Additionally, I helped my young friend understand the feelings of the main character by having him find a stuffed animal to cuddle during the reading of the book. This helps children understand that book characters have feelings and is a valuable first step in identifying lessons that books can teach us.
You will see suggestions in the upper left corner as I read in the video below. These can be applied to any book.
NAEYC - 2.E.04, 2.J.06.
Head Start - III.D., VII.A.