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Ender’s Game

Ender's Game presents the consequences of fighting for a cause of someone else's design.
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The World Government trains a child genius  to save Earth from aliens, but Ender experiences the consequences of committing to goals that are not his own.

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77

Caillou: The Wolf

In Caillou: The Wolf, Caillou learns to distinguish imaginary fears from reality.
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Caillou learns the difference between his imaginary fear of a wolf in the attic and reality.

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77

Eats, Shoots & Leaves

Eats,_Shoots_and_Leaves
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E,S&L contrasts the proper and improper use of commas, effectively showing their impact on understanding.

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77

Days With Frog and Toad

Days With Frog and Toad offers children thoughtful fables.
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These five stories present: 1) timely productiveness, 2) persistent effort, 3) academic detachment, 4) a deception to correct an error, and 5) the nature of jumping to conclusions.

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76

Arthur’s New Puppy

Arthur's New Puppy presents taking responsibility for achieving one's purpose.
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To keep his puppy, Arthur knows he must train him, and does.

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75

Jillian Jiggs

In the end "Jillian Jiggs" does the right thing.
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Playing pirate and princess / is lot's of good fun. /
Will she tidy up that mess / and please her poor Mum?

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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

Hiding

"Hiding" is toddler amusement, adding miniaturization to the fun.
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Told in rhyme, Benny uses his imagination to hide in miniature, and his parents play along.

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74

The Berenstain Bears’ Mad, Mad, Mad Toy Craze

Fads generally prove to be of no long term value.
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Brother and Sister Bear learn the futility of fads, as a result of their compulsive pursuit of a popular stuffed toy.

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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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