ABC Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by ABC Video (Firm)
America rock ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 903 libraries worldwide
Translates important events in American history and important features of the American political and social system into original rock songs illustrated by cartoons.
Grammar rock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 878 libraries worldwide
Teaches the different parts of speech through songs and music.
Multiplication rock ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 790 libraries worldwide
Teaches multiplication through songs and music. Each segment focuses on a number between 2 and 12.
Science rock ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 729 libraries worldwide
Teaches children about human anatomy and physiology, electricity, energy sources, the solar system, and gravity through songs and music.
Money rock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
Learn about savings and loans; what is an allowance?; how our salaries/allowances are spent; discover what the government does with our money; investments, stocks and bonds; learn about barter and trade; learn about our national debt; how to write a check and where it goes.
The century America's time ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
It has been a century like no other. "The century: America's time" recounts the defining moments, people and trends that have shaped our times. From the Wright brothers' historic flight at Kitty Hawk to man's first steps on the moon; from the battlegrounds of World War I to the high-tech combat of the Gulf War; from the death of Queen Victoria at the start of the century to the tragic death of Princess Diana at its end. Includes rare footage from archives around the world and hundreds of eyewitness interviews.
Let's play soccer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
John Harkes and Mia Hamm instruct the basics for improving one's soccer techniques. Skills covered are offense and defense, funnelling, pressure tactics, ball handling and practice drills.
Spellbound ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
An amnesia victim assumes the identity of a noted psychiatrist and is accused of the murder of the man he professes to be. Constance, a fellow psychiatrist, attempts to restore his memory and uncover some lead that would prove his innocence.
Jirimpimbira an African folktale ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
A brave boy named Temba ventures to find food and water for his drought-striken village. But when he is given a set of magical bones, he uses them to gain riches for himself instead of sharing with his friends.
Red express the Trans-Siberian Railroad ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Come aboard Russia's Trans-Siberian Express for the longest train ride in the world, across 6000 miles and 7 time zones, and a fascinating look inside a nation just beginning to open up to the outside world.
Vietnam the soldiers' story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Vietnam: the soldiers story returns to those battlefields for the intensely personal stories of the wars pivotal battles-recounted by the people who were there.
The little crooked Christmas tree ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
A warm and charming story about a special little tree that grew crooked from bending its branches around to protect a mother dove and her beloved babies. The tree's misshapen trunk saved it from being chopped down at Christmastime, but all of its neighbors were cut down and taken to homes leaving the tree alone. The tree farmer devises a plan which will allow it to bring joy and beauty to all, year after year.
The Century America's time. Vol 6, The '80s & '90s ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Witnesses the demise of what President Reagan called "the evil empire" and the end of the Cold War. The Berlin Wall falls, while Wall Street's greed rises. Still, America remains a land of dreamers, creators an d optimists. With the hope of learning from the past, and the promise of the future, we can only imagine what the next century may hold.
The century America's time. Vol 1, The beginning through the '20s ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Volume 1 of The century: America's time begins where the last century ends and with how early technology, the first World War and the struggle for a new sense of identity shaped the twentieth century.
The Century America's time. Vol 4, The '50s & '60s ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
This explosive volume deals with the highly charged ideals of the younger generation, which stood in stark contrast with those of the Estab lishment. Racial, ethical and political views divide the nation, while the unpopular, protracted war in Vietnam causes many Americans to question their country's direction.
The Century America's time. Vol 5, The '70s ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Examines America's sense of betrayal when President Richard Nicon's cover-up of the Watergate break-in forces him to resign in disgrace. As we move on through the 1970s, all Americans are forced to reassess their positions in the changing, multicultural society.
The Century America's time. Vol 2, The '30s ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Examines the causes and effects of the worst economic crisis in U.S. history - The Great Depression. See how Americans of all walks of life coped, while half a world away an unimaginable horror that would threaten America, and the world, was beginning to take hold in Germany.
The century America's time. Vol 3, The '40s ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Chronicles America's ascension out of the Depression as it enters its second world war of the century. Victorious over the German and Japanese armies, America finds itself organizing the reconstruction of Europe under the ambitious Marshall Plan.
The century America's time with Peter Jennings ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Overview of U.S. history during the twentieth century.
Young pioneers' Christmas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
This delightful program opens with Molly Beaton, a pioneer wife, reminiscing to herself about the prior day's events--Christmas Day, 1874. Feeling both secure and thankful in her sod house, Molly begins a flashback narrative which starts in June of that year. She and her husband David buried their only child who was consumed by "the fever." Now they must struggle through their hardships of the death of their child, and being one of the few settlers in the area. Through the support of their very distant neighbors, Molly and David get on with their lives. In turn, they help their neighbors through their own struggles and share a Christmas dinner complete with homemade decorations and very special presents.
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