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Ages: 10 - 18
Dr. Seuss' Author Profile
From about.com
This video is a brief biography of this famous author who took the name of  Dr. Seuss. An exceptional biography that will hold the attention of the students as it encourages students to not allow rejection and to keep on trying. (02:55)
February 11, 2012 at 05:23 PM
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Ages: 16 - 18
Gertrude Stein - Mini Biography
From YouTube, produced by Biography Channel
Watch a short video biography about Gertrude Stein's life and work, including her mentoring of Matisse and Picasso, her time in Paris as part of the Lost Generation, her relationship with Alice B. Toklas, and her written work. Gertrude Stein was a me... [more]
September 23, 2012 at 02:54 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
Harriet Beecher Stowe
From teachertube.com
This 2:27 video does not have narration, but the photos and words do an excellent job of portraying her words, especially Uncle Tom's Cabin and its reaction to it in the South and North. A very good overview.
February 19, 2011 at 10:48 PM
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Ages: unspecified
Author Rick Riordan
From vimeo.com, produced by Texas Monthly Talks
Rick Riordan was a teacher who turned into a best-selling children’s author with The Lightning Thief, the start of a series about a 12-year-old demigod and his friends. He also wrote the award-winning Tres Navarre mystery series. This is a 25 mi... [more]
February 21, 2011 at 11:31 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Upton Sinclair, The Jungle and American Socialism
From teachertube.com
A 3:14 minute long video showing the history of Sinclair and his publications and their impact. No narration. Students should not have any problem following this video and its how hard he worked at showing the conditions of the working class. The fol... [more]
February 18, 2011 at 09:30 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Harriet Beecher Stowe's  "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
From howstuffworks.com, produced by Discovery Channel
This video shows the injustices of slavery and how Stowe's book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, helped motivate people in the North to action on the issue of slavery while creating a backlash in the South.  (03:02)
February 19, 2011 at 11:36 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
La novela El Asedio de Arturo Pérez Reverte - entrevista
From ver-taal.com, produced by TVE
Aquí tienen una entrevista de Arturo Pérez Reverte sobre su libro El Asedio. Este video es un fragmento de un programa de la serie Página 2. 2:49
July 24, 2012 at 05:16 PM
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