Her good friend has moved far away to another country. What to do now? How can they stay friends without seeing each other? They learn that there is friendship in thinking about each other, in writing to each other, in remembering each others' favorite things, but most of all: it is in the heart.
It's very difficult to be the youngest, littlest one in the family. Yurchyk's sister and brother are too old to play with him now; they prefer to do other things. And his parents are too busy. His companion is just a puppy, a little dog named Klapovukh. Yurchyk's father says that being big isn't just about growing taller but about doing big things! It takes courage to do big things: Is little Yurchyk brave enough?
Bear is tired. The weather is getting cool and he's ready for a nice long nap--he's got earmuffs and a brand-new door to keep out the noise, plus a pair of fluffy slippers. Meanwhile, real estate mogul Woodpecker finds his recent homes…missing. And he follows the trail of debris right to Bear's new front door. When he "tap tap taps" to talk to Bear about it, the two engage in a feisty exchange of name-calling and gossip with the rest of their forest neighbors. Can they patch it up--literally--before Bear loses too much sleep?
Empower young readers to embrace their individuality, reject societal limitations, and follow their dreams. This inspiring picture book brings together a poem by acclaimed author Angela Johnson and Nina Crews's distinctive photocollage illustrations to celebrate girls of color.
After losing her first two forever homes, Noodle the goldendoodle knows all about the sadness of goodbyes. But in her new home with Andrea and as an official Helper Hound, Noodle helps Gabriel deal with the loss of his grandfather and to discover that our loved ones can be found in the little things all around us even when they're gone.
Max and his sister Lily are staying with relatives while their mom is away getting her own emotional help. Max and Lily are being teased and bullied at school. Their Aunt Eileen calls the Helper Hounds, and soon Robot, an endearing Rottweiler who knows all about bullies, comes to give support. A lot of people think Rottweilers are bullies, but that's because they don't really know how cuddly they can be. Robot and his handler Samuel help the kids at Max and Lily's school deal with bullies while Max and Lily gain new friends.
Feelings can be happy or sad, big or small, easy or hard, and sometimes too complicated to put into words. Young readers will explore different kinds of feelings and the many ways to handle them.
Shares three stories of children learning how to work together as a team. Vibrant and colorful photos help tell the stories. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.
Too dark, too cold, too stormy, too wet: Joselina Piggy can’t wait to get outside, but every time she asks Big Pig Papa if he’s ready, he has another reason to say “NO!” Kids will relate to this impatient little pig.
A tiny field mouse moves into an abandoned building. One by one, a cat, a rabbit, a frog, and a dog move in with him. "There's always room for one more," says Mouse. After dinner, when it's time to go to sleep, Mouse makes sure each new friend has just the right place to sleep.
We are all unique in our own special ways. How are you unique? I Am Unique, a 16-page reader from the Kid Citizen series for prekindergarten to grade 2, encourages beginning readers to think about and appreciate how everyone is special in their own unique ways. It includes a photo glossary and a reading comprehension activity.
Being helpful shows how much you care. How are you helpful? I Can Help, a 16-page reader from the Kid Citizen series for prekindergarten to grade 2, encourages beginning readers to be helpful to others in the world around them. It includes a photo glossary and a reading comprehension activity.
Diego plays baseball, but he sometimes has trouble focusing on the game. With a good teammate (and some luck!) he learns to keep his eye on the ball. In Diego Chase, Second Base, you'll be rooting for Diego as he learns about baseball and teamwork!
It feels good to be kind. How are you kind? I Am Kind, a 16-page reader from the Kid Citizen series for prekindergarten to grade 2, encourages beginning readers to be kind to themselves and others. It includes a photo glossary and a reading comprehension activity.
At gymnastics practice, Omar tries hard and has fun, but some of his moves are still wobbly. He worries that his friends are better at cartwheels and handstands than he is. But then, Omar gets a surprise when he learns there’s a special move that his teammates want to learn from him! In Omar Pratt, On the Mat, you'll be rooting for Omar as he learns about gymnastics and teamwork!
Sharing helps us get along with each other. What do you share? I Can Share, a 16-page reader from the Kid Citizen series for prekindergarten to grade 2, encourages beginning readers to share with others. It includes a photo glossary and a reading comprehension activity.
Ava is a good swimmer. She’s also a good teammate. When Alonso is afraid of the water, Ava knows just what to do. She and the team mascot help him have fun in the pool! In Ava Kane, In the Lane, you'll be rooting for Ava as she learns about swimming and teamwork!
Jayla loves to play soccer. There’s just one problem. Sometimes, she forgets the rules. Luckily, a teammate has a great idea that helps Jayla and the team, too! In Jayla Cole, Queen of the Goal, you'll be rooting for Jayla as she learns about soccer and teamwork!
We make many choices every day. What choices do you make? I Make Good Choices, a 16-page reader from the Kid Citizen series for prekindergarten to grade 2, encourages beginning readers to think about the choices they make every day and why they matter. It includes a photo glossary and a reading comprehension activity.
Following the rules keeps us safe. What rules do you know? I Know the Rules, a 16-page reader from the Kid Citizen series for prekindergarten to grade 2, encourages beginning readers to think about rules and their importance. It includes a photo glossary and a reading comprehension activity.
Nana teaches Nino that the best birthday gift doesn't come in a box. SEL topic: listening to others.
Bob is loading the car for a trip. Yippee! Ick and Crud love to take trips. But suddenly this trip doesn't seem like it will be fun. Book 3 in the series.
Milo likes to do things in the right order. His little brother Iggy has his own way of doing things. Young readers will see themselves in Milo or Iggy. And at the end of the day, either way is just fine.
Whether it's learning how to take the first steps, or how to ride a bike, children must believe in themselves and trust the adults who care for them before jumping into something new. Once Max believes he will be safe, our little bird spreads his wings.
"I wish I was taller." "I can't wait to be old enough to…" "If only I could dance like her." We've all had feelings like these. But in time it becomes clear our unique talents and qualities make us each one-of-a kind."