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Willy is a lonely chimpanzee living in a world of intimidating-looking gorillas, until one day he literally bumps into a gentle giant, Hugh Jape, and thus begins an exceptional and charming friendship.
Truth and Beauty is lifted above most memoirs by Ann Patchett’s unselfishness; she is writing a book that tells her own story, but frequently steps aside to offer the full spotlight to her friend, the magical, difficult Lucy Grealy, author of ‘Autobiography of a Face.’ Lucy Grealy, who died at th
Despite the precious title and aura of icky Victoriana, Burnett’s heroine Sara Crewe is actually a feisty little creature with a bit of a temper, fire in her veins and a huge imagination.
Pete, an alligator who thinks that he is a flamingo, worries when he begins to notice the differences between him and his flamingo friends. Then Pete discovers he's not just another flamingo—and he learns what it means to fit in with friends
Before reading this, I had only general understanding of what life was like for people in Afghanistan, especially during the time before our current war.
A girl lose her brother during the jouney to meet their foster family, during his funeral she finds her first book. Her adoptive father teaches her to read and to become grateful in life besides the horrors of the war.
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 warm and loving picture book describes the friendship of mouse and mole. They are described as sharing everything from picnics and toys to comfort, deep secrets and love. One day the two friends are watching the stars and get into a discussion of wishing on a falling star.