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  • John Henry

    John Henry

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Music & Songs
    Author: Julius Lester
    Duration: 00:19:00

    Based on the famous African American folk ballad John Henry, this story tells of the legendary contest to the death between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson with music by Crystal Taliefer ... [ more ]

  • Tale Of The Mandarin Ducks

    Tale Of The Mandarin Ducks

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Fiction,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Katherine Paterson
    Duration: 00:15:00

    A compassionate couple risks their lives to reunite a pair of Mandarin ducks and are rewarded in the end - but by whom? Narrated by B.D. Wong. ... [ more ]

  • Night Before Christmas

    Night Before Christmas

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Clement Clarke Moore
    Duration: 00:04:22

    The story of Santa's visit on a snowy Christmas Eve is beautifully brought to life with exquisite illustrations and festive music. Narrated by Anthony Edwards. ... [ more ]

  • Chicken little (kellogg version)

    Chicken little (kellogg version)

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under,Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Steven Kellogg
    Duration: 00:08:00

    This is the classic story of Chicken Little and her bird-brained friends who think the sky is falling. Narrated by Helen Hunt and Hank Azaria, with music by Ernest V. Troost. ... [ more ]

  • Seven Candles For Kwanzaa

    Seven Candles For Kwanzaa

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney
    Duration: 00:11:00

    This unique African-American holiday commemorates the strength of family ties, respect for ancestors, commitment to the growth of community, and grattitude for life's bounties. Narrated by Alfre Woodard. Music by Crystal Taliefero. ... [ more ]

  • By the light of the halloween moon

    By the light of the halloween moon

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 6 to 8
    Author: Caroline Stutson
    Duration: 00:05:10

    Join the fun as a brave young girl, who would rather play a trick than be gobbled up as a treat, is the star of the spirited romp under an old wooden bridge by the light of the spooky Halloween moon. Narrated by Sherry Stringfield. Music by John Jennings. ... [ more ]

  • Chrysanthemum

    Chrysanthemum

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 6 to 8
    Author: Kevin Henkes
    Duration: 00:13:00

    A little mouse thinks her name is absolutely perfect until she starts school and all the kids make fun of her. Narrated by Meryl Streep, with music by Ernest V. Troost. ... [ more ]

  • Giving thanks: A Native American good morning message

    Giving thanks: A Native American good morning message

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Religious
    Author: Chief Jake Swamp
    Duration: 00:09:00

    Known as the Thanksgiving Address, this Native American good morning message is based on the belief that the natural world is a precious and rare gift - from the moon and the stars to the tiniest blade of grass. Narrated by Chief Jake Swamp in English and in the Mohawk language. Music by Ernest V. ... [ more ]

  • Officer Buckle & Gloria

    Officer Buckle & Gloria

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

    Officer Buckle knows more about safety than anyone in the town of Napville. But whenever he tries to share his safety tips, nobody listens - until the day the Napville Police Department buys a police dog named Gloria, who has her own way of demonstrating safety tips. Narrated by John Lithgow, wit ... [ more ]

  • Happy Lion

    Happy Lion

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Louise Fatio
    Duration: 00:06:20

    A lion in a Paris zoo tries to return his friends visits' by venturing into town to see them. ... [ more ]

  • All the colors of the earth

    All the colors of the earth

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Fiction,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Sheila Hamanaka
    Duration: 00:06:34

    Inspired by her own two children's multi-ethnic heritage, Ms. Hamanaka uses soaring text and beautiful art to celebrate the glorious diversity of children laughing, loving and glowing with life. ... [ more ]

  • Harry the dirty dog

    Harry the dirty dog

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Gene Zion
    Duration: 00:06:31

    In this charming classic story, Harry runs away before bath time and plays outside until he changes into a black dog with white spots. Back home again, he must use all his wits and tricks to convince his family who he really is. DVD includes both English and Spanish versions with subtitles. ... [ more ]

  • Owen

    Owen

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Kevin Henkes
    Duration: 00:06:05

    When Mrs. Tweezers convinces Owen's parents that their son is becoming a little too attached to Fuzzy, his beloved yellow blanket, Owen vehemently disagrees. Can't bring a blanket to school, says nosy Mrs. Tweezers. What will Owen's parents do? Narrated by Sarah Jessica Parker, with music by Erne ... [ more ]

  • In The Month Of Kislev

    In The Month Of Kislev

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Religious
    Author: Nina Jaffe
    Duration: 00:14:00

    A wealthy, arrogant merchant learns the true meaning of Hanukkah when he takes the family of a poor peddler to court for savoring the smell of his wife's pancakes from outside their window. Narrated by Theodore Bikel. ... [ more ]

  • Musical Max

    Musical Max

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Robert Kraus
    Duration: 00:08:00

    When the neighbors start complaining about the noise, Max stops practicing his trombone, bass, xylophone, flute, harmonica, cymbals and synthesizer. A wonderful introduction to music. Narrated by Mary Beth Hurt. ... [ more ]

  • Sylvester And The Magic Pebble

    Sylvester And The Magic Pebble

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Fiction,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: William Steig
    Duration: 00:13:00

    The Duncan family is beside itself when son Sylvester turns himself into a rock to escape the jaws of a hungry lion. Magic and suspense, along with wonderful music and animation, bring this classic's children's story to life. Narrated by John Lithgow. ... [ more ]

  • Not So Fast, Songololo

    Not So Fast, Songololo

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

    Malusi, a young South African boy, spends a deightful day shopping in the city with his grandmother, Gogo, in this warm and tender story about love and sharing and new red tackles. ... [ more ]

  • Pet Show!

    Pet Show!

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Ezra Jack Keats
    Duration: 00:05:45

    Archie needs to come up with a pet in a hurry for the neighborhood pet show. A timeless story. ... [ more ]

  • Great white man-eating shark, the

    Great white man-eating shark, the

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

    Norvin, a boy who closely resembles a shark, uses his talents to scare aweay all the swimmers at Caramel Cove-except for one female shark in love. Help! ... [ more ]

  • Wings: A Tale Of Two Chickens

    Wings: A Tale Of Two Chickens

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

    When Winnie, who never reads, lifts off with a foxy stranger, sensible Harriet must use every ounce of energy and brain power to rescue her. ... [ more ]