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The Carousel

MSRP: $29.95
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Order Number: 126.0130
Format : DVD
Theme: A legacy is passed from one generation to another, connecting the past with the present and the future.
A carousel is the backdrop for this sensitive story about sisters who search for memories of their mother's legacy.

LeVar explores the power of tradition as we join a quilt maker, who is passing on the tradition to her grandniece, and we meet a man who, with the help of Harlem school children, is rebuilding a carousel in the community.

Author: Liz Rosenberg
Publisher: Harcourt Brace

Field Trip Segments
What’s Your Legacy?
– Kids on the street tell about people in their lives who have passed on their legacies.
Meet Peggy Hartwell – LeVar introduces us to Peggy Hartwell who’s legacy is quilt making, which she is sharing with her grandniece Jocelynne. Peggy talks about the history of quilting in her family.
Meet Milo – LeVar introduces us to artist Milo Mittola, who with the help of Harlem school children, has designed animal shapes for a carousel he is rebuilding in the community.
Review Books:
Up and Down on the Merry-Go-Round
by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault;
The Always Prayer Shawl by Sheldon Oberman;
The Long Silk Strand: A Grandmother’s Legacy to Her Granddaughter by Laura E. Williams.

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Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use and  b) public performance
Ideal for Grades: K - 4
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
Series #126
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