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Sarah, Plain and Tall

Good character makes happiness & love a success.
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When her widowed father advertises for a wife, Anna anxiously watches for signs that Sarah Wheaton’s visit to their prairie farm will fulfill her hopes for family harmony.

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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

Picture This : How Pictures Work

Creativity is founded in knowledge & skill, not just wishful imagination.
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The effect of shape, color, position and relationship of objects in an artwork are examined for their effect on one's perceptual and emotional interpretation of the work.

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86

The Paper Bag Princess

Intellectual independence is a decision available to either gender.
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Princess Elizabeth uses her distinctly independent judgment to face a Dragon and her betrothed.

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86

The Care and Keeping of You : The Body Book for Girls

Being both body and mind, one must know how to care for one's body.
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The author keeps the interest of 8 to 12 year old girls, while sensibly presenting the many common, important health aspects they face.

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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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86

One Small Blue Bead

There is a value in seeing the World through others' eyes.
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A boy in a primitive tribe assumes an old man's chores, so the elder can leave to see if other men live in the world —both discover human benevolence.

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85

Red is Best

Self esteem arises from thinking thoroughly & knowing with certainty.
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Red is Best portrays Kelly's admirable and fun, intellectual, independence as she happily tells us all her cute reasons for preferring red.

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85

The Itsy Bitsy Spider

Even the Itsy Bitsy Spider tries and tries, and tries again.
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The itsy bitsy spider is undaunted by a fan, a mouse, a cat & a rocking chair, as she purposefully makes her way to the top of a tree to spin her web.

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