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Average: 4.9 (15 votes)

An uplifting and entertaining film based on a true story of an unlikely relationship which highlights the very best of human nature.  The reciprocal compassion and non-judgemental attitude between the carer and the cared for are inspiring.

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5
Average: 5 (1 vote)

A deceptively simple picture book about standing up for oneself and against bullies. From the inside jacket: Blue is a quiet color. Red is a hot head. Red likes to pick on Blue.Yellow, Green, Purple, and Orange don't like what they see, but what can they do?

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5
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Wretches and Jabberers directed by Gerardine Wurzburg, with Tracy Thresher and Larry Bissonnette

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5
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Rabbie, a carpenter’s son, loves to carve things, but when he does he looks inside them to show the best of what is there.   When he carves a dog he shows its brave spirit and loyalty but leaves off its lame leg.   When he visits a nearby town he finds it terrorized by a giant!

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2
Average: 2 (1 vote)

In this movie, Lars, is a painfully shy young man who lives what appears to most to be a sad and lonely life. He holds a mundane office job, and lives in a small cabin in the back of his family's home.

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This deceptively simple picture book depicts the creation of a new friendship using only one or two words per page and illustrated with two expressively drawn characters.  An exuberant boy greets a seemingly shy, somewhat downcast boy as they walk down the street.  The greeting of Yo!

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This is a very sentimental movie that you can see through three strong  women persperctives, in different moments of time. It's my favorite.

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As in most of Patricia Polacco's books (check them out!), Mr. Lincoln's Way embraces the themes of diversity, empathy and community.  Mr.

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This movie stars three drag queens (well, two queens and a princess, smile) and teaches marvelous lessons about self-acceptance and empathy. Among the laughs, one learns that genuine acceptance comes from people and places where you least expect it.

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