Bobby the Bear is sitting down to enjoy his dinner when his friend, Fred the Fox, stops by to say hello. When Bobby the Bear returns to eat his meal, he discovers it is missing. Bobby the Bear, with the help of his friends, searches for his dinner. The story takes an unexpected twist, and Bobby the Bear helps a friend learn the importance of not stealing and being honest.
Christmas is Bobby the Bear’s favorite holiday. This Christmas, Bobby is planning on making special gifts for all his friends. While he is gathering things to make his gifts, he meets a new friend, Danny the Deer. Bobby invites Danny to his house to celebrate Christmas. When Danny arrives at the party, Bobby and all his animal friends learn that Danny does not have the same beliefs as they all do. Bobby the Bear helps his friends realize the importance of accepting someone who is different from them.
Ting Ting, the Girl Who Saved China
Li Li Wang is enjoying Chinese New Year with her family when her grandparents ask her to sit with them. Before giving Li Li her holiday gift, they tell her the story of Ting Ting Wang, Li Li’s ancestor, and how she became a Chinese hero. Li Li carefully listens as her grandparents tell her about Ting Ting, the monster Nian, and the origin of the Chinese New Year celebration.
Ting Ting, the Girl Who Saved China was finalist for the Pacific Book Awards and finished in second place.