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Burton, LeVar

Overview
Works: 1,661 works in 3,309 publications in 3 languages and 84,002 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Television adaptations  Biography  Film adaptations  Short stories, American  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, 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 3,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots in which he traces his family's history from the time of slavery
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 1,986 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 )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,840 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 )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,529 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 Patrick Stewart( Visual )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,438 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 1,066 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
Digging up dinosaurs by Aliki( Visual )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 956 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 922 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 821 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 708 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 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The civil rights movement is examined through the eyes of a 12-year-old black child living in a southern town. Young Rachel's family must decide whether to be a part of struggle for change
The Legend of the Indian paintbrush ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barbara Feldon reads the featured book The lifecycle of the honeybee by Paula Z. Hogan about 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 by Ruth Heller, The lady and the spider by Faith McNulty, and Going buggy by Peter and Connie Roop
Richard Wright's Almos' a man ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 673 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 605 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 Feature Films for Families( Visual )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 570 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
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 544 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 506 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 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby rat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother
Star trek, the next generation ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 476 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
If you give a mouse a cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reading of the book, "If you give a mouse a cookie" by Laura Joffe Numeroff. Discusses chain reactions from a bowling alley, leading into the reading of the main story. Then it's off to a factory where bowling balls are made and a domino expert demonstrates how he designs chain reactons as he sets up a domino art event. Reviews: "This is the key to the kingdom" by Diane Worfolk Allison, "The house that Jack built" illustrated by Jebby Stow, and "Smart dog" by Ralph Leemis
 
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Alternative Names
Burton, Le Var.
Burton Levar 1957-....
Burton, Levardis Robert Martyn.
Burton, Levardis Robert Martyn 1957-
Languages
English (289)
French (4)
Spanish (1)
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