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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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97

Big Sarah’s Little Boots

A child thinks through a lesson, and is happy.
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This unique story shows a child thinking: Sarah has outgrown her boots and, after a struggle to stretch them, realizes that growing up is natural, happy and irreversible.

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93

The Emperor’s Egg

Antarctic Penguin's incredible journey: amazing nature or amazing mankind?
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Bright humorous writing helps even young children understand the Emperor Penguin's extraordinary effort at laying and caring for a single egg, and then chick, through an Antarctic winter.

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92

Parts

Baby teeth & hair fall out; do our bodies fall apart?
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Hilariously, a five year old is confused by convincing  'evidence' that his body is disassembling, like a cheap doll.

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88

Franklin Goes to the Hospital

Help your child deal with a hospital stay.
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Franklin faces surgery and learns that bravery means acting properly in spite of one's fears.

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88

Where Fish Go In Winter

Children's poetry that teaches them about the World.
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Kids enjoy this anthology of intelligent poems, answering such questions as why popcorn pops –it's terrific.

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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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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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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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