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Truett, Cecily

Overview
Works: 38 works in 55 publications in 1 language and 1,634 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  Folklore  Film adaptations  Television programs  Reviews  Educational television programs  Television adaptations  Music 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PZ7, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Cecily Truett
Abiyoyo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reveals some of the ways a story can be told with music, including music videos and dance. Features the book Abiyoyo, which is based on a South African lullaby with text by Pete Seeger. Reviews other books with related themes
Hot-air Henry ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a reading of the book Hot-air Henry, by Mary Calhoun. Host LeVar Burton attends a colorful national ballooning event in South Carolina. He then provides a comical look into the past at some flying machines that didn't. Three books are also reviewed: "Easy-to-make spaceships that really fly" by Mary Blocksma and Dewey Blocksma, "The big balloon race" by Eleanor Coerr, and "Just us women" by Jeannette Caines
Imogene's antlers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Travels to the Philadelphia Zoo to get a close-up look at various animals strutting with their horns, antlers, feathers, colors, stripes and a multitude of animal fashions. Features the book Imogene's antlers by David Small, in which a young girl wakes up one morning to discover that she has grown antlers. Reviews other book with related themes
Miss Nelson is back by Harry Allard ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses surprises and disguises and presents a reading of the book, Miss Nelson is back, by Harry Allard and James Marshall. While Miss Nelson is away her students decide to create a lookalike to fool their principal. Their substitute teacher, Miss Swamp, sets things straight. Review books - Grandmama's Joy by Eloise Greenfield ; Daddy is a monster sometimes by John Steptoe ; Harlequin and the gift of many colors by Remy Charlip and Burton Supree
The Legend of the Indian paintbrush ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Host Levar Burton visits a real-life beekeeper and examines a beehive. Viewers will learn how honey is extracted from combs and how important the queen bee is to a well-organized hive
Animal cafe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores New York City at night to look at what really happens during the late night hours into the wee hours of the morning. Features the book Animal cafe by John Stadler and reviews other books with related themes
Feelings ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probes the world of feelings and how they affect us and those around us. Features the book "Feelings" by Aliki, which uses pictures, dialogs, poems and stories to portray various emotions we feel. Viewers get to meet Koko the gorilla and see how Koko communicates using sign language. Reviewed books are "Honey, I love and other love poems" by Eloise Greenfield, "Fireflies!" by Julie Brinckloe, and "Loudmouth George and the sixth-grade bully" by Nancy Carlson. Highlighted book is "Koko's kitten" by Dr. Francine Patterson
Best friends by LeVar Burton ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two best friends learn to share a puppy and LeVar meets eight golden retriever puppies
Arthur's eyes by Marc Tolon Brown ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a reading of the book Arthur's eyes, in which a boy shy about wearing glasses finds himself in some awkward scrapes. Also features a poem from Arnold Adoff's All the colors of the race, read by Maya Angelou. Animated
Louis the fish ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a reading of the book Louis the fish about a butcher who wishes to be a fish and turns into a salmon. Kids on the show discuss what they would like to be. A variety of sea animals are shown while the song "Sea living" plays. Viewers meet trainer Dennis Markham of Aqua Circus of Cape Cod who introduces them to his dolphins Dixie and Dolly
Liang and the magic paintbrush by Demi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An old Chinese legend, about a boy who finds a paintbrush that magically brings pictures to life leads host LeVar Burton to participate in a lion dance in New York City's Chinatown and to explore calligraphy and computer art. Three books are also reviewed: "Emma" by Wendy Kesselman, "Ben's trumpet" by Rachel Isadora, and "If you take a pencil" by Fulvio Testa
Perfect the pig ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Perfect the pig" is a story in which a pig gets his wish of having wings and it makes his life almost perfect. Host LeVar Burton meets Kermit the Frog in the library. Reveiwed books are "Poinsettia and her family" by Felicia Bond, "The bionic bunny show" by Marc Brown and Laurene Krasny Brown, and "Hector, the accordion-nosed dog" by John Stadler. Highlighted book is "The book of pigericks" by Arnold Lobel
Mummies made in Egypt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mummies made in Egypt" by Aliki describes the techniques and reasons people used mummification in ancient Egypt. Host LeVar Burton visits museums to look at mummies and watch research and restoration work being done on mummies in museum collections. Reviewed books are "A peddler's dream" by Janice Shefelman, "Alvin Ailey" by Andrea Davis Pinkney, and "Zora Hurston and the chinaberry tree" by William Miller
Meanwhile back at the ranch ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Meanwhile back at the ranch" by Trinka Hakes Noble is a story about a rancher who drives to Sleepy Gulch and misses an eventful day back home. Host LeVar Burton experiences the Old West as he rides a stagecoach across the Arizona desert and visits Old Tucson, an authentic western town. He gets a taste of cowboy life when he wears true western garb, complete with spurs, chaps and a ten-gallon hat. Viewers meet a stunt woman who demonstrates rope tricks and stunts on horseback. Reviewed books are "Dakota dugout" by Ann Turner, "Bossyboots" by David Cox, and "Rodeo" by Cheryl Walsh Bellville
Reading rainbow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imagine a pig with wings! A tiny pig is granted his wish, which leads to an almost perfect life. Levar visits the library where he meets Kermit the Frog and they talk about books and pigs...including Miss Piggy. Review books - Poinsettia and her family by Felicia Bond ; The bionic bunny show by Marc Brown and Laurene Krasny Brown ; Hector, the accordion-nosed dog by John Stadler. Highlighted book - The book of pigericks by Arnold Lobel
Reading rainbow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses surprises and disguises and presents a reading of the book, Miss Nelson is back, by Harry Allard and James Marshall. While Miss Nelson is away her students decide to create a lookalike to fool their principal. Their substitute teacher, Miss Swamp, sets things straight. Review books - Grandmama's Joy by Eloise Greenfield ; Daddy is a monster sometimes by John Steptoe ; Harlequin and the gift of many colors by Remy Charlip and Burton Supree
The Patchwork quilt ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using scraps cut from the family's old clothing, a young girl learns the secret ingredient in her grandmother's special quilt of memories. In this episode LeVar goes to the Boston Children's Museum, where he discovers kids learning to make their own brightly-colored patchwork quilts. Then he explores how three generations of an Italian American family work together in their food store making some of the foods that are store specialties
Chickens aren't the only ones by Ruth Heller ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chickens aren't the only animals that lay eggs. The featured book explains that many animals lay eggs and they are called oviparous. Other segments include: Which came first - the chicken or the egg?: LeVar goes to the Moyer Hatchery to ask the roosters & hens that question ; I'm breaking out: features a visit to an incubator room at the hatchery and a baby chick hatching from it's shell ; Loggerhead turtles: a turtle biologist joins LeVar to watch loggerhead turtles lay their eggs in the sand, later they return to watch the turtles hatch and make their way back to the ocean
Reading rainbow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Program-Synopsis: The show Follow the Drinking Gourd explores an infamous chapter in America's history. As host LeVar Burton celebrates the road to freedom paved by the Underground Railroad, he introduces viewers to the history, heroes, stories and music of the African-American culture which emerged from slavery"--1993 Peabody Awards form entry excerpt. Through drawings, music, and re-enactments, this program looks at slaves and slavery and the story of the underground railroad, as told in the story, Follow the drinking gourd. The drinking gourd was representative of the Big Dipper, which runaway slaves were told to follow on their journey north along the underground railroad. The program also includes songs performed by Sweet Honey in the Rock and Georgia Sea Island Singers, and recommended related books
The legend of the Indian paintbrush by Tomie DePaola ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harold Littlebird reads "The legend of the Indian paintbrush" retold by Tomie de Paola. It is the story of an Indian boy's journey as he follows his visionquest to find the special gift for his people. Host LeVar Burton visits Taos, New Mexico, where he talks with three Pueblo artists. Barbara Feldon reads "The life cycle of the honeybee" by Paula Z. Hogan. Host LeVar Burton visits a beekeeper and examines a beehive
 
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