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Lancit Media Productions

Overview
Works: 568 works in 992 publications in 1 language and 30,445 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's television programs  Children's films  Drama  Educational television programs  Fiction  Hymns  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical films 
Classifications: PZ7, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by Lancit Media Productions
Digging up dinosaurs by Aliki( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 584 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
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash by Trinka Hakes Noble( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 410 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 an exotic pet shop, a farm, and a livestock fair
Music, music, everywhere( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings great books to life onscreen through rich illustrations and live shows
Gregory the terrible eater by Mitchell Sharmat( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 403 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
Amazing grace with Bill Moyers by Michael Apted( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reading of the book, "Amazing Grace" by Mary Hoffman leads into a discussion of stereotyping. LeVar interviews Whoppi Goldberg, where the topic of pursuing your own dreams is discussed
If you give a mouse a cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 374 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
Paul Bunyan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who was the largest baby ever born in the state of Maine? Who dug the Great Lakes? Who gouged out the Grand Canyon? Why, Paul Bunyan, of course, America's finest, fastest, funniest lumberman and favorite tall-tale hero
Ramona by Beverly Cleary( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramona has some trouble dealing a new addition to the family, a baby sister
Buried treasures( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digging up dinosaurs: host LeVar Burton sets off in his jeep to explore the mystery surrounding the life and death of the dinosaur. Mummies made in Egypt: describes the techniques and the reasons for the use of mummification in ancient Egypt
Abiyoyo by Pete Seeger( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals some of the ways a story can be told with music, including music videos and dance. Features the book Abiyoyo, which is based on a South African lullaby with text by Pete Seeger. Reviews other books with related themes
The Patchwork quilt by Valerie Flournoy( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of the book The patchwork quilt, by Valerie Flournoy. Shot on location at Boston Children's Museum and hosted by LeVar Burton
Germs make me sick( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book explains what germs are, how bacteria and viruses affect the human body, and how the body fights against them. Other segments include: Finding out about germs: LeVar uses a microscope to discover what germs really look like ; How your body fights germs: animation featuring the body's defense team works in action ; How bacteria can help: a visit to an organic farm illustrates how micro-organisms are important to growing food
Stellaluna( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 263 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
Bugs by Nancy Winslow Parker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bugs includes general information, jokes and descriptions of the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of a variety of common insects. Other segments include: LeVar visits Insect world: with the assistance of an entomologist LeVar discovers the uniqueness of a wide variety of bugs and insects at Cincinnati Zoo's Insect World ; See the migration of Monarch Butterflies: take a trip to the mountains in Mexico to find out where monarch butterflies go when they migrate for the winter
Follow the drinking gourd( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad by following directions in a song "The drinking gourd". Other segments include: LeVar talks about slavery: LeVar introduces students to the history, heroes, stories, and music of the African American culture which emerged from slavery ; Songs about slavery: the a capella group, Sweet Honey in the Rock, perform and share their historical knowledge of slavery
Lemonade for sale( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Elm Street Kids' Club decides to sell lemonade to earn money to fix up their clubhouse. They monitor their success by tracking daily sales. In this math-based episode, LeVar takes viewers to the American Stock Exchange, for a closer look at the economics and challenges of running a business. We also explore two very different kinds of companies: a for-profit business and a non-profit organization
Beverly Cleary's Ramona( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two stories about the 8-year-old Ramona and her family. Ramona's sneakers squeak and she becomes the center of attention, and Ramona learns the sadness of losing a friend and her cat, but gaining a new sibling
Best friends( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two best friends learn to share a puppy and LeVar meets eight golden retriever puppies
Animal cafe( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores New York City at night to look at what really happens during the late night hours into the wee hours of the morning. Features the book Animal cafe by John Stadler and reviews other books with related themes
Farm life( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings great books to life onscreen through rich illustrations and live shows. The milk makers is a book that describes how cows produce milk and how milk is processed before being delivered to stores. The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash is a story about a school trip to a peaceful farm that turns wild when Jimmy's pet boa constrictor escapes
 
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The Patchwork quilt
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The Patchwork quilt