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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

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

Emily

Emily Dickinson's poetry emerges from the mysterious mind that only she truly knows.
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The beauty and mystery of life and art are brought together when a little girl presents lily bulbs to Emily, and in return receives a poem and a wish for understanding: "Perhaps in time they both will bloom."

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80

Bridge To Terabithia

Bridge To Terabithia tells of a young boy's wonderful maturing.
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As they wrestle with grade school social conflicts and share a fantasy land, ten year old Jess learns from Leslie's bright character and values, until tragedy teaches him to adopt and live by those values.

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79

Ernest and the BIG Itch

Earnest and the BIG Itch leads to an accident that must be corrected.
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When Ernest the donkey scratches his back against the pole of a birdhouse, the resident bluebirds guide him to a tree trunk, ending the violent shaking of their home and earning his appreciation.