Objectives and Perspectives

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One day Bear carved a picture of Little Bird on the pumpkin. As the pumpkin grew bigger and bigger, so did the picture of Little bird. Then one afternoon Bear said to Little Bird, “See how big you’ve grown?”

Moonbear’s Bargain by Frank Asch

Accidental Friendship

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“The next day, the forest woke to a peculiar sight. Yeti and the bird were playing! And Yeti was laughing with a hearty roar nobody had seen before.”

Yeti and The Bird by Nadia Shireen

Finding Family and Identity

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“How can we be so different and feel so much alike?” mused Flitter.

“And how can we feel so different and be so much alike?” wondered Pip.

“I think this is quite a mystery,” Flap chirped.

“I agree,” said Stellaluna. “But we’re friends. And that’s a fact.”

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

Finding Mommy

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“When they stopped to rest, Mrs. Bear turned to Choco and said, “Choco, maybe I could be your mother.”

“You?” Choco cried. “But you aren’t yellow. And you don’t have wings, or big round cheeks, or striped feet like me!”

“My goodness!” said Mrs. Bear. “That would make me look very funny!” Choco thought it was funny too…And Choco was very happy that his new mommy looked just the way she did.”

A Mother for Choco by Keiko Kasza

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