Have You Filled A Bucket Today? by Carol Mccloud
This story teaches children that each of us have an invisible bucket that we fill or dip into by our actions and words and that we should all be filling up not just our bucket but those around us.
The Curious Garden Test Layout
A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park
When the Sudanese civil war reaches his village in 1985, eleven-year-old Salva becomes separated from his family and must walk with other Dinka tribe members through southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya in search of safe haven. Based on the life of Salva Dut, who, after emigrating to America in 1996, began a project to dig water wells in Sudan.
Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day by Judith Viorst