Johnston, Joe 1950-
Most widely held works by Joe Johnston
Hidalgo ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,612 libraries worldwide
In the 1890's Frank T. Hopkins, a former U.S. Cavalry dispatch rider who is haunted by memories of what he saw at the battle of Wounded Knee, and his mustang Hidalgo, are performing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billed as the greatest horse and rider the West has ever known. This leads them to be invited to run in the 3,000 mile endurance race across the Middle Eastern desert, the Ocean of Fire, by one of the leading Arabian Sheiks. The race soon becomes not only a matter of pride and honor for Frank, but a race for his very survival as he and his horse attempt the impossible.
Honey, I shrunk the kids ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
An absent-minded inventor, working on a shrinking machine, accidentally shrinks his kids down to 1/4 inch in height! When they are tossed out with the trash they have to make their way home through a backyard that has become a jungle.
Jumanji ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1,179 libraries worldwide
When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically tranported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting and recently orphaned children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces in this imaginative adventure that combines breathtaking special effects with an enchanting mixture of comedy, magic and thrills.--summary adapted from container.
The wolfman ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
Lawrence Talbot is lured back to his family estate to investigate the savage murder of his brother by a bloodthirsty beast. There, Talbot must confront his childhood demons, his estranged father, his brother's grieving fiancee, and a suspicious Scotland Yard inspector. When Talbot is bitten by the creature, he becomes eternally cursed and soon discovers a fate far worse than death.
Jumanji ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,067 libraries worldwide
When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces.
October sky ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,017 libraries worldwide
The true story of Homer Hickam Jr., a high school student in rural West Virginia, who seemed destined to repeat his father's harsh life in the coal mines, until he turned his attention to the skies.
The Pagemaster ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
A tale of adventure and fantasy, which sends a young boy into the pages of the world's greatest stories. Seeking refuge from a storm, timid Richard Tyler enters an empty library only to be swept away into the magical animated world of The Pagemaster, where legendary characters from literary classics come alive. Guided by a trio of talking books--Adventure, Fantasy and Horror--Richard must conquer his greatest fears before he can find his way home.
October sky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 773 libraries worldwide
The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.
Return of the Jedi by James Kahn ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the Emperor.
The Rocketeer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
"The discovery of a top-secret jetpack hurls test pilot Cliff Secord into a daring adventure of mystery, suspense and intrigue! Cliff encounters an assortment of ruthless villains, led by a Hollywood screen star who's a secret Nazi spy. With the help of his actress girlfriend, the young pilot battles enormous odds to defeat his foes, who are anxious to use the device in an evil plan to rule the world! The dangerous mission transforms the ordinary young man into an extraordinary hero!"--Container.
The adventures of Teebo : a tale of magic and suspense by Joe Johnston ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Teebo the daydreaming Ewok finds the peace of his village destroyed when Vulgarr the Dulok reports that Teebo's sister Malani has been stolen by the giant Grudakk.
Race to danger by Stephanie Calmenson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Young Indiana Jones and his girlfriend, daughter of Tom Swift creator Edward Stratemeyer, are visiting the laboratories of Thomas A. Edison when top secret plans for an electric car are stolen.
Return of the Jedi sketchbook by Joe Johnston ( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
The Star wars sketchbook by Joe Johnston ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
The Empire strikes back sketchbook by Joe Johnston ( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
A collection of sketches by two designers, used by model makers to build characters, vehicles, and buildings for the movie, "The Empire Strikes Back."
Jurassic Park III ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and French and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Eight years after the InGen incident, Dr. Grant is happy with his life far from any dinosaurs other than the fossilized ones. Unfortunately, he is extremely short in research money, and therefore accepts an offer from a wealthy businessman.
Jurassic Park. Jurassic Park III, [Disc 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Anxious to find funding for his new theory research on velociraptor intelligence, renowned paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant is persuaded by wealthy adventurer Paul Kirby and his wife Amanda to accompany them on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna. This infamous island was once InGen's site B and has become both a primordial breeding ground for John Hammond's magnificent creations and a magnet for thrill-seekers eager to encounter them. When a tragic accident maroons the party of seven, Grant discovers the true reason his deceptive hosts have invited him along. In their perilous attempt to escape, the dwindling group encounters terrifying new creatures undisclosed by InGen, and Grant is forced to learn the dreadful implications of his raptor intelligence theory firsthand.
Jumanji ; Zathura ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Rocketeer ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 6 libraries worldwide
An adventurous young pilot discovers a rocketpack that turns him into the Rocketeer, and then must fight off bad guys who want the pack for a weapon.
Chérie, j'ai rétréci les gosses ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Rick Moranis, es un científico que trabaja en su casa en un proyecto para encoger las cosas. Un accidente hará que sus hijos y los de los vecinos queden reducidos de tamaño.
Action and adventure films Action and adventure films Aerospace engineers Animated films Arabian horse Biographical films Board games Books and reading Children Closed captioning Comedy films Drama Egypt--Eastern Desert Endurance riding (Horsemanship) Families Fantasy films Fathers Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film remakes Films Films--for the hearing impaired Games Hickam, Homer H.,--1943- Hopkins, Frank T Horror films Illustrations Inventors Johnston, Joe,--1950- Jungles Juvenile works Libraries Missing children Mustang New Hampshire Orphans Personal propulsion units Play Rocketry Rockets (Aeronautics) Science fiction Survival United States Van Allsburg, Chris Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Werewolf films Werewolves West Virginia
Johnson, Joe, 1950-
Johnston, Joseph, 1950-
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