WorldCat Identities

Burton, LeVar

Overview
Works: 1,667 works in 3,730 publications in 3 languages and 90,811 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Children's films  Television adaptations  Science fiction television programs  Television mini-series  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author, Narrator, Performer, Host, Producer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by LeVar Burton
Roots by Jawanza Kunjufu( Visual )

52 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Star trek, first contact by Jonathan Frakes( Visual )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They call themselves the Borg--a half-organic, half-machine collective with a sole purpose: to conquer and assimilate all races. Led by their seductive and sadistic queen, the Borg are headed to earth with a devious plan to alter history. Picard's last encounter with the Borg almost killed him. Now, he wants vengeance
Star Trek, Nemesis by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Called to the neutral zone to help negotiate peace between the Romulans and the Federation, Picard and the crew of the Enterprise are confronted by the mysterious new Romulan Praetor Shinzon, a man who claims to be Picard's clone, and who plans to lead a Romulan attack on the Federation
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963
Star trek insurrection by Gene Roddenberry( Visual )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Picard must weigh orders from Starfleet command against the Prime Directive, with the fate of a paradise-like world at stake
Star trek, generations( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The skipper of the fourth U.S.S. Enterprise is Jean-Luc Picard who is sent to investigate a massacre at a science outpost. The only survivor is Dr. Soran, who perpetrated the event to cover up his invention: a bomb he launched into a nearby sun, exploding it. As Soran escapes with Klingon cronies, Picard learns that Soran's plan is to summon a heavenly energy ribbon called the Nexus. Attempting to stop Soran, Picard ends up inside the Nexus, where he discovers former Captain James T. Kirk, who was believed to have been killed in an accident seventy-eight years earlier
Richard Wright's Almos' a man by Richard Wright( Visual )

22 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the short story by Richard Wright. A black teenage farm worker believes that owning a gun is a mark of maturity
Digging up dinosaurs by Aliki( Visual )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book Digging up dinosaurs, by Aliki. Host LeVar Burton sets off in his jeep to explore the mystery surrounding the life and death of the dinosaur
Our friend, Martin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authentic historical footage is blended with colorful animations as students learn about the civil rights leader who challenged all Americans to turn his dream of freedom into reality
Aftermath by LeVar Burton( Book )

10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on an America torn by race wars where black people are kidnaped to serve as body-part donors. The heroine is a woman who invents a machine that increases the body's immune system to the point where disease is conquered
Blizzard by Cornelius Krieghoff( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl, sad when her best friend moves away, rekindles her holiday spirit as her aunt tells her a tale of a young ice skater, an enchanted reindeer and their heartwarming story of friendship
And the children shall lead by Emma Pullen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1964 segregation is a reality in Catesville, Mississippi, but 12-year-old Rachel doesn't notice because she has many white friends. When a group of civil rights activists comes to town, the tension between black and white citizens grows. It's now up to Rachel and her friends to persuade the adults to overcome the racial barriers that divide them
Miss Nelson is back by Harry Allard( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a look, it's in a book. For over thirty years, this beloved children's television series has been bringing stories to life. Hosted by acclaimed actor LeVar Burton, journey to exciting places and build a lasting connection
Ready to learn( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When you hold a baby lovingly and talk, sing, or read to her, the emotional closeness and language experiences you provide are an important part of preparing her to learn when she is old enough for school. There are many things parents and caregivers can do to help build a child's literacy skills from the time he is born. This video provides helpful information about: The importance of communicating with your newborn, establishing reading routines, materials that prepare your child for reading and writing, activities to spark your child's interest in learning, the importance of quality childcare, incorporating literacy into everyday activities."--Container
Star trek, the next generation( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 24th century, the exploits of the U.S.S. Enterprise continue as it explores the universe, seeking new life and new worlds
Star trek, the next generation( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the original broadcast episodes from the second season of Star trek, the next generation
Star trek, the next generation( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the original broadcast episodes from the first season of Star trek, the next generation
Gregory the terrible eater by Mitchell Sharmat( Visual )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very picky eater, Gregory the goat refuses the usual goat diet staples of shoes and tin cans in favor of fruits, vegetables, eggs, and orange juice. Host LeVar Burton visits the Banyard Cafe, a restaurant which is run by people dressed as goats. Dieticians at the San Diego Zoo kitchens talk about zoo animasl and their specialized diets. A variety of zoo animals eat their dinner while listening to the song "Everybody likes food." Three kids learn how to cook a gourmet meal at the Hotel Intercontinental in New York City. Review books - Mrs. Pig's bulk buy by Mary Rayner; Poem stew edited by William Cole; Better homes and gardens new junior cookbook edited by Gerald Knox
Booker by Stan Lathan( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays Booker T. Washington's early life in the south during the closing days and aftermath of the Civil War, and shows the obstacles he overcomes to pursue his passion for learning
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother
 
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Alternative Names
Burton, Le Var

Burton Levar 1957-....

Burton, Levardis Robert Martyn

Burton, Levardis Robert Martyn 1957-

LeVar Burton acteur et cinéaste américain

LeVar Burton aktor amerykański

LeVar Burton Amerikaans filmacteur

LeVar Burton amerikansk skuespiller

LeVar Burton attore e regista statunitense

LeVar Burton director de cine estadounidense

LeVar Burton US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Regisseur und Autor

Левар Бартон

Левар Бъртън

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לוואר ברטון שחקן אמריקאי

لوار بارتون بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

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勒瓦·伯顿

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Languages
English (402)

French (8)

Spanish (2)

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Star trek, first contactStar Trek, NemesisThe Watsons go to Birmingham--1963Star trek insurrectionDigging up dinosaursAftermathBlizzardStar trek, the next generation