The Sandwich Swap by Queen Rania of Jordan Al Abdullah, Kelly DiPucchio, Tricia Tusa. This wonderful story of two best friends shows that friendship is more powerful than difference. It teaches tolerance and acceptance.
BOOK: Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson illustrated by E. Jacqueline Woodson and E. Lewis team up to create a picture book as evocative and emotionally nuanced as their Caldecott-Honor winning Coming on Home, Soon.
My Teacher is a Monster! by Peter Brown: Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all.
PLANET KINDERGARTEN, by Sue Ganz-Schmitt, with illustrations by Shane Prigmore. Join our brave hero as he lifts off to Planet Kindergarten! He's had his NASA space training, but will that be enough to get him through his first day?
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. "Notice how the illustrations envelop the page- even the PRINT gets pushed off the page during the Wild Rumpus! And, as Max leaves the Wild Things, on his boat, the illustrations shrink back- back to reality.