key geographic, political, an
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The Handy Geology Answer Book

The Handy Geology Answer Book

The award-winning science writers deliver captivating reading and easy understanding of the complexities that shape our planet as they answer nearly 1,000 of the most-often-asked questions. 125 photos, maps & charts.

Author: Patricia L. Barnes-Svarney

Publisher: Omnigraphics Incorporated

ISBN: UOM:49015003166981

Category: Reference

Page: 491

View: 990

The award-winning science writers deliver captivating reading and easy understanding of the complexities that shape our planet as they answer nearly 1,000 of the most-often-asked questions. 125 photos, maps & charts.
Categories: Reference

The Handy History Answer Book

The Handy History Answer Book

This concise guide to all things historical presents 1,000 questions and answers that make sense of all the events and people that shaped history from prehistoric through modern times. 16-page color insert. 150 photos, illustrations & maps.

Author: Rebecca N. Ferguson

Publisher:

ISBN: 1578590809

Category: History

Page: 572

View: 429

This concise guide to all things historical presents 1,000 questions and answers that make sense of all the events and people that shaped history from prehistoric through modern times. 16-page color insert. 150 photos, illustrations & maps.
Categories: History

The Handy California Answer Book

The Handy California Answer Book

The Handy African American History Answer Book by Jessie Carnie Smith ISBN:
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Author: Kevin Hile

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 9781578596225

Category: History

Page: 400

View: 268

California is the country's most populous state. The home of the entertainment industry and silicon valley. It's known for its beaches, its redwood forests, and as the “land of fruit and nuts.” Its people, industries, politicians, climate, and allure captivates the world and draws millions of visitors each year. Exploring the state’s fascinating history, people, myths, culture, and trivia, The Handy California Answer Book takes an in-depth look look at this fascinating, quirky, and diverse state. Learn about the original Indigenous peoples, the Spanish explorers, the independence from Spain, the secession from Mexico, the Gold Rush, the building of the Los Angeles Aqueducts, the earthquakes, the water shortages, and much, much more. Tour landmarks, learn about famous sons and daughters, the sports teams, and the unique character of the state through a combination of facts, stats, and history, as well as the unusual and quirky. This comprehensive guide to California answers more than 1,100 intriguing questions, including How did “Eureka!” become the state motto? Why is a grizzly bear on the state flag when no grizzlies exist in California? Was the coast of California ever attacked by pirates? How did Silicon Valley become a center for the high tech industry?
Categories: History

The Handy Boston Answer Book

The Handy Boston Answer Book

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978-1-57859-452-8 The Handy ... The Handy Communication Answer Book by
Lauren Sergy ISBN: 978-1-57859-587-7 The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book, 2nd
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Author: Samuel Willard Crompton

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 9781578596164

Category: History

Page: 432

View: 156

Whether it's called Beantown, The Olde Towne, Titletown, The Cradle of Liberty, The Athens of America, The Puritan City, The City on a Hill, or any of its other obscure or oft-repeated nicknames, Boston has a long and varied history. Its universities and hospitals lead the nation, and its sports teams, politicians, and colloquialisms continue to captivate. Exploring this city’s fascinating history, people, myths, culture, and trivia, The Handy Boston Answer Book takes an in-depth look at one of America's oldest major cities. Learn about the city’s founding by Puritan settlers, the Boston Massacre, the Great Fire, the opening of the T, the busing desegregation strife, the Big Dig, the local sports fanatics, ethnic enclaves, and the surrounding suburbs, notable sons and daughters, and more are all packed into this comprehensive guide to the city of Boston. Through facts, stats, and history, as well as the unusual and quirky, it answers 1,200 fascinating questions, including What cities and towns comprise the “Greater Boston” region? What do Samuel Adams, James Taylor, Benjamin Franklin, and Taylor Schilling have in common? Are “Tonics” and “Whoopie Pies” available at most “Spas”? What do the colored lights on top of the old Hancock signal?
Categories: History

The Handy Hockey Answer Book

The Handy Hockey Answer Book

The Handy African American History Answer Book by Jessie Carnie Smith ISBN:
978-1-57859-452-8 The Handy ... The Handy Civil War Answer Book by Samuel
Willard Crompton ISBN: 978-1-57859-476-4 The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book,
 ...

Author: Stan Fischler

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 9781578595679

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

View: 409

Stick handlers without helmets rushing goaltenders without masks on rinks lacking side boards gives way to a faster game with bigger players and overtime shootouts. The National Hockey League goes from a Canadian and regional sport to one that is watched by more fans throughout North America than ever. Hockey may have changed, but its essence and appeal remain. The Handy Hockey Answer Book, written by hockey historian, broadcaster, author and self-professed Hockey Maven, Stan Fischler, brings the game to life through exciting game action, vital stats, players, rules, and more. It traces the early spread of hockey, Lord Stanley's involvement, and the birth of the cup, then explains the rules, the equipment, strategies, and positioning, before following the ups and downs of the National Hockey League and its teams and players. From the traditions, all-time cup- and award-winners and record-breakers to the modern game, The Handy Hockey Answer Book answers more than 800 questions on the game, greats, goals, and growing popularity of hockey, including … Where does hockey come from? What was the Stanley Cup first called? Where did the name “Patrick Division” come from and why are the Patrick brothers important? When was six-man hockey invented and who was its creator? What is a “Zamboni” and after whom was it named? What was the Gretzky Rule? How did the hockey puck develop its present shape? Which is the oldest current NHL team? Why is the term “Original Six” a misnomer? Which Hall of Famer trained on champagne? Who holds the Montreal Canadien’s franchise record for career goals? Who centered Gordie Howe and Ted Lindsey on Detroit’s legendary “Production Line.” Which team was the first to come back from being down 3-0 in a series. Who played right wing on a line with Phil Esposito for the Bruins in the late 60s and 70s? Who was the first European player to lead the league in scoring? What NHL team won and loss the Stanley Cup on the same day? Which hockey player was supposed to be “kidnapped” as part of a scheme to increase attendance at New York Rangers games? Did an NHL club ever play all its “home” games of the Stanley Cup finals on the road? A glossary of terms and a bibliography for further reading round out this helpful primer on the sport.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

The Handy Space Answer Book

The Handy Space Answer Book

Many links in the food chain , from tiny plankton in the ocean all the way up to the
dinosaurs , became extinct . There are many theories as to what caused this to
occur , but the most popular is that the Earth was struck by a giant asteroid or ...

Author: Phillis Engelbert

Publisher:

ISBN: 157859085X

Category: Astronomy

Page: 576

View: 302

Traces the development of space technology from primitive Mayan instruments to the X-ray telescopes of today.
Categories: Astronomy

The Handy Texas Answer Book

The Handy Texas Answer Book

This informative book also includes a helpful bibliography and an extensive index, adding to its usefulness.

Author: James L. Haley

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 9781578596829

Category: History

Page: 416

View: 331

A fascinating and fun look at the Lone Star State’s history, culture, and people Texas is the country's second-largest state by size and population. It has a unique and varied history, having been ruled by a succession of nations—from which the term “six flags over Texas” sprang—before becoming an independent republic. From its traditional oil, cattle, and cotton industries to the modern energy, electronics, computer, aerospace, and biomedical industries, Texas has become an economic powerhouse. It’s known for its low taxes, diverse population, thriving universities, and art scenes. Exploring the state’s fascinating history, people, myths, culture, and trivia, The Handy Texas Answer Book takes an in-depth look at this fascinating and diverse state with the bigger-than-life personality. Learn about the original Indigenous peoples, the Spanish, French, and Mexican colonizations, the independence from Mexico, the ties to the Confederacy and United States, devastating hurricanes, football culture, fast-growing cities and urban sprawl, food, attitude, and much, much more. Tour landmarks from the Alamo and cattle ranches to the Rio Grande and the state capital. Learn about famous sons and daughters, including Lyndon Johnson, Sam Houston, Howard Hughes, Janis Joplin, and Renée Zellweger. Sports (both college and professional) are illuminated. The government, parks, and cultural institutions are all packed into this comprehensive guide to the state of Texas. Find answers to more than 850 questions, including: • What is the origin of “Howdy?” • Where in Texas can you find all three kinds of dinosaur tracks in one place? • Where can gold be found in Texas? • How did we come to have “Dr. Pepper”? • Is it true that Texas’s annexation to the United States was never really legal? • How did Texas women get to vote a year before women in the rest of the United States? • What Texan became the most-decorated soldier in World War II? • Is it true that the only Texas governor to die in office expired in the arms of his mistress? • How did Texas transform from solidly Democratic to solidly Republican? • How did the discovery of Texas oil change the face of American business? • How did rodeos originate? • What was the University of Texas mascot before there was Bevo the Longhorn? • What was the slightly dishonest secret of UT’s early success in baseball? • What is so special about the television show Austin City Limits? • What are the “Marfa Lights”? • How many Texas convicts have been freed after proving their innocence with DNA? • What is the Cuero Turkey Trot? Illustrating the unique character of the state through a combination of facts, stats, and history, as well as the unusual and quirky, The Handy Texas Answer Book answers intriguing questions about people, places, events, government, and places of interest. This informative book also includes a helpful bibliography and an extensive index, adding to its usefulness.
Categories: History

The Handy Sports Answer Book

The Handy Sports Answer Book

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Author: Kevin Hillstrom

Publisher:

ISBN: 157859166X

Category:

Page: 546

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The Handy Garden Answer Book

The Handy Garden Answer Book

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Author: Karen Troshynski-Thomas

Publisher:

ISBN: 1578590671

Category: Gardening

Page: 377

View: 529

This book is filled with practical tips and techniques that will help you become a better gardener.
Categories: Gardening

The Handy Geography Answer Book

The Handy Geography Answer Book

Did an asteroid kill the dinosaurs ? Approximately 65 million years ago , a six -
mile - wide asteroid struck the Earth . This impact might have started a chain of
events that led to the extinction of about two - thirds of the Earth's species of
animals ...

Author: Matthew Todd Rosenberg

Publisher:

ISBN: 0760757666

Category: Geography

Page: 462

View: 220

Categories: Geography

School Library Journal

School Library Journal

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ISBN: PSU:000061913967

Category: Children's libraries

Page:

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Categories: Children's libraries

American Paleontologist

American Paleontologist

The event also featured a book signing by natural history writers and PRI
volunteers , Patricia Barnes - Svarney and Thomas Svarney . They signed two of
their titles : The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book and The Handy Ocean Answer
Book .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105028759871

Category: Paleontology

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Categories: Paleontology