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Anansi and the Strange Looking Rock (Illustrated version)

Description: Anansi, the trickster learns that it is not nice playing tricks on your friends.
Price: $50.00
Length of Video: : 10 Minutes

Brer Fox Goes Hunting (Adult)

Description: Black History/Folktale/Adult Brer Fox in one of his many adventures to have Brer Rabbit for dinner fails again.
Price: $60.00
Length of Video: : 12 Minutes

Brer Fox Goes Hunting (Illustrated version)

Description: Black History/Child Brer Fox in one of his many adventures to have Brer Rabbit for dinner fails again.
Price: $60.00
Length of Video: : 12 Minutes

Brer Rabbit Gets Brer Fox dinner (Illustrated version)

Description: Black History/Folktale/All ages Brer Rabbit successfully tricks Brer Fox out of his dinner once again.
Price: $50.00
Length of Video: : 10 Minutes

Brer Rabbit, Brer Coon & the Frogs (Illustrated version)

Description: Black History/Folktale/All Ages Brer Rabbit is able to assist his one friend, Brer Coon, in catching the frogs for his dinner.
Price: $50.00
Length of Video: : 10 Minutes

Evelyn Del Rey is Moving Away (Reading book)

Description: COMPLIMENTARY: Black History/Child Time 6:04 This book was read for a Jumpstart Read for the Record in 2020. A story of what it feels like when a dear friend moves away.
Price: $.00
Length of Video: : 0 Minutes

Farmer John & the Enormous Turnip

Description: Fairy Tale/Child A classic Fairy Tale of how team work makes the dream work, when family & community come together to find a working solution!
Price: $35.00
Length of Video: : 7 Minutes

From Dawn to Dusk :Celia

Description: Black History/Women's History/Slave/3rd & up 13:00 minutes Fictitious story of Celia Mable, a slave buried in a cemetery in Mableton, GA alongside her master. Written by Josie Bailey in the dialect.
Price: $65.00
Length of Video: : 13 Minutes

From Dawn to Dusk: Rosa Lee

Description: Black History/Women's History/Post slavery/3rd grade & up/Time 14:00 Fictitious story written by Josie Bailey. Rosa Lee is Celia Mable (a slave), granddaughter who speaks of the customs of her day!
Price: $70.00
Length of Video: : 14 Minutes

Henry Box Brown

Description: Black History/Historical/Adult/Child A true story of a slave, who mailed himself to freedom and later created a performance and wrote a book about his escape.
Price: $35.00
Length of Video: : 7 Minutes

How Tiger Got His Stripes

Description: Black History/African Folktale/Adult/3rd grade & up A folktale that sheds light on how Tiger, in his quest for wisdom, gets his stripes, instead!
Price: $50.00
Length of Video: : 10 Minutes

I Am Bob Lemmons (Horse Whisperer)

Description: Black History/Historical/Adult/Child The story of a Black Cowboy, who was a horse whisperer. He got his freedom in 1865 and owned 1200 acres of land.
Price: $65.00
Length of Video: : 13 Minutes

I Am Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Description: Black History/Historical/All Ages/12 min A portrayal of Martin's life from boyhood, which includes a portion of his, "I Have A Dream Speech!"
Price: $60.00
Length of Video: : 12 Minutes

I Am Hank Aaron

Description: Black History/Historical/ 1st grade-Adult A portrayal of Hank's life as a Major League Baseball Player for the Atlanta Braves.
Price: $65.00
Length of Video: : 13 Minutes

I Am Jackie Robinson

Description: Black History/Historical/All Ages A portrayal of Jackie's life from youth through the end of his career with a focus on his life as a Bridge Builder. Poem: The Bridge Builder by Will Allen Dromgoole
Price: $55.00
Length of Video: : 11 Minutes

I Am John Lewis

Description: Black History/Historical/2nd Grade - Adult A portrayal of Congressman John Lewis from his early life to his career of getting into Good Trouble through the Civil Rights Movement and beyond.
Price: $65.00
Length of Video: : 13 Minutes

I Am Maya Angelou

Description: Black History/Historical/POETRY 3rd & up A portrayal of Maya's Life from youth throughout her career. POEMS: Still I Rise When I Think About Myself
Price: $100.00
Length of Video: : 20 Minutes

I Am Ruby Bridges

Description: Black History/Women's History Month/Historical/1st grade up to Adult Ruby Bridges at her current age of 61 as of 2021, telling of her experience as the first black child to integrate a southern white school in the 1950's, in the United States.
Price: $35.00
Length of Video: : 7 Minutes

Johnny Stempletoe: The Butterfly (Adult)

Description: Black History/Personal/Adult/3rd & up Josie's personal journey as written by Josie of her escape from circumstances in her life, to the exhilaration of freedom!
Price: $40.00
Length of Video: : 8 Minutes

Johnny Stempletoe: the Butterfly (Illustrated version)

Description: Black History/Personal/Adult/3rd & up Josie's personal journey as written by Josie of her escape from circumstances in her life, to the exhilaration of freedom!
Price: $40.00
Length of Video: : 8 Minutes

Juneteenth Intro

Description: Introduction to JUNETEENTH: What is Juneteenth and why do we celebrate it! A brief history of how the holiday came about.
Price: $5.00
Length of Video: : 1 Minutes

Laughter Yoga (ages 4-6) Affirmation

Description: Wellness/All Ages Using Laughter, Josie helps students find relaxation through the use of "Affirmations!"
Price: $65.00
Length of Video: : 13 Minutes

Laughter Yoga (ages 4-6) Alphabets Sounds

Description: Wellness! Using the alphabets to keep you laughing with deep breathing exercises!
Price: $45.00
Length of Video: : 9 Minutes

Laughter Yoga (ages 4-6) Animal Sounds

Description: Wellness Helps students release stress and relax with laughter, oinking and meowing!
Price: $55.00
Length of Video: : 11 Minutes

Laughter Yoga (All Ages)

Description: 28.00 minutes: A full Laughter Yoga session lead by Josie Bailey and Celeste Greene with deep breathing through laughter and relaxation exercises!
Price: $150.00
Length of Video: : 30 Minutes

Legend of the First Strawberries

Description: Cherokee Indian Folktale/Adult/Child This folktale gives us insight into the first man, the first woman, the first love and the first argument!
Price: $70.00
Length of Video: : 14 Minutes

Little Red Hen (Illustrated version)

Description: COMPLIMENTARY Classic Folktale/child Time 10:43 The Little Red Hen lives tries to convince some very lazy animals, to help her plant and harvest some food.
Price: $.00
Length of Video: : 0 Minutes

Little Red Hen and the Sly Fox

Description: Fairy Tale/Child A traditional Fairy Tale where the sly fox is secretly watching the Little Red Hen while plotting how he can have her for his dinner!
Price: $50.00
Length of Video: : 10 Minutes

Mama: They Don’t Make Them Like They Use To

Description: Black History/Personal/Adult/3rd & up Personal story as written by Josie of a few hilarious memories of she and her Mama!
Price: $50.00
Length of Video: : 10 Minutes

Multiplication Goes Hip Hop (Math X's tables)

Description: Child Math is the only language that's shared by everyone on the planet. The multiplication facts are taught through Hip Hop music and catchy rhythms!
Price: $35.00
Length of Video: : 7 Minutes

Negro Spirituals

Description: Black History/Adult/Child A list of Negro Spirituals, which also includes a couple of Civil Rights songs, performed by Josie!
Price: $100.00
Length of Video: : 20 Minutes

No Charge for Love

Description: Human Interest All Ages An inspiring and motivational story of the power of love and understanding for those who are different from us.
Price: $20.00
Length of Video: : 4 Minutes

Nursery Rhymes

Description: Musical/Child/Fun A mixture of favorite children nursery rhymes with a challenge to sing a rhyme in time or be Thrown Out The Window!
Price: $60.00
Length of Video: : 12 Minutes

POETRY: American Poets Singing -about the American People

Description: American Poets 1. I Hear America Singing Walt Whitman (1819-1892) 2. The New Collosus Emma Lazarus (18-49-1887) 3. America Claude McKay (1889-1948) 4. My People Langston Hughes (1901-1967) 5. Lift Every Voice and Sing James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938)
Price: $55.00
Length of Video: : 11 Minutes

POETRY: Emily Dickinson

Description: Poems of Emily Dickinson 1. I’m Nobody 2. The Bee Is Not Afraid of Me 3. A Book 4. A Word 5. If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking 6. Because I Could Not Stop for Death 7. Bequest 8. I Never Saw A Moor
Price: $40.00
Length of Video: : 8 Minutes

POETRY: Paul Laurence Dunbar

Description: Black History/Grade 6 - Adults/10 minutes Short biographical sketch with poems: In the Morning & When Dey 'Listed Colored Soldiers
Price: $50.00
Length of Video: : 10 Minutes

POETRY: Paul Laurence Dunbar, Growing Up With

Description: Josie's personal encounter with Paul Laurence Dunbar's poetry in elementary school that changed the course of her life. Follow Josie from being a shy school girl to becoming a Master Professional Storyteller for the past 30 years!
Price: $65.00
Length of Video: : 13 Minutes

POETRY: Paul Laurence Dunbar,150th Birthday Celebration

Description: Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) Bio 1. In The Morning 2. When They Listed Colored Soldiers 3. Encouragement 4. An Ante-Bellum Sermon 5. A Letter
Price: $115.00
Length of Video: : 23 Minutes

POETRY: Poems of Inspiration and Life Philosophy

Description: Poems of Inspiration and Life Philosophy 1. Invictus William Ernest Henley (1849-1903) 2. The House by the Side of the Road Sam Walter Foss (1858-1911) 3. If Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) 4. Thinking Walter D Wintle (1871-1953) 5. I Know My Soul Claude McKay (1889-1948)
Price: $60.00
Length of Video: : 12 Minutes

POETRY: Poems on Nature

Description: Poems on Nature 1. I Wandered Lonely as A Cloud William Wordsworth (British 1770-1850) 2. Deep in the Quiet Woods James Weldon Johnson (American 1871-1938) 3. Trees Joyce Kilmer (American 1886-1918) 4. Wind Gwendolyn Bennett (1902-1981)
Price: $40.00
Length of Video: : 8 Minutes

POETRY: Edgar Allan Poe

Description: Poems with short historical sketch - Grade 6 - Adult Bio, The Raven & Annabel Lee
Price: $85.00
Length of Video: : 17 Minutes

POETRY: Poems for Children

Description: Poems for Children 1. Clouds Anonymous 2. The Tyger William Blake (1757-1827) 3. Who Has Seen The Wind? Christina Rosetti (1830-1894) 4. My Shadow Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) 5. The Crocodile Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) 6. Antigonish [I met a man who wasn’t there] Hughes Mearns (1875-1965)
Price: $35.00
Length of Video: : 7 Minutes

POETRY: Will Allen Dromgoole: The Bridge Builder

Description: Poem, The Bridge Builder, written by Will Allen Dromgoole ( 1860-1934).
Price: $10.00
Length of Video: : 2 Minutes

Stone Soup Josie's Pandemic Version

Description: Fairy Tale/Adult/Child A 2020 Pandemic version of a hungry storyteller, named Josie, as she travels through a neighborhood looking for kids to share a story for a meal.
Price: $25.00
Length of Video: : 5 Minutes

The Farmer & The Donkey (Illustrated version)

Description: Fable/Pre-k - 3rd grade/8 minutes The farmer and the audience learn the valuable lesson that you can't please everyone so you should do what works best for you!
Price: $40.00
Length of Video: : 8 Minutes

The Fisherman and His Wife

Description: Classic English Fairy Tale/Adult/Child A Fairy Tale of a poor fisherman, his greedy wife and a magical fish. Greed leads to no good end.
Price: $45.00
Length of Video: : 9 Minutes

The Knee High Man

Description: Black History/African Folktale/Child A little man discovers that what he is searching for has been on the inside of him all the time.
Price: $30.00
Length of Video: : 6 Minutes

The Magic Pot

Description: Chinese Folktale/Adult/Child A hardworking woodcutter discovers a magic pot that changes his life forever!
Price: $25.00
Length of Video: : 5 Minutes

The Man Who Had No Luck

Description: Adult/High School/ Irish Folktale A man on a journey to find his luck but in the end discovers that his luck was all around him and that he only had to look for it.
Price: $80.00
Length of Video: : 16 Minutes

The Selfish Crocodile

Description: Black History/Fable/Child The Selfish Crocodile realizes that he needs the help of the other animals in the forest.
Price: $30.00
Length of Video: : 6 Minutes

The Wolf and Seven Little Goats

Description: English Fairy Tale/Child A hungry wolf sets his sights on a family of seven little goats for his dinner.
Price: $20.00
Length of Video: : 4 Minutes

Three Billy Goats Gruff

Description: English Fairytale/Child A tale of three Billy Goats, who happened to be brothers, that have to develop a plan to get from one side of the meadow's bridge to the other side while outwitting the Mean Giant Troll.
Price: $75.00
Length of Video: : 15 Minutes

Why Ostriches Has a Long Neck

Description: Black History/African Folktale/All Ages This tale explains how Ostrich, who once had a short neck, ends up with a long neck, as a result of helping someone in pain.
Price: $55.00
Length of Video: : 11 Minutes

ZZ CHRISTIAN: A Letter from a Child

Description: Black History/Religious/written by Josie Bailey A 9 yr old boy writes a letter to God in search of a friend.
Price: $20.00
Length of Video: : 4 Minutes

ZZ CHRISTIAN: A Tale of 3 Trees

Description: Black History/Religious/Adult/Child/American//Folklore In this tale children and adults alike are reminded that dreams do come true.
Price: $65.00
Length of Video: : 13 Minutes

ZZ CHRISTIAN: Folklore-Integration & Segregation

Description: Black History/Folklore/Adult A series of humorous folklore tales on integration, segregations and how the first man came to be!
Price: $60.00
Length of Video: : 12 Minutes

ZZ CHRISTIAN: From the Windows of the Throne Room

Description: A Christian story of how the first man came to be on earth and how interactions between the Father, Son, Holy Spirit and Satan viewed the situation.
Price: $10.00
Length of Video: : 2 Minutes

ZZ CHRISTIAN: Fun Children Christian Songs

Description: Religious/Musical/Child Great for Sunday school and Vacation Bible school.
Price: $55.00
Length of Video: : 11 Minutes

ZZ CHRISTIAN: Please Let Me Be Your Friend

Description: Black History/Religious/Written by Josie Bailey Adult/Child An invitation from God to Man to, "Please Let Me Be Your Friend!"
Price: $35.00
Length of Video: : 7 Minutes

ZZ CHRISTIAN: Time Before I Was (Adult)

Description: Black History/Fictitious/All Ages/written by Josie Bailey A fictitious story of #4243's life in heaven before being born on the earth.
Price: $55.00
Length of Video: : 11 Minutes

ZZ CHRISTIAN: Time Before I Was (Illustrated version)

Description: Black History/Fictitious/All Ages/written by Josie Bailey A fictitious story of #4243's life in heaven before being born on the earth.
Price: $60.00
Length of Video: : 12 Minutes

ZZ: 1HG - Don't Cry For Me (Nellie McCauley)

Description: Homegoing story for Nellie Strickland McCauley.
Price: $50.00
Length of Video: : 10 Minutes

ZZ: 1HG - Give Your Life to Christ (Joseph Strickland)

Description: Homegoing story for Joseph "Jap" Strickland.
Price: $40.00
Length of Video: : 8 Minutes

ZZ: 1HG - God and Ma (Inez & Buford Strickland)

Description: A humorous Homegoing story of my Mom and Dad, Buford and Inez Strickland.
Price: $115.00
Length of Video: : 23 Minutes

ZZ: 1HG - Jesus! What´s The Deal (Anthony Burden)

Description: A Christian homegoing story of Anthony Burden.
Price: $40.00
Length of Video: : 8 Minutes

ZZ: 1HG -Don't Let Nothing Steal Your Smile (Alex Strickland)

Description: A Christian homegoing story for Alex Strickland.
Price: $40.00
Length of Video: : 8 Minutes