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Stand in My Shoes
: Kids Learning about Empathy

by Bob Sornson (2013, Love & Logic, 10.95)
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When Emily asks her big sister what the word empathy means, Emily has no idea that knowing the answer will change how she looks at people. But does it really matter to others if Emily notices how theyre feeling? This book shows kids how easy it is to develop empathy toward those around them. Empathy is the ability to notice what other people feel. Empathy leads to the social skills and personal relationships which make our lives rich and beautiful, and it is something we can help our children learn. This book teaches young children the value of noticing how other people feel. Color. Grades PreK-3. [9” x 9”...32 pages]


I Can't Believe You Said That!
: My Story about Using My Social Filter…or Not!

by Julia Cook (2014, Boys Town Press, 10.95)
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RJ says what he thinks. No matter how it sounds or makes others feel. His mouth is getting him into a lot of trouble. A rude comment at school earned him a detention. An insensitive remark at home earned him a scolding and made his sister cry. RJ doesn't realize his words are wrong. He thinks he's just offering feedback. It's time RJ starts using a social filter when he speaks. With help from his parents, he learns he doesn't have to verbalize every thought that pops into his head. In fact, sometimes the less said the better! Color. Grades PreK-5. [9” x 9”...32 pages]


The Band-Aid Chicken
: A Story About Resisting Peer Pressure

by Becky Henton (2013, MarCo, 9.95)
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Now in full color, this story written for young students has not only taught thousands of children about the unhappiness that is caused by bullying and harassment, but also about the advantages of courageous behavior and standing up for what you believe to be right regardless of what others say or do. Band-Aid Chicken enters the barnyard excited to make new friends. She soon discovers that to be accepted she must endure a painful initiation. When a new chicken arrives, she refuses to participate in the ritual, proving it isn't necessary to do what others want just to be accepted. Color. Grades Pre-2. [10” x 9”...32 pages]


Decibella and Her 6-Inch Voice

by Julia Cook (2014, Boys Town Press, 10.95)
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Isabella is a spirited girl who enjoys shouting out her thoughts, ideas and feelings. In fact, she loves using her loud voice so much; it's earned her the nickname "Decibella"! Young readers will be entertained as they see how Isabella learns the "five volumes" of voice and discovers that different situations require a different tone. Color. Grades PreK-5. [9” x 8”...32 pages]


Well, I Can Top That

by Julia Cook (2014, Boys Town Press, 10.95)
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Brad has a lot of great things going on in his life--or at least that’s what he tells all of his classmates! When one student won a contest, he told about how he won an even bigger contest! When one student broke his arm, he told about how he broke both arms AND both legs! Children and adults will get a real kick out of Brad’s tall tales as he learns the importance of being a “pull-upper,” not a “one-upper.” Color. Grades K-5. [9” x 9”...32 pages]


The Anti-Test Anxiety Society

by Julia Cook (2014, NCYI, 9.95)
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Bertha Billingsworth (BB for short) is basically a happy person until she has to take a test. To her, the word test stands for Terrible Every Single Time, because that's how she does on them, TERRIBLE! BB's teacher comes to the rescue by inviting her to become a member of the Anti-Test Anxiety Society. She tells BB that TEST stands for Think Each Situation Through! She also ends up teaching BB the Dynamic Dozen (12 amazing test-taking strategies), and convinces her to use her "GET TO" brain instead of her "HAVE TO" brain. Now when BB takes a test, she is calm and focused and thanks to her teacher, the Terrible now stands for Terrific! Color. Grades K-5. [9” x 8”...32 pages]


The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes

by Mark Pett & Gary Rubinstein (2011, Sourcebooks, 14.99/hardback)
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Meet Beatrice Bottomwell: a nine-year-old girl who has never (not once!) made a mistake. She never forgets her math homework, she never wears mismatched socks, and she ALWAYS wins the yearly talent show at school. In fact, Beatrice holds the record of perfection in her hometown, where she is known as The Girl Who Never Makes Mistakes. Life for Beatrice is sailing along pretty smoothly until she does the unthinkable–she makes her first mistake. And in a very public way! Beatrice offers a lesson we all could benefit from: learn from your mistakes, let go, laugh, enjoy the ride…and say, "Learned a lesson!" Color. Grades K-3. [9” x 11”...32 pages]


Zach Apologizes

by William Mulcahy (2012, Free Spirit, 12.99/hardback)
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This book teaches children social skills using an apology strategy presented as the "four-square" apology, which is illustrated with prompts that kids will easily understand and remember. Like many seven-year-olds, Zach tries to ignore problems he creates, but finally, with his mom's help, he learns the four steps to apologizing: (1) say what you did; (2) tell how it made the other person feel; (3) say what you could have done instead; (4) make it up to the person. Color. Grades K-3. [8” x 8”...32 pages]


It's Time to Stand Up and Speak Up!
For Yourself and Others

by Bob Sornson (2013, Ferne Press, 10.95)
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How do you react when you or your friend is mistreated by a peer? Do you speak up, or do you stand by? Learn what Wendy does when two classmates treat her disrespectfully and how she teaches one of them not to be a bystander. It's Time to Stand Up and Speak Up! For Yourself and Others will demonstrate to readers how to deal with difficult bullying situations in a respectful and safe manner. Grades PreK-3. [9" x 9"...32 pages]


The "D" Word

by Julia Cook (2011, NCYI, 9.95)
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Otis used to have the "perfect" family. That all changed when his parents told him that they were getting a D…D…D…The "D" Word--he can't even say it. At first Otis blames himself. With the help of his Gram, Otis discovers the reasons why people get divorced. He also learns about the "Three C's of Divorce": I didn't CAUSE it, I Can't CONTROL it, so I'm going to have to learn to COPE with it. Color. Grades K-6. [9” x 8”...32 pages]


I Miss You
: A First Look at Death

by Pat Thomas (2001, Barron’s, 7.99)
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When a close friend or family member dies, it can be difficult for children to express their feelings. This book helps boys and girls understand that death is a natural complement to life, and that grief and a sense of loss are normal feelings for them to have following a loved one's death. Written by psychotherapist and counselor Pat Thomas, this book promotes positive interaction among children, parents, and teachers. The story line is simple and direct--easily accessible to younger children. Color. Grades K-3. Color. Grades K-3. [9.5” x 8”...29 pages]

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