Bobby Graham is a twelve-year-old boy whose personal problems haven't gotten in the way of his dream: to win the American Soapbox Derby Championship. With the odds against him - including his school foe and main competition in the race - Bobby is determined to prove himself with a personal best and unbeatable new self-confidence.
In this continuation of the classic novel, Billy returns from WWII to his grandfather's home and tries to readjust to civilian life. But the killing he witnessed in the war, along with the loss of a leg, have embittered him. It is through the gift of two puppies and a new friend that Billy rediscovers himself. Starring Doug McKeon and Wilfred Brimley. Award winner for excellence by the film advisory board
Set includes Treasures of the Snow and Tanglewoods' Secret.
Cara Jarvis longs to be a part of the in-crowd at her new high school. In an effort to impress her new love interest Brandon, she befriends Grace, a girl with Down Syndrome, a friendship she tries to hide when she meets popular girls Skylar and Quinn. When Skylar loses her bid to be on the Homecoming Court, she sets it up for Grace to win Homecoming Queen … as a senior prank.
This live-action feature, based on one of America's most loved children's books, is now a must-see family movie experience. Oscar nominee Tom Berenger stars as a recluse with a secret past until a widowed mother (Joely Richardson) and her young son move into town and commission the ill-tempered woodcarver to create a replica of a nativity set given to the boy by his father. A story of love, redemption and above all, hope, makes The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey a holiday classic for years to come.
Learn about a little-known American heroine in this fascinating true story! Inspired by actual events during the Revolutionary War, Sybil Ludington follows the journey of Colonel Henry Ludington's 16-year-old daughter, who dodged danger and enemy troops to ride 40 rain soaked miles on horseback to save the American colonies from British rule.
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 an 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.
Shane, Oliver, Norman, and Rita work together in the Dead Letter Office to answer all notes to Santa, and are especially touched by the plea from a young girl who just wants her mom home from the hospital for Christmas. The team comes together like never before to help the child, but soon discovers that they have reignited their own faith in the most wonderful time of the year.
Eight-year-old Zach Bonner dreams of making a difference in the world and will not let anything or anyone stand in his way. Armed with nothing more than a blazing spirit of philanthropy and his beat-up little red wagon, Zach sets out to help the 1.3 million homeless children in America, one wagon full at a time.
With the children’s constant bickering, pretty packages and a sweet-smelling tree don’t come close to filling the McDonald home with the true spirit of the first Christmas. Then Mom remembers an old tradition of building a soft bed for Baby Jesus one straw at a time. Each time someone secretly does something nice for another family member, he or she gets to add a single straw to the manger. Soon the children's quarreling and negative feelings subside and the homemade crib is overflowing. But for one family member, a required act of kindness becomes more than he can take.
Based on the novel by best-selling, faith-based author Robert Whitlow, Jimmy is a story about an overlooked, mentally-challenged boy who views the world through his own unique lens. Through the course of life-changing events during one fall season, Jimmy's family and those around him come to fully realize his impact on their community.
HOOVEY is the true and inspiring story of the Elliott family, who refused to surrender, instead turning to one another and their faith in the worst of circumstances, to rebuild their lives, their boy, and their dreams... together. Step by grueling step, with faith, love, and the tireless work of a mother and father to save their family, their farm, their dream, Hoovey learns to walk again. To read again. To dribble and shoot a basketball again. And yes, to dream again himself.
When high school history teacher Grace Wesley (Melissa Joan Hart) is asked a question about Jesus in class, her reasoned response lands her in deep trouble. The ensuing epic court case could expel God from the classroom—and the public square—once and for all! GOD’S NOT DEAD 2 is a powerful call to action: Where will you stand?
This hand-picked collection of inspiring stories of loyalty are a delight for families and lovers of our best friends with four legs. Includes A Dog of Flanders, A Dog's Tale, Sounder, and Finn on the Fly.
Dan Reed (Ted McGinley), mayor of Trapper Falls, Alaska, looks forward to Christmas each year with enthusiasm for all the events, friends, and family that fill the special season. Together with his brother Greg (Brad Stine) they dedicate time away from their adventure tour company to drape the town in Christmas cheer. When Dan's old high school rival Mitch Bright (Daniel Baldwin) returns home after 20 years, Dan is immediately suspicious. Mitch is a highly successful big city lawyer who has never wanted anything to do with Trapper Falls or its people, so why now?
Grace McQueen (Jessica Tandy) has a gift for storytelling that brings a troubled family together during Christmastime and envelops them in a world of imagination. When Grace is offered her own TV show she must decide between becoming a celebrity or staying true to herself. The Christmas Story Lady is a heart-warming tale about the importance of being true to yourself and spending time with your family much in the spirit of the classic film Miracle on 34th Street.