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Horelick, Steve

Overview
Works: 40 works in 70 publications in 1 language and 2,667 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Children's television programs  Drama  Animated films  Educational television programs  Fiction  Short films  Nonfiction television programs  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Arranger
Classifications: PZ7, 398.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Steve Horelick
Reading rainbow songs by Steve Horelick( Recording )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gathering of the wonderful tunes from the Reading rainbow show
Bringing the rain to Kapiti Plain by Verna Aardema( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 198 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 193 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 174 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
Paul Bunyan by Brian Gleeson( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 160 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
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash by Trinka Hakes Noble( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm
Liang and the magic paintbrush by Demi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 138 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 piggy in the puddle( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 134 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
Ox-cart man by Donald Hall( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 133 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
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 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The featured book "Dive to the coral reefs" written by Elizabeth Taynton, Paul Erickson and Les Kaufman, describes the formation of a coral reef and the many plants and animals that live in and around these underwater communities. Host, LeVar Burton scuba dives in the coral reefs off the Florida Keys where he encounters tropical fish and a variety of fascinating coral. Viewers will also meet a "reef doctor" who restores life to damaged reefs by transplanting living coral. Featured books are "How to hide an octopus & other sea creatures" by Ruth Heller ; "I can be an oceanographer" ; and "Creatures of the sea" by John Christopher Fine
Fox on the job( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 108 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
Three by the sea by Edward Marshall( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends sit by the sea after a picnic lunch and each tells a favorite story. LeVar learns that stories can be created out of the sea, the sand, the air--and your imagination
The life cycle of the honeybee( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara Feldon reads the featured book, The Lifecycle of the honeybee, by Paula Z. Hogan. This book illustrates how bees make honey. Host LeVar Burton visits a beekeeper and examines a beehive close up. Viewers will learn how honey is extracted from combs and how important the queen bee is to a well-organized hive. Featured book reviews are 'The Reason for a flower, ' written by Ruth Heller, 'The Lady and the spider, ' written by Faith McNulty, and 'Going buggy, ' written by Peter and Connie Roop
The bicycle man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LeVar Burton explores the world of wheels and tries to see how they keep us all rolling along
Regina's big mistake( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 101 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 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book Tight times. Host LeVar Burton takes viewers to a pet show where they meet pets both real and imagined and talks with his friend Hillary to think up games that can be played around the house. LeVar and his friends sing and dance in a library to the song "Check it out."
The purple coat by Reading Rainbow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 93 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 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A folktale about a boy who brought the gift of horses to his people. Also a powwow at the Crow Fair in Crow Agency, Montana
Bea and Mr. Jones by Amy Schwartz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 87 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
Reading rainbow( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 33 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
 
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