The Biggest Apple Ever by Steven Kroll
When Desmond and Clayton go looking for the biggest apple for a class contest, they find that even if they do not win, they can work together to make the whole class happy.
Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day by Judith Viorst
A Book of Coupons by Susie Hoch Morgenstern
Monsieur Noel is an old, unconventional eighth-grade teacher who gives coupon books for things like dancing in class and sleeping late. Because these coupons are going bound to get him in trouble with the military discipline of Principal Incarnation Perez, the students and teacher have to deal with this opposition together.
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A Chair For My Mother by Vera B. Williams