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Lincoln and Douglass: An American Friendship

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In celebration of Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday in February 2009, we present this story of the unusual friendship between two great American leaders.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:12
Lincoln and Douglass: An American Friendship

March On! The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World

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In celebration of the 45th anniversary of the MARCH ON WASHINGTON, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s sister presents a personal, stirring account of the remarkable day Dr.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:20
March On! The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World

Grandfather's Journey

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Through compelling reminiscences of his grandfather's life in the United States and Japan, Allen Say poignantly recounts his family's journey to America.

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Primary
Length: 
0:10
Grandfather's Journey

What To Do About Alice?

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Theodore Roosevelt had a small problem...his daughter Alice! Alice Lee Roosevelt was hungry to go places, meet people, do things. Father called it running riot.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:16
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The Scrambled States of America Talent Show

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Those wacky scrambled states are having a talent show. Revel in the madcap adventures and silly antics of this star-studded cast, while learning interesting facts about the states and geography.

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Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:20
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The Star-Spangled Banner

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This is the story of the American victory during the war of 1812, set to the song created by Francis Scott Key. Detailed illustrations accompany the words of our national anthem.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:12
The Star-Spangled Banner

Giggle, Giggle, Quack

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In this hilarious sequel to Click, Clack, Moo, Cows That Type, Farmer Brown’s animals pull their old tricks on Farmer Brown’s brother, Bob.

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Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:09
Giggle, Giggle, Quack

The Wheels on the Bus

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With unique and colorful animation, this video brings to life one of the most well-known and classic children’s songs.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:06
The Wheels on the Bus

Snowflake Bentley

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This Caldecott Medal winning book poetically reveals the life of the photographer and farmer, Wilson Bentley.  From the time he was a small boy, Willie was fascinated by snowflakes.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:20
Snowflake Bentley

No Roses for Harry!

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Harry (Harry the Dirty Dog) is back and more fashion-conscious than ever. After receiving a comfy, but rose-covered, sweater from Grandma, Harry determines to lose it.

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Primary
Length: 
00:10
No Roses for Harry!

Dot the Fire Dog

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Dot is a Dalmatian who lives in a fire station. Sometimes she plays catch with one of her firefighter friends, while others play games, read a book, or cook spaghetti.

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Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:10
Dot the Fire Dog

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

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An unusual and memorable part of the history of the World Trade Center is captured in this exhilarating movie about a man who walked on a tightrope between the two towers.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:10
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

I Lost My Bear

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Losing toys is never fun, especially when it’s your favorite and no one will help you find it.

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Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:09
I Lost My Bear

Players in Pigtails

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People thought Katie Casey was an unusual girl.  She didn’t keep her clothes pressed or her room clean.

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Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:12
Players in Pigtails

Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?

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Known for his memorable signature at the bottom of the Declaration of Independence, the rest of John Hancock’s life is not as well known to many students and citizens.

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Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:30
Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?

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