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87

Sarah’s Boat

Sailing skill is aobut understanding forces of Nature, and using them to advantage.
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Sarah's sailing skill develops from her mature, independent focus on technique and natural forces.

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86

The Care and Keeping of You : The Body Book for Girls

Being both body and mind, one must know how to care for one's body.
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The author keeps the interest of 8 to 12 year old girls, while sensibly presenting the many common, important health aspects they face.

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85

Arthur’s Pet Business

Arthur learns that businessmen must always adjust and improve to succeed.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Arthur's own pet sitting business proves he is responsible enough to own a pet.

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85

Cocoa Ice

How cocoa & ice, though a continent apart, enable mutual trade to mutual benefit.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

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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84

My Hands

It's not just the opposable thumbs, its also the conceptual mind that drives them.
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You will never look at your hands the same way again, after grasping Aliki's perspective on their amazing features, versatility and utility.

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84

Ziggy Piggy and the Three Little Pigs

Children need to discover the great value of outside the box thinking.
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Ziggy heads to the beach as the three disapproving pigs prepare for the wolf, but it's Ziggy's "outside the box" thinking that saves the day.

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84

Arthur Babysits

Arthur finds a smart way to babysit unruly twins.
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Arthur proves his resourcefulness when babysitting the terrible Tibble twins.

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84

Fog Cat

Gentle treatment of animals often reaps the best rewards.
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Hannah's thoughtful determination not only wins the friendship of Fog Cat, but also wins the best gift Fog Cat could possibly give her.

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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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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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