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Music CDs

Children's jazz chants : old and new   IMC M1992.G72 2002x

[CD 1]. Jazz chants -- [CD 2]. Jazz chants for children -- [CD 3]. Children's jazz chants old and new -- [CD 4]. Small talk : more jazz chants (exercises)

Educational DVDs/Videos

Everyday utopias = Utopie quotidiane [DVD (33 min.)] LB1029.R35 E94 2011x

Summary Everyday utopias presents two videos from The Wonder of Learning. The Hundred Languages of Children exhibition. The videos describe a day in an infant-toddler centre and a day in the Diana preschool with emphasis on: the 'everyday-ness' of being together; a way of organizing that is designed but light, knowledgeable but flexible; environments and ways of being at school; and the idea that infant-toddler centres and preschools are places where culture is created.

Contents A day in an infant-toddler centre (14 min.) -- A day in a preschool (19 min.).

Feature Films

The Sea Inside [DVD (125 min)] PN1997.2 .M3674 2005

Cast Javier Bardem, Belén Rueda, Lola Dueñas, Mabel Rivera, Celso Bugallo, Clara Segura, Joan Dalmau, Alberto Jiménez, Tamar Novas.

Summary "[Biography of] Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life"--Container.

The Shop on Main Street [DVD (125 min)] PN1997.O1827 2001x

Cast: Josef Kroner, Ida Kaminska, Hana Slivkova.

In 1942, Tono and his wife are struggling because of his antipathy towards the fascist regime. His brother-in-law, the local fuehrer, chooses Tono to oversee a button shop owned by a sweet, harmless Jewish widow, Mrs. Lautman. When the Jews are ordered deported, the well-meaning Tono decides to shield her from the Nazis.

A Tale of Two Cities [2 DVDs (191 min)] PN1992.77 .T35 2011x

Cast James Wilby, Xavier Deluc, Serena Gordon, John Mills, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Anna Massey.

Summary Dickens' tale of love, politics, and the aristocracy during the French Revolution.