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ABC Wide World of Learning (Firm)

Overview
Works: 155 works in 275 publications in 1 language and 702 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Interviews  Fiction  Exhibition catalogs 
Classifications: RC552.B84, 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 78 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 54 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 forties ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses archival photographs, sound recordings, and film footage to explore world events, sports, life-styles, and scientific achievements of the 1950's
Focus on the thirties ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 27 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 Artist was a woman women artists, 1550-1950 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and held by 26 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. Looks at the works of Rosa Bonheur, Mary Cassatt and Georgia O'Keeffe. Jane Alexander narrates and Germaine Green offers commentary
The Workplace hustle ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 25 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
Stress a personal challenge ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 23 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
The Trouble with Miss Switch ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 20 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
Focus on the last hundred years ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 18 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 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the story of the U.S. Olympic hockey team's victory at the 1980 Winter Olympics. Demonstrates the importance of motivation in any area of achievement
The Ghost of Thomas Kempe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mischief-loving ghost makes a young boy his unwilling apprentice in a series of pranks
Men under siege life with the modern woman ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 12 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
The Ghost of Thomas Kempe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mischief-loving ghost makes a young boy his unwilling apprentice in a series of pranks
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
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 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
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
Mayday! Mayday! ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After their airplane crashes, two young people must find their way down a mountain to bring help to the survivors
Born drunk ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses causes, characteristics and prevention of the fetal alcohol syndrome. Shows babies and children who were born with physical abnormalities and mental handicaps as a result of alcohol consumed by their mothers during pregnancy. Emphasizes that the fetal alcohol syndrome is a preventable birth defect
The Contest kid strikes again ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy with a proclivity for winning contests uses his unusual prize to set up an egg business in his friend's backyard and therby incurs the neighbors' wrath
 
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