RE: Children's Video Report

jordan@aa.edu
Tue, 25 May 1999 12:12:08 -0700 (PDT)

Andy, were you aware of this report? MBJ

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kristine R. Brancolini [SMTP:brancoli@indiana.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 1999 7:58 AM
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: Children's Video Report
>
> Over the weekend I reviewed some recent issues of _Children's Video
> Report_. If you select for children and you are unfamiliar with this
> publication, you might want to call or email the editor, Martha Dewing,
> for a sample issue. Her email address is CVReport@aol.com. Phone:
> 718/935-0600. The latest issue featured a familiar face, Virginia Boyle,
> formerly of Facets, now with Ph.D. behind her name! She contributed an
> excellent article: "Documentaries: Revealing the Extraordinary in the
> Ordinary." She actually asked kids what they look for in a documentary
> and their responses are revealing. Here's my favorite, from an
> 11-year-old, "If the topic is serious, don't make it into a joke." The
> entire issue is devoted to reviews of biographies and documentaries for
> children. Lots of good content.
>
> Kristine Brancolini
> Indiana University Libraries
>