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  • Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus?

    Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus?

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 6 to 8
    Author: Jean Friz
    Duration: 01:17:00

    Jean Fritz'a lively narration provides a colorful portrait of the man who staunchly led his men across the Ocean Sea to learn the secrets of the world. And the best-kept secret in all the world turned out to be America! ... [ more ]

  • Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?

    Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 6 to 8
    Author: Jean Friz
    Duration: 00:35:00

    The story of one of the most famous signers of the Declaration of Independence. Narrated by Jeff Brooks, with music by Ernest V. Troost. DVD includes an interview with the author Jean Fritz. ... [ more ]

  • Why Don't You Get A Horse, Sam Adams?

    Why Don't You Get A Horse, Sam Adams?

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Jean Friz
    Duration: 00:20:00

    Sam Adams loved to walk around his hometown Boston, but finally gets on a horse for the good of his country. Narrated by David de Vries. ... [ more ]

  • What's The Big Idea, Ben Franklin?

    What's The Big Idea, Ben Franklin?

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 6 to 8
    Author: Jean Friz
    Duration: 00:40:00

    A new idea always in his mind, Ben Franklin's joy of living, his humor and gentleness will capture children's attention and spark their interest in American history. Narrated by Jean Fritz. ... [ more ]

  • George Washington's mother

    George Washington's mother

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Jean Friz
    Duration: 00:23:00

    In this reverentially funny tale, readers will find out how the father of our counrty eventually lost his teeth. Narrated by Charles Osgood. A Spoken Arts release. ... [ more ]

  • Just A Few Words, Mr. Lincoln

    Just A Few Words, Mr. Lincoln

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Jean Friz
    Duration: 00:20:00

    With sensitivity and wit, Rex Robbins narrates Jean Fritz's story about one of the most famous (and shortest) speeches in American history, the Gettysburg Address. Music by Bruce Zimmerman. ... [ more ]

  • Johnny Appleseed

    Johnny Appleseed

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Reeve Lindbergh
    Duration: 00:11:00

    John Chapman was his real name, but almost everyone remembers him by his legendary name - Johnny Appleseed - the man who sprinkled apple seeds and planted trees all across the Midwest. His legacy remains strong today - not only for his botanical achievements, but also for the stories that he share ... [ more ]

  • Merry Christmas, Space Case

    Merry Christmas, Space Case

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: James Marshall
    Duration: 00:09:00

    Buddy McGee eagerly awaits a promised Christmas visit from his friend, the thing from outserspace. Directed by Virginia Wilkos. Narrated by Christopher Lloyd, with music by Scotty Huff and Robert Reynolds. Produced by Pat Sajak's P.A.T Productions and Weston Woods. ... [ more ]

  • Miss Rumphius

    Miss Rumphius

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Barbara Conney
    Duration: 00:13:00

    As a young girl, Alice dreams of traveling to faraway places, finding a home by the sea and making the world more beautiful. Inspired by a true-life story, Miss Rumphius shows us how we can all make the world a more beautiful place. Narrated by Claire Danes with music by John Jennings. Co-produced ... [ more ]

  • How much is a million?

    How much is a million?

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: David M. Schwartz
    Duration: 00:05:25

    With the help of Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician and Steven Kellogg, the concepts of a million, a billion and a trillion are not so quite so intimidating. ... [ more ]

  • Scrambled States Of America

    Scrambled States Of America

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Laurie Keller
    Duration: 00:14:00

    Disenchanted with their fixed places on the map, the states swap spots in hopes that each can get to see a different part of the country and do something different for a change. ... [ more ]

  • Paperboy

    Paperboy

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Dav Pilkey
    Duration: 00:05:57

    Every Saturday morning a paperboy and his dog get ready to leave their nice warm bed to deliver a newspaper to every house along the route they both know by heart. Narrated by Forest Whitaker with music by Jerry Dale McFadden. ... [ more ]

  • Elizabeti's doll

    Elizabeti's doll

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Stepahnie Stuve-Bodeen
    Duration: 00:06:58

    When her new baby brother arrives, Elizabeti, a young Tanzanian girl, longs for a baby of her own to hold and bathe and kiss and burp. One day she finds the perfect baby - a rock she names Eva - just the right size for holding and bathing and kissing and burping. Narrated by Lynn Whitfield, with mu ... [ more ]

  • This Land Is Your Land

    This Land Is Your Land

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under,Music & Songs
    Author: Woody Guthrie
    Duration: 00:06:43

    Everyone's favorite folk song, written by Woody Guthrie and sung by son, Arlo, is brought to glorious, toe-tapping life in this richly illustrated production. Includes a biographical segment about Woody Guthrie narrated by daughter Nora Guthrie. ... [ more ]

  • Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin

    Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under,Music & Songs
    Author: Lloyd Moss
    Duration: 00:09:00

    A lone trombone playing solo is joined by a trumpet in a duet until a French horn makes it a trio, and so on, as ten instruments, one by one, gather together for a joyous musical performance. Music by Marvin Hamlisch. ... [ more ]

  • Rikki-tikki-tavi

    Rikki-tikki-tavi

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Rudyard Kipling
    Duration: 00:30:00

    A courageous mongoose becomes the loyal pet of a small boy named Teddy, and protects him and his family from two evil cobras who live in their garden. Narrated by Michael York with music by Ernest V. Troost. Read-Along feature included. ... [ more ]

  • Rainbabies

    Rainbabies

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Laura Krauss Melmed
    Duration: 00:18:00

    The moon presents a childless couple with twelve tiny babies, which they care for with tenderness and love. In the end they are rewarded with their heart's desire - a real child to cherish forever. Narrated by B.J. Ward with music by John Jennings. ... [ more ]

  • Sam And The Lucky Money

    Sam And The Lucky Money

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Karen Chinn
    Duration: 00:11:00

    Sam meets a stranger who helps him make the perfect decision on how to spend his lucky money. Narrated by Ming-Na Wen. ... [ more ]

  • Chato's kitchen

    Chato's kitchen

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Gary Soto
    Duration: 00:10:00

    Chato invites a family of mice to his house to share a tasty meal but to his surprise ends up eating tortillas and not them for dinner! Narrated by Cheech Marin with music by Jerry Dale McFadden. ... [ more ]

  • One Zillion Valentines

    One Zillion Valentines

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Frank Modell
    Duration: 00:04:38

    Two enterprising friends, Milton and Marvin, prove that valentines are for everyone. ... [ more ]