Category Archives: Friendship

New Friend for the New Year . . . Introducing Isaac!

Happy New Year “Kidsbook Friends” Friends, We hope that you’ve made many new friends this year in the stories that have bedazzled you, made you laugh, and beckoned you to read them again and again. I’ve found many “kindred spirits” … Continue reading

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The Apple Doll, “Oh, Sweet Susanna”

Recently my daughter started climbing trees and even naming them. I can’t imagine childhood without a tree to climb. We love this book because the main character captures something special from her tree to keep forever. . . something YOU … Continue reading

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The Scarecrow’s Hat, “We All Need Somebody To Lean On”

The Scarecrow’s Hat As the song says, “We all need somebody to lean on”.  We also need to be the “somebody” to lean on. But, sometimes you don’t have what your friend may need most. This tale teaches that by using some creative problem … Continue reading

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The Lonely Scarecrow, “Cold Snow Warms Hearts”

The Lonely Scarecrow The Lonely Scarecrow has kept us company for three years as we discovered this book when my older son was in Kindergarten. We read it over and over again, intrigued by seeing the world from a scarecrow’s … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cat, “Growing Pumpkins While Growing Friendship”

Pumpkin Cat This summer, to our delight, we found a treasure in our backyard. The treasure did not come in a golden box or buried bag. No, it came in the form of a small, green sprout. Our son discovered the … Continue reading

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Fletcher and the Falling Leaves, “A Family Favorite for Fall”

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves Fall means pumpkins, hayrides, Indian corn, candy corn, crisp autumn air, the changing colors of leaves and . . . Fletcher! We fell in love with Fletcher a few years ago when my son was five … Continue reading

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Sugar Cookies, Sweet Little Lessons on Love, “Cookies with a Cup of Character”

Cookies & Character . . .They go hand in hand for me. One of my fondest memories growing up is making sugar cookies with my mother, especially at Christmas time. We’d get out the cookie cutters shaped like candy canes, … Continue reading

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