WNED-TV (Television station : Buffalo, N.Y.)
Most widely held works about WNED-TV (Television station : Buffalo, N.Y.)
Most widely held works by WNED-TV (Television station : Buffalo, N.Y.)
Digging up dinosaurs ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 585 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.
Your life, your money ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
An engaging, high-impact program addresses a crucial need for honest, open financial advice in a pivotal stage of life. Through the compelling real-life stories of young people dealing with various financial and lifestyle scenarios, the program raises fiscal consciousness and knowledge on everything from banking and credit to investments, budgeting, insurance and self-employment. It features personal financial advice from respected national financial advisors.
Stellaluna ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother.
If you give a mouse a cookie ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 450 libraries worldwide
A reading of the book, "If you give a mouse a cookie" by Laura Joffe Numeroff. Discusses chain reactions from a bowling alley, leading into the reading of the main story. Then it's off to a factory where bowling balls are made and a domino expert demonstrates how he designs chain reactons as he sets up a domino art event. Reviews: "This is the key to the kingdom" by Diane Worfolk Allison, "The house that Jack built" illustrated by Jebby Stow, and "Smart dog" by Ralph Leemis.
Bugs ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
Viewers learn where insects live, what they're good for, how they grow and more.
The Day Jimmy's boa ate the wash ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
A school field trip to a peaceful farm turns wild when Jimmy's pet boa constrictor escapes. Host LeVar Burton also visits a farm and a livestock fair, interviewing a man who greases a pig for a pig scramble.
Mummies made in Egypt ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Presents a reading of the book Mummies made in Egypt, written by Aliki. Describes the techniques and the reasons for the use of mummification in ancient Egypt.
The Patchwork quilt ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Presents a reading of the book The patchwork quilt, by Valerie Flournoy. Shot on location at Boston Children's Museum and hosted by LeVar Burton.
Niagara Falls ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
A study of human achievement and human folly on an epic scale. It is a tale of exploitation and preservation and the changing nature of love in America - of the way Man has related to Nature over centuries.
Rechenka's eggs ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Natural and crafted eggs are the subject of this program hosted by LeVar Burton. The Russian story of "Rechenka's eggs" by Patricia Polacco is read, the viewer visits the author, who decorates an egg using the Ukranian art of pysanky, and 3 other books are introduced, including "The talking eggs" by Robert D. San Souci, "Stefan & Olga" by Betsy Day, and "I made it myself" by Sabine Lohf.
Amazing Grace ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
A reading of the book, "Amazing Grace" by Mary Hoffman leads into a discussion of stereotyping. LeVar interviews Whoppi Goldberg, where the topic of pursuing your own dreams is discussed.
Paul Bunyan ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Presents a reading of the book Paul Bunyan, by Steven Kellogg. Deals with a forest fire, Smokey Bear, and woodsmen competitions. Shot on location in Maine and hosted by LeVar Burton.
Music, music, everywhere ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Brings great books to life onscreen through rich illustrations and live shows.
Alistair in outer space ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Visits the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., and goes on a treasure hunt through several library departments, including the Division of Maps and Globes, Book Restoration, and Film. Features the book Alistair in outer space by Marilyn Sadler, in which a fastidious little boy on his way to return his library books is captured by a spaceship and whisked into outer space. Introduces Conan the Librarian and reviews other books with related themes.
Follow the drinking gourd ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad by following directions in a song "The drinking gourd". Other segments include: LeVar talks about slavery: LeVar introduces students to the history, heroes, stories, and music of the African American culture which emerged from slavery ; Songs about slavery: the a capella group, Sweet Honey in the Rock, perform and share their historical knowledge of slavery.
Dive to the coral reefs ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
The featured book "Dive to the coral reefs" written by Elizabeth Taynton, Paul Erickson and Les Kaufman, describes the formation of a coral reef and the many plants and animals that live in and around these underwater communities. Host, LeVar Burton scuba dives in the coral reefs off the Florida Keys where he encounters tropical fish and a variety of fascinating coral. Viewers will also meet a "reef doctor" who restores life to damaged reefs by transplanting living coral. Featured books are "How to hide an octopus & other sea creatures" by Ruth Heller ; "I can be an oceanographer" ; and "Creatures of the sea" by John Christopher Fine.
Watch the stars come out ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
A brother and sister bravely travel alone across the ocean to the United States, from the book by Riki Levinson. LeVar explores the plight of the many courageous immigrants who came to America filled with hopes and dreams.
Barn dance ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Roy Clark reads the featured book Barn dance about a magical time when animals hold a hoedown in the barn. Host LeVar Burton goes to an old-fashioned barn dance, learns how a fiddle is made and learns something about clogging. The reviewed books are The old banjo by Dennis Haseley, I like the music by Leah Komaiko, and Half a moon and one whole star by Crescent Dragonwagon.
Dinosaur Bob and his adventures with the family Lazardo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
While vacationing in Africa, the Lazardo family finds and brings back to America a friendly dinosaur that becomes the talk of the town.
Giving thanks a Native American good morning message ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
"This prayer of the Iroquois Indians celebrates the precious and rare gift of the natural world - and the resources of the earth. On a fall day, LeVar stops to express appreciation for the gifts of the earth. We connect to the earth with a visit to a family who grows and harvests cranberries, then on to a pueblo where native artists use clay from the earth to make pottery, and finally to a group of children who are planting trees in their neighborhood. Children sing "Come You Dreamers," a song about taking care of the earth."--Publisher website.
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