WorldCat Identities

Krauss, Ronnie

Overview
Works: 87 works in 149 publications in 2 languages and 9,572 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Children's films  Children's television programs  Reviews  Motion pictures  Software  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Producer
Classifications: QL737.C5, 599.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ronnie Krauss
Scholastic's The magic school bus going batty : a book about bats by Nancy E Krulik( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,268 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 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The class's garden is to be featured in a magazine, but one of the plots is empty. Ms. Frizzle shrinks the bus to the size of a ladybug, and the class is off and flying to find a plant for it
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 549 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 busasaurus( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. Frizzle's class learns about dinosaurs while visiting a dig site
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother
The magic school bus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric schoolteacher takes her class on wonderous educational field trips with the help of a magical schoolbus
Rechenka's eggs( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 382 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. Also included is an experiment to show the strength of an egg and students watch many animals hatch from eggs. Three 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 330 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 Eve Bunting( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 259 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 235 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 200 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 194 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 magic school bus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under construction (topic: structures): Two inches tall and trapped in a bathroom, the kids must use what they've learned about structures to escape
The Legend of the Indian paintbrush and the life cycle of the honeybee( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 191 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 186 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 185 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
The shaman's apprentice( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 158 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
Seashore surprises( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 150 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
Bread is for eating( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 147 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
Silent lotus( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reading of the book, "Silent lotus" by Jeanne M. Lee about a little deaf girl who can communicate with her world through dance. Host LeVar Burton introduces viewers to the world of non-verbal communication and even tries his hand at sign language. Additional books reviewed: "The handmade alphabet" by Laura Rankin ; "Hand rhymes" collected and illustrated by Marc Brown ; "Amy : the story of a deaf child" by Lou Ann Walker
 
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Scholastic's The magic school bus going batty : a book about bats
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The magic school bus goes to seedTake a look, it's in a book : how television is made at Reading rainbowStellalunaMrs. Katz and Tush