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ABC Wide World of Learning (Firm)

Overview
Works: 151 works in 274 publications in 1 language and 739 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Interviews  Exhibition catalogs 
Classifications: N8354, 759
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Most widely held works by ABC Wide World of Learning (Firm)
The artist was a woman by Suzanne Bauman ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rediscovery of over 400 years of painting by women artists from the Renaissance to the midtwentieth century. Includes readings from the artists' personal writings and from those of their contemporaries
Bulimia ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Host Hugh Downs examines the dangers of the binge-eating disorder, bulimia, and its effects on victims through interviews with experts; recovered bulimics, including actress Jane Fonda; and the parents of bulimics. Shows scenes of group therapy for eating problems
Focus on the fifties ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses archival photographs, sound recordings, and film footage to explore world events, sports, life-styles, and scientific achievements of the 1950s
The Ghost of Thomas Kempe ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mischief-loving ghost makes a young boy his unwilling apprentice in a series of pranks. Based on the book of the same title by Penelope Lively
Focus on the thirties ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses archival photographs, sound recordings, and film footage to explore world events, sports, entertainment, life-styles, and scientific and technological advancements of the 1930s
The Workplace hustle ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the issue of sexual harassment of women in the workplace. Features Lin Farley, an expert on the topic, and actor Ed Asner
The Artist was a woman women artists, 1550-1950 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rediscovery of over 400 years of painting by women artists from the Renaissance to the midtwentieth century. Includes readings from the artists' personal writings and from those of their contemporaries
Stress a personal challenge ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Hans Selye, pioneer in stress research, and other leaders in this field define stress and discuss its causes, pointing out the positive aspects of stress while advising how to avoid its harmful effects. Emphasizes stress management as part of a regimen of mental and physical health
Focus on the last hundred years ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vivid account of the 20th century in America drawn from an array of archival sources
Do you believe in miracles? ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes how the U.S. Olympic hockey team won the gold medal in the 1980 Winter Olympics; includes film footage from the games and interviews with some of the players
Men under siege life with the modern woman ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of contemporary American men and how many are reacting to changes in women's roles on and off the job
Mayday! Mayday! ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After their airplane crashes, two young people must find their way down a mountain to bring help to the survivors
The Trouble with Miss Switch ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An animated story about two youngsters who face some bizare and terrifying experiences as they try to save their teacher, who is a witch, from being banished by the evil head witch
Ghosts of Cape Horn ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retraces the journey made by sailing ships during the days when it was necessary to travel 18,000 miles around Cape Horn in order to travel from the East Coast to the West Coast of the U.S
The Girl with E.S.P ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A twelve-year-old girl, who considers herself the only average member in a family of overachievers, suddenly develops psychic ability. When her accurate predictions fail to attract her family's attention, she confronts her parents and learns that she earns their love simply by being herself
The Trouble with Miss Switch ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An animated story about two youngsters who face some bizarre and terrifying experiences as they try to save their teacher, who is a witch, from being banished by the evil head witch
The pain of shyness ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the causes, consequences and methods to overcome shyness
Wellness lifestyle ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concept of wellness is presented as a total lifestyle, combining nutritional awareness, fitness, stress management, environmental sensitivity, and self-responsibility. Stages in planning a wellness system are described, using different age groups
The Winged colt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A former movie stuntman and his bookish nephew seem to have little in common until a winged colt enters their lives
Diet unto death--anorexia nervosa ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on the causes of the emotional disorder anorexia nervosa, which causes the patients, usually adolescent girls, to starve themselves to death. Includes interviews with four young women who speak frankly about their struggles to overcome the disorder. Also describes promising therapeutic techniques
 
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English (59)