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American School Publishers

Overview
Works: 363 works in 448 publications in 1 language and 3,501 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Film adaptations  Drama  Animated films  Christmas films  Short films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: PZ7.V266, E
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Most widely held works by American School Publishers
Cynthia Rylant( Visual )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an interview from her home in Kent, Ohio, noted children's book author Cynthia Rylant recalls her childhood experiences and describes how they have become the subjects of her novels and picture books
Talking eggs( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded
Song and dance man by Karen Ackerman( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandpa demonstrates for his visiting grandchildren some of the songs, dances, and jokes he performed when he was a vaudeville entertainer
Hatchet( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a plane crash, 13-year-old Brian spends 45 days in the wilderness, learning to survive--at first with only the aid of a hatchet given by his mother--and also learning to accept his parents' divorce
The Polar express by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
Meet Jack Prelutsky( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows children's author Jack Prelutsky, both performing and discussing how he creates his wacky poetry
Arthur's pet business by Marc Tolon Brown( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur's determination to prove he is responsible enough to have a puppy brings him a menagerie of animals to care for
Joyful noise( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems describing the characteristics and activities of a variety of insects
The Columbus controversy : challenging how history is written( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the legacy of Christopher Columbus from historical and revisionist perspectives
Meet Leo Lionni( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At nearly 50 years of age, Lionni began his career as an award winning children's book author and illustrator. This video portrays his lifelong fascination with nature and art
The Dancing skeleton( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ornery dead man refuses to stay in his coffin and causes a disturbance when the best fiddler in town comes to call on his widow
The Pigs' picnic( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Pig, on his way to call on Miss Pig, allows his animal friends to persuade him to do various handsome pieces of their own bodies, with an alarming result
Mildred D. Taylor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author discusses how important her family is to her stories and characters, and her desire to write about the strength and pride of Black families
Dangerous songs : censors, rock and the First Amendment( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nationwide controversy over today's music offers an excellent opportunity for students to explore the limits of constitutionally-protected free speech
Free fall by David Wiesner( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy dreams of daring adventures in the company of imaginary creatures inspired by the things surrounding his bed
A Day in the life of Congress( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The program follows Congressman Mike Synar through a typical working day on Capitol Hill. Viewers see how Congress functions behind the scenes - and why it sometimes doesn't
Henry and Mudge in the sparkle days by Cynthia Rylant( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the winter Henry and his big dog Mudge play in the snow, share a family Christmas dinner, and gather around a crackling winter fireplace
Laura Ingalls Wilder( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the Ingalls family's pioneer life and tells how, at the age of sixty, Laura Ingalls Wilder reflected on her childhood and began writing the Little House books
Arnold Lobel( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a visit to the Brooklyn home of author and artist Arnold Lobel, showing his needlework, drawing techniques, and a look at the work of artist's wife, Anita. A video adaptation of the filmstrip, shot on location in 1986
Meet Marc Brown( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits Marc Brown as he works at home, vacations on Martha's Vineyard, and talks with children at school. Explains how the author gets story ideas from people and events in his own life
 
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Languages
English (43)