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The Red Flyer Roller Coaster

Kathy Yevchak (author) Judith Pfeiffer (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323116

Sophie Bean cannot bear to spend another summer watching Ryan and Parker ride The Red Flyer Roller Coaster. Unfortunately, all she keeps hearing from Measuring Man is "TOO SMALL!" When will she be able to ride?

Ethel the Emu

Pamela Wiley (author) Robin Dewitt (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323512

When Mr. Reynolds sells his farm, he discovers that Ethel the Emu doesn't want to move. Will anyone be able to change her mind, or with Ethel convey?

How Can I Help During COVID-19?

Emily Dolbear (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503853195

Provides brief information on how the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 spreads, as well as offers prevention guidelines for ways children can do their part to slow the spread. Additional features include informative captions, interesting factual sidebars, suggested activities, a phonetic glossary, resources for further research, information about the author, and an index.

What Are Budgets?

Andrew Einspruch (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391286

Readers learn the importance of budgeting money and how the decimal system works in this informative title that features a variety of lively photos, easy-to-read text, STEM topics, and helpful mathematical charts. The familiar real-life examples of expenses, income, and saving will help readers learn how to create their own budget, while the challenging practice problems provide plenty of opportunities to practice their developing mathematical skills--from addition to decimals.

Squirrel and Bear Take to the Air

Patrick Brooks (author) Patrick Brooks (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532416002

When Squirrel watches the birds, he sees something he desperately wants: the ability to fly. Even though his family tells him to give up his dreams, Squirrel refuses to stay on the ground. With the help of his friend Bear, Squirrel is able to soar, but will the birds share their skies? Squirrel and Bear Take to the Air is a story about overcoming adversity and leaping for your dreams.

Understanding Identity

Emily Chiarello (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189881

In Understanding Identity, students learn how the ways they and others identify leads to a richer community. Readers will see the domain of identity in action and learn best practices as they interact with others--and themselves. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage students to think, create, guess, and ask questions around the content. Books include table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Respecting Diversity

Emily Chiarello (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189898

The Social Justice Standards from Learning for Justice are a proven framework for developing anti-bias in students. In Respecting Diversity, students learn to engage and create relationships with those who both look similar to and different from themselves. Readers will see the domain of diversity in action and learn best practices as they interact with others--and themselves. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage students to think, create, guess, and ask questions around the content. Books include table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Seeking Justice

Emily Chiarello (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189904

The Social Justice Standards from Learning for Justice are a proven framework for developing anti-bias in students. In Seeking Justice, students learn the harmful effects unfairness and injustice have on our world. Readers will see the domain of justice in action and learn best practices as they interact with others--and themselves. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage students to think, create, guess, and ask questions around the content. Books include table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Social Justice All Around Us

Adrienne van der Valk (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189928

The Social Justice Standards from Learning for Justice are a proven framework for developing anti-bias in students. In Social Justice All Around Us, students will look at real world issues, like environmentalism and poverty, through the lens of identity, diversity, justice, and action. Readers will see how bias can negatively impact the world around them--and learn what to do about it. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage students to think, create, guess, and ask questions around the content. Books include table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Taking Action

Emily Chiarello (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189911

In Taking Action, students learn to speak up in the face of bias. Readers will see the domain of action in real life and learn best practices as they interact with others--and themselves. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage students to think, create, guess, and ask questions around the content. Books include table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

El gran chapoteo

Kirsten McDonald (author) Fátima Anaya (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098231491

The Garcias are spending the afternoon at the pool in the park. The twins are having fun in the shallow end until Carlos gets water in his eyes. Just when it seems like the fun will be over, Carmen figures out how to let everybody have a splashing good time.

Sharing Tasks

Abby Colich (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636901282

In this book, readers will learn how to assign and delegate tasks, share workload, make schedules, and take accountability for individual responsibilities within a group setting or project. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Grow with Goals and Writing Reflection activities further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about sharing tasks. Also includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Resolving Conflict

Abby Colich (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636901251

In this book, readers will learn how to identify conflicts, address individual mistakes, and work together to resolve disagreements and problems within a group setting or project. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Grow with Goals and Writing Reflection activities further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about resolving conflict. Also includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

I Feel Jealous

Stephanie Finne (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636901107

In this book, readers will learn about jealousy and envy in themselves and others, how and why they feel it, how to best respond to it, and how to communicate these feelings. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about states of mind, moods, and emotions. Also includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

I Feel Grouchy

Stephanie Finne (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636901046

In this book, readers will learn about grouchiness in themselves and others, how and why they feel it, how to best respond to it, and how to communicate these feelings. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about states of mind, moods, and emotions. Also includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Finding Inspiration

Abby Colich (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636901220

In this book, readers will learn what it takes to get started on a group project, how to brainstorm effectively, and how to practice teamwork to reach a decision about project direction. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Grow with Goals and Writing Reflection activities further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about finding inspiration. Also includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Encouraging Others

Abby Colich (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636901190

In this book, readers will learn what it means to encourage others, how to identify and acknowledge others' strengths, and how to practice empathy, patience, and support within a group setting or project. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Grow with Goals and Writing Reflection activities further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about encouraging others. Also includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

The Giraffe who was Afraid of Heights

David A. Ufer (author), Kirsten Carlson (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180098

Modeled after The Wizard of Oz, this enchanting story describes a young giraffe who suffers from a fear of heights. On his way to the doctor, he befriends a monkey who is afraid of climbing and a hippo who is a afraid of water. What causes the three new friends to face and overcome their fears? The "For Creative Minds" section includes fun facts and animal adaptation information, as well as a "Match the Feet" game and a mix-and-match activity. Encourages children to overcome their fears and to help friends in trouble.

Simon Steps Into the Ring

Marylène Monette (author) Marion Arbona (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459821828

Simon tries to be kind. But sometimes he loses his temper and acts without thinking, which almost always gets him into trouble. As Simon begins to understand his outbursts, he imagines himself in a boxing ring with his emotions. Can he come out on top and learn how to acknowledge his feelings?

The Iditarod: The Greatest Win Ever

Monica Devine (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848739

While racing her dogs in the Iditarod, Kara proves that the greatest win is something other than having her team come in first.

Create Positive Habits

Susanne M. Bushman (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645272014

In this book, readers learn the benefits of positive habits, ways to form them, and how to use them to enhance mindfulness. Forming positive habits helps readers create constructive attitudes, build confidence, and foster positive peer networks. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about creating positive habits. Includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Respecting Others Online

Ann Truesdell (author) Rachael McLean (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160224

Using the AASL Standards Framework for Learners, the Create and Share: Thinking Digitally series provides younger readers with the necessary tools to successfully and safely navigate the digital world. In Respecting Others Online, readers learn the importance of being respectful online. Activities throughout the book prompt students to think more deeply, be creative, share information and resources, and grow their knowledge. Book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

Stand Up for Sportsmanship

Frank Murphy (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534148895

Stand Up for Sportsmanship in the Growing Character series teaches young readers about the value of being a good sport in all aspects of their lives. This book is intended to help build a foundation for students to develop into morally responsible, compassionate citizens and, with examples, show them how to make the choices that will let them grow into people of character. All books in the 21st Century Skills Junior library encourage readers to think critically and creatively, and use their problem-solving skills. Book includes table of contents, sidebars, glossary, index, activities, and author biography.

Stand Up for Citizenship

Frank Murphy (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534148840

Stand Up for Citizenship in the Growing Character series teaches young readers about the value of being a good citizen. This book is intended to help build a foundation for students to develop into morally responsible, compassionate citizens and, with examples, show them how to make the choices that will let them grow into people of character. All books in the 21st Century Skills Junior library encourage readers to think critically and creatively, and use their problem-solving skills. Book includes table of contents, sidebars, glossary, index, activities, and author biography.

The Forever Flowers

Michael J. Rosen (author) Sonja Danowski (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605069

In this tender story about the virtues of finding, keeping, and letting go, a young grouse is waylaid on her seasonal migration and carries her precious cargo to a new land. As the bird’s favorite Forever Flowers grow from planted seeds to blooming flowers, she discovers how unexpectedly one can stumble upon happiness and breathe into the contentment of life’s quiet moments, even amidst the winter’s dark. When spring arrives again, though, the grouse must make a decision: should she stay or fly away?