WorldCat Identities

Gluckson, Jill

Overview
Works: 40 works in 83 publications in 2 languages and 4,325 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Self-instruction  Educational television programs  Children's television programs  Children's films  Fiction  Educational films  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Author
Classifications: PE1131, 428
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jill Gluckson
Weather, seasons & time 1( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features teenage girl Niki and her energetic muppet pal Tingo in simple stories which teach basic English expressions, vocabulary, and sentence structures. These two episodes use humor, physical action and music to appeal to children while introducing sentence structure for questions and answers, and useful everyday vocabulary. Uses both live action and animation
Friends 1( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features teenage girl Niki and her energetic muppet pal Tingo in simple stories which teach basic English expressions, vocabulary, and sentence structures. These two episodes use humor, physical action and music to appeal to children while introducing sentence structure for questions and answers, and useful everyday vocabulary. Uses both live action and animation
Friends 2( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features teenage girl Niki and her energetic muppet pal Tingo in simple stories which teach basic English expressions, vocabulary, and sentence structures. These two episodes use humor, physical action and music to appeal to children while introducing sentence structure for questions and answers, and useful everyday vocabulary. Uses both live action and animation
Toys, games & sports 1( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features teenage girl Niki and her energetic muppet pal Tingo in simple stories which teach basic English expressions, vocabulary, and sentence structures. These two episodes use humor, physical action and music to appeal to children while introducing sentence structure for questions and answers, and useful everyday vocabulary. Uses both live action and animation
Animals & pets 2( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features teenage Niki and her muppet pal Tingo in simple stories which teach basic English expressions, vocabulary, and sentence structures. These two episodes emphasize animals, sentence structure for questions and answers, and useful everyday vocabulary. Uses both live action and animation
Weather, seasons & time 2( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features teenage girl Niki and her energetic muppet pal Tingo in simple stories which teach basic English expressions, vocabulary, and sentence structures. These two episodes use humor, physical action and music to appeal to children while introducing sentence structure for questions and answers, and useful everyday vocabulary. Uses both live action and animation
Friends 3( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features teenage girl Niki and her energetic muppet pal Tingo in simple stories which teach basic English expressions, vocabulary, and sentence structures. These two episodes use humor, physical action and music to appeal to children while introducing sentence structure for questions and answers, and useful everyday vocabulary. Uses both live action and animation
Toys, games & sports 2( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features teenage girl Niki and her energetic muppet pal Tingo in simple stories which teach basic English expressions, vocabulary, and sentence structures. These two episodes use humor, physical action and music to appeal to children while introducing sentence structure for questions and answers, and useful everyday vocabulary. Uses both live action and animation
Food & eating 1( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and Multiple languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features teenage Niki and her muppet pal Tingo in simple stories which teach basic English expressions, vocabulary, and sentence structures. These two episodes emphasize food and drink, numbers, and phrases for feelings. Uses both live action and animation
Tar beach( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host LeVar Burton introduces the book "Tar beach" by Faith Ringgold about a young girl's dream of flying above her Harlem home, claiming all she sees for herself and her family. Also includes discussions about other activities on the rooftops of New York City, a suspension bridge in the city, and booktalks about "I'm flying" by Alan Wade, "To sleep" by James Sage, and "On Grandma's roof" by Erica Silverman
Food & eating 2( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and Multiple languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features teenage Niki and her muppet pal Tingo in simple stories which teach basic English expressions, vocabulary, and sentence structures. These two episodes emphasize food and drink, numbers, and phrases for feelings. Uses both live action and animation
Mrs. Katz and Tush( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of relationships that transcend age and cultural differences leads to the reading of "Mrs. Katz and Tush" by Patricia Polacco. LeVar's relationship with his "bubbie" shows another example
Amazing Grace( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reading of the book, "Amazing Grace" by author Mary Hoffman and illustrator Caroline Binch leads into a discussion of stereotyping. LeVar interviews Whoppi Goldberg, where the topic of pursuing your own dreams is discussed
My shadow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host LeVar Burton introduces the book My shadow, by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Ted Rand, which is an illustrated version of the poem in which a child describes her relationship with her shadow. Also discussed are light and shadow, shadow plays, and shadows in photography. Reviewed books are "Shadows and reflections" by Tana Hoban, "I have a friend" by Keiko Narahashi, and "Shadowgraphs anyone can make" by Phila H. Webb and Jane Corby
Brush( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the story "Brush" a little boy adopts a large brush to replace his banished dog, the brush surprises him by coming to life and actually behaving like a dog. Viewers see animators at work and visit the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade warehouse. Review books are "Egg-carton zoo" by Rudi Hass and Hans Blohm, "What the mailman brought" by Carolyn Craven, and "Jumanji" by Chris Van Allsburg
Someplace else( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Someplace else, Mrs. Tilby sets off to explore life in other places, from the hustle of the big city to the quiet of a lakeside cabin. LeVar then shares his love of traveling as he takes viewers from one end of the country to the other
Fly away home by Eve Bunting( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fly away home is a story of a homeless boy and his father who live in an airport. Other segments include: Views from the street: which features homeless children ; Losing your home: children left homeless from a fire express their feeling about homelessness ; Community help: describes the work of an organization called Common Sense, whose members collect pennies and use them to buy items for homeless shelters. Also features a teenager describing why he volunteers at a food distribution organization called City Harvest
Humphrey the lost whale a true story( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The feature book, written by Wendy Tokuda and Richard Hall, and illustrated by Hanako Wakiyama, is based on the journey of a California humpback whale. It follows the amazing journey of "wrong-way" Humphrey as he finds his way back to the sea with the help of some friends. Read by Jane Pauley, the story moves Le Var to spend a day at sea where he uncovers some of the mysteries of the majestic whale. Naturalist Cindy Belt takes us whale watching as she tells us about whale behavior. Then, Greg Early, rescue lead, tells about 3 young pilot whales that were beached and eventually rescued. Includes film clips of the real Humphrey the lost whale, who swam up the Sacramento river in California, and film clips of whales and the sounds they make
Family & home 1( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features teenage Niki and her muppet pal Tingo in simple stories which teach basic English expressions, vocabulary, and sentence structures. These two episodes emphasize conventional conversational phrases. Uses both live action and animation
Berlioz the bear( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reading of the book, "Berlioz the bear" by Jan Brett about a musical group of bears is followed by host LeVar Burton's visit to the streets of New York City to see the street musicians and the Boys Choir of Harlem. Additional books reviewed: "The Science book of sound" by Neil Ardley, "Georgia music" by Helen V. Griffith, and the "Introduction to musical instruments series" by Dee Lillegard
 
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