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D.W. The Picky Eater

Better children's books show reason winning over prejudice.
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DW realizes, after all sorts of poor behavior, that she cannot reject food before trying it.

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70

Jenny’s In The Hospital

The best children's books fore-warn chidren about new experiences.
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Jenny's hospital visit gently introduces young readers to the hospital environment and its procedures.

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70

No Jumping On The Bed

Great children's books encourage planning for consequences.
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Ignoring his father, Walter's bouncing causes him and his bed to fall through many floors –until he wakes up and hears Delbert bouncing above him!

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69

Bill’s New Frock

Great children's books show unexpected perspectives & insights.
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Suddenly a girl for a day, Bill experiences the expectations and treatments many girls experience.

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67

What’s Your Story?

Great children's books pay close attention to moral conflict and theme.
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Bauer explains how sensible planning –with detailed discussion on the development of character, plot, perspective, dialogue, and figurative language– is essential in preparing and revising a work of fiction.

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66

My Working Mom

Great kids books can present a great general principle in a fantasy example.
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Without being too sentimental, Glassman presents the idea that a woman's family life and career (as a witch) combine to form her overall, good character.

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35

Mog and the Vee Ee Tee

children's book / cover image / Mog and the Vee Ee Tee
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Mog causes pointless chaos when visiting the vet, and both recover.

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