WorldCat Identities

Burton, LeVar

Overview
Works: 1,712 works in 4,127 publications in 4 languages and 90,035 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, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by LeVar Burton
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

69 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,635 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 )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Borg, a half-organic, half-machine race, want to conquer and assimilate all races. They are headed to Earth with a plan to alter history, and it is up to Captain Picard and his crew to stop them
Star Trek, Nemesis by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

40 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 1,962 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 new Romulan Praetor Shinzon, a man who claims to be Picard's clone, and who plans to lead a Romulan attack on the Federation
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

39 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,894 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 1,518 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 )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,150 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 years earlier
Richard Wright's Almos' a man by Richard Wright( Visual )

28 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 948 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 )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces readers to many types of dinosaurs whose skeletons and reconstructions are seen in museums and explains how scientists uncover, preserve, and study fossils. Other segments: The mysteries of dinosaurs: LeVar buries a time capsule and relates this activity to what we find now when we look at dinosaurs from the past ; What makes a dinosaur?: dino-history poem with visuals of present day animals who are related to dinosaurs ; Let's dig up fossils: a visit to the Dinosaur National Monument where dinosaur fossils are dug
Our friend, Martin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 810 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 )

11 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 722 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 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book Gregory, the terrible eater, by Mitchell Sharmat. 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
Star trek, the next generation( Visual )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the original broadcast episodes from the first season of Star trek, the next generation
Blizzard by Cornelius Krieghoff( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 634 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 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the original broadcast episodes from the second season of Star trek, the next generation
And the children shall lead by Emma Pullen( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 605 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
Ready to learn( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 586 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 )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and French and held by 585 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 )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the original broadcast episodes from the seventh season of Star trek, the next generation
The rhino who swallowed a storm by LeVar Burton( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 453 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 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 (482)

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 eaterStar trek, the next generationBlizzard