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McCally, John

Overview
Works: 93 works in 138 publications in 1 language and 4,335 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Biography  Legends  Film adaptations  Folklore  Educational films  Science films  Drama 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author
Classifications: JK1759, 398.2
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Publications about John McCally
Publications by John McCally
Most widely held works by John McCally
Follow the drinking gourd a story of the Underground Railroad ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 772 libraries worldwide
A cartoon story based on the traditional American folksong that recounts the compelling adventures of one family's escape from slavery via the Underground Railroad
American citizenship ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
Explores the in and outs of what it means to be an American citizen. Discover what it is to be a good citizen and discover the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Learn how to become involved as citizens especially through the right to vote. The history of suffrage is explored
A history of the presidency ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
The presidency is the most important position in the American government. Who the presidents were and what they did says a lot about the American government as a whole. Explore the presidency and learn where the President lives and what the job entails. Discover what it takes to become President
The song of Sacajawea ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Laura Dern tells the story of the young Native American woman who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition. Iconographic format
Stormalong ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
"John Candy tells the hilarious story of old Captain Stormalong, the saltiest sailor to ever sail the seven seas...the tallest, fishiest tall-tale any landlubber ever heard without getting wet."--Container
The Bremen Town musicians ( visu )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
In this spirited tale from the Brothers Grimm, four animals begin new lives as musicians and unwittingly disband a company of robbers along the way
The five Chinese brothers ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Five brothers who each possess an amazing physical gift conspire to outwit the cruel Emperor, who forced thousands into slavery to build the Great Wall of China
A Gingerbread Christmas ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
At Santa's request the Prince and Princess of Gingerbread embark on a mission to bring Christmas back to Gloomsbury
Photosynthesis ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Find out what makes plants so unique by studying the chemical process of photosynthesis. The amazing method of producing food and oxygen from sunlight
Prehistoric planet the complete dino dynasty ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
An all-new presentation of the BBC's award-winning Walking with dinosaurs. Travel back in time 220 million years and come face to face with the animals that ruled the world then: dinosaurs
The judicial branch ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Join our host and discover why the United States has two different court systems: the federal court system, which spans the whole country, and the state court systems, in which individual states have their own courts
Plant reproduction ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Discover the environments necessary for different plants to reproduce, the structures involved in pollination, the development of seeds and fruit, among other topics
Protists ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
One of four programs in a series about simple organisms. This segment examines protists. For years, many scientists classified all living things as animals, plants or fungi. Certain microorganisms, while displaying characteristics similar to a number of these groups, didn't fit: protists, mysterious simple organisms. Describes the importance of the hard-shelled diatoms and the uses of the multicelled kelp. Introduces the most complex single-celled organism of all, the paramecium. Looks at the plant-like and animal-like characteristics of the protists Euglena
Plant structure & growth ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Explains how plant cells are organized to form specialized tissues, such as xylem and phloem, through which water, minerals and food move. Shows how plant structures form systems that support plant growth
The judicial branch ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
"The U.S. is a nation built on laws, & the interpretation & application of these laws is the primary responsibility of the judicial branch of government. Discover why the U.S. has two different court systems: the federal court system, which spans the whole country, and the state court system, in which individual states have their own courts. Understand the layers of each system and how a specific case can make its way to the U.S. Supreme Court, the highest court in the land. Look at key U.S. Supreme Court decisions, like Marbury vs. Madison, and learn how this case in particular clearly established the role of the judicial branch in the American system of checks and balances."--Container
The night before Christmas ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
The Christmas classic by Clement Clarke Moore
Plant biodiversity ( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Explains how plant species have evolved in every habitat on the planet. Looks at differences between nonvascular and vascular plants, the development of seeds, differences between cone-bearing gymnosperms and flowering angiosperms
The Declaration of Independence ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
At the core of U.S. government are principles stating that the government should be accountable to its people. These principles are spelled out in a document that has become the bedrock of American beliefs, the Declaration of Independence. Students will discover how this landmark document was created. While learning about the key political concepts and philosophies that the document embodies and where these ideas originated, students will gain an understanding of why the Declaration of Independence will forever inspire people throughout the world
Noah and the ark ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
The epic story of how Noah built an ark to save his family and two of every kind of animal from a flood that destroys the world
The executive branch ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
The responsibilities of the President of the United States are enormous and include everything from formulating foreign policy to ensuring the health of the nation's air and water. Fortunately, the President gets a lot of help from the men and women who work in the executive branch of government. The video examines the duties of the different executive departments like the Department of State and the Department of the Interior. Includes a first-hand look at the many roles of the President - America's chief diplomat, chief executive, commander in chief and the guardian of the U.S. Constitution
 
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