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Horelick, Steve

Overview
Works: 40 works in 70 publications in 1 language and 2,655 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Drama  Children's television programs  Animated films  Educational television programs  Fiction  Short films  Folklore  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Arranger
Classifications: PZ7, 398.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Steve Horelick
Bringing the rain to Kapiti Plain by Verna Aardema( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of a tale from the Nandi people of Kenya, Verna Aardema's Bringing the rain to Kapiti Plain. Host LeVar Burton also plans a fun-filled day around rainy weather, including an aerial charge of a thunderstorm and puddle-hopping
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bats are explored in this episode, showing the different kinds and their natural habitats. Anne Jackson reads Stellaluna, about a baby fruit bat who gets separated from her mother and accidentally falls into a bird's nest, and gets adopted by the mother bird. In this unedited, original episode of Reading Rainbow, join LeVar Burton on an educational and entertaining adventure through classic books, video field trips and the always favorite "kid book reviews."
Miss Nelson is back by Harry Allard( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 170 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
Paul Bunyan by Jonathan Winters( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who was the largest baby ever born in the state of Maine? Who dug the Great Lakes? Who gouged out the Grand Canyon? Why, Paul Bunyan, of course, America's finest, fastest, funniest lumberman and favorite tall-tale hero
Fox on the job( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries 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
Liang and the magic paintbrush by Demi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of an old Chinese legend, Liang and the magic paintbrush, by Demi. Host LeVar Burton participates in a lion dance in New York City's Chinatown and explores computer art
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash by Trinka Hakes Noble( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash, by Trinka Hakes Noble. Host LeVar Burton also visits an exotic pet shop, a farm, and a livestock fair
Ox-cart man by Donald Hall( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorne Green reads "Ox-cart man" by Donald Hall, a story of family life in 19th century New England, and host LeVar Buton visits Old Sturbridge Village, Massachusetts, a hands-on living museum. The books reviewed are "Round trip" by Ann Jonas, "A winter place" by Ruth Yaffe Radin, and "Wagon wheels" by Barbara Brenner
The piggy in the puddle( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host LeVar Burton intoduces the art of claymation and participates in creating a production of "The Piggy in the puddle" by Charlotte Pomerantz. Also includes booktalks about "This house is made of mud" by Ken Buchanan, "The Hippopotamus song" by Michael Flanders and Donald Swann, and "Oink" by Arthur Geisert
Dive to the coral reefs and the magic schoolbus: inside the earth by Reading Rainbow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Dive to the coral reefs, the host makes a scuba dive to the coral reefs of Key West, Florida. In The magic schoolbus: inside the earth, the host goes spelunking (cave exploring) to discover the mysterious world under the earth
Three by the sea by Edward Marshall( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As host LeVar Burton strolls on the beach reading Edward Marshall's Three by the sea, he learns that stories can be created out of the sea, the sand, and one's imagination
The bicycle man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Matsusaka reads the featured book "The bicycle man" by Allen Say. Host LeVar Burton explores the world of wheels. He meets a free-style bicyclist, and takes a spin on several wheels himself, including: a skateboard, a scooter, and rollerblades. Viewers also get a glimpse of some human-powered vehicles that are one of a kind
Regina's big mistake( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When told to draw a jungle in art class, Regina experiences feelings of failure and creative insecurity, but manages to create a beautiful picture that's all her own. Other segments deal with self-expression and the hidden artist in everyone
Tight times by Barbara Shook Hazen( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book Tight times, written by Barbara Shook Hazen. Host LeVar Burton also shows how children can have a good time without expense, such as by visiting their public library
The purple coat by Reading Rainbow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Gilford reads the featured book by Amy Hest The purple coat. Host LeVar Burton visits the New York garment district and has a coat made specially for him. Viewers also visit the Fashion Institute of Technology where they explore the world of design. Reviewed books are Pablo Picasso by Ibi Lepscky, How a book is made by Aliki and Goat in the rug by Charles L. Blood and Martin Link
The Gift of the sacred dog by Paul Goble( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Spirit gives the sacred dog to an Indian boy seeking relief for his hungry people
Bea and Mr. Jones by Amy Schwartz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book Bea and Mr. Jones. Children talk about what they want to be when they grow up and LeVar Burton uses costumes to dress up like people he has always wanted to be. LeVar introduces viewers to Jason Hardman, a boy who started a library in his Utah hometown
 
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