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Listening Skills...

The WORST Day of My Life EVER!
: My Story about Listening and Following Instructions...or Not!

by Julia Cook (2011, Boys Town Press, 10.95)
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RJ has had a rough day he wakes up with gum stuck in his hair, misses recess because hes late to school, earns a zero on his math homework, kicks the ball into his own teams soccer goal, and messes up Mom's kitchen with his overflowing pancake batter! With his mothers help, RJ learns that his problems happen because he doesnt listen or pay attention to directions from her, his school principal, teachers, or even his friends. Color. Grades K-5. [9” x 9”...32 pages]

The WORST Day of My Life EVER!
: Activity Guide

by Julia Cook (2012, Boys Town Press, 19.95)
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Looking for clever and entertaining as well as effective ways to teach your students how to listen and follow instructions? To help reinforce the social skills lessons in her childrens book, The WORST Day of My Life EVER!, author Julia Cook has created 24 engaging games and activities for use in K-6 classrooms. Grades K-5. [8.5” x 11”...24 pages]

Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns to Listen

by Howard Binkow (2005, Thunderbolt Publishing, 15.00/hardback)
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Imagine how much easier life would be if children listened better. Meet Howard B. Wigglebottom, a curious rabbit who just doesn't listen! This new illustrated book, has been created to help children, ages 4-7, improve their listening skills and pay attention. Educators, parents, and children alike will laugh and learn as Howard B. Wigglebottom learns to listen. Color. Grades PreK-3. [10.5” x 8.5"...32 pages]

Why Should I Listen?

by Claire Llewellyn (2005, Barron's, 7.99)
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When children are caught up by the excitement of the moment, they sometimes forget to listen--and the result might be an accident or an avoidable mistake. This book helps them understand the importance of listening to parents and teachers. Kids will be attracted by the amusing color illustrations on every page, and parents and teachers will appreciate the note at the back of each book offering further suggestions on answering children's questions. Grades PreK-2. [7.5” x 8”...32 pages]

Listen Buddy

by Helen Lester (1995, Houghton Mifflin, 6.95)
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Scatterbrained Buddy takes a wrong turn and ends up face to face with a Scruffy Varmint who sets him to work making soup. But Buddy isn’t very good at following directions. Will he learn to listen before it’s too late? Color. Grades K-3. [8” x 9”...32 pages]

Listen and Learn

Cheri Meiners (2003, Free Spirit, 10.95)
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This gentle, encouraging book introduces and explains what listening means, why it's important, and how to listen well. Realistic examples and full-color illustrations bring the concepts to life. The focus throughout is on the positive results of being a good listener. Made to be read aloud, this book also includes a special section for adults, with ways to reinforce the skills being taught, questions to invite lively discussion, and listening games to play. Color. Grades K-3. [9” x 9”...36 pages]

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