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Library Video Company

Works: 159 works in 204 publications in 1 language and 9,961 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Children's films  Juvenile works  Educational films  Biographical television programs  History  Biographical films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Drama 
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Most widely held works by Library Video Company
Martin Luther King, Jr. by Coleen Degnan-Veness( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Not that long ago, African Americans were denied basic rights and opportunities in the United States, but one man's work and dedication helped change the future for our country - not just for African Americans, but for all Americans. In Martin Luther King, Jr., kids will take an in-depth look at the life of this civil rights leader and learn about his commitment to nonviolence in the pursuit of social change. From his days as a minister in Alabama to his role in the battle for equal rights, discover how Americans responded to the actions and words of the most influential leader of the Civil Rights Movement"--Container
All about the planets( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Takes children on a tour of the nine planets of our solar system, explaining vital statistics about each ... This program is based on the concepts outlined in the 'National Science Education Content Standards' for earth science."
Harriet Tubman( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Less than 200 years ago, thousands of African-American men, women and children were enslaved right here in the United States of America. One brave woman not only dared to escape, but even risked her own life time and time again in order to free hundreds of others. In Harriet Tubman, kids will get an up-close look at the life of this famed conductor on the Underground Railroad while learning about the daily life of enslaved people and the dangers faced by those who fought to free them"--Container
Sacagawea by Sacagawea( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of our country's greatest Americans was a Native American! Discover Sacagawea, the young woman who joined America's legendary explorers, Lewis & Clark, on a world-famous expedition through the American West. Serving as a translator and sometimes even as a guide, Sacagawea's skills in finding food often saved the group from starvation. Kids will discover that throughout this famed expedition, the tremendous courage and bravery Sacagawea demonstrated was second to none, and that without her help, one of the greatest adventures in American history might have ended in failure"--Container
Revolutionary War heroes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Revolutionary War created many heroes, including the men who would go down in history as the Founding Fathers of a new country. Yet, there were many other men, women and children whose names you might not know, but whose acts of courage helped win the war against the British. Revolutionary War Heroes focuses on the daring acts of patriotism from people such as Nathan Hale and Sybil Ludington and the brave military feats of Colonel Francis Marion, Captain John Paul Jones and Molly Pitcher. Kids will see how these ordinary citizens accomplished extraordinary things, rising to the challenge when they were needed to ensure independence for the fledgling nation"--Container
Amelia Earhart by Caroline Laidlaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At a time before hopping on a plane was a common form of travel, this adventurous woman took to the air, proving that in the big blue skies, there was room for both men and women to make history! In Amelia Earhart, kids will examine the life of this pioneering aviator, whose daring flights set records and amazed the world. From her youthful introduction to airplanes to her record-setting flights and her mysterious disappearance while attempting to fly around the world, this exciting program documents Earhart's life and accomplishments through a lively mix of archival stills and newsreel footage. Climb aboard and see why Earhart's courage and determination are still remembered today!"--Container
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He lived during a time of great conflict and war--but he is most famous for fighting battles with a pen rather than a sword. In Thomas Jefferson, kids will examine the life of the statesman who wrote one of the world's greatest documents--the Declaration of Independence--and, in turn, helped form the very country we live in today. From his days in colonial Virginia to his role as President of the United States, kids will discover Jefferson's many contributions to American society, including the development of the Library of Congress, the capital of our nation, Washington D.C., and the great western expanse of North America that he felt compelled to have explored"--Container
Benjamin Franklin by Jean Antoine Houdon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the 1700s, Benjamin Franklin established himself as one of America's greatest citizens. After all, he was a printer and writer, a statesman and scientist, and a humanitarian and inventor! Some people would even say he helped "invent" the United States! In Benjamin Franklin, kids will get an up-close look at the life and times of this prolific Founding Father. From his early years in Boston to his famous experiments with electricity and his globe-trotting negotiations during the Revolutionary War, kids will examine why our country is a better place because of Benjamin Franklin's legendary contributions"--Container
Harriet Tubman : antislavery activist( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 274 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
Susan B. Anthony : rebel for the cause( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Did you know that not too long ago, many Americans didn't have the right to vote? If you were a woman living in the United States before the early 1900s, it would have been illegal for you to cast a ballot--and doing so could have landed you in jail! One great American fought long and hard for the right for all of us to vote, and in Susan B. Anthony, kids will get an up-close look at the life of this pioneering voice in the struggle for equal rights. From abolitionist to suffragist, follow Anthony's life through vivid reenactments and historical stills, and see how her lifelong dedication to the fight for equality changed the lives of women in America forever"--Container
Rainforest biomes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students will discover how the species of the rainforest have adapted to the temperature and humidity, and why the threat of its destruction will have a far-reaching impact on our planet. A visit with an ecologist at the Caribbean National Forest in Puerto Rico examines the work underway to restore the population of the endangered Puerto Rican parrot, while a hands-on investigation demonstrates the vital role that rainforests play in recycling water
Sojourner Truth : antislavery activist( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 256 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
Cesar Chavez( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cesar Chavez overcame huge obstacles, including extreme poverty and the prejudice that he experienced as a Hispanic American and a migrant farmer, to achieve his goal of helping to organize the first successful union for America's farm workers. As a union activist, he promoted the use of nonviolent strikes, boycotts and protests to help farm workers obtain better pay and working conditions, and forever changed the relationship between farm owners and workers. In this fascinating portrait, kids will examine the life of this dedicated labor leader, whose determination to help others gave thousands a voice and the power to change things for the better in this country"--Container
Malcolm X : militant black leader( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black historians and leaders comment on the life of Malcolm X, who experienced violence from the Ku Klux Klan as a child and grew up to become a leader of the Black Muslims and a spokesperson for Black nationalism
Eleanor Roosevelt by Giovanni Costigan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Born into a life of wealth and opportunity, Eleanor Roosevelt chose to devote herself to those who were less fortunate. Human rights, poverty, world peace - no problem was too large for her to tackle. Through archival footage and stills, kids will examine the life of this passionate activist who grew from a shy, self-conscious girl into a strong, outspoken woman who was admired by people all over the world. From her years of redefining the role of First Lady during the Great Depression and World War II to her role as a leader in creating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, discover why this great American was often referred to as 'Eleanor Everywhere, ' and see how her words and actions helped make the world a better place"--Container
Jesse Jackson : civil rights leader and politician( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the time of the civil rights protests in the United States when Jesse Jackson was a young man, his work with the education of young black people, his presidential campaigns in 1984 and 1988, and his role in the Iraq-Kuwait Crisis of 1990-91
Biomes of the world in action( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... In Marine ecosystems, students will explore saltwater environments -- from shorelines to coral reefs -- and learn about the fish, plants, mammals, and insects that depend on each other for survival in this aquatic biome. Examine concepts such as salinity and currents, and find out about the three major life zones found in ocean waters. A fun, hands-on experiment allows students to discover how brine shrimp have adapted to changes in salt concentration, while a visit with a marine biologist on the Chesapeake Bay examines the fascinating life cycle of the blue crab
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