Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea
This story features seven different perspectives of seven students in Mr. Terupt’s fifth grade class. There is a new girl, the “brain”, the shy girl, the bully, the troublemaker, the low-self esteem girl and the student who hates school. Mr. Terupt knows how to deal with all of their personalities and one day an accident changes everyone.
A Properly Unhaunted Place by William Alexander
Be kind by Pat Zietlow Miller
When Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate wants to make her feel better, wondering: What does it mean to be kind? From asking the new girl to play to standing up for someone being bullied, this moving story explores what kindness is, and how any act, big or small, can make a differenceor at least help a friend.
With a gentle text from the award-winning author of Sophie’s Squash, Pat Zietlow Miller, and irresistible art from Jen Hill, Be Kind is an unforgettable story about how two simple words can change the world.
All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon