"Sign of the Beaver": A colonial family seeks a new life in the uncharted Maine wilderness in 1768. Their hopes, dreams, and survival as a family are put to the supreme test when Will, the father, is forced to leave his thirteen-year-old son, Matt (Brendan Fletcher), alone to protect their claim while Will returns home to retrieve the rest of his family and their belongings. Matt is eager to prove he is not "just a boy," but loneliness, the threat of Indians, a menacing frontiersman and harsh conditions mark his dangerous vigil. He meets a young Penobscot Indian. Their distrust and hatred slowly turns into friendship that teaches Matt about survival, trust, understanding, and loyalty. "The Legend of Tillamook's Gold": Julie (Suzanne Marie Doyon), a lonely fourteen-year-old, is in for the most amazing summer of her life when she finds an ancient coin on the beach and uncovers a local Native-American legend about a long-lost mountain treasure. With the help of her grandfather (Max Gail) and his friend, Standing Elk (Floyd Red Crow Westerman), Julie embarks on a fantastic adventure to find the Tillamook gold. "Windrunner": Family-approved by the Dove and Kids First Associations, this film follows a high school boy who reluctantly moves with his mother (Margot Kidder) to a small town in Southern Utah. There, he visits his father in prison, meets a girl, makes the football team and befriends a mysterious Native American Indian. Wa Tho Huck reveals himself as the earthly spirit of the legendary Carlisle College athlete Jim Thorpe, who delivers the message that one can overcome any obstacle to fulfill life's dreams. "Spirit Bear": Though just fifteen, Simon Jackson shows the world how one boy can truly make a difference. Simon has always been shy and introverted, until his life changes in on instant. Attacked in the remote wilderness, Simon is rescued by a rare white Kermode bear, also known as Spirit Bears. When he learns that only 400 of these beautiful endangered creatures are left, he finds his voice and transforms into a political activist. With the help of his friend and mentor Lloyd Blackburn (Graham Greene), Simon courageously takes on the powerful forest industry led by Frank Perdue (Ed Begley, Jr.) and the government.
"Elizabeth George Speare: Biography of the Author", "Frontier Maine: Historical Background".
|Studio Name:||Team Marketing|
|DVD Release Date:||02/28/2012|
|Run Time (in minutes):||391 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Digital Sound|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.26|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.44|
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