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American School Publishers

Overview
Works: 362 works in 446 publications in 1 language and 3,688 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Motion pictures  Interviews  Animated television programs 
Classifications: PN1995, 791.43024
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Most widely held works by American School Publishers
Talking eggs by Robert D San Souci( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 90 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 )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 88 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
Cynthia Rylant( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 85 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
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 82 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 81 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 79 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 67 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 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems describing the characteristics and activities of a variety of insects
Meet Leo Lionni( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 57 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. Leo Lionni shown in his New York and Italian home, showing how he makes his books and discussing the three aspects of life he considers important, his art, nature, and kids
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
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
Mildred D. Taylor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 53 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
The Pigs' picnic( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 53 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
Dangerous songs censors, rock and the First Amendment( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 48 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
A Day in the life of Congress( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 44 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
Free fall by David Wiesner( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy dreams of daring adventures in the company of imaginary creatures inspired by the things surrounding his bed
How your creative brain works( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serves as an introduction to the study of creativity and reviews the current understanding of the way our two-sided brain works. By observing the creative process in action, we learn ways to trigger our own creativity
Putting ethics to work( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses current issues involving ethics at work. Part 1 examines the ethical behavior expected of individuals in the workplace, and includes a case study. Part 2 discusses the ethical standards of publicly charted corporations, and includes a series of case studies
Laura Ingalls Wilder( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 41 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
Meet Marc Brown( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 39 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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