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Krauss, Ronnie

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Most widely held works by Ronnie Krauss
The magic school bus going batty : a book about bats by Nancy E Krulik( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. Frizzle and her class explore the work of bats
The magic school bus goes to seed by Ronnie Krauss( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Class's garden is going to be featured on the cover of Plant it! magazine. But Phoebe's garden plot is glaringly empty. The class is off to Phoebe's old school to find a plant
Take a look, it's in a book : how television is made at Reading rainbow by Ronnie Krauss( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the television program "Reading Rainbow" and how it is made, from the selection of books featured to the addition of sound effects and music after shooting has been completed
The magic school bus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric schoolteacher takes her class on wonderous educational field trips with the help of a magical schoolbus
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host LeVar discovers a mysterious and fascinating world of nocturnal animals, and explores the not-so-silent world of slumber and dreams. Presents a reading of the book Stellaluna about a fruit bat who is raised as a bird after falling into a birds nest
Rechenka's eggs( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural and crafted eggs are the subject of this program hosted by LeVar Burton. The Russian story of "Rechenka's eggs" by Patricia Polacco is read, the viewer visits the author, who decorates an egg using the Ukranian art of pysanky, and 3 other books are introduced, including "The talking eggs" by Robert D. San Souci, "Stefan & Olga" by Betsy Day, and "I made it myself" by Sabine Lohf
The Magic school bus : creepy, crawly fun!( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kids are all ears as they explore the musical mysteries of sound during a spooky trip Inside the Haunted House! Next, things really start going batty when a lesson about nocturnal creatures convinces Ralphie that Ms. Frizzle is a vampire! Finally, the kids are zapped into a monster movie, where they discover the ingenious hunting skills of spiders as Scholastic's The Magic School Bus spins a web!
The wall by LeVar Burton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the moving story of The wall, host LeVar Burton visits the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington, D.C. Viewers meet Maya Lin, the talented young architect who designed this amazing monument. A look at Mount Rushmore and a mural dedicated to Louis Armstrong expands the concept of walls as a way to pay tribute to those who have gone before. Three books are also reviewed: "Tillie and the wall" by Leo Lionni, "All those secrets of the world" by Jane Yolen, and "My grandson, Lew" by Charlotte Zolotow
Mrs. Katz and Tush( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of relationships that transcend age and cultural differences leads to the reading of "Mrs. Katz and Tush" by Patricia Polacco. LeVar's relationship with his "bubbie" shows another example
The magic school bus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the city (topic: city critters): Tim thinks the zoo is the only place in the city wild animals can survive. To test this theory Ms. Frizzle turns the class into critters!
The magic school bus under construction( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric schoolteacher takes her class on wonderous educational field trips with the help of a magical schoolbus
The magic school bus "Getting energized"( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting energized (topic: energy): The class is ready to plug in their "double trouble wheel of wonder" at the carnval when they discover all the outlets are taken
The life cycle of the honeybee( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara Feldon reads the featured book, The Lifecycle of the honeybee, by Paula Z. Hogan. This book illustrates how bees make honey. Host LeVar Burton visits a beekeeper and examines a beehive close up. Viewers will learn how honey is extracted from combs and how important the queen bee is to a well-organized hive. Featured book reviews are 'The Reason for a flower, ' written by Ruth Heller, 'The Lady and the spider, ' written by Faith McNulty, and 'Going buggy, ' written by Peter and Connie Roop
A Passover Seder( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the highlights of a Seder and incorporates some of Wiesel's special memories and poetic interpretations
Goes to seed( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. Frizzle shrinks the bus to the size of a ladybug, and the class is off to explore the natural habitats of the animal kingdom in combination with the plant kingdom
Seashore surprises( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how waves, sand, and pebbles form at the seashore and describes the animals, plants, and shells that can be found on the beach when the tide goes out. Other segments: Suprises on the shore: LeVar shows how the shoreline is constantly changed by the wind, sun, and sea. He explores an island beach and finds seaweed, coral, waves, and animals that live inside shells ; Surprises in the sea: red mangrove trees and the animals that live in them on the non-beach side of the island are explored
The shaman's apprentice( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the book, Kamanya believes in the shaman's wisdom about the healing properties of plants found in the Amazon rain forest and hopes one day to be a healer for his people. LeVar Burton and Mark Plotkin then visit the Tirio people, and learn about traditional medicines, customs, and crafts. The real-life Kamanya then shows them his world in the Amazon
Bread is for eating( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Bread is for eating, the love and hard work that goes into making a loaf of bread, from seeds to supermarket. Levar tries his hand at breadmaking and discusses the history of this very basic food
Is this a house for Hermit Crab?( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LeVar builds a house for his favorite flying friends in his own backyard
Two old potatoes and me( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl and her father grow numerous potaotes from two rotten, sprouted potaotes. Host Levar Burton talks about composting and also looks at other ways items are recycled
 
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