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41. DVD: Duck for president   Publication: Norwalk, CT Weston Woods/Scholastic 2004 . 1 videodisc sd., col. 4 3/4 in. , Title from containter. "Public performance DVD"--Container. | Book by Doreen Cronin ; illustrated by Betsy Lewin ; music by Scotty Huff and Robert Reynolds ; animation by MaGiK Studio. Narrated by Randy Travis. Just in time for the 2004 elections, Duck (of Click, clack, moo fame) decides to enter politics. Ages 5-8. DVD. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

42. DVD: So you want to be president? by St. George, Judith 1931- Publication: [Weston, CT] Weston Woods Studios Scholastic 2003 . 1 videodisc (27 min.) sd., col. 4 3/4 in. , "Public performance DVD"--Container. "In the time-honored tradition of political commentary the public and private lives of forty-two Presidents are celebrated with humor and flair"--Container. Bonus features: on-screen learning guides ; optional English subtitles. | Closed-captioned. Narrated by Stockard Channing. Presents an assortment of facts about the qualifications and characteristics of U.S. presidents, from George Washington to Bill Clinton. MPAA rating: Not rated. DVD. Date: 2003 Availability: No items available:

43. DVD: Players in pigtails by Corey, Shana Publication: Norwalk, CT Weston Woods Studios, 2004 . 1 videodisc (12 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. , Katie Casey was baseball mad. Had the fever and had it bad. A story that celebrates a brave girl's love of the game as she works to become a player in the first-ever All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

44. Eight great American rail journeys : a travel guide by Ivory, Karen Publication: Guilford, CT : The Globe Pequot Press 2000 . 90 p. ; 21 cm. , Discover the beauty and wonders of North America that can only be found by riding the rails. This pocket guidebook contains all the information you need to start planning a real-life journey, including route synopses with historical notes, points of interest along the way, accommodations on and off the train, rate information, dining options, dress code, scenic, historic and cultural highlights, full color photographs, detailed route maps, contact information and helpful Web sites. Date: 2000 Availability: No items available:

45. Afghan Spring   Publication: U.S. Department of State 2003 . 27:33 Minutes ; DVD , Rights: Full Broadcast, Excerpting and Educational Released May 2003, this DOS-produced short documentary is the follow-on to "Rebuilding Afghanistan" which was released Fall 2002. "Afghan Spring" illustrates the efforts of the international community - through reconstruction and humanitarian aid projects - to improve the lives of the citizens of Afghanistan. It highlights improvements made in the areas of infrastructure, the rebuilding of the Ring Road, agriculture, the economy, health care and education. Unlike the first film, "Afghan Spring" was largely filmed outside of Kabul, in the provinces. Date: 2003 Availability: No items available:

46. Tim Janis: beautiful America   Publication: Dawn Treader Productions, LLC 2004 . 60 mins. ; color , Join us for a celebration of the beauty of America's National Parks. From Yosemite to Mount Rainier, Acadia to the Great Smokey Mountains, we present an evening of unforgettable imagery and music as featured on the hit National Public Television special. Tim Janis provides the lush instrumental score performed live wit a fourteen piece concert ensemble. The result is a gorgeous collection of new music inspired by the beauty of America combined with stunning images of our National Parks. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

47. American photography : a century of images: photography transformed, 1960-1999   Publication: PBS Home Video 2004 . 53 mins. ; color , American Photography captures the images of a century of change and the role the camera has played both in creating and documenting it. Dramatic and intimate stories trace photography's profound effect on American life íX influencing what we buy, how we dress, how we get the news, and in matters of life and death, medicine, science and war. Episode 3: Photography transformed, 1960 -1999 Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

48. The U   Publication: [U.S.A] Big Picture Media, Inc. 2005 . 5 videodiscs (ca.138 min.) sd., col. 4 3/4 in. , THE U is a new DVD series featuring uncensored video tours of the 50 most popular colleges, created by students, for students, and hosted by stars from The WB. THE U's college tours allow students and parents to get a true insider's perspective on colleges nationwide. Because THE U is not associated with (or endorsed by) any college or university, our DVDs show you everything official college tours can't (or won't). Each tour runs almost 20 minutes and mixes candid student interviews with footage of the campus (and areas surrounding campus), dorms, facilities, classrooms, cafeterias, dining areas, nightlife, and much more, featuring unbiased coverage of: Academics, The Setting, The Scene, The Food, The Shelter, and Getting In. IVY LEAGUE features full length tours of the following schools: Brown University, Columbia University, Harvard University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Princeton University, UPENN and Yale University. Date: 2005 Availability: No items available:

49. Word of mouth by Earle-Carlin, Susan Publication: Boston, MA Heinle & Heinle 1993 . 135 p. ill. 28 cm. , Beginning oral communication student text Date: 1993 Availability: No items available:

50. The artists   Publication: New York, N.Y. Wellspring 2004 . 1 videodisc(DVD)(ca. 90 min.) sd., col. with b&w sequences 4 3/4 in. , Not rated. Narrated by Kathryn Walker. Special feature: Weblinks. | For over half a century, photographs by Richard Avedon have filled the pages of countless magazines and been displayed in the world's finest galleries and museums. Avedon changed the course of fashion photography in the 1940's and '50s with his seminal spreads for Harper's Bazaar. Simultaneously, he was reinventing the sometimes-staid genre of photographic portraiture, capturing vivid images of both celebrities and the non-famous that revealed the essence of his subjects. Featuring a wealth of rare visual material ranging from personal photographs to never-before-seen prints, this documentary also includes exclusive interviews with actor and director Andre Gregory, director Mike Nichols, fashion editor Polly Allen Mellen, editor Tina Brown and Avedon himself. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

51. The artists   Publication: New York, N.Y. Wellspring Media 2004 . 1 videodisc(DVD)(60 min.) sd., col. with b&w sequences 4 3/4 in. , Not rated. Director/producer, Roger Sherman ; writer, Thomas McNamee ; music, Teese Gohl. Tovah Feldshuh, narrator. Special feature: Weblinks. | "Internationally acclaimed sculptor, Alexander Calder, invented an art form, the mobile, which incorporates motion into sculpture. Having created over 16,000 works of art, ranging from tiny mobiles that would fit in a matchbox to soaring monuments over seven stories high, Calder ranks as one of the twentieth century's most important artists"--Container. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

52. The artists   Publication: New York, NY Wellspring Media 2004 . 1 videodisc(DVD)(60 min.) sd., col. with b&w sequences 4 3/4 in. , Not rated Producer/writer/director, Karen Thomas ; music, Peter Rogers Melnick. Dennis Hopper, narrator. Special feature: Weblinks. | "No living artist has changed our perception of art as much as American painter Robert Rauschenberg. Beginning in the 1950s, Rauschenberg turned away from convential paint on canvas and started to create multimedia "combines" that both revolutionized and inspired the art community. In the years that have followed, his work has continued to bring a sense of challenge and excitement to the medium"--Container. " ... This compelling film offers a rich mixture of visual images and engaging commentary that eloquently reveal the man behind the ingenuity"--Container. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

53. The artists   Publication: New York, N.Y. Wellspring Media 2004 . 1 videodisc(DVD)(ca. 60 min.) sd., col. and b&w 4 3/4 in. , Not rated. Photographers, Phillip Hurn ... [et al.] ; editor, Bryan McKenzie. Narrated by Stockard Channing. Based on the book: Man Ray : American artist / Neil Baldwin. Special features: Essay by biographer Neil Baldwin, "Man Ray and the women we loved" ; Weblinks. | "Man Ray is the quintessential modernist figure: photographer, painter, object maker and collagist, filmmaker and printmaker, poet, essayist and philosopher. Born Emanuel Radnitsky in 1890, he went on to become the leader of the "American avant-garde" and the most enigmatic of the Dada-Surrealists who transformed the Paris art world during the ferment of the 1920's and beyond. This profile follows the creative genius from his youth in Brooklyn to his glory days in Paris and, finally, to his impact on future generations of artist in a variety of fields"--Container. Also includes a never-before-seen interview with Man Ray in which he reminisces about his life and work. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

54. The artists   Publication: New York, N.Y. Wellspring 2004 . 1 videodisc(DVD)(ca. 90 min.) sd., b&w & col. 1/2 in. , Not rated. Director of photography, Gregory Andracke ; music by Michael Small. Narrated by Edward Herrmann. Special features: Artwork listings. | Examines Norman Rockwell, "the artist of the people," using archival footage and visual images from the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Featuring interviews with historians, critics, family, friends and admirers, this production gives an in depth look at the artist, his art and the Americana he created with his brushstrokes. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

55. The artists   Publication: New York, N.Y. Wellspring 2004 . 1 videodisc(DVD)(ca. 90 min.) sd., col. with b&w sequences 4 3/4 in. , Not rated. Director of photography, Jerry Pantzer ; editors, Kris Liem, Rebekah Baker, Kate Taverna. Narrated by Tovah Feldshuh. Special features: Biographic timeline weblinks. Voice of Alfred Steieglitz, Stan Wall. | Examines the achievements and legacy of photographer Alfred Stieglitz. Includes an interview with Georgia O'Keeffe as well as film footage of other artists he inspired including Edward Steichen and John Marin. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

56. The west by Gohl, Matthias Publication: New York, NY Sony Music Entertainment Inc. 1996 . 1 sound discs digital, stereo 4 3/4 in. , Compact disc | Contents: 1."The west" title theme 2.Colorado trail 3.Sweet Nebraska land 4.Cheyenne march song(black kettle's theme) 5.Morning prayer 6.The old chisolm trail 7.Bare necessities(lewis & clark's theme) 8.Steal away & shine like star(the exopusters) 9.Lakota flag song(sitting bull's theme) 10.Git along, little doggies 11.Wind that shakes the barley 12.California humbug 13.Across the wide Missouri 14.Amazing grace-cherokee vocal 15.Joseph honor song (chief Joseph's theme) 16.Come, come ye saints 17.Farewell tae kemper(John love's theme) 18.Railroad medley(Wabash Cannonball, Jesse James, Jerry, go 'lle that car) 19.Prairie love song 20.Days of '49 21.Kiowa ruffle dance 22.Death runs riot(Hidatsa woman, Quantrill's raiders, fetterman's hymn & sand creek massacre) 23."The west" title theme reprise Date: 1996 Availability: No items available:

57. King Bidgood's in the bathtub by Wood, Audrey. Publication: San Diego Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1985 . [30] p. col. ill. 28 cm. , Despite pleas from his court, a fun-loving king refuses to get out of his bathtub to rule his kingdom. Date: 1985 Availability: No items available:

58. On Halloween night by Ziefert, Harriet Publication: New York Puffin Books 2001 . 1 v. (unpaged) col. ill. 26 cm. , This is a great read-aloud for the younger set and a good choice for newly independent readers. Preparing a costume for Emily is an event for her entire family. Tonight is Halloween, and she is getting dressed to go out. What costume will she wear? Each alternating page is black with a colorful trim and the words for each accessory pop out from the otherwise white print in bold colors along with skeletons, bats, or ghosts. Date: 2001 Availability: No items available:

59. Street atlas USA 2005   Publication: Yarmouth, ME DeLorme 2004 . 2 CD-ROMs sd., col. 4 3/4 in. , Minimum system requirements for PC: Windows 98/2000/Me/XP; Pentium 300 MHz or higher processor; 64MB RAM for Windows 98/2000/Me and 128MB RAM for Windows XP(256MB recommended); 700MB of available hard disk space; Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 or later; DVD-ROM drive. | Contains four million places of interest, address-to-address routing on CD-ROM, voice-command GPS recognition, split-screen GPS tracking with detailed and overview maps; can add new streets as they're developed, print detailed directions showing stops and places of interest, and print mural maps. | Contents: Disc 1. Install (CD-ROM) Disc 2. Program data. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

60. U.S. geography : the Northeast   Publication: Silver Springs, MD Discovery Communications Inc. 2004 . 1 videodisc(DVD)(26 min.) sd., col. 4 3/4 in. 1 teacher's guide , Title from disc surface. "Geography"--Container. At head of container title: Discovery Channel School. Executive producer, Helen Devitt Holt ; music, Paul Christianson Narrators, Mary Stephens and Ken Arnold. Grades 3-6 | In this study of the Northeast, learn basics of interpreting physical, political, and population maps. Includes discussion questions at the beginning and end of each segment. | Contents: Understanding maps Natural resources Urban centers. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available: