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 537 libraries worldwide
Black sharecropping family face and overcome hardships and injustice.
The slave dancer by Paula Fox ( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 531 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 387 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 370 libraries worldwide
In 1687, Kit Tyler moves from the Caribbean to Connecticut Colony. Her friendship for a strange, old woman leads to her trial for witchcraft.
The great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
An eleven-year-old foster child tries to cope with her longings and fears as she schemes against everyone who tries to be friendly.
My side of the mountain by Jean Craighead George ( Book )
2 editions published between 1959 and 1975 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Diary of a young boy living close to nature.
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell ( Book )
5 editions published between 1960 and 1987 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 224 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.
The cricket in Times Square by George Selden ( Book )
2 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Chester the Cricket, with his friends Tucker the Mouse and Harry the Cat help bring success to a newsstand in Times Square.
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 115 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.
A to zap ( )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 105 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 coping with eating disorders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Documents the stories of three young people recovering from eating disorders: bulimia, anorexia nervosa.
Crack ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
A documentary which presents the mental and physical deterioration of teen-agers resulting from crack use. Dr. Arnold Washton, cocaine treatment expert comments on the experiences of the users.
Barbara McClintock pioneer of modern genetics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
An interview with Barbara McClintock and an overview of her life and her research in genetic coding.
Fraction attraction ( )
7 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Helps students build fundamental concepts of fractions including ordering, relative size, equivalence and multiple representations.
The Gentle art of saying no ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Introduces the techniques used in assertiveness training.
Don't pick on me ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 65 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.
Cocaine, the emerging facts ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Provides young people with up-to-date information on the epidemic proportions of cocaine abuse through a story about a high school girl whose life is turned around through involvement with cocaine. Also explains how cocaine users feel when under the influence of the drug and why they can't quit. Also discusses how to get help for drug abuse.
Four pregnant teenagers four different decisions ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the difficult decisions faced by unwed pregnant teenagers. Helps students weigh the emotional, ethical and financial problems involved in the four options: Adoption, marriage, single parenthood, adortion. Vignettes present the decisions and their outcomes: Kim decides to have her babay and release it for asodtion. Joanne chooses to keep her child and raise it with out a father. When Leslie becomes pregnant, she and Adam decide to marry. Amanda is reluctant to have an adortion, but feels other alternatives are also impossible.
Self-concept, how I know who I am ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Explores the idea that the self comprises two parts, the basic inner self and the self the individual thinks others see. Details ways in which self-concept is formed, how it affects behavior, and how it can change.
Type to learn ( )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 54 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.
Adolescent psychology Alcoholism Anger Anger in children Arithmetic Bullying Children--Conduct of life Children of alcoholics Communication--Psychological aspects Computer-assisted instruction Conduct of life Conflict management Death Educational games Emotions Families Films First aid in illness and injury Geometry History Interactive multimedia Interpersonal communication Interpersonal conflict Interpersonal relations Interpersonal relations in children Juvenile works Mathematics Mathematics--Computer-assisted instruction Mathematics--Study and teaching Nutrition Problem solving Problem solving--Computer-assisted instruction Reading (Elementary)--Computer-assisted instruction Reading--Computer-assisted instruction Respect Responsibility Scientific expeditions Self-esteem Self-perception Software Substance abuse Teenage pregnancy Typewriting United States Vocabulary--Computer-assisted instruction Vocational guidance Word processing Youth--Drug use Youth--Sexual behavior Youth--Suicidal behavior