Frederick

September 22, 2016
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Starts out like the ant and the grasshopper, where a family of field mice are all getting ready for winter except one who seems like a slacker but it turns out he is a POET. Kind of a hipster vibe despite its age.

Message: 

Not all skills are physical.

Tootle

September 22, 2016
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Stay on the rails no matter what. For no reason, except because the people say so. Trains apparently love to play in meadows.

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Follow directions.

The Biggest Soap

September 22, 2016
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Story about boy who goes to buy "the biggest soap" but then needs parts of it to help people before he gets back and tells the story to his mom and her cousins doing laundry.

Message: 

Sharing is good.

Grandfather's Journey

September 22, 2016
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Quick review.

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Sad. A Japanese grandfather visits and moves to America and then feels homesick so goes back to Japan, then tells grandson about California and grandson is also torn between two countries.

Message: 

Different cultures have different useful things to teach you.

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