WorldCat Identities

Gluckson, Jill

Overview
Works: 41 works in 85 publications in 2 languages and 4,126 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Drama  Educational television programs  History  Children's television programs  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Film adaptations  Hymns 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Author
Classifications: PE1131, 791.4372
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 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
Friends 1( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 321 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 309 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 306 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 305 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 290 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 279 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 271 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
Toys, games & sports 2( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 266 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
Tar beach by Faith Ringgold( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 263 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 241 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 223 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 Michael Apted( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reading of the book, "Amazing Grace" by Mary Hoffman 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
Someplace else( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 89 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
Brush( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 86 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
Fly away home by Carroll Ballard( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentation of the book Fly away home by Eve Bunting. Touching story of a homeless young boy and his father. LeVar Burton talks with homeless children and their families, and highlights young people who are working to make a difference in the fight against homelessness
Humphrey the lost whale : a true story by Wendy Tokuda( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 57 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 34 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 34 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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