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Making Friends...

Making Friends Is an Art!

by Julia Cook (2012, Boys Town Press, 10.95)

Meet Brown the least used pencil in the box. He s tall, geeky and lonely. Brown envies Red, Purple, Blue and all the other pencils who have fun coloring and playing together. Dark Green is trustworthy, Pink listens well, Orange has fun, and everybody likes Red! Brown doesn't smile very often because he doesn t get used much and hardly ever needs sharpening. When Brown asks the other pencils why no one likes him, he discovers that to have friends, he needs to be a good friend. Color. Grades K-3. [9” x 9"...32 pages]

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire!

by Miriam Cohen (2008, Star Bright Books, 5.95)

When Alex, the new boy in first grade, tries to make others notice him with his boasts about rocket toys and ponies, his plan backfires. The first graders don't like liars and refuse to have anything more to do with him. However, on the day of the class Christmas party, he helps Jim look for his missing Christmas decoration, and is then given a chance to redeem himself. Alex realizes that it is not so difficult to make friends after all! This book deals sensitively with the challenges that children face when they begin social interaction at school. Color. Grades PreK-3. [10” x 9"...32 pages]

How to Be a Friend

by Laurie & Marc Brown (1998, Little, Brown, 6.99)

The authors of Dinosaurs Divorce again use Dinosaur characters to show the value of friends. It tells how to make friends, and how-to-be (and not-to-be) a good friend. Spotlighting trouble spots at school and at home, the authors describe tactics for coping with rejection, shyness, and bullies. Color. Grades K-3. [9.5” x 9”...32 pages]

: Making Them & Keeping Them

(2006, Pleasant Company, 9.95)

This interactive book helps girls learn how to make new friends and to make the most of the friendships they already have. It's filled with quizzes, crafts, thoughtful advice, and true stories of friendship shared by girls. It also includes five mini posters. Grades 3-6. [7” x 7”...77 pages]

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