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When Allison realizes that she looks more like her favorite doll than like her parents, she comes to terms with this unwelcomed discovery through the help of a stray cat.
"Fatima's life is beset with what seems to be disasters. Her journey leads her from Morocco to the Mediterranean, Egypt, Turkey and, finally, to China. It is in China that she realizes that what seemed at the time to be really unfortunate events were an integral part of her eventual fulfillment."--Jacket flap
Expecting a dog for her birthday, a girl is upset and furious when she gets a tortoise instead, but soon learns that even a tortoise can be a good pet.
"A little boy describes what his parents' lives were like before he was born ... and how much more fun-filled they are now that he's here!"--
A young girl reflects on a year of exploring and laughing with her beloved Grandpa, remembering many special moments as she seeks a way to honor him after his death.
You're invited to a glorious Fourth of July picnic where you'll learn all about sharing, the good things along with the bad.
"Aidan, a transgender boy, experiences complicated emotions as he and his parents prepare for the arrival of a new baby"--|cProvided by publisher
"A young girl, observing that life with her family is not easy, imagines the quintet as a pod of pelicans, a swarm of bees, or a herd of buffalo. Includes note about, and list of, collective nouns for animals." --|c(Source of summary not specified)
Maisy is never patient. She hates waiting for her birthday, waiting to talk, waiting for attention from her sister. She interrupts, scowls, and stomps around. Everyone gets mad, and Maisy feels bad. After talking with her sister about ways to make waiting easier, Maisy starts a new approach. Eventually, she learns that having patience makes life calmer--and sometimes much nicer.
Answers many questions about participating in a march, including what to wear, how to get there, and why marching is important.