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80

Arthur’s First Sleepover

The best revenge on a prank must be harmless and smarter.
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At Arthur's backyard sleepover, he and friends deal with a prank based on their unfounded fear of 'aliens'.

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80

Five Ugly Monsters

Conspiratorial humor is a great way to prevent or undo irrational fears.
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A remake of the rhyme "No more Monkeys Jumping on the Bed", that puts a young boy in charge of his monsters.

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80

Bridge To Terabithia

Bridge To Terabithia tells of a young boy's wonderful maturing.
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As they wrestle with grade school social conflicts and share a fantasy land, ten year old Jess learns from Leslie's bright character and values, until tragedy teaches him to adopt and live by those values.

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79

Jungle Drums

Jungle Drums sends a strong message of "be careful what you wish for, you just might get it"!
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Thanks to an ugly little warthog, both the plain and the beautiful jungle animals learn that the physical trappings of beauty are not as important as cooperation and considerate behavior.

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75

Friends

"Friends" shows how cooperation can lead to success.
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Having argued over the first egg they'd found, and broken it, Sam & Alice cooperate successfully in caring for a second egg.

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71

Twist and Ernest

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A vain show horse slowly accepts the friendly overtures of a donkey named Ernest, giving him the justice he deserves

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70

My Side of the Mountain

Great children's books encourage independent thought and action.
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A young teen chooses to use wilderness survival skills to live alone for a year in the Catskill Mountains (New York State).

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