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80

Five Ugly Monsters

Conspiratorial humor is a great way to prevent or undo irrational fears.
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A remake of the rhyme "No more Monkeys Jumping on the Bed", that puts a young boy in charge of his monsters.

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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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80

Pockets

Pockets tells of how one woman brought color and livliness to a dull townspeople.
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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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77

The Several Lives of Orphan Jack

The Several Lives of Orphan Jack focuses on the value of language in presenting ideas.
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Jack's survival comes to depend on the happy perspectives that his vocabulary and literary wit offers others

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73

Caillou : The Babysitter

Help your child cope when he is to be left with a babysitter.
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Caillou copes with the first time his parents both go out without him.

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73

Arthur Writes a Story

No good author is a second-hander.
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Arthur's original story for Rathburn's class proves much better than the one that used everyone else's 'good ideas',

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70

My Side of the Mountain

Great children's books encourage independent thought and action.
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A young teen chooses to use wilderness survival skills to live alone for a year in the Catskill Mountains (New York State).

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70

Biscuit’s Big Friend

Best children's books teach independence rather than adulation.
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Biscuit can't match his big friend Sam, but finds he has values of his own.

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70

No Jumping On The Bed

Great children's books encourage planning for consequences.
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Ignoring his father, Walter's bouncing causes him and his bed to fall through many floors –until he wakes up and hears Delbert bouncing above him!

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69

Arthur’s April Fool

Good children's books teach a fair justice.
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Arthur develops a strategy of April Fools tricks to deal with Binky Barne's threatening behavior.

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