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Each Kindness

Woodson, Jacqueline ( Author )
Lewis, E.B. ( Illustrator )
Penguin Random House 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, bullying, first-person narration, friendship, illustrations (watercolours), kindness, new students, school life
 
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Hermelin the Detective Mouse

Grey, Mini ( Author / Illustrator )
Penguin Random House 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, cats, community, friendship, letters, mice, mystery
 
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Maddi’s Fridge

Brandt, Lois ( Author )
Vogel, Vin ( Illustrator )
Flashlight Press 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, family life, food, friendship, generosity, hunger, poverty, socio-economic disparity
 
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Feathers and Fools

Fox, Mem ( Author )
Wilton, Nicholas ( Illustrator )
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, differences, illustrations (acrylic), peace, peacocks, swans, war
 
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Troll Swap

Hodgkinson, Leigh ( Author / Illustrator )
Candlewick Press 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, cleanliness, differences, individuality, perspectives, stereotypes, trolls
 
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We Are All Made of Molecules

Nielsen-Fernlund, Susin ( Author )
Tundra Books 2015. 248 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Acceptance, bullying, cliques, dysfunctional families, friendship, multiple narrators, secrets
 
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Corduroy

Freeman, Don ( Author / Illustrator )
Penguin Random House 1976. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, adventure, courage, teddy bears, toys
 
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Cuckoo!

Roberton, Fiona ( Author / Illustrator )
Penguin Random House 2014. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, birds, communication, differences, friendship, languages, speech bubbles
 
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My Neighbor Is a Dog

Martins, Isabel Minhós ( Author )
Matoso, Madalena ( Illustrator )
Owlkids 2013. 28 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, animals, city life, neighbours, stereotypes, tolerance
 
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Jacob’s New Dress

Hoffman, Sarah ( Author )
Hoffman, Ian ( Author )
Case, Chris ( Illustrator )
Albert Whitman 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, bullying, clothing, gender roles, individuality, parent-child relationships, school life, self-expression, teasing
 
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Oddrey

Whamond, Dave ( Author / Illustrator )
Owlkids 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, creativity, differences, individuality, loneliness, school plays
 
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Henry Holton Takes the Ice

Bradley, Sandra ( Author )
Palacios, Sara ( Illustrator )
Penguin Random House 2015. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, deconstructing stereotypes, differences, gender roles, hockey, ice skating, intergenerational relationships, sports
 
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A Splendid Friend, Indeed

Bloom, Suzanne ( Author / Illustrator )
Boyds Mills Press 2007. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, bears, friendship, geese, individuality
 
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Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

Baldacchino, Christine ( Author )
Malenfant, Isabelle ( Illustrator )
Groundwood Books 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, bullying, gender roles, imagination, individuality, mothers and sons, self-expression, teasing
 
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Fox and Squirrel

Ohi, Ruth ( Author / Illustrator )
Scholastic Canada 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, differences, foxes, friendship, illustrations (watercolours), squirrels
 
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Extraordinary Jane

Harrison, Hannah ( Author / Illustrator )
Penguin Random House 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, circus, dogs, illustrations (acrylic), individuality, talent
 
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Fox and Squirrel Make a Friend

Ohi, Ruth ( Author / Illustrator )
Scholastic Canada 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, birds, foxes, friendship, illustrations (watercolours), self-esteem, squirrels
 
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Aaaarrgghh, Spider!

Monks, Lydia ( Author / Illustrator )
Egmont 2007. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, family life, non-traditional text layout, pets, point of view, rejection, spiders
 
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Mr. Flux

Maclear, Kyo ( Author )
Stephens, Matte ( Illustrator )
Kids Can Press 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, changes, creativity, differences, neighbours, point of view
 
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Sister Anne’s Hands

Lorbiecki, Marybeth ( Author )
Popp, Wendy ( Illustrator )
Penguin Random House 2000. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, differences, prejudice, racism, students, teachers
 
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Borka

Burningham, John ( Author / Illustrator )
Penguin Random House 1999. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, compassion, differences, friendship, geese
 
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The Heart and the Bottle

Jeffers, Oliver ( Author / Illustrator )
HarperCollins 2011. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, curiosity, emotions, grief, intergenerational relationships, life cycles, loss
 
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Ruby the Copycat

Rathmann, Peggy ( Author / Illustrator )
Scholastic 2006. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, belonging, creativity, individuality, originality, school life, self-confidence
 
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The Magic Beads

Nielsen-Fernlund, Susin ( Author )
Côté, Geneviève ( Illustrator )
Simply Read Books 2007. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, anxiety, belonging, displacement, family violence, homelessness, imagination, resilience
 
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A Bad Case of Stripes

Shannon, David ( Author / Illustrator )
Scholastic 2004. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, differences, humour, individuality, self-acceptance, self-esteem
 
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One Green Apple

Bunting, Eve ( Author )
Lewin, Ted ( Illustrator )
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2006. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, apples, diversity, immigration, new students, self-confidence
 
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The Sandwich Swap

Queen, Rania ( Author )
DiPucchio, Kelly ( Author )
Tusa, Tricia ( Illustrator )
Disney/Hyperion Books 2010. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, cultures, differences, food, friendship, multiculturalism
 
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Library Lion

Knudsen, Michelle ( Author )
Hawkes, Kevin ( Illustrator )
Candlewick Press 2009. 48 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, libraries, lions, prejudice, rules
 
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It’s Okay to Be Different

Parr, Todd ( Author / Illustrator )
Little, Brown 2009. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, differences, diversity, individuality, multiculturalism, recurrent language
 
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The Name Jar

Choi, Yangsook ( Author / Illustrator )
Penguin Random House 2003. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, cultures, names, self-esteem, tolerance
 
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Stellaluna

Cannon, Janell ( Author / Illustrator )
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1993. 46 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, bats, birds, differences, friendship
 
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Smoky Night

Bunting, Eve ( Author )
Diaz, David ( Illustrator )
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1994. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, community, fear, hope, respect, riots, tolerance, violence
 
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This Moose Belongs to Me

Jeffers, Oliver ( Author / Illustrator )
HarperCollins 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, friendship, mistaken identity, moose, non-traditional text layout, pets, rules
 
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