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06. Politics and Promises

Country Available: Canada, USA
Thomas is talked into running for Junior President of the Student Council. He feels this is not his strength, but is swept up by the attention the limelight offers. Eddie, his more sophisticated, but less popular friend tutors Thomas and even writes his speech. Thomas finally finds the courage to stand up for himself and his friend, Eddie.

Themes: Personal responsibility; Taking a stand.Valuing individual differences; Peer pressure; Self esteem.

View a printer friendly version of this page...Copyright Date: 1995 Length: 24 minutes Library Audience:
  • Children
  • Young Adult
  • Family
  • General Interest
  • School Audience:
  • Primary (K-6)
  • Junior High (7-9)
  • Subjects: Guidance and Health; Language Arts Formats Available:
  • DVD
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