Tar beach

Format: DVD 2007
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
Northern Tier Regional Library Juvenile DVD J DVD 3092 READI
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
Collection  Juvenile DVD
Call Number  J DVD 3092 READI
Host LeVar Burton introduces the book "Tar beach" by Faith Ringgold about a young girl's dream of flying above her Harlem home, claiming all she sees for herself and her family. Also includes discussions about other activities on the rooftops of New York City, a suspension bridge in the city, and booktalks about "I'm flying" by Alan Wade, "To sleep" by James Sage, and "On Grandma's roof" by Erica Silverman.
Additional Information
Subjects Children's television programs.
Films for the hearing impaired.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Roofs -- New York (State) -- New York.
Suspension bridges -- New York (State) -- New York.
Children -- Books and reading.
Children's literature.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Publisher Lincoln, NE :GPN Educational Media,2007
Other Titles Reading rainbow (Television program)
Tar beach.
Contributors Mannucci, Mark, director.
Gluckson, Jill, producer, screenwriter.
Burton, LeVar.
Dee, Ruby.
Ringgold, Faith. Tar beach.
Lancit Media Productions.
Great Plains National Instructional Television Library.
WNED-TV (Television station : Buffalo, N.Y.)
Participants/Performers Hosted by LeVar Burton ; read by Ruby Dee.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Randy Drummond ; editor, James C. Wright ; music, Steve Horelick, Oasis Music Inc.
Language English
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes Based on the book of the same title.
System Details DVD.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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