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Xavier Riddle and the Secret Movie: I Am Madam President

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Notable women's character strengths stand out in TV movie.

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Quality programming

My 4.5 year old loves this show. Just silly enough and blended with great educational value. The artwork is fun too.

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Great messages
Great role models
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We loved it!

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Great messages
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Like the TV series, this movie aims to make history engaging by introducing kids to the contributions of certain notable people, and in that sense it accomplishes its goal. Some of the figures Xavier, Yadina, and Brad meet in I Am Madam President may be familiar names to viewers, but even if that is the case, the story's format -- which has the audience meet them before their historical success -- gives a somewhat unique perspective on the women's efforts to change history in their respective ways.

What stand out above everything else in this story are the prominent messages about individual potential and the reminders of character strengths that facilitate success. Yadina collects bits of wisdom from each young woman she meets and sees firsthand how they help her new friends meet their life goals. These positive reminders of the value of perseverance, hard work, preparation, and methodical and unyielding effort are worthwhile for any kid but have particular meaning for girls because of the story's focus on female contributions in history.

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