Alvin Silverstein


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Many, many years ago, Alvin Silverstein and Virginia Silverstein worked together on a scientific research project at the University of Pennsylvania. Since then, the pair have published more than 160 books on science and health topics.

But the Silversteins do not just write books. Alvin Silverstein teaches biology at the College of Staten Island of the City University of New York. Virginia Silverstein translates scientific information from Russian into English.

Average rating: 4.01 · 513 ratings · 77 reviews · 230 distinct works
A World in a Drop of Water:...

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4.06 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 1969 — 6 editions
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Life in a Bucket of Soil

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4.59 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1972 — 5 editions
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Snot, Poop, Vomit, and More...

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3.58 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2010
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Poop Collectors, Armpit Sni...

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4.11 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2010
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Depression

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4.11 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1997
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Tornadoes: The Science Behi...

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3.50 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2009
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Pocket Pets

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3.67 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2000
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The ADHD Update: Understand...

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3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2008
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Hurricanes: The Science Beh...

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4.29 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2009
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Dung Beetles, Slugs, Leeche...

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