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Mentors (Season 1)

Country Available: Canada, USA
The Mentors series contains 39 programs.
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Drawing from the wisdom of humankind throughout history is a wonderful resource for anyone, but 15 year old Oliver Cates has a special and immediate advantage. He has created a computer program that can bring history’s great personages from their times to the present for 36 hours! As Oliver and his friend, Dee address a specific life challenge, they bring the historical figure who can help most for a little visit! Many life lessons are learned from Einstein, Beethoven, St Nicholas, Anne Frank, Edgar Allan Poe, Frederick Banting and others!

This series delivers important lessons while combining history, living skills and language arts at the junior high level.

View a printer friendly version of this page...Copyright Date: 1999 Closed Captioned Library Audience:
  • Young Adult
  • Family
  • General Interest
  • School Audience:
  • Junior High (7-9)
  • Subjects: Living Skills; Language Arts; History and Current Events Formats Available:
  • VHS Tape
  • Title Availability
     01. The Genius - Albert Einstein  USA, Canada
     02. Smart Aleck - Alexander Graham Bell  USA, Canada
     03. Raising the Siege - Joan of Arc  USA, Canada
     04. Lewis in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll  USA, Canada
     05. Little Emperor - Napoleon Bonaparte  USA, Canada
     06. Wilde Card - Oscar Wilde  USA, Canada
     07. The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe  USA, Canada
     08. Harriet’s Path - Harriet Tubman  USA, Canada
     09. A Ninth of Beethoven - Beethoven  USA, Canada
     10. A Transient Shining Trouble - Frederick Banting  USA, Canada
     11. The Crush - Cleopatra  USA, Canada
     12. The Presence of Saint Nick  USA, Canada
     13. The Rescue - Daniel Boone   USA, Canada