This is the dramatization of Asimov's orginal 1941 short story, broadcasted in 1950 (very good quality). It is about a world called Kalgash that doesn't know what a night is due to it's six suns. But darkness is coming and fear is the companion that may prevent the planet's civilization from seeing the stars for the first time. The story was turned into a novel by Robert Silverberg in 1990 with Asimov's blessings and assistance but no dramatization has been made of it, as far as I know.
You Can't Read This: Forbidden Books, Lost Writing, Mistranslations, and Codes
Wherever people can read, there are stories about the magic, mystery, and power of what they read. Val Ross presents a history of reading that is, in fact, the story of the monumental, on-going struggle to read. From Enheduanna, daughter of Sargon the Great, the world’s oldest signed author to Empress Shotoku of Japan who in 764 ordered the printing of one million Buddhist prayers; from the story of Hulagu, Ghengis Khan’s nasty brother who destroyed the library of Baghdad to Bowdler and the censorship of Shakespeare, there have been barriers to reading ranging from the physical to the economical, social, and political.
Reading Tree: Level 11: True Stories: Man on the Moon: The Story of Neil Armstrong
This book is part of a collection of true stories from around the world which are guaranteed to capture your pupils' imaginations and develop their reading skills. Oxford Reading Tree True Stories are written by well-known authors and are full of stunning illustrations and photography. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development.
When you focus on what lies at the heart of story - tension, desire, crisis, escalation, struggle, discovery - rather than plot templates and formulas, you'll begin to break out of the box and write fiction that resonates with your readers. Story Trumps Structure will transform the way you think about stories and the way you write them, forever.
A twentysomething bus rider with a long, skinny neck and a goofy hat accuses another passenger of trampling his feet; he then grabs an empty seat. Later, in a park, a friend encourages the same man to reorganize the buttons on his overcoat. In Raymond Queneau's Exercises in Style, this determinedly pointless scenario unfolds 99 times in twice as many pages. Originally published in 1947 (in French), these terse variations on a theme are a wry lesson in creativity. The story is told as an official letter, as a blurb for a novel, as a sonnet, and in "Opera English." It's told onomatopoetically, philosophically, telegraphically, and mathematically.