WorldCat Identities

Burton, LeVar

Overview
Works: 1,726 works in 4,006 publications in 4 languages and 89,095 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Juvenile works  Television mini-series  History  Science fiction television programs  Fiction  Children's films  Animated films  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author, Narrator, Performer, Host, Producer, nar, 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 )

67 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
Star trek, first contact by Jonathan Frakes( Visual )

38 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,007 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 )

39 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Called to the neutral zone to help negotiate peace between the Romulans and the Federation, Picard and the crew of the Enterprise are confronted by the mysterious Shinzon, a man who claims to be Picard's clone
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

37 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enter the world of ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the "weird" Watsons of Flint, Michigan. When Mom and Dad decide to visit Grandma, the Watsons head off to Birmingham, Alabama, where they witness a tragic historic event. Newbery Honor Book Coretta Scott King Honor Book Notable Children?s Recording (American Library Association) Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award
Star trek insurrection by Gene Roddenberry( Visual )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,512 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 by Star trek generations (Motion picture)( Visual )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,291 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 lauched 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 )

28 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 961 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 )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 884 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 )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What begins as a routine class project for a diverse group of sixth-graders turns into a magical, time-traveling adventure they'll never forget! Authentic historical footage of Martin Luther King, Jr. is blended with colorful animation as the students learn about--and actually meet--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 728 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
Gregory the terrible eater by Mitchell Sharmat( Visual )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very picky eater, Gregory the goat refuses the usual goat diet staples of shoes and tin cans in favor of fruits, vegetables, eggs, and orange juice. Host LeVar Burton also visits a zoo to find out some surprising facts about the eating habits of goats and other animals
Blizzard by Cornelius Krieghoff( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young ice scater and a magical reindeer named Blizzard
Star trek, the next generation( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 626 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
And the children shall lead by Emma Pullen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 610 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 )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set decades after Captain James T. Kirk's 5-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers in a new Enterprise set off on their own mission to go where no one has gone before
Star trek, the next generation( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the original broadcast episodes from the first season of Star trek, the next generation
Ready to learn( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 596 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 )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and French and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 554 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. Lt. Commander Data confronts an alliance between his sinister duplicate and the unstoppable Borg; Lt. Worf guides his son in becoming a warrior; and Captain Jean-Luc Picard faces a time-shattering confrontation with the mysterious, god-like Q
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby rat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother
 
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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 pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

LeVar Burton US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Regisseur und Autor

Левар Бартон

Левар Бъртън

לוואר ברטון

לוואר ברטון שחקן אמריקאי

لوار بارتون بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

ليفار برتون

ლევარ ბარტონი

레바 버턴

レヴァー・バートン

勒瓦·伯顿

勒瓦爾·布林頓

Languages
English (475)

French (8)

German (2)

Spanish (2)

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Star trek, first contactStar Trek, NemesisThe Watsons go to Birmingham--1963Star trek insurrectionDigging up dinosaursAftermathGregory the terrible eaterBlizzard