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96

Dar and the Spear-Thrower

Cave Boy matures & learns mutual trade to mutual benefit.
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A 13 year old Cro-Magnon boy learns that genuine manhood is not found through initiation rites, but through his heroic quest to acquire a spear-thrower.

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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

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

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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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

The Itsy Bitsy Spider

Even the Itsy Bitsy Spider tries and tries, and tries again.
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The itsy bitsy spider is undaunted by a fan, a mouse, a cat & a rocking chair, as she purposefully makes her way to the top of a tree to spin her web.

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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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85

The Maggie B.

One needs to have a comfortable 'place' in their lives.
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This simple story is literary art for children at bedtime:  every child should have a 'life' on their own Maggie B.

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85

Cocoa Ice

How cocoa & ice, though a continent apart, enable mutual trade to mutual benefit.
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We see how the lives of two girls from Santo Domingo and Maine, respectively, are connected through the trade of ice and chocolate treats!

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85

The Itsy Bitsy Spider – Sing Along

Try, try and try again, till itsy bitsy's up a tree.
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The itsy bitsy spider is undaunted by a fan, a mouse, a cat & a rocking chair, as she purposefully makes her way to the top of a tree to spin her web. Iza's troupe of gentle singers complement the poem perfectly.

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