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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.
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.
Friendship Is Like a Seesaw
by Shona Innes Details
Explores what it means to be a friend, from enjoying such good experiences as laughing, sharing, and playing together to accepting the bad times, and explains how to rebalance and fix friendships through communication and friendship skills.
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Big Hug Books
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.
Ice Cream and Dinosaurs
by Eric Litwin Details
Groovy Joe is a fun-loving dog with a tub full of ice cream--which he shares with his unexpected dinosaur guests.
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Groovy Joe
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!
Pig the Pug
by Aaron Blabey Details
Pig is a selfish pug who does not want to share his toys with his canine housemate, Trevor--until an accident teaches him the value of friendship.
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?
The Hide-and-Scare Bear
by Ivan Bates Details
A mischievous bear learns about kindness and friendship from a brave rabbit.
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 04/04/2017

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