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American School Publishers

Overview
Works: 329 works in 459 publications in 1 language and 3,379 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Drama  Fiction  Biography  Horror films  Animated television programs  Children's television programs  Romance films  Animated films 
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Most widely held works by American School Publishers
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the way to visit his father, thirteen-year-old Brian spends 45 days in the wilderness learning to survive after a plane crash; at first with only a hatchet his mother gave him as a going away gift and also learning to accept his parent's divorce
Cynthia Rylant( Visual )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 80 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
Song and dance man by Karen Ackerman( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 79 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
Champagne ; and, the talking eggs by Jerry Pinkney( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 79 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
The Polar express by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 70 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 65 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 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To demonstrate his ability to take care of a puppy, Arthur, the young aardvark, starts his own pet business. A comical adventure which provides a lesson in patience and responsibility
Joyful noise by Sun Ra( Visual )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems describing the characteristics and activities of a variety of insects
The Pigs' picnic by Keiko Kasza( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Pig, on his way to call on Miss Pig, allows his animal friends to persuade him to don various handsome pieces of their own bodies, with an alarming result
Meet Leo Lionni( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 50 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 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the legacy of Christopher Columbus from historical and revisionist perspectives
The Dancing skeleton by Cynthia C DeFelice( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 48 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 46 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 42 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 )

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
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
Freier Fall by David Wiesner( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy dreams of daring adventures in the company of imaginary creatures inspired by the things surrounding his bed
Henry and Mudge in the sparkle days( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the winter Henry and his big dog Mudge play in the snow, share a family Christmas Eve dinner, and gather around a crackling fire
Meet Marc Brown( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 35 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
Arnold Lobel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 35 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
 
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