Friends share your interests, values, goals, and are just plain fun to be around.

Chester’s Way

Kevin Henkes
Ej Hen

Chester and Wilson share the same exact way of doing things, until Lilly moves into the neighborhood and shows them that new ways can be just as good.

Each Kindness

Jacqueline Woodson
Ej Woo

When Ms. Albert teaches a lesson on kindness, Chloe realizes that she and her friends have been wrong in making fun of new student Maya's shabby clothes and refusing to play with her.

Enemy Pie

Derek Munson
Ej Mu

Hoping that the enemy pie which his father makes will help him get rid of his enemy, a little boy finds that instead it helps make a new friend.


Helme Heine
Ej He

"Good friends always stick together." That's what Charlie Rooster, Johnny Mouse and fat Percy, the pig, always said--and that was what they did all day long.

George and Martha

James Marshall
Ej Ma

Relates several episodes in the friendship of two hippopotamuses.

Horace and Morris but Mostly Dolores

James Howe
Ej How

Three mice friends learn that the best clubs include everyone.

The Name Jar

Yangsook Choi
Ej Cho

After Unhei moves from Korea to the United States, her new classmates help her decide what her name should be.

Should I Share My Ice Cream

Mo Willems
J-ER Wil

Gerald the elephant has a big decision to make, but will he make it in time?

A Sick Day for Amos McGee

Philip Stead
Ej Ste

Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his good friends: the elephant, the tortoise, the penguin, the rhinoceros, and the owl.

Toot and Puddle: You Are My Sunshine

Holly Hobbie
Ej Ho

Puddle cannot make his friend Toot stop moping until a huge thunderstorm clears the air.

Vera’s New School

Vera Rosenberry
Ej Ro

Everything seems to go wrong for Vera on her first day at a new school, until a classmate shares one of her mishaps.