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All of these books teach valuable life lessons on:
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Charlotte Zolotow/Maurice Sendak (1977)
A young girl asks a rabbit for help in finding the perfect gift for her mom. As they go through her mom’s favorite colors a perfect gift is discovered.
Kadir Nelson (2015)
A rabbit and a mouse plant seeds for a garden but other animals want the plants that grow. They learn to cooperate and be kind to each other through sharing.
Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters
John Steptoe (2008)
Two sisters, both beautiful but one selfish and the other one kind, journeys to see the Great King who is looking for a wife. This is an African tale where the true nature of someone and not beauty is important.
The Giving Tree
Shel Silverstein (1964)
A tree in the forest shows kindness to a boy as he grows up providing what the boy needs into adulthood