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Words by heart / WQED Pittsburgh ; produced by Martin Tahse ; directed by Robert Thompson ; teleplay by Frank Dandridge.

Thompson, Robert C. (Added Author). Hooks, Robert, 1937- (Added Author). Rae, Charlotte, 1926- (Added Author). Woodard, Alfre, 1953- (Added Author). Robinson, Fran. (Francis),-1684. (Added Author). Sebestyen, Ouida. (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (116 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: Murry, Utah : Feature Films for Families, [1993]

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General Note: Based on the book by Ouida Sebestyen.
Originally broadcast on the television program WonderWorks in 1984.
Participant or Performer Note: Robert Hooks, Charlotte Rae, Alfre Woodard, Fran Robinson.
Summary, etc.: Lena, a 12-year old black girl, & her family move to a small town where they are the only blacks. It takes some time & changes before this situation is accepted all around.
System Details Note: VHS.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Private home use only.
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: United States > Race relations > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
African American children > Fiction.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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