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Most widely held works by Schlessinger Media
Arctic & Antarctic by Eyewitness( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the general ecology and animal life of the two polar regions and to their place in human history
Benjamin Franklin by Ingri D'Aulaire( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 906 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 evensay 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
Ancient Egypt by Egypt( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join archaeologist Arizona Smith and a young detective-in-training as they unlock the clues of ancient Egypt, including a visit to the pyramids
Harriet Tubman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 802 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
Dinosaur by Mary Frank( Visual )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at dinosaurs and their place in earth's history, how paleontologists are discovering them, and speculates on their demise. Focuses on the T. rex
Rainforest (Jungle)( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience the sites and sounds of the jungle as you journey through the rainforests of the world. Students will learn about pollination, propagation and photosynthesis and meet diverse creatures that inhabit these regions
Fractions by Wanda Sykes( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers how to manipulate and convert numerators and denominators into simplest terms and like terms by calculating common multiples, greatest common factors and least common denominators. Explores how fractions can be renamed into equivalent forms as well as how to order and compare fractional amounts. Also learn how to perform basic operations like subtraction and division on fractions using a variety of strategies and shortcuts
George Washington by Rembrandt Peale( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated biography of George Washington, telling of the challenges he faced during the Revolution
United States history, origins to 2000( Visual )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latter half of the 20th century saw many of the nation's minority groups taking a stand. Beginning with the efforts of those involved in the African-American civil rights movement of the 1960's, the push for equality in American society crossed over to other ethnic groups, women, and the disabled
Ancient China( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join archaeologist Arizona Smith and a young detective-in-training as they unlock the mysteries of ancient China, including a visit to the Great Wall
The way things work( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mammoth Islanders invite a visiting inventor to a noisy concert of musical mammoths. Then they learn the principles behind various wind, string, brass and percussion instruments. The result is music to their ears
Prehistoric life by Edward Ortleb( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores Earth's age, uncovers fossils and traces evolution through the geological time periods. It also examines continental drift, studies cockroaches, early communication, and the role of mass extinctions throughout history
Natural disasters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the forces that shape our planet and affect our lives, from hurricanes to volcanoes. Rare footage reveals the Earth at its most violent
Human machine (Bodyzone)( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of an 8-part series of adventures in a virtual science museum. This segment investigates the most complex machine of all-- the human body. Discusses what it requires for survival and describes its intricate systems. Shows how a network of signals enables us to breathe, see, hear and digest food. Examines circulation. Looks at the function of organs and cells. Shows how the brain organizes its information
Monster by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores one of the creepier sides of nature, introducing deadly spiders, scorpions, crocodiles, and other creatures, as well as the mythological monsters they may have inspired
The Wright brothers( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated biography of the Wright brothers', showing the development of the airplane and explaining some basic concepts of aerodynamics
Ancient Greece by Victoria( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join archaeologist Arizona Smith and a young detective-in-training as they unlock the clues of ancient Greece, including a trip to Acropolis
Ancient Maya by Ralph C Michelsen( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join archaeologist Arizona Smith and a young detective-in-training as they explore the Mayan civilization of Central America and Mexico
Christopher Columbus : explorer of the New World by Richard A Boning( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow along as our two young hosts are given a chance to meet one of history's most famous explorers, Christopher Columbus
Telling time by Wanda Sykes( Visual )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video, kids measure time in seconds, minutes and hours, and order events by using words like before and after. They also learn about A.M. and P.M, about how to use a calendar and about how to estimate time
 
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Benjamin FranklinUnited States history, origins to 2000