Acceptance: a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations as they are without trying to change them
Books in Destiny about acceptance
A Smart Girl's Guide to Liking Herself - Even on the Bad Days
by Laurie Zelinger; Carrie Anton (Editor); Camela Decaire (Designed by); Angela Martini (Illustrator)
Call Number: 155.43 ZEL
Presents advice for girls on how to feel their best in all kinds of situations, discussing how high self-esteem can turn a good day into a great one, while low self-esteem can make a bad day even worse.
The Important Book
by Margaret Wise Brown; Leonard Weisgard (Illustrator)
Call Number: E 152.1 BRO
Points out how all things, from an apple to a spoon, and from the sky to a shoe, have certain important qualities that are special about them, and that the most important thing about you is that you are you.
Wild about Us!
by Karen Beaumont; Janet Stevens (Illustrator)
Call Number: E BEA
From Elephant's long nose to Kangaroo's huge feet to Monkey's stick-out ears, everyone is worth celebrating, no matter what they look like.
Virgil and Owen
by Paulette Bogan
Call Number: E BOG
Virgil the penguin finds a polar bear and tries to claim it as his own, but the polar bear wants to splash with the terns, slide with the seals, twirl with all the penguins, and be called by his name--Owen.
The Blue Ribbon Day
by Katie Couric; Marjorie Priceman (Illustrator)
Call Number: E COU
When Carrie is disappointed not to make the school soccer team, she turns her attention to creating a science fair project.
I Want to Be Somebody New!
by Robert Lopshire (Illustrator)
Call Number: E LOP
When Spot grows tired of doing tricks in the circus, he decides to turn into another animal. But what kind? An elephant? An elephant is too big. A giraffe? A giraffe is too tall. How about a mouse? Can Spot's friends help him see that the very best thing to be is himself?
by Jon J. Muth (Illustrator)
Call Number: E MUT
When Stillwater the bear moves into the neighborhood, the stories he tells to three siblings teach them to look at the world in new ways.
Leon the Chameleon
by Mélanie Watt
Call Number: E WAT
Leon, a chameleon, is upset because he does not turn the same colors as the other chameleons.