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Schlessinger Video Productions

Overview
Works: 341 works in 563 publications in 1 language and 27,029 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Educational films  Biography  History  Short films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Producer, Performer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Schlessinger Video Productions
Rosh Hashanah/Yom Kippur( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the day of atonement and forgiveness, are the two High Holidays of the Jewish calendar. Children are introduced to these solemn, reflective holidays through a traditional prayer and Tashlikh ceremony. They also learn about the symbolism of foods associated with these holidays, the special clothing that is worn, and the importance of the Torah and performing good deeds throughout the year
Election day( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the activities leading up to Election Day, when different levels of public officials are elected
Animals of the rainforest by Schlessinger Video Productions( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces insects, reptiles, birds and other animals living in the tropical rainforest. Presents facts about where animals live, what they eat, how they adapt to changes in their environment and how they protect themselves from predators. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Cinco de Mayo by Andrew Schlessinger( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the symbols, customs, rituals and folklore underlying the celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Presented with traditional songs, folk tales, and arts and crafts
Mexican-American heritage( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children learn about the history, geography, and culture of Mexico; count to ten and say a few words in Spanish; tour the Olvera Street market in Los Angeles; make a yarn painting; see an animated folktale; and sing a Mexican folk song
Kwanzaa( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the rhythmic sounds of traditional West-African drums and a look into the colorful significance of the clothes and candles, young viewers are introduced to the African American family celebration of Kwanzaa. The seven principles of the Kwanzaa festival (Unity, Self-determination, Collective work, Cooperation, Purpose, Creativity and Faith in self) are explored, and an African folk tale, Unanana and The Enormous One-Tusked Elephant, vividly illustrates the idea of conflict resolution within the community
People of the rainforest( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces students to the diverse lifestyles of people living in the tropical rainforests of Costa Rica, Brazil, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, and Indonesia. Children will learn about the customs, skills and medicines of the people who live there, how they survive in the rainforest, their spiritual beliefs and their unique arts and music
Chinese-American heritage( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exciting adventures appear at every turn as children are introduced to the vast land and culture of China as well as the immigration of Chinese Americans and the traditions they observe today
Native American heritage by Iowa) Wartburg College (Waverly( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exciting adventures appear at every turn as children are introduced to the history and culture of the diverse groups of Native Americans that first lived in North America
Harriet Tubman : antislavery activist( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians tell the story of Harriet Tubman's life covering her childhood in slavery, her work with the underground railroad in leading Southern slaves to freedom in Canada, and her life after the Civil War. Emphasizes her contributions to the community
Chinese New Year by TTS Group( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children will excite in the sights and sounds of the traditional Chinese New Year as the usually peaceful Chinatown erupts with the noise of drums and firecrackers, and the beauty of vibrant, festive colors. During this most important and popular of all Chinese festivals, the ideas of communal awareness and starting anew are taught through the celebration in honor of Tsun Kwan, the god of the hearth, and the traditional festival of the dragon
Jewish-American heritage( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exciting adventures appear at every turn as children are introduced to the history of Jewish Americans, their journey to America and Jewish traditions they observe. The program also covers the geography of Israel and the lives of Jews living there
Central American heritage( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exciting adventures appear at every turn as children are introduced to the seven colorful countries of Central America. They'll see what its like to live there and how immigrants from those countries have brought their traditions to North America
Arab-American heritage( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exciting adventures appear at every turn as children are introduced to the fascinating countries of the Arab world and see the many cultural influences that have been brought to the United States by Arab Americans
Native American life( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about America's history through the use of graphics and animations, live-action portrayals of historic figures and stories told from a child's point of view. Topics featured in this video include Stewards of the Earth, The Story of Pocahontas, Many Faces One Heart: Diversity of Cultures, Tecumseh and the Trail of Tears, Who are the Native Americans?
A History of slavery in America( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the institution of slavery in North America from the 1600s to the early days of Reconstruction
Martin Luther King, Jr. : civil rights leader( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of the Baptist minister and civil rights leader who helped American blacks win many battles for equal rights
Sojourner Truth : antislavery activist( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black historians and others comment on the life of Sojourner Truth, who was born a slave in New York state, freed by law in 1827, and went on to become a preacher and supporter of women's rights and antislavery, speaking throughout the Northeast
Puerto Rican heritage( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exciting adventures appear at every turn as children are introduced to the U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and learn about Puerto Ricans who have come to live on the U.S. mainland, bringing their cultural traditions with them
African American life( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of African Americans in the United States. Features a biography of Martin Luther King, Jr
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identitySchlessinger Media

Library Video Company. Schlessinger Video Productions

Languages
English (65)