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Cover of "Corduroy (40th Anniversary Edit...

Cover of Corduroy (40th Anniversary Edition)

Corduroy by Don Freeman

This book makes me tear up every single time.  If you can get through the final page without tears streaming down your face, then…in the words of Monica Geller on Friends, “You’re dead inside.”

Cover of "Mama Cat Has Three Kittens"

Cover of Mama Cat Has Three Kittens

Mama Cat Has Three Kittens by Denise Fleming

The repetition in this story is wonderful to engage young readers, but the reprieve from established expectations is what makes this story so fun and playful.

A Good Day by Kevin Henkes

Cover of "A Good Day"

Cover of A Good Day

I love how this simple story presents an attitude of optimism that illustrates how a bad day can easily become a good day.  This story is a great reminder that individuals have the power to see positive aspects of a given situation and discover the goodness around them.