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Colman Communications

Overview
Works: 190 works in 370 publications in 1 language and 2,517 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Educational films  Internet videos  Nonfiction films  Short films  Fiction  Biography  History  Folklore 
Classifications: GT4403, 394.2649
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Colman Communications
Publications by Colman Communications
Most widely held works by Colman Communications
A Multicultural Christmas ( visu )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Profiles five families of different ethnicity, and shows how they celebrate the holiday
Kwanzaa ( visu )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Explains the origins of Kwanzaa, the purpose of its celebration today, the seven ideas which guide most African Americans and the customs observed during the holiday
Native American folktales ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 78 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
Thanksgiving by Maxfield Parrish( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 75 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
Canada: its history, people & government ( visu )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 70 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
Culture English takes center stage by Joel Peterson( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
This program explains how all cultures have different methods of expressing ideas and emotions through language and various forms of creative arts. We see how government structures, technology and religion have an important impact and a different impact on people
All about neighborhoods transportation from one neighborhood to another ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Introduces the concept of neighborhoods and illustrates the diversity found in them
Drug danger easy to start, hard to stop ( visu )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
The video offers young people a learning experience of drug's addiction, related problems and effect on the body
Presidents Day ( visu )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Tells about the lives of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln and why and how we celebrate a holiday in their honor
Holiday facts & fun ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 55 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
Earth Day ( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Gives a brief historical overview of Earth Day
Exercise! It's good for you ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
This program show students that they are responsible for their own health, and that daily exercise is one of the best ways to stay healthy
E. Marlow Bryne & the scrode a tale about diversity by Inc SchoolMedia( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Animated tale designed to teach children tolerance of individual and ethnic differences
The principles of Kwanzaa ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Viewers see various activities associated with Kwanzaa. The narrator then explains the role of Dr. Maulana Kerenga in establishing the holiday, and reviews Kwanzaa's seven guiding priciples--umoja, kujichagulia, ujima, ujamaa, nia, kuumba and imani. The rest of the video shows how those priciples are manifested in traditional African cultures and in African-American culture
All about families ( visu )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Highlights ways in which families work, play, learn, and celebrate together, including families of various religious and ethnic backgrounds
Hanukkah/Passover by PBS Video( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Recounts the story of the Maccabeean revolt against Antiochus IV and the miracle of the temple lamp. Describes how Hanukkah is celebrated today
Myths and legends of ancient Greece ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 39 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 39 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
 
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