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Math Curse

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One morning a little girl wakes up to find everything in life arranging itself into a math problem...and she must find her way out of the Math Curse!

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Math Curse

Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

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Henry dreams of a world where his life belongs to him. But when his family is sold, he risks everything for what he knows is right.

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Elementary
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0:12
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

Getting to Know Mo Willems

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This beloved award-winning author; who has made us chuckle while capturing the essence of childhood and family life, discusses his art and inspiration.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:23
Getting to Know Mo Willems

Crow Call

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This is the story of young Liz and her father, who has been away at WWII for longer than she can remember.

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Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:16
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Ellington was not a Street

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In this reflective poetic tribute, the author remembers growing up when many of the great figures in African-American history gathered in her family home to talk and share ideas and even sing.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:12
Ellington was not a Street

The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins

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There was a time when few knew what a dinosaur looked like.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:20
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The North Star

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In his classic storybook about lifelong learning, Reynolds inspires learners of all ages to navigate their full potential and follow their dreams.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
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The Dot / El Punto (English and Spanish Versions)

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Vashti doesn't think she can draw, but her teacher encourages her to "just make a mark and see where it takes you." Vashti at first ventures one small and unremarkable dot, but is soon making big d

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:06
The Dot / El Punto (English and Spanish Versions)

Jamestown: The Beginning

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This drama presents a historical overview of America's first permenent English settlement, including the Jamestown settler's origins in England and the first quarter century of the colony's existence.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:17
Jamestown: The Beginning

Pioneer Life in Revolutionary America

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The free but difficult life of the first wave of American settlers to cross the Appalachian Mountains is colofully re-created in this program. The impact of the westward-moving frontier on American values is made clear. The program explores the roles and relationships that existed in Colonial times.

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Elementary
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High
Length: 
00:16
Pioneer Life in Revolutionary America

Social Class in Revolutionary America

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Even though the availability of land gave American colonists more self-determination than their European cousins, there were still class divisions. How these differences were overcome as the Revolution approached is explore in this enlightening program. 

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Elementary
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Length: 
00:19
Social Class in Revolutionary America

Family & Work in Revolutionary America

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The relationships of children and parents and of husbands and wives in colonial America are depicted in this engaging program, which clearly shows the role each person played. The program explores the roles and relationships that existed in Colonial times.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:19
Family & Work in Revolutionary America

Roanoke: The Lost Colony

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This live-action program features realistic sixteenth-century reenactments in both Elizabethan England and America at the beginning of European settlement in the New World. Strong acting combined with accurate historical costumes and sets convey the drama of the Roanoke colony's disappearance.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:27
Roanoke: The Lost Colony

Values in Revolutionary America

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The importance of family, social class, religion, and self-government in the American colonies created a unique set of values. This informative program uses historical vignettes to deptict those values on the eve of the Revolution.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
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High
Length: 
00:19
Values in Revolutionary America

Iroquois: Indians of the Northeast

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Five warring Native American tribes, also known as the "Five Nations", the Mohawk, the Oneida, the Onondaga, the Cayuga, and the Seneca, negotiated the Great Law of Peace or the League of the Iroquois, which influenced American political thinkers. Nonetheless, the American Revolution split the confederation, pitting old friends against each other and signaling the decline of their power.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:17
Iroquois: Indians of the Northeast

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