Anna and Julisa may not be popular, but they are friends. They both love to learn, to laugh, and to read together. That is until the more popular Kayla and Melanie decide that they want Anna to be a part of their group instead.
In the end, Anna learns the true meaning of friendship, and does the right thing no matter what others think.
Books for Children Ages: 3 years old and up
Recommended for Family Reading: While the lessons in this book can be adapted to young children, older children will definitely benefit from it as well. The captivating illustrations will help keep all your kids engaged, and it is a great book for an older child to read aloud to a younger one as well.
- What made Anna and Julisa "two of a kind?"
- Why did Kayla and Melanie want to play with Anna?
- How did Julisa feel when Anna didn't play with her anymore?
- Were Kayla and Melanie being real friends?
- What made Anna change her mind about who to listen to? Do you think she made the right choice?
- Who are your true friends?
- How can you be a good friend?
- What can you do if someone else is picking on one of your friends or family?
- Try the colors activity in the book with coffee filters, markers, and water. Can you make a rainbow?
- Who are your best friends? Write a list or create a picture showing how you are the same and how you are different.
- Visit a playground with some friends. What is your favorite playground activity? The slide? The swings?
Children's Book Review Rating: 5 Stars - Beautiful Book