When people know they can depend on you to do what you say you'll do, to be where you say you'll be, and that you'll always try to do the right thing.

A Bargain for Frances

Russell Hoban
J-ER Hob

Thelma usually outsmarts Frances until Frances decides to teach her a lesson about friendship.

A Big Fat Enormous Lie

Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Ej Sh

A child's simple lie grows to enormous proportions.

The Empty Pot

J 398.2 Emp Dem

When Ping admits that he is the only child in China unable to grow a flower from the seeds distributed by the Emperor, he is rewarded for his honesty.

Frog and Toad are Friends

Arnold Lobel

From writing letters to going swimming, telling stories to finding lost buttons, Frog and Toad are always there for each other -- just as best friends should be.

George and Martha Rise and Shine

James Marshall
Ej Mar

Five brief episodes about two friends, George and Martha, who happen to be hippopotamuses.

Ira Sleeps Over

Bernard Waber
Ej Wa

A little boy is excited at the prospect of spending the night at his friend's house but worries how he'll get along without his teddy bear.

The Little Engine That Could

Watty Piper
Ej Pip

When the other engines refuse, the Little Blue Engine tries to pull a stranded train full of toys and good food over the mountain.

Ruthie and the (not so) teeny tiny lie

Laura Rankin
Ej Ran

Ruthie loves tiny things and when she finds a tiny camera on the playground she is very happy, but after she lies and says the camera belongs to her, nothing seems to go right.


Leo Lionni
Ej Lio

A little black fish in a school of red fish figures out a way of protecting them all from their natural enemies.