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Akeelah and the bee [electronic resource] / producers, Nancy Hult Gains [and four others] ; writter/director Doug Atchison.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 113 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States]: Lionsgate, 2006.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Nancy Hult Gains.
Participant or Performer Note:
Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett, Keke Palmer, Curtis Armstrong.
Summary, etc.:
Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palmer), from south Los Angeles, has a talent for words. In spite of the objections of her mother Wanda (Angela Bassett), Keke enters a spelling contest. Her gift takes her to compete in the National Spelling Bee, the most famous competition of its kind in the world. On the way, she is helped by a forthright, mysterious teacher, Dr. Larabee (Laurence Fishburne) and a cast of colorful characters from the community.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Spelling bees > Drama.
School children > California > Los Angeles > Drama.
Self-esteem in children > California > Los Angeles > Drama.

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