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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.

book
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?

film
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)

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

book
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!

film
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 book is a about a boy who is moving along in his life but is driven to follow his dreams by a myriad of events. The book is as much about empathy as any book because many of us face the exact same challege the boy faces. Should we follow our dream? Or live to safegaurd our future?

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Molly's Pilgrim is the tale of a young Russian-Jewish immigrant who is struggling to fit in at a new school after emigrating to the United States.  I would consider this a classic for Thanksgiving reading lists for children, as it emphasizes being the difficult journey of immigration, th

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A series of books with ‘stories that demonstrate the best qualities we share as human beings: compassion, grace, forgiveness, generosity, faith’ and yes;  empathy too. The books give vivid examples of what people are willing to do for others (for complete strangers even).

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Toby is a big, brown, happy dog. Every week, his owner, Miss Charmaine takes him to visit and comfort children who are in the hospital. Follow Toby the service dog for a day, and see how he makes friends with the children, helps make them happy and forget that they are sick and away from home.

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