Feelings - Friendship

Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2014 for Children Under Five
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Bobbo Goes to School Cover Image
By Shirley Hughes, Shirley Hughes (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763665241
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - March 26th, 2013

Lily is having a "bad day".  She tosses her beloved stuffed toy up in the air and it lands on top of the school bus.  Will she get it back?  

 


Boom! Boom! Boom! Cover Image
By Jamie A. Swenson, David Walker (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780374308681
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - May 28th, 2013

During a thunderstorm, a brave boy tries to make room in his bed for all of his friends.

 


Bully Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781596436305
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - July 16th, 2013

A little bull who has been bullied finds out that he is also acting like a bully. Can he change? 

 


Bye-Bye Baby Brother! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763662417
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - April 23rd, 2013

Sometimes it's hard to share Mom, especially with a sibling.  

 


Catty Jane Who Loved to Dance Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781590789827
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Published: Boyds Mills Press - September 1st, 2013

Although she is a wonderful ballet student, Catty Jane isn't a good friend to Froggy when she rejects his vaults and somersaults.

 


Cheer Up, Mouse! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547681078
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - January 15th, 2013

Beautiful watercolors depict mouse's concerned friends who go to great lengths to make him smile.

 


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The Dark Cover Image
By Lemony Snicket, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316187480
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2013

Simple, yet elegant line drawings with splashes of light capture a child's fear of the dark.

 


Dee Dee and Me Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823425242
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Published: Holiday House - September 1st, 2013

Will Hannah be able to find herself or will she remain dominated by her big sister's bossy personality? 


Don't Eat the Baby Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780670785131
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 16th, 2013

Tom's new baby brother is "cute enough to eat," but that is exactly what Tom is afraid of. 

 


Doug Unplugged Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375866432
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 12th, 2013

Follow the explorations of a small robot who goes out to see the world. 

 


Hello, My Name Is Ruby: A Picture Book Cover Image
By Philip C. Stead, Philip C. Stead (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781596438095
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 3rd, 2013

A small bird encounters many other kinds of birds on her search for friends.  

 


How Far Do You Love Me? Cover Image
By Lulu Delacre (Illustrator), Lulu Delacre
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ISBN: 9781600608827
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Published: Lee & Low Books - June 15th, 2013

Family, love, and the natural world are rendered in soft pastels.

 


How to Hide a Lion Cover Image
By Helen Stephens, Helen Stephens (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780805098341
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - October 1st, 2013

Iris has trouble hiding her large newfound friend, who frightens the townspeople. 

 


Katie and the Puppy Next Door Cover Image
By John Himmelman, John Himmelman (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780805094848
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - March 19th, 2013

When a visitor plays with her toys and eats her food, Katie discovers that sharing is very hard. 

 


Missing Mommy: A Book about Bereavement Cover Image
By Rebecca Cobb, Rebecca Cobb (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780805095074
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - April 2nd, 2013

The barest of pastel drawings convey the emotional range of a young child processing his mother's death.

 


Momo and Snap (Child's Play Library) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781846436031
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Published: Child's Play International - April 1st, 2013

Can a gentle monkey and a fierce alligator ever be friends? Playful action and imaginative sounds answer this question with surprising results. 

 


My Blue Is Happy Cover Image
By Jessica Young, Catia Chien (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763651251
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 6th, 2013

This book tells what colors may mean to different people.

 


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Oliver and His Alligator Cover Image
By Paul Schmid, Paul Schmid (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781423174370
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Published: Disney Press - June 25th, 2013

Oliver is nervous, but his "bravery" gets in the way of his first day of school. 

 


Ollie and Claire Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399256035
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Published: Philomel Books - April 18th, 2013

Ollie and Claire enjoy everything together.  But will Claire's longing for adventure break their special bond? 

 


Patch Cover Image
By David Slonim, David Slonim (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781596436435
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - July 30th, 2013

A young boy describes three amusing adventures with his beloved dog. 

 


Peep and Ducky Cover Image
By David Martin, David M. Walker (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763650391
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - February 12th, 2013

Two preschoolers have fun in the park, playing on the slide and in the sandbox and enjoying snacks.

 


Penguin on Vacation Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802733979
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Published: Walker Childrens - April 16th, 2013

Colorful black-lined illustrations depict the joy of going somewhere new and making new friends. 

 


Please, Papa Cover Image
By Kate Banks, Gabi Swiatkowska (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780374360023
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - May 14th, 2013

Little Alice learns the value of the word "please". 

 


Polar Bear Morning Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780439698856
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 1st, 2013

Bold, energetic art helps tell a simple tale of friendship between two polar bear cubs. 

 


Robot, Go Bot! (Step Into Reading: A Step 1 Book) Cover Image
By Dana M. Rau, Wook Jin Jung (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780375870835
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 25th, 2013

Simple words, in comic-style balloons, tell the engaging story of a bossy girl and her robot.

 


Stick! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763666163
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 6th, 2013

Puppy has a nice stick but no one wants to play with him, until...Has puppy finally found a friend?

 


The Story of Fish & Snail Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780670784899
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 13th, 2013

When Fish finds a new story, will Snail have the courage to follow him through it, or will this be the end of their friendship?

 


Time-Out for Sophie Cover Image
By Rosemary Wells, Rosemary Wells (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780670785117
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 24th, 2013

Sophie wants to be good and helpful, but her impulses lead to a time-out.

 


Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great Cover Image
By Bob Shea, Bob Shea (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781423159520
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 25th, 2013

Friction turns into friendship in this humorous tale of a goat and a unicorn.

 


When a Dad Says
By Douglas Wood, Jennifer A. Bell (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780689875328
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 16th, 2013

In many words and actions, fathers demonstrate their love.

 


When No One Is Watching Cover Image
By Eileen Spinelli, David Johnson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780802853035
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - February 7th, 2013

A young girl dances, sings, and soars when she is alone, but she is shy with everyone except her best friend.

 


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