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Great Plains National Instructional Library

Overview
Works: 21 works in 24 publications in 1 language and 175 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Educational television programs  Children's television programs  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Fiction  Biography  Short films  Nonfiction films 
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by Great Plains National Instructional Library
Humphrey the lost whale : a true story by Wendy Tokuda( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The feature book, written by Wendy Tokuda and Richard Hall, and illustrated by Hanako Wakiyama, is based on the journey of a California humpback whale. It follows the amazing journey of "wrong-way" Humphrey as he finds his way back to the sea with the help of some friends. Read by Jane Pauley, the story moves Le Var to spend a day at sea where he uncovers some of the mysteries of the majestic whale. Naturalist Cindy Belt takes us whale watching as she tells us about whale behavior. Then, Greg Early, rescue lead, tells about 3 young pilot whales that were beached and eventually rescued. Includes film clips of the real Humphrey the lost whale, who swam up the Sacramento river in California, and film clips of whales and the sounds they make
Classroom management skills( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the five components of good classroom management. Stresses the importance of instructional planning and design which contribute to a classroom conducive to learning
Persuasive speaking : strategies( Visual )

in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What makes a persuasive message more effective? How can we distinguish valid arguments from groundless ones? This program discusses and illustrates extrinsic and intrinsic proofs. Excerpts from speeches by JFK, Gloria Steinem, and FDR are analyzed."--Container
Safe : getting around safely( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how injuries can be prevented with proper safety measusres
Keep the lights burning, Abbie by Peter Roop( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brave young girl keeps her lighthouse burning during a tremendous storm. Host LeVar travels in Maine
Willa Cather remembered( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This presentation returns to Webster County to trace the history of one of Nebraska's greatest writers, Willa Cather, through the memories of the people who knew her
Reading Rainbow:( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book Alistair's time machine by Marilyn Sadler. Reviewed books are Find Waldo now by Martin Handford; The many lives of Benjamin Franklin by Aliki; What does it do? Inventions then and now by Daniel Jacobs
Thinking up ideas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take your students through all four steps in the research process while emphasizing one of the steps and its related strategies. In this edition, learn how to brainstorm
Teen sexuality in a culture of confusion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video explores the forces influencing young people's decisions about sex: media, friends, family, religion, love, AIDS, alcohol, and homophobia. Teen Sexuality in a Culture of Confusion is a unique, accessible tool for facilitating an informed, balanced discussion about these and other influences on young people. In the age of AIDS, such talk can save lives. When young people tell their own stories, their peers listen. In this program, award-winning documentarian and photojournalist Dan Habib features the stories of eight young people, ages 16-24. Two of the eight talk about living with AIDS. Interlaced with the first-person stories are experts' observations about the messages young people get from popular culture. Susan Bordo, author of Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture and the Body, joins five other prominent social scientists in discussing cultural influences on sexual activity among young people
Beyond the front page( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the differences between feature stories and basic articles innewspapers. Features a professional reporter who talks about reaching out to readers, moving them to action as well as informing them, through feature writing
Treatment for sexual problems( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Certified sex therapists Jane James and Lloyd Sinclair discuss sexual dysfunction and therapy between couples
Reading rainbow: Humphrey the lost whale: a true story( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Describes how a migrating humpback whale mistakenly entered the San Francisco Bay in 1985 and swam sixty-four miles inland before being led back to the sea by people concerned for his welfare
Willa Cather : a pictorial memoir( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A segment of the Nebraska ETV series Bookshelf, with hosts Otis Young and Darrell Berg, and special guest Virginia Faulkner, discussing Willa Cather and the recent University of Nebraska Press publication: Willa Cather: a pictorial memoir
Reading Rainbow: Fox on the job( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Fox on the job" by James Marshall is the story of a lazy fox who has a hard time finding the perfect job. Host LeVar Burton goes to work on some household chores. Reviewed books are "Pig Pig gets a job" by David McPhail, "Music, music for everyone" by Vera B. Williams, "Helping out" by George Ancona
Speaking with confidence. strategies( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"What makes a persuasive message more effective? How can we distinguish valid arguments from groundless ones? This program discusses and illustrates extrinsic and intrinsic proofs. Excerpts from speeches by JFK, Gloria Steinem, and FDR are analyzed."--Container
The patchwork quilt( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Presents a reading of the book The patchwork quilt, by Valerie Flournoy. Shot on location at Boston Children's Museum and hosted by LeVar Burton
Reading Rainbow: Paul Bunyan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Presents a reading of the book Paul Bunyan, by Steven Kellogg. Deals with a forest fire, Smokey Bear, and woodsmen competitions. Shot on location in Maine and hosted by LeVar Burton
Once there was a tree( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Host LeVar Burton introduces the book Once there was a tree by Natalia Romanova about a stump that attracts many living creatures, even man; and when it is gone, a new tree attracts the same creatures, who need it for various reasons. Also discusses the value and variety of trees, how trees grow, and harvesting maple syrup. Other books mentions are The tremendous tree book by Barbara Brenner and May Garelick, Red leaf yellow leaf by Lois Ehlert, and The tree in the wood adpated by Christopher Manson
Reading Rainbow: Stay away from the junkyard!( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michele Mariana reads the featured book Stay away from the junkyard!, about the value of discarded items if looked at from a different perspective. Host LeVar Burton talks and shows the value of things that bring back memories and visits with a man who makes sculptures from junk. Reviewed books are Make way for ducklings, The snowy day and the Story of Ferdinand
Reading Rainbow: And still the turtle watched( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reading of the book, "And still the turtle watched" by Sheila MacGill-Callahan. This segment refects our responisibility to nature and the environent. LeVar explores ways children and adults are working together to protect and preserve the earth
 
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University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Great Plains National Instructional Library

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English (23)