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Colman Communications

Overview
Works: 255 works in 375 publications in 1 language and 2,499 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Educational films  Biography  Fiction  Nonfiction films  Animated films  Short films  Cross-cultural studies 
Classifications: GT4403, 394.261
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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 118 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 87 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
Martin Luther King Day ( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 85 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 55 libraries worldwide
Tells about the lives of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln and why and how we celebrate a holiday in their honor
Cultures : similarities and differences ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 55 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
Native American folktales ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 55 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 )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 51 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 )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Gives a brief historical overview of Earth Day
All about neighborhoods : transportation from one neighborhood to another ( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Introduces elementary students to the concept of neighborhoods, and illustrates the diversity found in them
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 47 libraries worldwide
E. Marlow Bryne, who likes diversity, meets The Scrode who makes all things yellow and the same. Finally E. Marlow thinks of a way to return things to their original conditions
Thanksgiving ( visu )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 46 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
Hanukkah/Passover ( 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
Exercise! It's good for you ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
When Lucy and Larry Lethargic begin to do poorly in their schoolwork because they spend too much time in front of the television set munching on snacks, Mr. and Mrs. Lethargic decide to make some changes in the family's lifestyle. The family's new habits include eating a balanced diet, being physically active, being concerned about safety, having good hygiene, and getting enough sleep
The principles of Kwanzaa ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 44 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 43 libraries worldwide
Highlights ways in which families work, play, learn, and celebrate together, including families of various religious and ethnic backgrounds
Myths and legends of ancient Greece ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 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
Old Glory ( visu )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Gives the history of the American flag and the pledge of Allegiance and shows how to display and care for the flag
Aesop's fables ( visu )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 31 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
Seven steps to good study habits ( visu )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 30 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
Holiday facts & fun ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
This video features the celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday
 
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Colman Communications Corp
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