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- Sometimes conditions or situations cause people to take action. If conditions are dangerous people might fight for safety. Learning about issues and why people fight for them helps us understand the importance of being an active citizen.
- Goin’ Someplace Special
- Maya Lin, Architect of Memory
- The Night of San Juan
- Sleds on Boston Common
- The Gold Rush caused a population explosion in California that changed the state forever. Learning about the history of California and other western states will help you understand their importance in the development of the country.
- Valley of the Moon: The Diary of Maria Rosalia De Milagros
- A Historic Journey
- Black Cowboy Wild Horses
- Davy Crockett Saves the World
- When Esther Morris Headed West
- Your intelligence, wits, and ability to think creatively can be your greatest weapons. They can also help keep you safe! Learning to use your wits can help you solve problems maturely and creatively.
- The Catch of the Day, A Trickster Play
- The Golden Mare, The Firebird, and the Magic Ring
- Tricky Tales
- The Unbreakable Code
- In a team, individuals can combine their strengths to help each other and accomplish a goal. A team can break a huge job up into smaller tasks to get the job done. Group members can also encourage each other, and help each other in times of danger.
- Spirit of Endurance
- Ultimate Field Trip 5: Blasting Off to Space Academy
- Heroes in Time of Need
- Skunk Scout
- Scientists learn about the world by being curious. They form theories, conduct experiments, and report their findings. Learning how scientists study the world can help you appreciate their work and can inspire you to become a scientist someday.
- Hidden Worlds
- These Robots Are Wild!
- Up in the Air: The Story of Balloon Flight
- Sometimes new experiences can cause you to change your mind about things. You may also change your mind as time passes, or after hearing opinions and arguments of others. Listening to others helps you to remain open to new and fresh ideas.
- Miss Alaineus
- Carlos and the Skunk
- A Dream Comes True
- The Gri Gri Tree