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American School Publishers

Overview
Works: 344 works in 444 publications in 1 language and 3,963 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Interviews 
Classifications: PZ7.V266, 398.2
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Publications about American School Publishers
Publications by American School Publishers
Most widely held works by American School Publishers
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen( visu )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 119 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
Cynthia Rylant ( visu )
5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 101 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 by Robert D San Souci( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 100 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 95 libraries worldwide
Grandpa demonstrates for his visiting grandchildren some of the songs, dances, and jokes he performed when he was a vaudeville entertainer
The Polar express by Chris Van Allsburg( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 87 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 85 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 74 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 72 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 63 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
Mildred D. Taylor ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 60 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 60 libraries worldwide
Examines the legacy of Christopher Columbus from historical and revisionist perspectives
The Dancing skeleton ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 57 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
Follow the drinking gourd ( visu )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
By following the directions in a song, "The Drinking Gourd," taught them by an old sailor named Peg Leg Joe, runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada
Dangerous songs censors, rock and the First Amendment ( visu )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 50 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 49 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
Putting ethics to work ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 49 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
How your creative brain works ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 48 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
Free fall by David Wiesner( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
A young boy dreams of daring adventures in the company of imaginary creatures inspired by the things surrounding his bed
Laura Ingalls Wilder ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 45 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
Abstract expressionism ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Traces the development of abstract expressionism
 
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