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The New York Times Guide to the Best Children's Videos - Kids First

The New York Times Guide to the Best Children's Videos

Paperback Published: 1st October 1999
ISBN: 9780671036690
Number Of Pages: 384

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The only guide you'll need for choosing the best videos -- and CD-ROMS -- for your family.


More than 1000 entries of kid-tested and adult-approved videos currently available.

Listings organized by age -- from infancy to adolescence -- as recommended by child development specialists.

A wide range of categories with special attention to gender and ethnicity: Educatioinal/Instructional; Fairy Tales; Family Literature and Myth; Special Interest; Foreign Language; Holiday; Music; How-To; and Nature.

Review ratings in a clear, easy-to-read format.

Evaluations by panels of adults and children.

Outstanding programs from independents and major studios.

Ordering information, running times, and suggested retail prices.

Evaluations of more than 100 CD-ROMs

500 recommended feature films for the family...and more

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
A Note to the Readerp. x
Introductionp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Reports From the Field
TV for Girlsp. 3
Congress and TV: Living With the Lawp. 8
Teletubbiesp. 12
Reinventing Children's Television Workshopp. 16
Kids First! Video Reviews
Infants and Toddlers (Ages 0-4) Introductionp. 23
Preschool (Ages 2-5) Introductionp. 36
Elementary (Ages 5-8) Introductionp. 131
Middle School (Ages 8-12) Introductionp. 289
Junior and Senior High School (Ages 12-18) Introductionp. 343
Parenting (Adults) Introductionp. 371
Family Films for Teenagers
Introduction and Selectionsp. 381
Titles that Suit Special Interestsp. 431
Multicultural/Diversityp. 431
Titles Best for Girlsp. 434
Titles Best for Boysp. 437
Dealing with Problems, Conflict Resolutionp. 439
Producers, Addresses and Telephone Numbersp. 443
Indexp. 461
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ISBN: 9780671036690
ISBN-10: 0671036696
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 1st October 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.49  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.64