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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

Franklin Rides a Bike

When others have shown the way, one has no excuse.
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Franklin learns that everyone has to struggle with their particular challenges, just as he has to struggle to cycle without training wheels.

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82

Strange Companion

Strange Companion is a story of survival, by both main characters.
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David's struggle to survive in the endless muskeg of the Canadian North shows intelligent determination and a pursuit of wise personal values for his maximum happiness.

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81

Scat! Scat!

This cat has unrelenting self-respect, and rightly so!
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Undeterred by rejections, a lovely cat proudly perseveres at finding a home.

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80

The Christmas Pony

The Christmas Pony helps young children see how to plan for, pay for, and look after a horse.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Four children struggle to prove they can assume full, practical responsibility for “Mr.Crumbs”.

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79

Henry Babysits

Henry babysits is an amusing portrayal of taking on too much work.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

While babysitting the neighbors' children Henry solves problems by taking on more problems, and the neighbors have no idea.

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79

Island of The Blue Dolphins

Island of the Blue Dolphins tells of a native girls struggle to live by herself on an island off the coast of California.
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Stranded for eighteen years on an island off California, a native girl survives, fends off wild dogs and evades the murderous Aleuts

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79

The Cake That Mack Ate

The Cake That Mack Ate shows children quite a bit of the details that make a cake possible.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

A lot of things make up a cake, so one should not waste it.

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78

Castles, Caves, and Honeycombs

Castles, Caves, and Honeycombs shows children different animal 'homes'.
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Ashman rhymes to us about a variety of animal homes shown with cozy illustrations.

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77

The Little Puppy

The Little Puppy teaches that puppies are cute, but must be cared for.
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We see how Tim learns to care for a Spaniel puppy, and that its fun!

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