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96

Dar and the Spear-Thrower

Cave Boy matures & learns mutual trade to mutual benefit.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

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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92

Oh, the Places You’ll Go

Keep trying & do not delay, you'll find success along the way.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

There are great things to do, but you must work towards them even in the midst of failure... "There's fun to be done!"

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91

All Aboard for Freedom

Everyone wants freedom, but few know how to vote for it.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Five young, Czech orphans attempt a daring escape by train to avoid a future under Communist tyranny.

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88

Rufous Redtail

How children grow up with good character.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

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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86

Verdi

One has to make one's own happiness, & Verdi does.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

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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84

Ziggy Piggy and the Three Little Pigs

Children need to discover the great value of outside the box thinking.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

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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83

Franklin Rides a Bike

When others have shown the way, one has no excuse.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

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.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Harold's world is a blank slate through which he learns to draw his own experiences, with a purple crayon.

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80

Pockets

Pockets tells of how one woman brought color and livliness to a dull townspeople.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

A mysterious sylph –a seamstress– instills beauty and a romantic view of life into the lives of austere villagers, via their pockets! [Image shows villagers surprise at her arrival.}

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79

Anne of Green Gables (abridged by: Falkoff, Marc)

Anne of Green Gables - abridged
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Marc Falkoff's abridged story of an orphan girl who seeks to fit into her new community of adults and friends without sacrificing her self respect and Romantic values.

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