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Water Princess, The

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From the Series: Weston Woods Spring 2018 New Releases

Subjects: African Studies, Children's Films, Children's Stories: Animated, Language Arts, Multicultural Studies, Water

Grade Level: JK-Gr3
Producer: Weston Woods
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 7 mins
Country of Origin: United States
Study Guide: Yes
Copyright Date: 2018
Available in French: No

Based on the book by Susan Verde and Georgie Badiel,
illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds   (Putnam Books) - 

Based on supermodel Georgie Badiel’s childhood, a young girl dreams of bringing clean drinking water to her African village. As a child in Burkina Faso, Georgie and the other girls in her village had to walk for miles each day to collect water.

This vibrant, engaging story sheds light on this struggle that continues all over the world today, instilling hope for a future when all children will have access to clean drinking water.

Music by Michael Bacon.
A co-production with Fablevision and Weston Woods
Read by Yetide Bodaki.
Includes interview with Georgie Badiel.

Each new DVD now includes Video Description, a secondary audio track containing additional descriptive narration for improved accessibility for the blind and visually impaired as well as our Read-Along feature which allows children to follow each word as it is simultaneously narrated and highlighted on the screen, strengthening vocabulary, comprehension and fluency.
DVDs now offer four options:
Read-Along, closed-caption subtitles, no text at all and descriptive narration.

Related Documents:
Water Princess Study Guide