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Author: Mark MannucciJill GlucksonLeVar BurtonRuby DeeFaith RinggoldAll authors
Publisher: Lincoln, NB : GPN, 1992.
Series: Reading rainbow, 81.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Primary school   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Host LeVar Burton introduces the book "Tar beach" by Faith Ringgold about a young girl's dream of flying above her Harlem home, claiming all she sees for herself and her family. Also includes discussions about other activities on the rooftops of New York City, a suspension bridge in the city, and booktalks about "I'm flying" by Alan Wade, "To sleep" by James Sage, and "On Grandma's roof" by Erica Silverman.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Motion pictures
Juvenile works
Juvenile films
Material Type: Primary school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Mannucci; Jill Gluckson; LeVar Burton; Ruby Dee; Faith Ringgold; Lancit Media Productions.; Great Plains National Instructional Television Library.; WNED-TV (Television station : Buffalo, N.Y.)
OCLC Number: 42484534
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast as an episode of: Reading rainbow.
Credits: Director of photography, Randy Drummond ; editor, James C. Wright ; music, Steve Horelick, Oasis Music Inc.
Performer(s): Hosted by LeVar Burton ; read by Ruby Dee.
Description: 1 videocassette (28 min. 10 sec.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Reading rainbow, 81.
Other Titles: Reading rainbow (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Jill Gluckson ; directed by Mark Mannucci ; written by Jill Gluckson ; produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd. ; a production of GPN & WNED-TV.

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Host LeVar Burton introduces the book "Tar beach" by Faith Ringgold about a young girl's dream of flying above her Harlem home, claiming all she sees for herself and her family. Also includes discussions about other activities on the rooftops of New York City, a suspension bridge in the city, and booktalks about "I'm flying" by Alan Wade, "To sleep" by James Sage, and "On Grandma's roof" by Erica Silverman.

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