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Helping Kids Relate: Acceptance
These stories celebrate people's differences and encourage acceptance of self and others.
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  Cover Art: The Dance of Wallowy Bigness Andreae, Giles
The Dance of Wallowy Bigness
Once upon a time, there was a hippopotamus who wanted nothing more than to dance with grace and beauty. Instead, she found other ways to dance that were even better and made her feel alive inside.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Ribbit! Folgueira, Rodrigo
Ribbit!
When a pig visits a frog pond, sits on a rock, and says only "Ribbit!", news spreads fast but only the wise old beetle has an explanation.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: I'm Like You You're Like Me : a Book About Understanding and Appreciating Each other Gainer, Cindy.
I'm Like You You're Like Me : a Book About Understanding and Appreciating Each other
Illustrations and simple text explore ways in which children are alike and different from each other. Adding specific ways they can all get along and feel accepted makes it fun.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: All the Colors of the Earth Hamanaka, Sheila.
All the Colors of the Earth
Reveals in verse that despite outward differences, children everywhere are essentially the same and all are lovable.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Who's in My Family? : All About Our Families Harris, Robie H.
Who's in My Family? : All About Our Families
Nellie and her little brother Gus discuss all kinds of families during a day at the zoo and dinner at home with their relatives afterwards.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Jacob's New Dress Hoffman, Sarah
Jacob's New Dress
Jacob, who likes to wear dresses at home, convinces his parents to let him wear a dress to school too.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: John Jensen Feels Different Hovland, Henrik
John Jensen Feels Different
John Jensen, a crocodile, cannot quite understand why he feels so different from everyone else, but a kindly doctor reassures him that no one is exactly the same as anyone else.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Otter and Odder Howe, James
Otter and Odder
When Otter falls in love with his food source, a fish named Myrtle, he must decide whether to follow the way of the otter or the way of his heart.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: My Princess Boy : a Mom's Story About a Young Boy Who Loves to Dress Up Kilodavis, Cheryl
My Princess Boy : a Mom's Story About a Young Boy Who Loves to Dress Up
A four-year-old boy loves dressing up in princess clothing. "A nonfiction picture book about acceptance ... to give children and adults a tool to talk about unconditional friendship"--Dust jacket.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: You be You Kranz, Linda
You be You
After exploring his ocean home and seeing many different types of sea life, a young fish named Adri talks to his parents and learns that differences make the world colorful and beautiful.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School Mackintosh, David.
Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School
Marshall Armstrong is new to school and definitely stands out from the crowd. So when he invites everyone in class over for his birthday party, it's sure to be a disaster. Or is it?
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Spork Maclear, Kyo
Spork
Spork sticks out. In his kitchen, spoons are spoons and forks are forks. Mixing is uncommon. Being both fork and spoon makes him different and often he is not chosen from the cutlery drawer until one day...
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Some Monsters are Different Milgrim, David
Some Monsters are Different
Monsters celebrate their individuality.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: It's Okay to be Different Parr, Todd.
It's Okay to be Different
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."
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Shades of People Rotner, Shelley.
Shades of People
Explores the many different shades of human skin, and points out that skin is just a covering that does not reveal what someone is like inside.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: A Very Big Bunny Russo, Marisabina.
A Very Big Bunny
Amelia is so big that she is always last in line at school and none of the other students will play with her, but a special new classmate teaches her that size is not always the most important thing.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Square Cat Schoonmaker, Elizabeth
Square Cat
Eulah the cat is square and, while she longs to be round like other cats, her friends show her the benefits of the shape that she has.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great Shea, Bob
Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great
Envy turns to admiration and finally to friendship for Goat and Unicorn.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Oliver Sif, Birgitta
Oliver
Oliver is different - he enjoys his solitude. He likes playing with his friends, who are puppets, stuffed animals, and other toys. But maybe toys don't always give a boy everything he needs. Maybe he needs another kind of companion. Will Oliver discover a way to be, well, different? When his tennis ball rolls across the lawn into the yard of the girl next door, he just might be surprised.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: I'm Not Smallcomb, Pam
I'm Not
A young girl discovers that best friends can enjoy and do well at different things as long as they are good at being friends.
Easy Picture Book
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