Those Shoes By Maribeth Boelts
Jeremy really wants the same shoes every other boy in school is wearing, but can only afford a pair too small for him at a thrift shop. However, when Jeremy’s friend, Antonio, has shoes that are falling apart, Jeremy realizes Antonio might need the shoes more than he does.
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!
Andy and the Lion : a tale of kindness remembered or the power of gratitude by James Daugherty
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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