Because of Winn Dixie by Kate Di Camillo
Main character, young lady, Opal, and her father, a preacher, move to Naomi, Florida. Opal goes into the Winn-Dixie supermarket and adopts a dog who is the most compassionate creature she’s ever met. Throughout the story, Winn-Dixie and Opal change the people in her small town into empathetic listeners and loving people.
Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day by Judith Viorst
Be A Friend by Salina Yoon
Dennis is an ordinary boy who expresses himself in extraordinary ways. Some children do show-and-tell. Dennis mimes his. Some children climb trees. Dennis is happy to BE a tree… But being a mime can be lonely. It isn’t until Dennis meets a girl named Joy that he discovers the power of friendship–and how special he truly is!
Liz On The Move By Tracey West and Joanna Cole
Liz from the Magic Treehouse series is back to help her friend. Her curiosity leads her to great ideas!