Dennis looks at the world differently. He dresses in striped clothes and a top hat and mines instead of speaking. He is lonely and misunderstood by his classmates. “It was as if he were standing on the other side of a wall.”
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Bloomsbury: Be a Friend Activity Kit
Understood: How Loneliness Can Impact Kids With Learning and Attention Issues
The Washington Post: The importance of childhood friendships, and how to nurture them
Harmony Early Learning Journey: 6 Ways to Encourage Long-lasting Friendships in Childhood
Scholastic: Building Bridges of Friendship: Classroom Community Activities
Salina Yoon Official Website
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Books by Salina Yoon
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