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88

Jeremiah Learns to Read

Literacy brings understanding and love.
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By learning to read, old Jeremiah discovers the beauty in literacy, and a shared joy.

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88

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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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

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

Arthur’s Pet Business

Arthur learns that businessmen must always adjust and improve to succeed.
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Arthur's own pet sitting business proves he is responsible enough to own a pet.

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85

The Little Mermaid — Disney video

Disney's Little Mermaid tells children life can be joy, whereas Hans Christian Anderson says it is forlorn pain.
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Preferring human over mermaid values, Ariel puts her soul in the control of a treacherous sea-witch to become a human maiden so she can earn Prince Eric's love.

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84

Ziggy Piggy and the Three Little Pigs

Children need to discover the great value of outside the box thinking.
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Ziggy heads to the beach as the three disapproving pigs prepare for the wolf, but it's Ziggy's "outside the box" thinking that saves the day.

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81

Scat! Scat!

This cat has unrelenting self-respect, and rightly so!
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Undeterred by rejections, a lovely cat proudly perseveres at finding a home.

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80

Very Last First Time

"Very Last First Time" shows an Inuit girl's resilience in a frightening place.
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Eva braves the caverns beneath coastal ice to collect mussels.

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