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Burton, LeVar

Overview
Works: 1,622 works in 3,250 publications in 4 languages and 88,848 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Juvenile works  History  Television mini-series  Fiction  Motion pictures  Biographical television programs  Children's television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Director, Narrator, Author, 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 Alex Haley( Visual )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eight part series, which chronicles a black man's search for his heritage and reveals an epic panorama of America's past
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 1,924 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, first contact by Jonathan Frakes( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,628 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 insurrection by Jonathan Frakes( Visual )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,582 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, Nemesis by Jonathan Frakes( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,419 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
Star Trek generations( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirk and other members of the crew of the original Enterprise attend the launching of the new Enterprise. The ship receives a distress call and they must try to rescue two ships engulfed in a ribbon of energy. Among those saved are Soran and Guinan. Kirk is killed in the process of saving the Enterprise from destruction. Four generations later, Picard receives a distress calland rescues Soran and Guinan. She tells Picard about the Nexus, that ribbon of energy and how it is an eternal paradise. Soran's plan is to redirect the path of the Nexus by destroying a densely inhabited planet. With the help of the "dead" Kirk, Picard foils his scheme. Kirk dies again
Digging up dinosaurs by Aliki( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 924 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 884 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 787 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
Richard Wright's Almos' a man( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 674 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
Blizzard( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 670 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 669 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 668 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
Gregory the terrible eater by Mitchell Sharmat( Visual )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the books Gregory the terrible eater (by Mitchell Sharmat) and Gila monsters meet you at the airport (by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat). Host LeVar Burton visits a zoo and the Arizona desert to investigate the habits of goats and Gila monsters
Booker by Stan Lathan( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 562 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
Star trek, the next generation( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and German and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 22 second season episodes. Includes the extremely rare, extended version of fan favorite episode: 'The Measure of a Man.'
Dive to the coral reefs and the magic schoolbus: inside the earth( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Dive to the coral reefs, the host makes a scuba dive to the coral reefs of Key West, Florida. In The magic schoolbus: inside the earth, the host goes spelunking (cave exploring) to discover the mysterious world under the earth
The autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr by Martin Luther King( Recording )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 498 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
The Legend of the Indian paintbrush and the life cycle of the honeybee( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara Feldon reads the featured book, The Lifecycle of the honeybee, by Paula Z. Hogan. This book illustrates how bees make honey. Host LeVar Burton visits a beekeeper and examines a beehive close up. Viewers will learn how honey is extracted from combs and how important the queen bee is to a well-organized hive. Featured book reviews are 'The Reason for a flower, ' written by Ruth Heller, 'The Lady and the spider, ' written by Faith McNulty, and 'Going buggy, ' written by Peter and Connie Roop
 
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Roots
Alternative Names
Burton, Le Var

Burton Levar 1957-....

Burton, Levardis Robert Martyn

Burton, Levardis Robert Martyn 1957-

LeVar Burton acteur et cinaste amricain

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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لوار بارتون بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

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Languages
English (314)

French (5)

German (2)

Spanish (1)

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The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963Star trek, first contactStar trek insurrectionDigging up dinosaursAftermathBlizzardGregory the terrible eaterStar trek, the next generation