Photographs taken secretly by a young Jewish boy document the fear, hardship, generosity, and humanity woven through the daily lives of the Jews forced to live in the Lodz ghetto during the Holocaust.
After much coaching, Bouki wins the prize for dancing the king’s secret dance but is then outwitted by his sneaky friend.
A young boy becomes friends with the artist in the apartment upstairs and tries hard to understand when his friend commits suicide.
When Osamu, a lonely sail maker, nurses an injured crane one blustery night, he never suspects that this simple act of kindness will change his life forever. Weeks later a mysterious woman arrives on his doorstep, seeking shelter from a storm. Osamu again offers his help, and soon the sail maker and the stranger fall […]
When winter comes, six sleepy bears are rhymed to sleep by Mother Bear.
A clever and beautiful woman uses her wits to get her husband out of Prince Vladimir’s prison.
A collection of American tall tales featuring such legendary characters as Davy Crockett, Paul Bunyan, and Pecos Bill.
A poor old Chinese farmer finds a magic brass pot that doubles or duplicates whatever is placed inside it, but his efforts to make himself wealthy lead to unexpected complications.
When the caribou herds fail to return in the spring, famine becomes so acute that a young Eskimo boy sets out alone in search of food.
After receiving the gift of Second Sight from his old friend, the Bodach, 10-year-old Donald becomes responsible for safeguarding the ancient power of the walking stones before their glen is flooded by a hydroelectric company.