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Burton, LeVar

Overview
Works: 1,547 works in 3,261 publications in 3 languages and 84,217 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Television adaptations  Biography  Film adaptations  Short stories, American  Folklore  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Director, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about LeVar Burton
Publications by LeVar Burton
Most widely held works by LeVar Burton
Roots by Alex Haley( visu )
28 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,601 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 was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,998 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( visu )
27 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 1,918 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, Nemesis by Jonathan Frakes( visu )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,678 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 insurrection by Jonathan Frakes( visu )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,522 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 generations ( visu )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,059 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( visu )
24 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 1,001 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 at the Dinosaur National Monument
Gregory the terrible eater ; Gila monsters meet you at the airport by Mitchell Sharmat( visu )
32 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
Presents a reading of the book Gila monsters meet you at the airport, by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat. Host LeVar Burton investigates the Arizona desert to find out what a Gila monster is really like
Our friend, Martin ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 945 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 )
8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 837 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
And the children shall lead ( visu )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 731 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
Ready to learn ( visu )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 727 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
Richard Wright's Almos' a man ( visu )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 685 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 ( visu )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and French and held by 595 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( visu )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 592 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 ( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 563 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 by Tomie DePaola( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Little Gopher follows his destiny, as revealed in a Dream-Vision, of becoming an artist for his people and eventually is able to bring the colors of the sunset down to the earth
The autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr by Martin Luther King( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 520 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
Star trek, the next generation ( visu )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
Collects the original broadcast episodes from the first season of Star trek, the next generation
Stellaluna ( visu )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother
 
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Alternative Names
Burton, Le Var
Burton Levar 1957-....
Burton, Levardis Robert Martyn
Burton, Levardis Robert Martyn 1957-
Languages
English (320)
French (4)
Spanish (1)
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