WorldCat Identities

Gluckson, Jill

Overview
Works: 40 works in 79 publications in 2 languages and 4,507 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Self-instruction  Fiction  Drama  Poetry  Film adaptations  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay
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 366 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 362 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 347 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
Toys, games & sports 1 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 343 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
Weather, seasons & time 2 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 338 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 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
Toys, games & sports 2 ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 316 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 314 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 304 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 )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 290 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 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
ESL for children, featuring 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
Mrs. Katz and Tush ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 243 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 by Mary Hoffman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 177 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 105 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 89 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 )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 81 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
Humphrey the lost whale a true story ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 53 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 47 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
Florence and Eric take the cake ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Florence and Eric takes the cake" is a story about a brother and a sister lamb who acidentally cause a major problem when they mix-up a delicious cake and a beautiful hat. Host LeVar Burton takes a trip to a wax museum and gets a closer look at how wax figures are made. Viewers also get a glimpse of how very talented bakers can make a cake look like just about anything. Reviewed books are "Uncle Nachos hat/Sombrero del tio Nacho " adapted by Harriet Rohmer, "The garden of Abdul Gasazi" by Chris Van Allsburg, and "My first cookbook" by Angela Wilkes
Berlioz the bear ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 29 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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