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Choices, Inc

Overview
Works: 126 works in 173 publications in 3 languages and 9,947 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Biography  Records (Sports)  Case studies  Personal narratives  Documentary films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: DS371.4, 940.5318092
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Most widely held works by Choices, Inc
Elie Wiesel goes home ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elie Wiesel returns to the village of his birth and to Auschwitz and Birkenau the camps where he was interned during WWII
Daughters of Afghanistan by Sally Armstrong ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Canadian journalist Sally Armstrong guides us on a journey following four [Afghani] women and one girl as they pursue their dreams of liberation"--Container
City of bees a children's guide to bees ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six-year-old Oliver and his friends join a beekeeper as he cares for his hives over the course of a year. The children learn how a queen bee rules the hive, the various jobs each bee performs, how bees pollinate, and how they can fly at amazing speeds
Free at last civil rights heroes ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The civil rights movement in the United States is usually thought of in terms of its leadership, but often the catalysts for progress were people who fought from within a larger group or performed individual acts of heroism. Some were victims who just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. These are some of those stories"--Container
In the tall grass ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the Hutu and Tutsi as they struggle through Rwanda's unique reconciliation process: Gacaca, a network of grassroots community courts
Beyond Beijing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With Beijing the focus of the 2008 Summer Olympics, one must not forget the other sites hosting events during the games and what they have to offer visitors. Cities includes: Shanghai; Qingdao; Qinhuangdao; Tianjin; Shenyang; and Hong Kong
Our feathered friends adventures on a chicken farm ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An enchanting film that chronicles the adventures of two young boys on their grandmother's farm, where they learn the inside scoop on chickens and other birds
Poetry lounge spoken word and the art of self-expression ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn the fundamentals of writing and performing "spoken word" poetry from some of the most accomplished poets of the movement. Includes interviews with, and performances by, the 2004 National Slam Champions
Keepers of memory ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through eyewitness accounts and gripping footage, acclaimed director Eric Kabera takes a heartfelt look at the 1994 Rwandan genocide, its survivors, the memorials created in the victims' honor, and those who keep the memories alive
Viva Nelson Mandela a hero for all seasons ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Go behind the headlines and away from the public eye for a look at the man himself as a loyal friend, a dependable comrade, a trusted confidant, a respected mentor, and a man who has touched and transformed countless lives. A life of struggle, humanity, destiny and greatness is recalled and celebrated by those who knew him best and who worked with him in the quest to break the chains of oppression
Machssomim Checkpoint ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Hebrew and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Over three million Palestinians live in The West Bank and Gaza Strip, which has been under Israeli military authority since 1967. Israeli director Yoav Shamir documents the impact of the enforced boundaries know as 'checkpoints' on the Israeli border guards drafted to monitor them and the Palestinian citizens who must pass through them daily"--Container
Reckless indifference ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four teenagers participated in a backyard brawl which resulted in a death. The trial led to life without parole, even though the evidence against them was not clear-cut. Ten years have passed and they are still behind bars, though an appeal is pending
Barack Obama, people's president the campaign that changed history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reveals the untold story behind the unprecedented grassroots effort that elected an unknown candidate President of the United States. Features interviews with media analysts, activists, journalists, grassroots organizers, producers, campaign workers, and thoughtful experts
Missing, presumed dead-- the search for America's POWs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chronicles Bob Dumas' fifty year search for his brother Roger Dumas, who was captured by North Korea. Although officially listed as MIA by the U.S. government, the Dumas family believes that he is still alive and is being held as a POW ... Reveals what the government really knows about missing soldiers from the Korean conflict and the reasons behind its unwillingness to bring them home"--Container
Panihari the water women of India ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at life in the desert communities of Rajasthan in India's Thar Desert. The film centers around the life of Paru, one of the Panihari (women who fetch water) as she struggles against nature and society to attain self-reliance for her family and herself
The perfect life growing up in urban America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Takes a hard look at the challenges of growing up in America's inner cities. In 1992, filmmaker Sam Lee moved from England to teach second grade at a unique school in Harlem (The Children's Storefront) aimed at helping disadvantaged youth. Ten years later, she decided to revisit her former students, now seniors in high school, and find out what had become of their dreams, their families, and their lives. With candor and eloquence, each student discusses their personal challenges from living with no parental support, emotional issues, grinding poverty and lack of opportunities"--Container
Letters from Iran ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A moving account of an exile's return to his homeland. A series of letters written to a friend in America describe his homecoming and emotions. His reunion is joyous as well as sad for the longing of a vanished past
Freedom flyers of Tuskegee Tuskegee airmen : they fought two wars ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The compelling story of the first African American military pilots who, in addition to fighting our enemies in Europe during WWII, had to fight against the racial inequality and discrimination they faced at home despite their great sacrifice
Hanging with the sloth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the three-toed sloth in its natural habitat and among humans. Discusses sloth conservation efforts in Costa Rica and Panama
Joyce to the world ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the global phenomenon known as "Bloomsday" celebrated every year on June 16th, the day that James Joyce's novel "Ulysses" takes place. Extensive biographical footage and commentary follows Joyce from his early life in Dublin to his later years of self-exile with his wife, Nora Barnacle in Paris and Switzerland. This film includes interviews with actors, writers, and scholars, who examine the wildly varied celebrations during the 100-year anniversary of this amazing tradition. Joyceans around the world open a book, raise a pint, and dress in costume in homage to their fictional heroes
 
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Alternative Names
Choices (Firm)
Languages
English (32)
Hindi (1)
Hebrew (1)
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