Tag Archives: friendship

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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Carlos the Chameleon A Story to Help Empower Children to Be Themselves by Alice Reeves

Carlos the Chameleon A Story to Help Empower Children to Be Themselves by Alice Reeves is part of the Truth and Tales series whose goal is to eradicate prejudices and encourage acceptance of others. Carlos is a beautiful emerald green chameleon … 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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Laura Ingalls Is Ruining My Life by Shelley Tougas

Laura Ingalls Is Ruining My Life by Shelley Tougas is a middle grade novel where we meet Charlotte Lake. Charlotte and her family are constantly moving to new cities for her mother’s passion of wanting to be a published author. Charlotte’s mom … Continue reading

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Perfect Strangers Friendship, Strength, and Recovery After Boston’s Worst Day by Roseann Sdoia

Perfect Strangers: Friendship, Strength, and Recovery After Boston’s Worst Day by Roseann Sdoia is the story how on April,15 2013 lives were changed when a bomber set off a bomb during the Boston Marathon where three people were killed and 264 were injured. This book … 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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Cinnamon Moon by Tess Hilo

Cinnamon Moon by Tess Hilo is a story about the survival of a brother and sister from that small town and how they learned to survive without their parents. Alone as orphans in the city of Chicago, they survived with the … Continue reading

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The Kindness Club: Chloe on the Bright Side by Courtney Sheinmel

The Kindness Club: Chloe on the Bright Side by Courtney Sheinmel is an awesome new book from author Courtney Sheinmel. It explores what it means to be kind, and how sometimes it’s not always so easy to do the right thing. … Continue reading

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The Infinity Year of Avalon James by Dana Middleton

The Infinity Year of Avalon James by Dana Middleton is about two best friends who when they turn the age of ten are granted an “infinity year” which is a year of magical “things” that are supposed to happen, especially since … Continue reading

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As a Boy by Plan International

As a Boy by Plan International is a book with colorful images of boys as they live their daily lives. Is an inspiring story about boys and their families around the world. The reader learns that being a boy means having certain … Continue reading

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