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10 Books About Caring

    Big Friends

    Big Friends - Linda Sarah & Benji Davies

    Etho and Birt love playing together until Shu asks to join them, and their "two-by-two rhythm" is disturbed.

    PICTURE BOOK Sarah, L.
    XO, Ox

    XO, Ox - Adam Rex; pictures by Scott Campbell

    The hilarious tale of an ox who is in love with a gazelle, told in correspondence.

    Frog and Toad are Friends

    Frog and Toad are Friends - Arnold Lobel

    Five tales recounting the adventures of two best friends: Frog and Toad.

    EASY READER 2 Lobel, A.
    Happy Pig Day!

    Happy Pig Day! - Mo Willems

    Piggie celebrates her favorite day of the year, but Gerald the elephant is sad, thinking that he cannot join the fun.

    EASY READER 1 Willems, M.
    Peep and Egg: I'm Not Hatching

    Peep and Egg: I'm Not Hatching - Laura Gehl; pictures by Joyce Wan

    Peep can't wait for Egg to hatch. They will have so much fun together! But Egg isn't quite ready...yet.

    How do Dinosaurs Say I Love You?

    How do Dinosaurs Say I Love You? - Jane Yolen; illustrated by Mark Teague

    Rhyming text presents some of the different ways dinosaurs can express their love, from cleaning up after making a mess to smiling sweetly instead of roaring.

    PICTURE BOOK Yolen, J.
    Guess How Much I Love You

    Guess How Much I Love You - Sam McBratney; illustrated by Anita Jeram

    Every time Little Nutbrown Hare demonstrates how much he loves his father, Big Nutbrown Hare gently shows him that the love is returned even more.

    PICTURE BOOK McBratney, S.
    Penguin in Love

    Penguin in Love - Salina Yoon

    One day, Penguin goes looking for love and finds a mitten instead. He knits his way through a blizzard trying to find
    its owner.

    Los latidos de Yago

    Los latidos de Yago - Conchita Miranda; ilustraciones, Mónica Carretero

    A snail chronicles when she first met Yago, a disabled boy, and how she has come to understand and love him.

    The Adventures of Beekle

    The Adventures of Beekle - Dan Santat

    An imaginary friend waits a long time to be imagined by a child and given a special name, and sets out on a quest to find his perfect match in the real world.

    PICTURE BOOK Santat, D.
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