Notable Children's Videos
Jacqueline Woodson's narration conveys her reverence for the generations of women who passed down needle skills and knowledge from slave times to the present. Hudson Talbott's illustrations are brought to life by skillful camera movement and sparing animation.
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
When zookeeper Amos is home sick, he gets a surprise visit from his zoo friends: elephant, tortoise, penguin, rhinoceros, and owl. This carefully-paced and faithful animation of the award-winning picture book, beautifully captures the story's theme of friendship and caring.
When the color blue is missing from the paint box, Marisol's keen observations of the sky help her create an original color for the school mural. Colors swirl and dance across the screen in this beautifully animated film.
The narrator recalls the pride he felt as a young boy hearing the stories his great-uncle shared about his days as a Tuskegee Airman. In this iconographic film, Angela Johnson's lyrical text and Loren Long's luscious paintings capture both the joys of flying and the bravery required to pilot open planes during wartime.