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12 Stories about Helping Seniors

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820338

In Arkansas, a 12-year-old girl made wishes come true for seniors in a local nursing home. In Canada, people are joining together to help seniors feel less lonely and isolated. The National Council on Aging works with thousands of organizations and businesses across the US to improve the lives of people aged 60 and older. This book features 12 stories about making a difference for seniors. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Ways You Can Help page offers suggestions anyone can try.

12 Stories about Helping the Planet

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820321

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen started a Clean Water Project in her hometown in Brazil. The Swedish company IKEA is working to reduce air pollution in India. A 12-year-old girl in Indonesia organized a group of her friends to plant hundreds of mangrove trees, which can protect coastal areas from flooding. This book features 12 stories about making a difference for the environment and the earth. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Ways You Can Help page offers suggestions anyone can try.

12 Stories about Helping Immigrants and Refugees

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820314

A charity in Scotland finds places for refugees to stay. In Massachusetts, the Welcome Project makes immigrants feel like part of the community. A church in Old Lyme, Connecticut, opened its doors to a family from Pakistan who were about to be deported. This book features 12 stories about making a difference for immigrants and refugees. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Ways You Can Help page offers suggestions anyone can try.

12 Stories about Helping in Education

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820307

Oklahoma City built a school especially for homeless kids. Basketball superstar LeBron James started a school for challenged students in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. In schools across the US, seniors are mentoring school kids as Foster Grandparents. This book features 12 stories about making a difference in education. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Ways You Can Help page offers suggestions anyone can try.

12 Stories about Helping after a Disaster

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820291

When earthquakes rocked Mexico in 2017, UNICEF brought drinking water and blankets. They also got children back to school. When wildfires raced through California in 2018, an MLB player and his teammates raised money for fire victims. Soon after Superstorm Sandy hit in 2012, an 11-year-old Florida boy designed a better sandbag. This book features 12 stories about making a difference when disaster strikes. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Ways You Can Help page offers suggestions anyone can try.

12 Stories about Helping the Community

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820284

Since 1976, Habitat for Humanity has helped people in need get homes of their own. Rapper Pharrell Williams offers free summer learning camps for at-risk and low-income kids. Pilots who belong to Angel Flight Northeast use their personal airplanes to fly patients to medical care for free. This book features 12 stories about making a difference for others in our communities. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Ways You Can Help page offers suggestions anyone can try.

12 Stories about Helping Children

Marne Ventura (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820277

In North Carolina, an organization called TABLE feeds hundreds of hungry children every week. In war-torn countries, War Child helps children cope with trauma. Boys & Girls Clubs of America are guiding kids toward becoming successful adults. This book features 12 stories about making a difference for children around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Ways You Can Help page offers suggestions anyone can try

12 Astounding Athletic Feats

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820215

Florence Griffith Joyner became the world’s fastest woman. Javier Sotomayer overcame his fear of heights to set a new world high jump record. Alex Honnold climbed Yosemite’s El Capitan without a rope. This book features 12 captivating stories about athletes who pushed themselves to their limits. Each includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-stories encourage further exploration.

Ser optimistas

Penelope S. Nelson (author) (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270324

In Being Optimistic, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can be optimistic in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by being optimistic. An activity encourages kids to practice optimism, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about optimism online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Being Optimistic also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Showing Respect

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287258

In Showing Respect, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can respect others, themselves, and their possessions in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by showing respect. An activity encourages social and emotional learning by asking readers to identify and draw the different places and situations in which they can show respect, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about empathy online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Showing Respect also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Showing Respect is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Mis amigos usan aparatos ortopédicos

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270171

In My Friend Uses Leg Braces, beginning readers are introduced to different characters who use leg braces, how using leg braces may affect their actions, and how we can be good friends to people who use leg braces. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how to empathetic and include all kinds of friends. A diagram shows tools that help children who use leg braces, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about being a good friend online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. My Friend Uses Leg Braces also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. My Friend Uses Leg Braces is part of Jump!’s All Kinds of Friends series.

Mis amigos tienen síndrome de Down

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270140

In My Friend Has Down Syndrome, beginning readers are introduced to different characters who have Down syndrome, how Down syndrome may affect their actions, and how we can be good friends to people who have Down syndrome. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how to empathetic and include all kinds of friends. An activity encourages students to examine how everyone has different strengths, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about being a good friend online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. My Friend Has Down Syndrome also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. My Friend Has Down Syndrome is part of Jump!’s All Kinds of Friends series.

My Friend Uses Leg Braces

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287432

In My Friend Uses Leg Braces, beginning readers are introduced to different characters who use leg braces, how using leg braces may affect their actions, and how we can be good friends to people who use leg braces. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how to be empathetic and include all kinds of friends. A diagram shows tools that help children who use leg braces, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about being a good friend online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. My Friend Uses Leg Braces also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. My Friend Uses Leg Braces is part of Jump!’s All Kinds of Friends series.

My Friend Is Deaf

Kirsten Chang (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287371

In My Friend Is Deaf, beginning readers are introduced to different characters who are deaf, how deafness may affect their actions, and how we can be good friends to people who are deaf. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how to be empathetic and include all kinds of friends. A diagram shows the American Sign Language alphabet, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about being a good friend online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. My Friend Is Deaf also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. My Friend Is Deaf is part of Jump!’s All Kinds of Friends series.

My Friend Has Down Syndrome

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287289

In My Friend Has Down Syndrome, beginning readers are introduced to different characters who have Down syndrome, how Down syndrome may affect their actions, and how we can be good friends to people who have Down syndrome. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how to be empathetic and include all kinds of friends. An activity encourages students to examine how everyone has different strengths, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about being a good friend online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. My Friend Has Down Syndrome also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. My Friend Has Down Syndrome is part of Jump!’s All Kinds of Friends series.

Resolver conflictos

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270263

In Resolving Conflict, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can resolve and handle conflict in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by resolving conflict. An activity encourages social and emotional learning by asking readers to identify and understand different conflicts and ways in which they have or can resolve them, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about empathy online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Resolving Conflict also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Resolving Conflict is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Ser tolerantes

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270355

In Being Tolerant, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can be tolerant in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by being tolerant. An activity encourages kids to practice tolerance, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about tolerance online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Being Tolerant also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Being Tolerant is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Ser justos

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270294

In Being Fair, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can be fair in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by being fair. An activity encourages kids to practice fairness, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about fairness online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Being Fair also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Being Fair is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Principals

Erika S. Manley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288392

In Principals, vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they discover how principals work to make schools safe and fun learning centers. A labeled diagram helps readers identify tools of the trade, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about principals online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Principals also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Principals is part of Jump!’s Community Helpers series.

Tener empatía

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270386

In Having Empathy, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can practice empathy in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by being empathetic. An activity encourages social and emotional learning by asking readers to identify and understand different feelings, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about empathy online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Having Empathy also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Having Empathy is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Mostrar respeto

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270232

In Showing Respect, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can respect others, themselves, and their possessions in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by showing respect. An activity encourages social and emotional learning by asking readers to identify and draw the different places and situations in which they can show respect, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about empathy online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Showing Respect also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Resolving Conflict

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287227

In Resolving Conflict, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can resolve and handle conflict in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by resolving conflict. An activity encourages social and emotional learning by asking readers to identify and understand different conflicts and ways in which they have or can resolve them, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about empathy online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Resolving Conflict also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Resolving Conflict is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Having Empathy

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287197

In Having Empathy, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can practice empathy in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by being empathetic. An activity encourages social and emotional learning by asking readers to identify and understand different feelings, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about empathy online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Having Empathy also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Having Empathy is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Being Tolerant

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287166

In Being Tolerant, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can be tolerant in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by being tolerant. An activity encourages kids to practice tolerance, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about tolerance online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Being Tolerant also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Being Tolerant is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Being Optimistic

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287135

In Being Optimistic, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can be optimistic in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by being optimistic. An activity encourages kids to practice optimism, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about optimism online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Being Optimistic also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Being Optimistic is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.