Most widely held works by Guidance Associates
Shakespeare-- a day at the Globe ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Discusses the development of public theater up to the building of Shakespeare's Globe, reviewing the social, political, and cultural events that made Shakespeare's accomplishments possible. Recreates a performance at the Globe.
The Harlem renaissance and beyond ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Examines the work of several American Negro writers, including Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, and Claude McKay. Discusses some of the lesser figures whose importance is more historical than literary.
The Eye of the storm ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Award winning documentary records an innovative experiment in which a third-grade teacher divides her all-white class into "blue-eyes" and "brown-eyes," making each group superior or inferior on successive days. Demonstrates the nature and effects of bigotry by showing changes brought about in their behavior and learning patterns.
The Battle of Algiers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in French and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the conflict between Algerian nationalists and French colonialists that culminated in Algeria's independence in 1962.
How to read a textbook ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Explains the steps to the system of reading comprehension.
Wasting away understanding anorexia nervosa and bulimia ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Helps the viewer understand the social, cultural, and psychological pressures that can lead to anorexia and bulimia.
Mythology--gods & goddesses ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Assigns historical and literary significance to gods and goddesses in Greek and Roman mythology by explaining their importance in the lives of the ancients, and by telling parts of selected myths.
Supreme Court decisions that changed the nation Roe v. Wade ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
The issue in this decision was: should a woman have the right to terminate her pregnancy, or can the interests of the state government prevent such freedom of choice?
How to take essay tests ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Explains how two important test strategies, effective test management and focused test review, can lead to better achievement on tests.
How to manage your time ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Explains the importance of time management and how to make a personal, efficient schedule.
Hard facts about drugs alcohol, marijuana, cocaine and crack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
A high school class is followed from freshman through senior years, the focus on students who use alcohol, marijuana, cocaine and crack with devastating results.
How to take notes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Explains the importance of taking notes in developing study skills in school and also in later life.
History through literature France ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Examines the history of France from the early 9th century until the present time using the works of French writers and artists.
How to listen effectively ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Offers specific advice on how to become an active listener.
Death and dying : closing the circle ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Helps create an understanding of the experiences of dying persons.
What is capitalism ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Focuses on values and beliefs central to capitalism. Part 1 gives a historical, analytical view of capitalism; pt. 2 presents interviews held with four people having different perspectives on capitalism.
Homer's mythology tracing a tradition ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the Iliad and the Odyssey, and to the social and historical context in which those works were written.
Child abuse and neglect the hidden hurt ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Using interviews and case histories, explores the problem of child abuse and neglect, including the psychology of the abuser and the plight of the abused. Identifies the warning signs of abuse and neglect, outlines sources of help, and demonstrates how education can prevent destructive patterns of abuse.
The Romantic age in English literature ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Summary: Explores the periods̕ literary themes and social currents through extensive excerpts from Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, and Keats.
What is communism ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Part 1 presents both the central ideas of Communism and a short history of Communism in the Soviet Union. Part 2 provides a view of the development of Communism in countries other than the Soviet Union, including European countries, Cuba, and China.
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