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The Things I Love About Friends
Friends Forever

The Things I Love About Friends

By Trace Moraney

The book talks about friendships.


 1)  (page 1-4) What do you most like to do with your friends?

 2)  (page 6-8) Do you have a best friend? What do you love the most in them?

 3)  (page 11-12) Can you tell any differences between you and some of your friends? How about similarities?

 4)  (page 13-14) Out of the 10 things the main character mentions that make a good friend, how many do your friends do to you? And how many of those things do you do to your friends?

 5)  (page 15) How do you comfort your friends when they feel sad?

 6)  (page 20) For parents: The author gives some tips about parenting.

Love The World
World Peace

Love The World

By Todd Parr

This simple book cites many aspects you can love about yourself and the world.


 1) What do you love most about yourself? What are other things you also like in yourself?

 2) What do you love about the area where you live?

 3) What do you love most about: land, sea, sky, and the Earth in general?

Cara’s Kindness

Cara’s Kindness

By Kristi Yamaguchi

This book illustrates beautifully the idea that “when you pass on some kindness, it might make its way back to you”.


 1) Who and how did Cara help first? Did she ask for anything in return?

 2) How many acts of kindness can you count in this book?

 3) Did kindness make its way back to Cara by the end of the book? How?

 4) What would be one act of kindness you could perform today?

E Is For Environment

E Is For Environment

By Ian James Corlett

Stories to help children care for their world - at home, at school, and at play. Each story has a set of questions and comments at the end.

Wild Flowers
Fill A Bucket

Fill A Bucket - A Guide to Daily Happiness for Young Children

By Carol McCloud and Katherine Martin, M.A.

Summary: The concept of a full bucket is an effective metaphor for a child’s healthy self-concept and happiness, most often the result of the of the encouraging words and actions of parents and others who help a child know they are loved, valued, and capable.


  1. (page 8) What does it mean to have a full bucket? 

  2. (page 8) How can you tell if your bucket is full or empty?

  3. (pages 8-12) What kinds of things fill up your bucket? Who fills your bucket other than people in your family?

  4. (pages 14-20) Which one of those things have you done this week to fill your and others’ buckets?

  5. (page 23) What will you do to fill a bucket today?

Fruit in Bucket
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