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The Hundred Dresses by Eleanore Estes
As a poor immigrant, a young girl is teased about wearing the same faded dress to school everyday and so tells a great lie that she has one hundred dresses at her home, yet when the fib results in even more teasing, an event suddenly takes place that teaches them all an important lesson about friendship and compassion.
The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig
This story is about a boy named Brian, who is invisible. Nobody ever seems to notice him or include him. One day a new student arrives, Justin, and Brian is the first one to make him feel welcomed. Justin showed him kindness and it made Brian happy.
The Luckiest Kid by Amy Sandison
A mysterious man arrives in town with one question for the residents, “Who is the luckiest kid on the block?” When they cannot agree, he casts a magical spell that will lead them to the answer.
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The Name Jar
The new kid in school needs a new name! Or does she?
Being the new kid in school is hard enough, but what about when nobody can pronounce your name? Having just moved from Korea, Unhei is anxious that American kids will like her. So instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she tells the class that she will choose a name by the following week. Her new classmates are fascinated by this no-name girl and decide to help out by filling a glass jar with names for her to pick from. But while Unhei practices being a Suzy, Laura, or Amanda, one of her classmates comes to her neighborhood and discovers her real name and its special meaning.
The Peace Book by Todd Parr
The Sandwich Swap by Queen Rania Al Abdullah and Kelly DiPucchio
Lily thinks Salma’s hummus sandwich looks gross, and Salma thinks Lily’s peanut butter and jelly sandwich looks weird. They stop being friends because of these sandwiches, but when they try each other’s food, they learn to appreciate their differences.
The Skin you Live In by Michael Tyler