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The Fruit Salad Friend

Recipe for a True Friend

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Chloe loves going to school, but lately, something is different.

Chloe has all the ingredients of a great friend – kindness, empathy, compassion and more. Chloe wonders, “What do you do when friends don’t treat you with kindness?” Find out how this brave girl navigates the trials and tribulations that pop up on her way to discovering the recipe for lasting friendship.

Details & Purchasing

Where to Buy

  • Published April 2018
  • 32 pages • 9x9 • Ages 4 to 10
  • Picture Book
  • ISBN: 978-0-9976085-2-6
  • Lexile Leveling: 590
  • Fountas & Pinnell Level: L

Book Reviews

Midwest Book Review

An excellent source of positive approaches to the problem of making and keeping good friendships among children, further enhanced by cheery, colorful illustrations of children interacting.

Real Simple Magazine

Written by teachers - who clearly understand playground dynamics - the message here is that you're not alone.

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