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10 Books About Friendship

    Hello, My Name is Ruby

    Hello, My Name is Ruby - Philip C. Stead

    Ruby, a very small bird in a very big world, is looking for a friend, so she introduces herself.
    PICTURE BOOK Santat, D.
    A Letter to Amy

    A Letter to Amy - Ezra Jack Keats

    Peter wants to invite Amy to his birthday party but he wants it to be a surprise.
    PICTURE BOOK Keats, E.
    Lost and Found

    Lost and Found - Oliver Jeffers

    While trying his best to help a penguin that has shown up at his door, a boy journeys all the way to the South Pole, only to realize that the penguin was never lost. 
    PICTURE BOOK Jeffers, O.
    The New Girl -- and Me

    The New Girl -- and Me - Jacqui Robbins

    Two girls named Shakeeta and Mia become friends when Shakeeta boasts that she has a pet iguana and Mia learns how to help Shakeeta "feel at home" even when she is in school. On her first day of school, who will be her friend? Raise your hand if it's you. You'll meet someone -- and something -- surprising.
    PICTURE BOOK Robbins, J.
    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 finally does the unimaginable--he sets out on a quest to find his perfect match in the real world.
    PICTURE BOOK Santat, D.
    Horace and Morris but Mostly Dolores

    Horace and Morris but Mostly Dolores - James Howe

    Three mice friends learn that the best clubs include everyone.


    Jessica - Kevin Henkes

    Ruthie does everything with her imaginary friend Jessica; and then on her first day at kindergarten, she meets a real new friend with the same name.
    PICTURE BOOK Henkes, K.
    Gossie & Gertie

    Gossie & Gertie - Olivier Dunrea

    Gossie and Gertie are best friends and everywhere Gossie goes, Gertie goes too--except when she doesn't, and sometimes that's even better.  
    EASY READER 1 Dunrea, O.
    Babymouse: Queen of the World

    Babymouse: Queen of the World - Jennifer Holm

    An imaginative mouse dreams of being queen of the world, but will settle for an invitation to the most popular girl's slumber party.
    Charlotte's Web

    Charlotte's Web - E.B. White

    Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.
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