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Johnston, Joe 1950-

Works: 141 works in 561 publications in 8 languages and 21,226 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Star Wars fiction  Illustrations  History  Young adult works  Art  Miscellanea 
Roles: Director, Producer, Illustrator, Film editor, Performer, Editor, Scenarist, dir, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Joe Johnston
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg ( Visual )
77 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,209 WorldCat member 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 by Homer H Hickam ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 2,781 WorldCat member 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
Captain America the first avenger by Joe Johnston ( Visual )
42 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
March, 1942. 90-pound weakling Steve Rogers doggedly attempts to enlist in the army, only to be repeatedly classified 4F. Rogers' determination and decency come to the attention of Dr. Abraham Erskine of the Strategic Scientific Reserve. Rogers is the first test subject for Erskine's super-soldier serum, which transforms him utterly. When the program is abruptly ended, Rogers becomes Captain America--touring America to sell war bonds. On a USO tour in Europe, Rogers steals the first opportunity to demonstrate his worth by tangling with Johann Schmidt, a.k.a. the Red Skull, head of Hydra, Hitler's occult research and development unit. Schmidt has discovered the tesseract cube, an enormously powerful relic of Norse mythology through which he seeks to conquer the world. Assisted by Colonel Chester Phillips, Peggy Carter, weapons contractor Howard Stark, childhood friend Bucky Barnes, and Dum Dum Doogan and his howling commandos, Steve Rogers becomes more than a propaganda tool, emerging as the true Captain America
Hidalgo by John Fusco ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,320 WorldCat member 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
Jurassic Park III by Sam Neill ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1000 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When renowned paleontologist Dr. Grant agrees to accompany a wealthy adventurer and his wife on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen's former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures, he has no idea that he was brought along for a totally different reason. When their plane crashes and they become stranded, they discover the island's native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than imagined
The Pagemaster by Joe Johnston ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of a mysterious librarian, a child is transported into an animated fantasy world where characters in books come to life
Honey, I shrunk the kids ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A preoccupied inventor accidentally shrinks his kids down to 1/4-inch tall and tosses them out in the trash can. The kids face incredible dangers as they try to make their way back home
The wolfman by Joe Johnston ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,251 WorldCat member 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
The rocketeer by Joe Johnston ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,092 WorldCat member 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
Return of the Jedi : the storybook based on the movie by James Kahn ( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and Dutch and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to defeat the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the Emperor
Jurassic Park adventure pack ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jurassic Park III: 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 the offer from a wealthy businessman. Originally issued in 2001
The adventures of Teebo : a tale of magic and suspense by Joe Johnston ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member 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 156 WorldCat member 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
Prolonging the magic by Cake (Musical group) ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jurassic Park ultimate trilogy by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jurassic Park: Scientists develop a means of bringing dinosaurs to life using DNA taken from dino' blood, which has been preserved inside insects encased in amber
Avionics for the pilot : an introduction to navigational and radio systems for aircraft by Joe Johnston ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Om navigations, landings og radiosystemer i moderne fly
Spring break adventure ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's 1916 and Indy finds that spies, submarines and Mexican revolutionaries make for one wild spring break. Indy and his girlfriend Nancy visit the laboratory of Thomas Edison and contend with dangerous German spies as they struggle to keep Edison's top secret new invention out of the hands of hostile enemy agents. To keep him from getting into more trouble, Indy is sent to visit his aunt in New Mexico, where he is kidnapped by Pancho Villa and swept into the Mexican Revolution
The Star wars sketchbook by Joe Johnston ( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Star Wars art : concept by Lucasfilm Ltd. ( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the evolution of conceptual design
Career planning for the 21st century by Donald H Blocher ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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English (297)
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Turkish (2)
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