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98

The Boy of the Painted Cave

A cave boy opposes beliefs of elders and tribal society.
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Rejected by the tribe for his club foot, Tao's success as a cave artist depended on choosing between his tribe's mystical traditions and the truth of his own experience.

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96

Dar and the Spear-Thrower

Cave Boy matures & learns mutual trade to mutual benefit.
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A 13 year old Cro-Magnon boy learns that genuine manhood is not found through initiation rites, but through his heroic quest to acquire a spear-thrower.

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90

The Potty Book for Girls

Best parenting practices.
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Capucilli helps parents and child adopt, not only the right approach, but the right mood, for potty training.

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90

The Potty Book For Boys

Best parenting practices for boys.
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Capucilli helps parents and child adopt, not only the right approach, but the right mood, for potty training.

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88

Rufous Redtail

How children grow up with good character.
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A bright and introspective hawklet experiments and explores to discover abilities, places and companions, always with the intention of making the most of his life.

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87

Sarah’s Boat

Sailing skill is aobut understanding forces of Nature, and using them to advantage.
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Sarah's sailing skill develops from her mature, independent focus on technique and natural forces.

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86

Verdi

One has to make one's own happiness, & Verdi does.
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A young Green Tree Python learns he cannot keep his youthful colors as he matures but, in surprisingly joyous ways, he does keep his zest for life.

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86

The Prairie Fire

The Prairie Fire shows that adult responsibility means most when under duress.
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Young Percy proves he is of adult character when he courageously defends his family's home against a prairie fire.

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85

The Year of Miss Agnes

Local, intellectual inbreeding can constrain overall intelligence.
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After decades of disinterest, backwoods Indian children in Alaska are amazed to find school learning offers real values, and even happiness, thanks to a teacher from England.

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82

Strange Companion

Strange Companion is a story of survival, by both main characters.
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David's struggle to survive in the endless muskeg of the Canadian North shows intelligent determination and a pursuit of wise personal values for his maximum happiness.

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