Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream by Deloris Jordan
This is a true story about Michael Jordan. He almost gave up on his dream of playing professional basketball because he thought he would never grow tall enough. His parents taught him hardwork, determination and to perservere through the hardships. His mother, the author, tells the story of Michael Jordan in this book.
Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson
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!
Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day by Judith Viorst