WorldCat Identities

Burton, LeVar

Overview
Works: 1,681 works in 3,782 publications in 4 languages and 91,183 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Children's films  Television adaptations  Science fiction television programs  Television mini-series  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author, Narrator, Performer, Host, Producer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by LeVar Burton
Roots by Jawanza Kunjufu( Visual )

51 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Star trek, first contact by Jonathan Frakes( Visual )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They call themselves the Borg--a half-organic, half-machine collective with a sole purpose: to conquer and assimilate all races. Led by their seductive and sadistic queen, the Borg are headed to earth with a devious plan to alter history. Picard's last encounter with the Borg almost killed him. Now, he wants vengeance
Star Trek, Nemesis by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

35 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Jean-Luc Picard and his Starship crew battle a chilling new adversary that just happens to hold a shocking link to Picard! In the wake of a joyful wedding between Riker and Troi, Picard receives another reason to celebrate: the Romulans want peace and the captain will be the Federation's emissary. But as the Enterprise heads toward the meeting, a brilliant villain awaits, harboring a diabolical plan of destruction and a secret that will give Picard his most fearsome challenge
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963
Star trek insurrection by Jonathan Frakes( Visual )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Picard must weigh orders from Starfleet command against the Prime Directive, with the fate of a paradise-like world at stake
Star trek, generations( Visual )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The skipper of the fourth U.S.S. Enterprise is Jean-Luc Picard who is sent to investigate a massacre at a science outpost. The only survivor is Dr. Soran, who perpetrated the event to cover up his invention: a bomb he launched into a nearby sun, exploding it. As Soran escapes with Klingon cronies, Picard learns that Soran's plan is to summon a heavenly energy ribbon called the Nexus. Attempting to stop Soran, Picard ends up inside the Nexus, where he discovers former Captain James T. Kirk, who was believed to have been killed in an accident seventy-eight year earlier
Richard Wright's Almos' a man by Richard Wright( Visual )

22 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the short story by Richard Wright. A black teenage farm worker believes that owning a gun is a mark of maturity
Digging up dinosaurs by Aliki( Visual )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book Digging up dinosaurs, by Aliki. Host LeVar Burton sets off in his jeep to explore the mystery surrounding the life and death of the dinosaur
Our friend, Martin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authentic historical footage is blended with colorful animations as students learn about the civil rights leader who challenged all Americans to turn his dream of freedom into reality
Aftermath by LeVar Burton( Book )

10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on an America torn by race wars where black people are kidnaped to serve as body-part donors. The heroine is a woman who invents a machine that increases the body's immune system to the point where disease is conquered
Blizzard by LeVar Burton( Visual )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl, sad when her best friend moves away, rekindles her holiday spirit as her aunt tells her a tale of a young ice skater, an enchanted reindeer and their heartwarming story of friendship
Miss Nelson is back by Harry Allard( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a look, it's in a book. For over thirty years, this beloved children's television series has been bringing stories to life. Hosted by acclaimed actor LeVar Burton, journey to exciting places and build a lasting connection
And the children shall lead by Emma Pullen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The civil rights movement is examined through the eyes of a 12-year-old black child living in a southern town. Young Rachel's family must decide whether to be a part of struggle for change
Star trek, the next generation( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 24th century, the exploits of the U.S.S. Enterprise continue as it explores the universe, seeking new life and new worlds
Ready to learn( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When you hold a baby lovingly and talk, sing, or read to her, the emotional closeness and language experiences you provide are an important part of preparing her to learn when she is old enough for school. There are many things parents and caregivers can do to help build a child's literacy skills from the time he is born. This video provides helpful information about: The importance of communicating with your newborn, establishing reading routines, materials that prepare your child for reading and writing, activities to spark your child's interest in learning, the importance of quality childcare, incorporating literacy into everyday activities."--Container
Star trek, the next generation( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the original broadcast episodes from the second season of Star trek, the next generation
Star trek, the next generation( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the original broadcast episodes from the first season of Star trek, the next generation
Gregory the terrible eater by Mitchell Sharmat( Visual )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very picky eater, Gregory the goat refuses the usual goat diet of shoes and tin cans in favor of fruits, vegetables, eggs, and orange juice
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LeVar discovers a mysterious and fascinating world of nocturnal animals, and explores the not-so-silent world of slumber and dreams. Includes reviews for: Amazing bats / by Frank Greenaway ; Sleep is for everyone / by Paul Showers ; Step into the night / by Joanne Ryder
The rhino who swallowed a storm by LeVar Burton( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a tactic Mica Mouse's father uses, too. He tells Mica the story of a brave little rhino who discovers that, with the help of friends and family, compassion and love, he can get through anything
 
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Roots
Alternative Names
Burton, Le Var

Burton Levar 1957-....

Burton, Levardis Robert Martyn

Burton, Levardis Robert Martyn 1957-

LeVar Burton acteur et cinéaste américain

LeVar Burton aktor amerykański

LeVar Burton Amerikaans filmacteur

LeVar Burton amerikansk skuespiller

LeVar Burton attore e regista statunitense

LeVar Burton director de cine estadounidense

LeVar Burton US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Regisseur und Autor

Левар Бартон

Левар Бъртън

לוואר ברטון

לוואר ברטון שחקן אמריקאי

لوار بارتون بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

ლევარ ბარტონი

레바 버턴

レヴァー・バートン

勒瓦·伯顿

勒瓦爾·布林頓

Languages
English (397)

French (9)

German (2)

Spanish (2)

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Star trek, first contactStar Trek, NemesisThe Watsons go to Birmingham--1963Star trek insurrectionDigging up dinosaursAftermathBlizzardStar trek, the next generation