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Henry Reed’s Baby-Sitting Service

Henry juggles the problems of baby-sitting.
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Henry anticipates trouble in his jobs as a baby sitter, and comes up with honest, thoughtful solutions for unexpected events and mistakes.

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83

Frog and Toad Together

True friendship requires justice, by each.
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Five carefully themed stories present slavish adherence to plans, foolish impatience with Nature, the nature of will power, integrity in bravery, and loss of friends through one-up-man-ship.

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83

Franklin Fibs

Children must learn the importance of honesty, as a part of personal character.
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Franklin boasts a lie, and learns that true self-esteem and integrity require a focus on genuine abilities.

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83

Favorite Medieval Tales

Medieval stories remind us of a World where irrationality all the more common, both as the cause of problems and as the touted solution.
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A cleanly written, entertaining and educational anthology of the most outstanding medieval legends.

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83

Like A Windy Day

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A little girl wants to be as dynamic as the wind, and we see the fun things to know about wind.

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83

Franklin Rides a Bike

When others have shown the way, one has no excuse.
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Franklin learns that everyone has to struggle with their particular challenges, just as he has to struggle to cycle without training wheels.

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83

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Harold and the Purple Crayon shows that life is about taking control of one's environment.
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Harold's world is a blank slate through which he learns to draw his own experiences, with a purple crayon.

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82

Only A Cat

Kitten Cat discovers that cats have some great abilities.
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Having failed at copying the abilities of other creatures, Kitten Cat learns to judge herself by her own talents.

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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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82

Have You Seen Bugs?

The insect world is fascinating and children should view it calmly and sensibly.
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Readers are encouraged to examine insects more closely, and are shown examples of their beauty and style.

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