A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this book.
Examples of logical thinking, plus basic information about some plants and animals.
Positive Role Models
Characters show compassion and recognize how similar we are to each other.
Shows a variety of races and abilities.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Like, by Annie Barrows with illustrations by Leo Espinoza, is a colorful, witty reminder to young readers that even though human beings have a lot of differences, we have many more things in common. With simple, funny language that teaches compassion, this story of contrasts recognizes the variety in people's looks, skills, and abilities, and encourages readers to see the fun and camaraderie in shared traits.
Is It Any Good?
Filled with humor and brightly colored images, this book is a sweet reminder about how similar we are despite all our visible differences. Like uses laughs and playful language to remind young readers that they are connected to each other. There are lots of opportunities in this great read-aloud story to start conversations about how people feel about their differences, and it has a warm, funny, inclusive feeling throughout.
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