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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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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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84

Henry Reed’s Baby-Sitting Service

Henry juggles the problems of baby-sitting.
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Henry anticipates trouble in his jobs as a baby sitter, and comes up with honest, thoughtful solutions for unexpected events and mistakes.

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83

Frog and Toad Together

True friendship requires justice, by each.
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Five carefully themed stories present slavish adherence to plans, foolish impatience with Nature, the nature of will power, integrity in bravery, and loss of friends through one-up-man-ship.

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83

Franklin Fibs

Children must learn the importance of honesty, as a part of personal character.
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Franklin boasts a lie, and learns that true self-esteem and integrity require a focus on genuine abilities.

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81

The Wild Baby Goes to Sea

A little fantasy story of heroism, for a little boy.
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A little boy pretends to be the heroic captain of his ocean going craft –a wooden crate with an apron sail– keeping his crew safe through terrible storms, even rescuing lost souls.

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80

The Wolfhound

A children's book about a Borzoi - the Russian Wolfhound
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Risking the Tsar's punishment for theiving, Pavel courageously saves a beautiful wolfhound, and receives an unexpected justice.

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75

The New Baby

Is a "New Baby" a threat, or a happy addition?
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Little Critter learns how babies can add to family happiness, and acts accordingly.

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75

Frog and Toad are Friends

Lobel's converse moral reflects how fault lies with those who do not appreciate the friendship they have received.
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Five short stories showing rather gentle aspects of friendship, between Frog and Toad

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