Category Archives: friendships

Hedgehog! by Ashlyn Anstee

Hedgehog! by Ashlyn Anstee is a cute story of the consequences of not sharing, especially when you have a lot, and you could share. The story shows kids that by refusing to share and hoarding resources, you may actually hurt yourself … Continue reading

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Molly the Mole A Story to Help Children Build Self-Esteem by Alice Reeves

Molly the Mole: A Story to Help Children Build Self-Esteem by Alice Reeves is part of the Truth and Tails series, specifically regarding Self-Esteem. Molly is feeling sad because she is comparing herself to her friends. She does not think she … Continue reading

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Fish-Boy An Inuit Folk Tale by Vanita Oelschlager

Fish-Boy: An Inuit Folk Tale by Vanita Oelschlager is very cute story with colorful and delightful illustrations. In this story, an old Inuit man tells the story of Fish Boy. The Arctic region of North America is a land of long days, icy cold, hardy … Continue reading

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Ten Cents a Pound by Nhung N. Tran-Davies and Josée Bisaillon (Illustrator)

Ten Cents a Pound by Nhung N. Tran-Davies is a short, poetic, back-and-forth conversation between a mother and daughter. This is the story of a unnamed young girl whose mother is working hard so that her daughter may have a better life. … Continue reading

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The Very Very Very Long Dog by Julia Patton

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The Very Very Very Long Dogby Julia Patton is a cute book about a dogs adventure through town. The story is funny and light hearted. This story teaches to accept everyone no matter their differences. Bartleby lives in a bookstore and … Continue reading

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Cheer Up, Ben Franklin! by Misti Kenison

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Cheer Up, Ben Franklin! by Misti Kenison is a board book for young readers with elements of American history. It is a wonderful book that has a basic intro to people of the American Revolution. In this book Ben has … Continue reading

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The Shelter by Céline Claire

The Shelter by Céline Claire is a beautiful and wonderful story that teaches about goodness. A big storm is brewing and all the animals are headed inside for safety. But two lone bears are out and about. They knock door to … Continue reading

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Little Miss Liberty by Chris Robertson

Little Miss Liberty by Chris Robertson is is fictional story with wonderful illustrations how Lady Liberty came to live in New York Harbor. From the moment Little Miss Liberty comes into the world, it’s apparent that she is special. As a … Continue reading

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The Banana-Leaf Ball by Katie Smith Milway

The Banana-Leaf Ball by Katie Smith Milway is book is based on a real refuge camp in East Africa and a boy whose life got better when the sport of soccer was introduced to the children. The coaches from the organization … Continue reading

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Coming Up for Air by Miranda Kenneally

Coming Up for Air by Miranda Kenneally is a fantastic book in the Hundred Oaks series. This is the 5th book I’ve read in the series. I love getting lost in the sporty world that Miranda Kenneally has created. I … Continue reading

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