What is a Friend? is the 10th title in Etan Boritzer's best selling children's books series on character education and social values. In this book Etan explores the themes of co-operative and supportive behavior between individuals, as well as what sometimes goes wrong in our relationships with one another. With numerous openings in the text for discussion, What is a Friend? will help children cultivate the critical thinking required for understanding the complex dynamics of personal interactions. With delightful color illustrations by Jeff Vernon, this book will become an important part of any child's library, and a valuable resource for parents, educators and child life professionals.