WorldCat Identities

Burton, LeVar

Overview
Works: 1,626 works in 3,288 publications in 4 languages and 83,420 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Television adaptations  Biography  Film adaptations  Short stories, American  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Producer, Director, 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 )
33 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,636 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, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. The series follows the struggle for freedom which began with the young man's abduction and was continued by his descendants
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 1,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enter the world of ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the "weird" Watsons of Flint, Michigan. When Mom and Dad decide to visit Grandma, the Watsons head off to Birmingham, Alabama, where they witness a tragic historic event
Star trek first contact by Jonathan Frakes ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,832 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 )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,525 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 Stuart Baird ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,414 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 Shinzon, a man who claims to be Picard's clone
Star Trek generations ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,051 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 )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 963 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 932 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 828 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 723 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 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television movie. In 1964 segregation is a reality in Catesville, Mississippi. But 12-year-old Rachel doesn't notice it 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 is 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 700 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
The Legend of the Indian paintbrush ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 689 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
Blizzard ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and French and held by 598 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
Booker by Stan Lathan ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 1860's South, Booker is the impassioned story of the boy who struggled "up from slavery" to found the Tuskegee Institute
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 554 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 507 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
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LeVar discovers a mysterious and fascinating world of nocturnal animals, and explores the not-so-silent world of slumber and dreams
The Day Jimmy's boa ate the wash by Trinka Hakes Noble ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a reading of the book The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash, by Trinka Hakes Noble. Host LeVar Burton also visits a farm and a livestock fair, interviewing a man who greases a pig for a pig scramble
Star trek, the next generation ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and German and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set decades after Captain James T. Kirk's 5-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers in a new Enterprise set off on their own mission to go where no one has gone before"--IMDB
 
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Alternative Names
Burton, Le Var
Burton Levar 1957-....
Burton, Levardis Robert Martyn
Burton, Levardis Robert Martyn 1957-
Languages
English (288)
French (4)
German (2)
Spanish (1)
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