Description of Each "All About the Book!" Video Program

Bridge to Terabithia

Topics discussed include:
  • The importance of friendship
  • Coping with tragedy
  • Finding your own Terabithia
  • The relationship between kids and parents
  • What a "Bridge to Terabithia" sequel might be like
  • Highly Recommended Title at "Educational Media Marketplace"
- 21 minutes

Bud, Not Buddy

Topics discussed include:
  • Racism, then and now.
  • Bud's relationship to both his mother and father.
  • "Jazz" as a character.
  • The meaning behind Bud's rules and things
  • Highly Recommended Title at "Educational Media Marketplace"
- 21 minutes

Charlotte’s Web

Topics discussed include:
  • Friendship
  • Circle of life
  • Words
  • And much more!
- 21 minutes

Crispin, the Cross of Lead

Topics discussed include:
  • Personal identity
  • Freedom
  • Rich vs. poor
  • Democracy
  • Questioning your lot in life
  • And much more!
  • Curriculum Connections Pick
- 21 minutes

Frindle

Topics discussed include:
  • The origin of words
  • Heroes
  • Dr. Samuel Johnson
  • Fads
  • Kids vs. adults
- 21 minutes
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