WorldCat Identities

Gluckson, Jill

Overview
Works: 40 works in 80 publications in 2 languages and 4,382 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Self-instruction  Motion pictures  Fiction  Children's films  Educational television programs  Educational films  Drama  Children's television programs  Poetry 
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 351 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 344 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 335 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 328 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 327 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 323 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 308 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 296 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 287 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 277 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 254 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 235 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 162 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 108 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 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
Someplace else( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 83 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 )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a book that follows the journey of a California humpback whale as he finds his way back to the sea after having swum up the Sacramento River. Also go whale watching and learn about whale behavior
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
Florence and Eric take the cake( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 31 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
 
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