July 7 is National Tell the Truth Day! Every American is challenged to go one day without saying anything misleading, dishonest, or fibbing. Here are some fun books and movies to help meet the challenge.
Franklin Fibs by Paulette Bourgeois
Bear can climb the highest tree, Hawk can fly over the berry patch without flapping his wings, and Beaver can chop down a tree with his teeth. "I can swallow 76 flies in the blink of an eye", Franklin fibs. Then Franklin's friends ask him to prove it!
Henry's Amazing Imagination by Nancy Carlson
When his classmates start to challenge Henry the mouse about the truth of his fantastical stories, such as his neighbor's pet dinosaur and the alien he once met, and he is suddenly called a fibber, Henry realizes that he must find another way to channel his imagination so that everyone can appreciate the grand stories he loves to tell.
Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire! by Miriam Cohen
Alex has a hard time adjusting to his new first grade and tells wild stories to impress the other students.
The Boy Who Cried Wolf by B.G. Hennessy
A boy tending sheep on a lonely mountainside thinks it a fine joke to cry "wolf" and watch the people come running--and then one day a wolf is really there, but no one answers his call.
Big Fat Liar (Fiction DVD) by Shawn Levy (PG)
After a young boy's school essay erroneously finds its way into the hands of a Hollywood producer who turns the idea into a hit film, the boy travels to Los Angeles to claim his credit.
Liar Liar (Fiction DVD) by Jim Carrey (PG-13)
A fast track lawyer can't lie for 24 hours due to his son's birthday wish after he turns his son down for the last time. Contains extra bonus features, such as feature commentary by director Tom Shadyac, outtakes, photo gallery and more.