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Bear & Hare, Share!
by Emily Gravett Details
Friends Bear & Hare learn that sharing is better than being selfish.
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Bear & Hare
Because of You
by B. G. Hennessy Details
Through everyday examples, tells how acts of kindness, understanding, and generosity -- no matter how small -- can make all the difference in the world.
by Irene Dickson Details
Ruby has red blocks. Benji has blue blocks. But what happens when they won't share?
Each Kindness
by Jacqueline Woodson Details
When Ms. Albert teaches a lesson on kindness, Chloe realizes that she and her friends have been wrong in making fun of new student Maya's shabby clothes and refusing to play with her.
Extra Yarn
by Mac Barnett Details
With a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself.
How to Share With a Bear
by Eric Pinder Details
One cold day, Thomas builds a cave of pillows and blankets where he can read, but when he goes to get a flashlight, a young "bear" goes inside and nothing Thomas does discourages the bear from being near him.
Hug Machine
by Scott Campbell Details
The hug machine is available to hug anyone, any time, whether they are square or long, spiky or soft.
If You Plant a Seed
by Kadir Nelson Details
While planting seeds in their garden, two animals learn the value of kindness.
Llama Llama Time to Share
by Anna Dewdney Details
Llama Llama doesn't want to share his toys with his new neighbors. But when fighting leads to broken toys and tears, Llama learns that it's better to share.
Miles of Smiles
by Karen Orloff Details
How far can a smile travel? Miles and miles!
Pigs and a Blanket
by James Burks Details
Pig siblings Henry and Henrietta love their blanket. As much as they each love playing with the blanket, they don't love sharing it. Will ripping it in two solve all their problems?
Sidewalk Flowers
by JonArno Lawson Details
A little girl collects wildflowers while on a walk with her distracted father. Each flower becomes a gift, and whether the gift is noticed or ignored, both giver and recipient are transformed by their encounter. This wordless picture book, conceived by award-winning poet JonArno Lawson and beautifully brought to life by illustrator Sydney Smith, is an ode to the importance of small things, small people and small gestures.
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!
by Mo Willems Details
Pigeon learns about sharing when a curious duckling keeps asking questions about the hot dog Pigeon has found.
Too Many Carrots
by Katy Hudson Details
Carrot-obsessed Rabbit enjoys collecting his favorite vegetable so much that his den is so crowded with carrots that there isn't enough room for him. But when his friends offer to help, he's afraid they'll take his carrots away from him.
What Does it Mean to be Kind?
by Rana DiOrio Details
Teaches children about what it means to be kind by discussing the importance of caring, patience, forgiveness and acceptance, giving children and adults alike the opportunity to live more fully and richly.
Updated 12/13/2016

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