Join the MVP Kids as they learn to be confident in who they are while respecting the uniqueness of others. By interacting with children of various differences in background, ethnicity, ability, and needs, the MVP Kids learn that differences aren't scary. Young readers will learn to find common ground and build strong friendships in which differences can be celebrated.
Ally isn't able to live with her mother. Instead she lives far, far away, on the other side of the country, with her gram and great-aunt. But one summer Ally goes to stay with her aunt and uncle in the "big city by the ocean" and gets to spend time with her mom. While exploring the shore, watching whales from the boat dipping into the salty water, Ally finds out something important: her mother loves to swim as much as she does.
"When Ava decides to learn to play the tuba, it isn't as easy as she thought it would be. But with the encouragement of her music teacher, Ava finds a place for her and her tuba in a special holiday celebration"-- |cProvided by the publisher
Missy is trying to decide what to buy during her weekly Daddy Day when she meets a new friend and learns she can buy pizza for people who cannot afford a slice. Includes facts about Rosa's Fresh Pizza in Philadelphia.