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98

The Boy of the Painted Cave

A cave boy opposes beliefs of elders and tribal society.
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Rejected by the tribe for his club foot, Tao's success as a cave artist depended on choosing between his tribe's mystical traditions and the truth of his own experience.

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94

Five O’Clock Charlie

A purpose is Charlie's solution to boredom & retirement.
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Dying of boredom in his retirement pasture, Charlie, a spirited Clydesdale, rediscovers his joie de vivre by setting the entire village "on schedule" for his favorite daily event.

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92

Rikki Tikki Tavi

A rescued pet mongoose saves his human family from cobras.
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A mongoose battles two devious and deadly Cobras, that are bent on destroying a human family that had saved him from drowning.

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92

Oh, the Places You’ll Go

Keep trying & do not delay, you'll find success along the way.
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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.
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Five young, Czech orphans attempt a daring escape by train to avoid a future under Communist tyranny.

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91

Snow Treasure

Heroic children's underground saves Norwegian gold.
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Norwegian school children use their ingenuity, and considerable bravery, to smuggle gold bullion from under the noses of the Nazi occupying army.

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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

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

The Year of Miss Agnes

Local, intellectual inbreeding can constrain overall intelligence.
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After decades of disinterest, backwoods Indian children in Alaska are amazed to find school learning offers real values, and even happiness, thanks to a teacher from England.

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