Fly Away Home ( 1996 )


Amy is only 13 years old when her mother is killed. She goes to Canada to live with her father, an eccentric inventor whom she barely knows. Amy is miserable in her new life... until she discovers a nest of goose eggs that were abandoned when a local forest was torn down. The eggs hatch and Amy becomes "Mama Goose". When Winter comes, Amy, and her dad must find a way to lead the birds South.

responsibility 10/10

Highlights the importance of responsibility, especially in caring for animals.

compassion 9/10

Shows a deep sense of compassion for animals.

teamwork 9/10

Strong theme of teamwork as characters work together for a common goal.

bravery 8/10

Characters demonstrate bravery in overcoming challenges to help the geese.

perseverance 8/10

Illustrates the value of persistence in the face of obstacles.

creativity 7/10

The characters use creativity to devise a plan to guide the geese.

trust 7/10

Characters learn to trust each other and work in harmony.

fear 4/10

Some scenes involving the geese are intense and may be suspenseful for younger children.

violence 2/10

Mild tension and conflict, including an accident early in the film.