Learning responsibility at home and in school are addressed in this book. How it makes you feel better about yourself if you are responsible and do the right thing and how other people notice too.
Will Princess Tilly learn from Prince Willy why castle rules are cool? Character concept: Citizenship: Obey rules.
The Peddlesfoots always try to be responsible and do their chores...but one day, Todd Peddlesfoot has a LOT of chores to do. And he's already busy thinking about getting new drumsticks! Can Todd be responsible and do all of his chores like his mother asks?
Nana teaches Nate that the best birthday gift doesn't come in a box. Character concept: Fairness: Listen to others.
A simple, small act of kindness may go much farther than you think. Brian wasn't looking for anything in return when he gave his mother a great big hug. Brian's hug set in motion a series of unselfish acts that reached more people (and even animals) than he could ever know. This is a story that happens every day, with infinite variation, among good-hearted people everywhere. After all, kindness IS contagious.
Matthew wanted only one thing on Earth: a dog. He lived in a children's home, and they weren't allowed to have a real dog. The toy dog he got for Christmas was broken; the other animals he tried out as pets didn't live up to his expectations. He never ever thought about wanting a Mother or a Father until one day, when a couple came to adopt him, he decided to keep an open mind... Matyi egyetlen dologra vágyott: egy kutyára. Egy árvaházban lakott, és ott nem tarthattak kutyát. A játékkutya, amit karácsonyra kapott, elszakadt, a többi állatfajta, amit kipróbált, mint háziállatot, nem felelt meg elvárásainak. Sose gondolkodott azon, hogy anyukát és apukát is szeretne, de egy nap, amikor egy pár adoptálja õt, elhatározza, hogy nyitva tar tja a szemeit...
Anna is never on any team at school. But she is determined to be part of the annual wreath-laying team at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington. Not until the end of the story do readers discover that Anna is blind.