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Colman Communications

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Works: 251 works in 369 publications in 1 language and 2,349 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Educational films  Children's films  Folklore  Motion pictures  History 
Classifications: E185.97.K5, 394.2
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Publications about Colman Communications
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Most widely held works by Colman Communications
A Multicultural Christmas ( visu )
5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Profiles five families of different ethnicity, and shows how they celebrate the holiday
Martin Luther King Jr. Day ( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 92 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
Kwanzaa ( visu )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 78 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
Drug danger easy to start, hard to stop ( visu )
3 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
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
Presidents' Day ( visu )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 54 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 )
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 42 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 40 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
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
Holiday facts & fun ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Learn about the lives of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln from boyhood to their careers in celebration of Presidents' Day. Includes footage of historical locations that were significant in their lives
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 different 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
Holiday facts & fun ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Discusses the history and meaning of the celebration of Valentine's Day and show how people celebrate it
You and your new job ( visu )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 29 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
Earth Day ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Gives a brief historical overview of Earth Day
Myths & legends of ancient Rome ( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 29 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 29 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
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
Using modern libraries ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 28 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
 
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