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Miss Nelson is back / a production of Great Plains National Television Library and WNED-TV ; produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd. ; produced by Cecily Truett ; produced & directed by Larry Lancit ; written by Ellen Schecter.

Truett, Cecily.(Added Author). Lancit, Larry.(Added Author). Schecter, Ellen.(Added Author). Burton, LeVar.(Added Author). Buzzi, Ruth.(Added Author). Horelick, Steve.(Added Author). Marshall, James, 1942-1992(Added Author). Allard, Harry, 1928- Miss Nelson is back.(Added Author). Great Plains National Instructional Television Library.(Added Author). Lancit Media Productions.(Added Author). WNED-TV (Television station : Buffalo, N.Y.)(Added Author). Great Plains National (Firm)(Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Series Information

Reading rainbow ; 2.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville DVD E ALLARD (Text) 33946002360647 Audio Visual - 1st Floor Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland DVDc READI (Text) 76383000365076 Children's Movies Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Lincoln, NE : GPN Educational Media [distributor], [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced for television in 1983 for broadcast on the television program, Reading rainbow.
Based on a book of the same title by Harry Allard and illustrated by James Marshall.
"The complete episode as seen on PBS"--Container.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Steven Zink ; edited, James C. Wright ; music, Steve Horelick.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hosted by LaVar Burton ; narrator, Ruth Buzzi.
Summary, etc.:
Discusses surprises and disguises and presents a reading of the book, Miss Nelson is back, by Harry Allard and James Marshall. While Miss Nelson is away her students decide to create a lookalike to fool their principal. Their substitute teacher, Miss Swamp, sets things straight.
Target Audience Note:
Recommended viewing level: preschool - grade 3.
Recommended viewing level: grades 4-6.
System Details Note:
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Public Performance Video.
Language Note:
Subject: Schools > Juvenile films.
Teachers > Juvenile films.
Schools > Drama.
Teachers > Drama.
Genre: Children's television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Series Information

Reading rainbow ; 2.

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