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Explores many aspects of love that can help one weather any storm, including that love is comfort, effort, connection, and taking care of oneself.
"Bartholomew Botts loves pets and doesn't want to go to school without one. Unfortunately, when Bartholomew brings his new frog to class, his teacher, Mr. Patanoose, declares: "No frogs in school!" So what happens when Bartholomew's beloved hoppy, hairy, and scaly creatures meet up with Mr. Patanoose's rules? Lots of fun!"--Page 2 of cover
"A child plants a mustard seed in an empty garden. It is an itty-bitty seed. It isn't anything very special-yet."-- Back cover
A child recognizes his own humanity, his capacity for doing harm and being harmed, his ability to feel joy and sadness, and his belief in hope and promise to keep learning.
Nancy and Douglas, determined to learn what is on the other side of a fence, try Nancy's plans to launch, vault, and fly Douglas over, then succeed with Douglas's simple idea.