The North Star Film
The North Star
Peter H. Reynolds
10th Anniversary Edition
(FableVision Studios & Weston Woods Studios, 2010)
DVD - Running time: 15 minutes
Ask yourself – where are you going... where do you WANT to be going?
How can you help ALL learners navigate their true potential? New York Times best-selling author Peter H. Reynolds’ cornerstone story, The North Star, is a powerful way to inspire your students to become self-directed learners and envision a future full of possibility.
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Following a young boy's journey through life, The North Star is an allegory that raises questions about which road we take, and how to seek out our own unique path through life. The North Star celebrates the individual. It invites us to rethink curriculum, career choices, and other critical life decisions in a way that respects who we really are and empowers us to use our own unique gifts.
This classic storybook is now a gorgeous 15 minute animated film with narration by Tim Curry and original score by Tony Lechner. The DVD includes a bonus interview with Peter, who shares his creative process and philosophy, as well as a study guide with engaging activities related to the film’s themes. A read-along feature highlights each word on screen as it is simultaneously narrated.