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Colman Communications

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Works: 254 works in 358 publications in 1 language and 2,219 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Folklore 
Classifications: E185.97.K5, 394.26
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Publications about Colman Communications
Publications by Colman Communications
Most widely held works by Colman Communications
A Multicultural Christmas ( visu )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Profiles five families of different ethnicity, and shows how they celebrate the holiday
Presidents' Day ( visu )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Distinguishes reality from the myths about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, and explains why we celebrate President's Day
Thanksgiving ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Discusses the Pilgrims' first harvest festival, including the role of the Wompanoag Indians; also tells how harvest festivals have been celebrated around the world and describes games and activities often associated with Thanksgiving
Holiday facts & fun ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Highlights the career of America's foremost civil rights leader in simple, easily understood terms. Martin Luther King Jr.'s first experience with prejudice as a six year old child is discussed, as are his early years in school. His rise to national prominence is covered and his unwavering belief in non-violence is given special attention
Myths and legends of ancient Greece ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
A retelling of three ancient Greek legends to show the cultural, historical, religious and psychological aspects and how they might relate to current studies
Martin Luther King Day ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Discusses the early life of Martin Luther King, Jr., and how racial prejudice affected him and other African-Americans; explains how Dr. King fought racism and why and how we celebrate his birthday
World cultures similarities and differences : a unit of study ( visu )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Explains the six constituent parts of all cultures. Shows how environmental factors shape patterns of living and historical events affect a culture's development, and describes how different values foster different cultural expressions
Kwanzaa ( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Explains the difference between the ancient African holiday Kwanza, which was a harvest festival, and the modern holiday Kwanzaa, which is celebrated to help African-Americans better understand their heritage and to build strong bonds in African-American families
Native American folktales ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
This program has four tales from four different tribes. Turkey Girl, comes from the Pueblo culture of the Southwest. It shows the importance of trust in Pueblo culture -- The boy who loved bears helps viewers understand the significance of bears in Pawnee culture, and recognize the deep bond between Native Americans and nature -- Pelican girl, comes from the Miwok people of the Pacific coast. It was a cautionary tale that encouraged children to obey tribal rules -- Storytelling Stone, comes from the Seneca people of the northeastern woodland area. It explains how stories first came to humans
Aesop's fables ( visu )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Presents a brief explanation of Aesop and his fables along with four differnt fables that teach the values of planning ahead, persistence and determination, telling the truth, and helping out
Canada: its land, resources & economy ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
After a brief introduction on the sheer size of Canada, the seven regions of the country are explained. The major geographic features of each are shown and then the program dicusses Canada's natural resources. The main economic components of the country are also covered
Martin Luther King Day ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Discusses the early life of Martin Luther King, Jr., and how racial prejudice affected him and other African-Americans; explains how Dr. King fought racism and why and how we celebrate his birthday
Myths & legends of ancient Rome ( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Presents three Roman myths that focus on the relationships between individuals and human nature
Seven steps to good study habits ( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Part I explains how to create a positive attitude about studies; form a partnership with a teacher; set up a special study place; and make and follow a study schedule. Part II discusses how to read with a system; listen attentively; and take great notes
Drug danger easy to start, hard to stop ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The video offers young people a learning experience of drug's addiction and related problems
Earth Day ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Gives a brief historical overview of Earth Day
The trouble with tobacco ( visu )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Helps students understand the consequences of smoking and chewing tobacco and that tobacco companies use fantasy to sell their products
Columbus Day ( visu )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Explains who Christopher Columbus was, and why Columbus Day is celebrated; also explains the hardships Columbus had to undergo when making his first Voyage to North America
You and your new job ( visu )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The goal of this series is to convey to new employees the basic attitudes and work habits needed to survive on the job and become profitable employees quickly
Getting a good start ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Designed to help beginning semiskilled workers survive on the job and become reliable employees as soon as possible. Tells entry-level personnel what is expected of them and describes attitudes that may slow advancement or cause dismissal from a job
 
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Colman Communications Corporation
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