WorldCat Identities

Burton, LeVar

Works: 1,560 works in 3,140 publications in 4 languages and 85,343 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Science fiction films  Television adaptations  Biography  Film adaptations  Short stories, American  Short films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer, Director, Host, Producer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by LeVar Burton
Roots by Alex Haley( Visual )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,509 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
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the Weird Watsons, Momma, Dad, Joetta, Kenny and Byron, as they visit Grandma in Birmingham
Star trek, first contact by Jonathan Frakes( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,629 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 Gene Roddenberry( Visual )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,519 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 )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,412 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 )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,068 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 call and rescues Soran. He 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
Digging up dinosaurs by Aliki( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces readers to many types of dinosaurs whose skeletons and reconstructions are seen in museums and explains how scientists uncover, preserve and study fossils
Our friend, Martin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 903 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 799 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
Ready to learn( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 687 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
And the children shall lead by Emma Pullen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 683 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
Richard Wright's Almos' a man( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 668 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 )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2007 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
Gregory the terrible eater ; Gila monsters meet you at the airport by Mitchell Sharmat( Visual )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 578 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 Feature Films for Families( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 564 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
Star trek, the next generation( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the original broadcast episodes from the first season of Star trek, the next generation
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 530 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 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 505 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
Star trek, the next generation( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and German and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 22 second season episodes. Includes the extremely rare, extended version of fan favorite episode: 'The Measure of a Man.'
The autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr by Martin Luther King( Recording )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 502 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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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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English (304)

French (4)

German (2)

Spanish (1)

The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963Star trek, first contactStar trek insurrectionDigging up dinosaursAftermathBlizzardGregory the terrible eater ; Gila monsters meet you at the airportStar trek, the next generation