It’s Okay to Be Different by Todd Parr
Illustrations and brief text describe all kinds of differences that are “okay,” such as “It’s Okay to be a different color,” “It’s Okay to need some help,” “It’s Okay to be adopted,” and “It’s Okay to have a Different nose.”
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.
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!
Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae