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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
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0:10
Grandfather's Journey

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.

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Primary
Elementary
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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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Primary
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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.

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Primary
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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.

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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
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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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Primary
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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.

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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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Primary
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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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Primary
Elementary
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00:12
Players in Pigtails

All the Colors of the Earth

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ALL THE COLORS OF THE EARTH celebrates the diversity of children everywhere.

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Primary
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00:07
All the Colors of the Earth

Giving Thanks

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This story is based on the “Thanksgiving Address,” a Native American message of peace and thankfulness for all the blessings of the earth.

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Primary
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00:08
Giving Thanks

Joey Runs Away

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JOEY RUNS AWAY is the story of a little kangaroo who lives in his mother’s pouch. The pouch is referred to as "Joey’s room," furnished and filled with all of Joey’s belongings.

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Primary
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00:08
Joey Runs Away

Officer Buckle and Gloria

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Officer Buckle travels from school to school, giving children tips and advice on how to keep safe. The trouble with Officer Buckle’s speeches is that they are just too boring!

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Primary
Length: 
00:12
Officer Buckle and Gloria

Seven Candles for Kwanzaa

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Kwanzaa is a seven day festival during which time millions of families of African American descent rejoice in their ancestral values.

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Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:10
Seven Candles for Kwanzaa

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