WorldCat Identities

Burton, LeVar

Works: 1,166 works in 3,365 publications in 4 languages and 89,609 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Science fiction television programs  Children's television programs  Science fiction films  Motion pictures  History  Television mini-series  Fiction  Animated television programs 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author, Narrator, Performer, Host, Producer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by LeVar Burton
Star trek, the next generation( Visual )

334 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 5,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the original broadcast episodes from the fourth season of Star trek, the next generation
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

34 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed
Transformers, rescue bots by Lacey Chabert( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 2,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rescue Bots, Chase, Heatwave, Blades and Bolder, along with a family of first responders, must tackle all sorts of problems to keep the town of Griffin Rock safe. This task just got prehistoric, as they must battle Doc Green's pet Dinobot Trex, along with other fantastic creatures
Star trek, first contact by Jonathan Frakes( Visual )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,930 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
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,923 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, Nemesis by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,836 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
Barn dance!( Visual )

99 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Clark reads the featured book Barn dance about a magical time when animals hold a hoedown in the barn. Host LeVar Burton goes to an old-fashioned barn dance, learns how a fiddle is made and learns something about clogging. The reviewed books are The old banjo by Dennis Haseley, I like the music by Leah Komaiko, and Half a moon and one whole star by Crescent Dragonwagon
Star trek insurrection by Jonathan Frakes( Visual )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,502 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
Man's best friend by Paul O Zelinsky( Visual )

104 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings great books to life onscreen through rich illustrations and live shows
Star trek, generations by Robert Wise( Visual )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,117 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 lauched 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 year earlier
Richard Wright's Almos' a man by Richard Wright( Visual )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 1,013 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 )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 916 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 )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 873 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 )

9 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 777 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( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 664 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 656 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
Ready to learn( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 653 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
Booker by Feature Films for Families( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays Booker T. Washington's early life during the closing days and aftermath of the Civil War. Shows the obstacles he overcomes from laws to a recalcitrant step-father in educating himself
Gregory the terrible eater by Mitchell Sharmat( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 544 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 also visits a zoo to find out some surprising facts about the eating habits of goats and other animals
The autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr by Martin Luther King( Recording )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and times of the Civil Rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr., drawn from a comprehensive collection of writings, recordings, and documentary materials
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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

לוואר ברטון

لوار بارتون بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

ლევარ ბარტონი

레바 버턴


English (842)

German (9)

French (8)

Spanish (2)

RootsStar trek, first contactThe Watsons go to Birmingham--1963Star Trek, NemesisStar trek insurrectionDigging up dinosaursAftermathBlizzard