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Colman Communications

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Works: 227 works in 356 publications in 1 language and 2,295 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Folklore  History  Cross-cultural studies 
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 )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Profiles five families of different ethnicity, and shows how they celebrate the holiday
Martin Luther King Jr. Day ( visu )
5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 86 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
Presidents' Day ( visu )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Tells about the lives of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln and why and how we celebrate a holiday in their honor
Earth Day ( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Gives a brief historical overview of Earth Day
Holiday facts & fun ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 56 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
Thanksgiving ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 52 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
Myths and legends of ancient Greece ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 47 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
World cultures similarities and differences : a unit of study ( visu )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 44 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
Hanukkah ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Depicts the story of the Maccabeean revolt, the miracle of the temple's holy lamp, and describes how Hanukkah is celebrated today, including food, traditions, and songs
Native American folktales ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 36 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
Kwanzaa ( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 36 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
Seven steps to good study habits ( visu )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Presents information on developing good study habits, including creating a positive attitude, setting up a study place, following a study schedule, and improving reading, listening and note-taking skills
Myths & legends of ancient Rome ( visu )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Presents three Roman myths that focus on the relationships between individuals and human nature
Aesop's fables ( visu )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 33 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
Drug danger easy to start, hard to stop ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
The video offers young people a learning experience of drug's addiction and related problems
Using modern libraries ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Presents an overview of the materials and programs available in school and community libraries. Covers use of the card catalog, the Dewey decimal system, microfilm, interlibrary loans, and the types of reference materials available
Getting a good start ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 29 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
The trouble with tobacco ( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Helps students understand the consequences of smoking and chewing tobacco and that tobacco companies use fantasy to sell their products
Canada: its history, people & government ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
The program opens with a review of floral gardens in British Columbia. Then it depicts French architectural and linguistic influences in Quebec and ends with Chinese New Year celebrations in Vancouver. The progam then gives a brief history of the nationalities and ethnic groups in Canada and discusses the living patterns of most Canadians. Next it covers the Inuit and Indian groups and gives a recounting of the principle events in Canada's history. It ends with a discussion of Canada's governmental structure
Drug danger in the brain ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
The video offers young people a learning experience of drug's addiction, related problems and effect on the brain
 
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Colman Communications Corporation
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