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American School Publishers

Overview
Works: 351 works in 450 publications in 2 languages and 3,581 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Motion pictures  Drama  Animated television programs  Children's television programs  Biography  Children's films  Film adaptations  Animated films 
Classifications: PN1995,
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Publications about American School Publishers
Publications by American School Publishers
Most widely held works by American School Publishers
Talking eggs by Robert D San Souci( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in Spanish and English and held by 97 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( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 83 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 ( visu )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 81 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( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 78 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( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 76 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 74 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( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 65 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems describing the characteristics and activities of a variety of insects
Meet Leo Lionni ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 54 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 Dancing skeleton ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 53 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 ( visu )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 52 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
Mildred D. Taylor ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 52 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 Columbus controversy challenging how history is written ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Examines the legacy of Christopher Columbus from historical and revisionist perspectives
Dangerous songs censors, rock and the First Amendment ( visu )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 45 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 43 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( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
A young boy dreams of daring adventures in the company of imaginary creatures inspired by the things surrounding his bed
Putting ethics to work ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 39 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
Heckedy Peg ( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
A mother saves her seven children from Heckedy Peg, a witch who has changed them into different kinds of food
Meet Marc Brown ( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 38 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
Date rape violence between friends ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Examines societal factors which lead to date rape, and presents strategies for prevention of date rape
 
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English (36)
Spanish (2)
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