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Kamal tries everything to avoid his school trip to the live reptile exhibit, but nothing works. His fear of being teased is almost as big as his fear of reptiles. Finally, in desperation, he communicates in a way everyone understands. His teacher and classmates respond to his outburst with support, finally understanding that he needs their help in order to feel comfortable.
When Lauren gets angry with her father for having their dog Scout spayed, dashing her hopes of having the fun of raising puppies, Lauren's dad takes her to an animal shelter to show why they made the decision not to breed Scout.
Explores many aspects of love that can help one weather any storm, including that love is comfort, effort, connection, and taking care of oneself.
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.
From the days she banged her rattle in the crib, Violet has been looking for friends to share her love of music.
The MVP Kids count insects and do simple sums with the numbers under five.
Join the MVP Kids as they celebrate the differences that make everyone unique.
Franny takes her time saying goodbye to the only school she has ever attended, remembering everything that has made it special.
"What's the first day of kindergarten like? Covering all the basics, from lockers and bathroom etiquette to playground rules and lunchtime, My First Day of School walks young readers through a typical first, first day of school, complete with kid-friendly, 1st-person narration and playful yet realistic illustrations that embrace diversity"--|cProvided by publisher
"What rules do I need to follow at school? In Schools Have Rules, young readers learn that being part of a strong, diverse school community means raising your hand, taking turns, being kind, listening ... Paired with playful yet realistic illustrations, a 1st-person student narrator shows kids best practices, focusing on character education aspects"--|cProvided by publisher