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Be A Friend

A Heart-warming celebration of individuality, imagination and the power of friendship.

Dennis is an ordinary boy who expresses himself in extraordinary ways. Some children do show-and-tell. Dennis mimes his. Some children climb trees. Dennis is happy to BE a tree . . . But being a mime can be lonely. It isn't until Dennis meets a girl named Joy that he discovers the power of friendship and how special he truly is!

At its core, this book is a heart-warming story of self-acceptance, courage, and unbreakable friendship for anyone who has ever felt "different."

Be A Friend subtly explores the world of children with autism and language barriers in an engaging and accessible way.

Author Bio:

Salina Yoon is an award-winning author-illustrator of nearly two hundred books for children, including Duck, Duck, Porcupine!, the Penguin series, the Bear and Floppy series, and Be a Friend. She studied art and design at the Art Centre College of Design in Pasadena, California, and now lives in San Diego with her family.

Review:

“This heartwarming book describes what it takes to be a friend . . . A wonderful book to use to encourage students to be themselves, to acknowledge that people are different, to introduce inferencing, to discuss disabilities, and to understand what it means to be a friend. Highly recommended.” – School Library Connection

“It's the art and design that truly shine in this work-in fact, the story can easily be interpreted by pre-readers through the pictures alone . . . Warm and nostalgic . . . Delightful artwork buoys this quiet celebration of imagination, uniqueness, and friendship.” – School Library Journal

Soft cover (Picture book)

Age range 4+ years old

Full Colour

40 Page

Be A Friend

Author: Salina Yoon

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