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Keyword: acceptance

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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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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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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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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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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