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Sunburst Communications (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,368 works in 2,340 publications in 2 languages and 17,593 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Action and adventure fiction  Paranormal fiction  Historical fiction  Sea stories  Folklore  Cricket stories  Educational films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PZ7.P273, FIC
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Publications about Sunburst Communications (Firm)
Publications by Sunburst Communications (Firm)
Most widely held works about Sunburst Communications (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Sunburst Communications (Firm)
Sounder by William H Armstrong( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Black sharecropping family face and overcome hardships and injustice
The slave dancer : a novel by Paula Fox( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Kidnapped by the crew of an Africa-bound ship, a thirteen-year-old boy discovers to his horror that he is on a slaver and his job is to play music for the exercise periods of the human cargo
Call it courage by Armstrong Sperry( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Based on a Polynesian legend, this is the story of a youth who overcomes his fear of the sea and proves his courage to himself and his tribe
The witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )
2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Kit Tyler must leave behind shimmering Caribbean islands to join the stern Puritan community of her relatives. She soon feels caged, until she meets the old woman known as the Witch of Blackbird Pond. But when their friendship is discovered, Kit herself is accused of witchcraft!
The great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Watch out world! The Great Gilly Hopkins is looking for a home. She's a foster kid who's been angry, lonely, and hurting for so long that's she's always ready for a fight. Be on the lookout for her best barracuda smile, the one she saves for well-meaning social workers. Watch out for her most fearful look, a cross between Dracula and Godzilla, used especially to scare shy foster brothers. Don't be fooled by her "Who me?" expression, guaranteed to trick foster parents, teachers, and anyone who gets in her way. It's Gilly Hopkins vs. the world! And so far, Gilly seems to be winning. But what she doesn't realize is that every time she wins, she really loses, until she discovers a love as formidable as any enemy she's ever known
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell( Book )
4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Records the courage and self-reliance of an Indian girl who lived alone for eighteen years on an isolated island off the California coast when her tribe emigrated and she was left behind
My side of the mountain by Jean Craighead George( Book )
2 editions published between 1959 and 1975 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Diary of a young boy living close to nature
The cricket in Times Square by George Selden( Book )
2 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a country cricket who unintentionally arrives in New York and is befriended by Tucker Mouse and Harry Cat
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm
All about anger ( visu )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Four true-to-life scenarios help children identify and understand their angry feelings and provides them with simple techniques for dealing with anger
Getting better at getting along : conflict resolution ( visu )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Three true-to-life scenarios suggest simple techniques for conflict resolution in and out of school
Don't pick on me ( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
This two part video-based program identifies the basic underlying dynamics of teasing and harassment and provides the basis for generating discussion regarding such behavior
I blew it! : learning from failure ( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
This program shows young people how to turn failure around and use what they learn from it to achieve success. Provides a step-by-step process to help viewers re-evaluate goals and replace feelings of helplessness with a sense of control
A to zap! ( file )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Provides 26 interactive activities that develop early learning skills in letter and word recognition, number, shape and color identification, and matching and memory
Real people : teens who choose abstinence ( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Teenagers who have chosen a policy of abstinence from sexual intercourse discuss the reasons for their decision and some of the ways that this choice has affected their lives
When dating turns dangerous ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
"[Video] uses the story of two young people caught up in a highly romantic but progressively abusive relationship to uncover the typical pattern of dating abuse."--Page 3
Type to learn ( file )
26 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 79 libraries worldwide
An effective typing program designed to build typing skills that reinforce accuracy first, then speed. The lessons automatically adjust to meet the changing needs of your child. Also includes a full-featured word processor so your children can practice their new typing skills
Nutrition and exercise ( visu )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Alerts students to the importance of exercise and rest in establidhing a wellness lifestyle. While physical fitness is the most obvious benefit, viewers also learn that exercise in combination with its counterbalance - enough rest - has the added advantage of helping to relieve some of the stress of daily living
Say no and mean it ( visu )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Four true-to-life scenarios suggest simple techniques for saying no which children can use to act in their own best interest
We can work it out : conflict resolution ( visu )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Introduces young children to the concept of resolving conflicts with their peers by talking and reasoning rather than fighting. Vignettes depict children in various conflict situations. For each situation, the children learn the importance of verbalizing their feelings and trying to understand the other child's point of view, ending with a nonviolent resolution of the conflict. Shows how asking questions, listening, and thinking of ways to do things differently can provide satisfying solutions. For grades K-2
 
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English (68)
Spanish (1)
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