The Brand New Kid by Katie Couric is a sensitive book that helps children see the effects of teasing on a new child in school, while it offers a way to help children who feel left out. We want our children to learn to face new situations with confidence, ready to face what comes next.
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School is a community where diversity is celebrated and people of all backgrounds, abilities, and appearances are welcome. This book is a rhythmic colorful tour of the first day of school and all of the activities taking place. The pages are f
Jeremy longs for the popular tennis shoes worn by many of his classmates, but his grandmother insists he doesn’t need them. In “Those Shoes, author Maribeth Boelts explores the themes of generosity, friendship and the difference between needs and wants.
Every child has been faced with the issue of sharing something that is special to him or her. Sharing is difficult, and it is not always easy to see the positive effects of sharing.
This book tells the true story of Norman, a disabled dog that is slowly going blind. Though Norman can no longer see, his loving family still values him. The other family dog, Lucy, helps Norman get around and stay safe. Norman loves to run with Lucy and his family on the beach.
In Before You Were Mine, a boy wonders and questions what his dog’s life was like before he found his new forever home. Was the dog well taken care of, do his old owners miss him, did he get lost or was he given up?