When a lonely pup sees a chance to sneak into a box of cutlery and be delivered to a possible forever home, he decides that he will need to be the best fork they had ever seen. Although Sterling tries to be something he’s not, he soon discovers that the best thing he can be is himself. An easy-to-read book full of engaging pictures, this story uses humour to help children understand how it feels to crave belonging. This storybook can be used to broach the subjects of diversity, self-acceptance, and perseverance, prompting opportunities for self-reflection and self-exploration in a Grade K–4 classroom. Log in to read the full review.