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AIMS Multimedia (Firm)

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Works: 789 works in 1,177 publications in 2 languages and 6,551 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Educational films  Documentary films  Popular works 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by AIMS Multimedia (Firm)
Hidden victims : children of domestic violence( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores some of the devastating ways in which children are affected by growing up in a home in which there is domestic violence. Profiles four families, including adults who are perpetuating domestic abuse in their families in response to domestic abuse they experienced growing up
Latin America : the people( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who are the Latin Americans? Where did the various early Latin American civilizations begin, and what changed their culture over time? This insightful program traces the colorful history of the region's human settlement, its many ethnic groups and cultural traditions, as well as the challenges of modern life in Latin America's burgeoning cities
Latin America : land and resources( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This colorful program takes students on an odyssey that traverses the length and breadth of Middle America and South America, exploring the countries' varied landforms, waterways, and widely differing climates. The difference in seasons between the northern and southern hemispheres is discussed, along with the ways in which altitude and precipitation affect the region's vegetation, and the lives of the people who live there
The truth about hate( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the origins of hate through the eyes of today's teenagers as they come face to face with their own racism, ethnic bigotry, religious hatred, and sexual discrimination. Through interactive experiences with other teens who are different from themselves, and emotional encounters with people who have been victimized or affected by hate due to family and social ties, a group of young people gradually learn to face the destructive reality of their prejudices. Seeks to encourage every viewer, young and old, to rethink issues of prejudice and eliminate hatred from their lives
The truth about drinking by Allison Grodner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates to teen drinkers what the future may hold for them if they continue to consume alcohol, examining the potential consequences of underage drinking from several perspectives
The truth about drugs by Allison Grodner( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the lives of several young people who have been forever changed by drug use. Shows the immediate consequences of illegal drugs and illustrates how easily a life can be changed or destroyed after only one drug use. The effects of heroin, cocaine, Ecstasy and other drugs are discussed, as well as techniques for turning away from risky drug-related situations
Music of the Caribbean( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music of the Caribbean is popular around the world because of its unique sound. A band comprising steel drums and conga drums demonstrates a variety of styles, including blues, jazz, reggae, African, and rock and roll
North America : land and resources( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewing the North American continent as one vast region, this visually outstanding program takes students on a panoramic journey that recognizes geographic rather than national boundaries. Students visit the sweeping vistas of the Atlantic and Gulf Plains, the Appalachian Mountain system, the Canadian Shield, the Great Plains, the Rocky Mountain System and the Pacific Coastlands. Regional climates, vegetation, natural resources, and commercial industries are explored, along with the continent's agricultural capacity to nourish the population of the United States and Canada, and much of the rest of our planet as well
Southeast Asia : the people( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video examines the ethnic groups, cultural traditions, religion, and history of Southeast Asia
The truth about sex by Doug Fields( Visual )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the risks associated with sex, including unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Teens are introduced to several teen couples, many of whom are having unprotected sex
Maniac Magee( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries
Discovering the music of India( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the two main types of Indian music, the Karnatic of the south and the Hindustani of the north, dating back more than three thousand years. Demonstrates the use of a wide variety of simple and complex instruments. Points out several ways in which Indian music differs from Western music. Includes a traditional Indian dance showing the importance of the art of gesture
HIV/AIDS 101( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kim Bouldin-Jones teaches people how HIV is transmitted, detected and treated. Contains practical steps for reducing the risk of transmission
World War II : the Japanese-American experience( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. government stripped more than 120,000 Japanese-Americans of their civil rights and forced them into fenced internment camps euphemistically called relocation centers. This program is a sympathetic first-person portrait of the families who fell victim to public and political hysteria during World War II and the extraordinary military unit that rose from this turmoil: the Army's highly decorated 442nd Regimental Combat Team, which reflected great honor upon all Japanese-Americans as its soldiers fought their way across the battlefields of North Africa and Europe with exemplary courage and skill."--Container
CDL written test refresher( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reduce anxiety for drivers at all experience levels by preparing them to pass "General knowledge" and necessary "Endorsements" on the written portion of the CDL test. Live action scenes are used to help drivers learn everything they need to know to pass the test. The program includes pre-screening tests and sample tests derived form the Model Driver Program and actual state tests
Discovering the music of Africa( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes music and rhythms of Africa and how they are used both as music and means of communication. Demonstrates the complex rhythmical music of the bells, the rattles, and the drums; shows several traditional dances
Southeast Asia : land and resources by Albert L Fisher( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video examines the geography, climate, wildlife, vegetation, and agriculture of Southeast Asia
East Asia : land and resources( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From China's Taklamakan Desert to "the roof of the world" in the Himalayas to Japan's islands along the Pacific Ring of Fire, East Asia is one of the world's most geographically complex regions. This program examines the area, describing the land features of China, Mongolia, Japan, North Korea, and South Korea
The Necklace by Mark David Baer( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loss of a borrowed necklace reduces Mathilde, married to a decent but minor government official, to menial work to replace it
Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day by Judith Viorst( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It follows the exploits of eleven-year-old Alexander as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life, a day that begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by one calamity after another. But when Alexander tells his upbeat family about the misadventures of his disastrous day, he finds little sympathy and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him
 
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