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Nate always sees the bright side of everything that happens. When it rains, he says "Rain brings frogs!" When his sister thinks that her winter outfit is too ugly, he says "It's so warm!". Read this to feel uplifting when in times of sorrow.
Rain Brings Frogs: a Little Book of Hope is written by Maryann Cocca-Leffler who "owes both her optimistic view of life and the idea for this book to her daughter, Janine." (publisher's introduction)
With photographs of real kids, The New Kid by Susan Hood presents real experience by kids at school. When a kid is new in a new environment, he can "act bad", because "he is sad". Then eventually, when his friends make him feel at home, he is not sad anymore, therefore he "does not act bad". The book rhymes from first page to last. For Preschool to Grade 1.
When other people in the family give Buddy orders, Buddy always does the opposite. When the boy gives orders, Buddy always does whatever he asks. His advice is: "You have to know how to talk to a dog."
The cartoonish illustrations make this book look very cute and fun to read.
Written by David Milgrim.
Grade level: Preschool-K-1.
When Rick is sick, his friend Jack comes to visit him and tries to help him in many different ways. The book shows you how to help a friend when that friend gets sick. It also shows you how to make a Friendship Award.
Written by author-Illustrator David McPhail. Ages: Preschool-K-1st grade