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The Resource Girls around the world

Girls around the world

Label
Girls around the world
Title
Girls around the world
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Ruby's wish: Ruby is unlike most little girls in old China. Instead of aspiring to get married, Ruby is determined to attend university when she grows up, just like the boys in her family. Based upon the inspirational story of the author's grandmother and accompanied by richly detailed illustrations, Ruby's Wish is an engaging portrait of a young girl who strives for more and a family who rewards her hard work and courage
  • Suki's kimono: Suki's favorite possession is her blue cotton kimono. A gift from her obachan, it holds special memories of her grandmother's visit last summer. And Suki is going to wear it on her first day back to school -- no matter what anyone says. When it's Suki's turn to share with her classmates what she did during the summer, she tells them about the street festival she attended with her obachan and the circle dance that they took part in. In fact, she gets so carried away reminiscing that she's soon humming the music and dancing away, much to the delight of her entire class!
  • Bintou's braids: Bintou wants braids. Long, pretty braids, woven with gold coins and seashells, just like her older sister and the other women in her family. But she is too young for braids. Instead, all she has are four little tufts of hair; all she ever gets are cornrows. However, when Bintou saves the lives of her two young cousins and is offered a reward of her choosing, Bintou discovers that true beauty comes in many different forms. Rich, earthy illustrations and a heartwarming story capture the spirit of a West African village in this wise tale about a girl who learns she's perfect just the way she is
  • Hannah is my name: Hannah is my name in this new country. It doesn't sound at all like my Chinese name, Na-Li, which means beautiful. It's a long way from Taiwan to San Francisco, but Hannah's family has made the journey because they want to make America their home. Here in America, Baba tells his daughter, people are free to say what they think, and children can grow up to be whatever they choose. And so Hannah takes a new name, begins a new school, learns a new language, and starts to adjust to a new way of life. Meanwhile, they all wait -- and hope -- for the arrival of the green cards that will assure they are finally home to stay
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Cataloging source
PLAYA
Characteristic
videorecording
Runtime
49
Series statement
Playaway view
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
animation
Label
Girls around the world
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from label
  • Release date supplied by publisher
  • Previously released by TumbleBook Library, c2013
  • Issued on Playaway View, a dedicated video media player
  • Powered by rechargable battery ; container includes one electrical power adapter
  • Earphones not required for audio playback
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ruby's wish / [by Shirin Yim Bridges] -- Suki's kimono / [by Chieri Uegaki] -- Bintou's braids / [by Sylviane A. Diouf] -- Hannah is my name / [by Belle Yang]
Control code
8ocm24133149
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 video media player (49 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781467636643
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
PV000685
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
other
Video recording format
other
Label
Girls around the world
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from label
  • Release date supplied by publisher
  • Previously released by TumbleBook Library, c2013
  • Issued on Playaway View, a dedicated video media player
  • Powered by rechargable battery ; container includes one electrical power adapter
  • Earphones not required for audio playback
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ruby's wish / [by Shirin Yim Bridges] -- Suki's kimono / [by Chieri Uegaki] -- Bintou's braids / [by Sylviane A. Diouf] -- Hannah is my name / [by Belle Yang]
Control code
8ocm24133149
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 video media player (49 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781467636643
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
PV000685
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
other
Video recording format
other

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