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Colman, Warren

Overview
Works: 173 works in 261 publications in 1 language and 2,180 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Director, Producer, Narrator
Classifications: RC607.A26, 616.9792
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Publications about Warren Colman
Publications by Warren Colman
Most widely held works by Warren Colman
Understanding and preventing AIDS by Warren Colman( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
Surveys the history and symptoms of the deadly disease and discusses how it spreads, how it may be prevented, and how it may eventually be cured
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 )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 50 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 )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Shot on location in San Antonio, Texas this video features the celebration of the Mexican holiday, Cinco de Mayo, and shows how Mexican-Americans celebrate the holiday today. The holiday recalls a time when the Mexican people demonstrated their bravery by fighting, against overwhelming odds, to be free. Its lesson is for not only Mexicans and Mexican-Americans, but for all people, everywhere
Double dutch and the voodoo shoes ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Two girls compete in a double dutch jump rope contest to prove who is the best jumper. Includes storytelling activities and a list of books on storytelling and folk tales
Myths and legends of ancient Greece ( visu )
4 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
Cultures similarities & differences ( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 36 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
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 )
7 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
Myths & legends of ancient Rome ( visu )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Presents three Roman myths that focus on the relationships between individuals and human nature
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
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
How we're different and alike ( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The first part of the program discusses the biological and cultural reasons people are different from one another. People's similarities are discussed in the second part
Holiday facts & fun ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
"Provides an overview of February's President's Day holiday. While focusing on both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln's boyhoods through various anecdotes"--Container
Earth Day ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Gives a brief historical overview of Earth Day
Understanding & resolving conflicts ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Based on two short vignettes showing that conflicts are normal occurrences in everyday life, this program shows why conflicts arise, explores 3 ways people often resolve them and explains how compromises may be achieved
I can be safe ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Potential safety hazards are pointed out at home, school, and other places in the neighnorhood
 
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