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Starring Cher and featuring a brilliant young actor coping with extraordinary physical differences.
Zeze lives in an environment of human poverty and violence. It is a highly creative and gifted child. He looks at the world with clear eyes and he values friendship and love. However, Zeze feels lonely and neglected.
Molly's Pilgrim is the tale of a young Russian-Jewish immigrant who is struggling to fit in at a new school after emigrating to the United States. I would consider this a classic for Thanksgiving reading lists for children, as it emphasizes being the difficult journey of immigration, th
This book is a about a boy who is moving along in his life but is driven to follow his dreams by a myriad of events. The book is as much about empathy as any book because many of us face the exact same challege the boy faces. Should we follow our dream? Or live to safegaurd our future?
This deceptively simple picture book depicts the creation of a new friendship using only one or two words per page and illustrated with two expressively drawn characters. An exuberant boy greets a seemingly shy, somewhat downcast boy as they walk down the street. The greeting of Yo!
This movie stars three drag queens (well, two queens and a princess, smile) and teaches marvelous lessons about self-acceptance and empathy. Among the laughs, one learns that genuine acceptance comes from people and places where you least expect it.
Friendship between a bum Moshi and a teenager Bobby is based on deep empathy and acceptance that Holocaust survivior Moshi has developed as part of his life experiences. Moshi's help transforms Bobby; Bobby's life energy enriches Moshi's lonely life.
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is the moving memoir of a college senior who, in the space of five weeks, loses both of his parents to cancer and inherits his eight-year-old brother.