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Becoming Jesse Tate

Becoming Jesse Tate


Jesse Tate is a vivacious 13 year-old girl trying to cope with life while keeping a family secret. She struggles to be part of the "in crowd" and the weird new feeling that boys really aren't that dumb, all while going to church and keeping her grades up. It's a lot for anyone to handle.

Now, the secret threatens her faith, friendships and family. She must search for the things that are really important to her. Along the way, she discovers the meaning of forgiveness and ends up helping those around her without even knowing it. Not bad for a 13 year old who is just trying to keep it all together while...Becoming Jesse Tate.

This is a sweet story about forgiveness, friendship, and putting your faith into action. Jesse learns that being in the "in crowd" is not as important as true friendship and the love of your family and God. Set in the world of a young teenager, Jesse seemingly does all the right things, yet things still fall apart. Truths become difficult to discern, but through her friends, her pastor, and her faith, she learns how to navigate the tricky waters of growing up. Jesse unexpectedly finds that she has friends she never knew she had and a faith that transforms those around her.


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Prairie Giant: The Pastor Tommy Douglas Story

Prairie Giant: The Pastor Tommy Douglas Story


For more than 50 years, his unwavering commitment to social justice, his brilliant political acumen and pugnacious charm earned Tommy Douglas both the love and respect of millions of Canadians. Many of the things we now take for granted-government insurance, the 8-hour work day, government funding for the arts and, most importantly, universal health care - were first introduced in Canada by Tommy Douglas. This follows his path from 1930 to 1961.


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Under Jakob's Ladder

Under Jakob's Ladder


Based on a true story, "Under Jakob's Ladder" takes place in the Soviet Union during 1938. Jakob (played by British actor Jeff Stewart), a former teacher who lost his job due to the new Communist system, can only stand by and watch as the world around him slowly disintegrates, with fear and suspicion ruling the day. Like most of the men in his village, he soon finds himself in a Soviet prison. But it is there that he discovers that the freedom he craves might actually be found within the walls of his cell.


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