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I Like the Way You Are

by Eve Bunting

Other authors: John O'Brien (Illustrator)

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A simple but effective book teaching about friendship and compromise, with perfect illustrations to back up each page! I loved the book and think the lessons taught in each little story are effective in their own way. ( )
  jlaurendine | Feb 15, 2015 |
I Like the Way You Are is about two turtles who are the best of friends. The friends do various activities together. During these activities, one friend is usually horrible at the task while the other is great. Neither of the turtles make fun of the other one for not being good at the task. Another adventure takes the friends to the movie where one friend likes butter on his snacks and the other does not. The two friends compromise to make each other happy. I think this book has an excellent message to young children. It shows children that even though someone has different tastes and talents, they can still be great friends. ( )
  mferaci | Feb 4, 2015 |
A cute little book about how two friends learn to compromise. A good book for children to learn a lesson. ( )
  tarannum93 | Dec 12, 2013 |
I really thought that this book was cute. It shows the love and mercy between two really good friends and how they accept each other regardless of each one's capability. They are each good at certain things and have opposite feelings about somethings. This is a good book to read to young children to allow them to see what good friends should look like. This book sets a good example. ( )
  TBegum1 | Nov 27, 2013 |
Great story to show kids that even though someone might not like and want to do all the things you do, they can still be a best friend. despite the differences between Spottie and Turtle, they still find that they love eachother and want to remain friends. It shows kids how to compromise and meet in the middle. ( )
  jewolf | Sep 4, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0395890667, Hardcover)

Turtle and Spottie are best friends, and they spend all their free time together. They work out at the gym, raise an organic garden, and go to scary movies. But even best friends don't always think alike. Turtle wants to sit in the front of the movie theater; Spottie prefers the back. Turtle likes crab juice with his popbugs; Spottie would rather have beetle juice. But, as always, they find a way to compromise, and enjoy watching the movie from the middle row, sharing a large juice that's half-and-half. These two thoroughly up-to-date friends may not see eye to eye on everything, but there's one thing that they agree on: whatever they're doing, it's more fun when they do it together. Brightly illustrated, the warm, funny text of I LIKE THE WAY YOU ARE is divided into easy chapters, perfect for independent reading or as a read-aloud to be shared by all ages.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:16:26 -0400)

When two turtles go to the gym, plant a garden, see a movie, eat out, and go on a night hike, they discover that you do not have to like the same things in order to be friends.

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