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I Said No! Refusal Skills

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797890

Learning to say no to cigarettes, drugs, and other dangers is one of the most important tools a child can have. In this new book by Slim Goodbody, children are taught to understand when and why they need to say no, and how to refuse and still keep their friends.

Live it: Respect

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792499

What is respect? And why is it important? As you read this graphic nonfiction book, you'll learn about some amazing people who know what respect means, and who know how to honor the people and things in their world. You'll also get a chance to decide whether you show respect to those who deserve it, and to those who need it.

Who am I?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791850

This book introduces young readers to their roles within a family. From brother and sister to granddaughter and friend, this title uses a child-centered approach to explain who children are to the people around them. An activity asks the readers to close their eyes and think about which role they love the best.

Today is a great day!

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195135

Simple rhyme gives children a fun lesson in having a positive attitude. In this book, children will also become familiar with the format for dialogue within text as they are asked on several pages to repeat the phrase "Today is a great day!" out loud. An activity encourages children to think positively and see how it spreads to other people.

What do I need?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792048

What do people and other living things need to survive? Numerous images with simple labels show children all the things we need to live and be happy, from water and food to shelter and love. An activity asks young readers to describe how they have fun.

When I am happy

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195111

This upbeat book describes the things we do when we are happy. Positive statements such as I like to smile. and I like you. help reinforce in children the joyful feeling of being happy. An activity asks children questions about what makes them happy.

Friend or Foe?: Plays About Bullying

Catherine Gourlay (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791263

Bullying is about power and controlling another person. The two reader's theater-style plays in this book look at bullying first from two different viewpointsthat of the victim, and that of the bully. Young people will learn how to recognize it and how to change it.

The Invisible Me: Plays About Self-Image

Catherine Gourlay (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791270

People often tend to link their personal identity to their physical body. Two reader's theater-style plays focus on both male and female characters and their body images. Clarisse believes she is too fat and becomes obsessed with dieting. Sams story focuses on a males impatience for change to occurwill he always be 411 and 98 pounds? Young people will learn that they may have more control over self-image than they imagine.

What's the Difference?: Plays About Tolerance

Catherine Gourlay (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791287

Its always important to appreciate how much we all have in common. But sometimes its just as important to appreciate the ways in which we are different. A change of attitude is often needed when it comes to accepting diversity. These two reader's theater-style plays look at the personal consequences of rumors and bigotry.

Where Do I Belong?: Plays About Fitting In

Catherine Gourlay (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791294

For adolescents, a sense of belonging to a group is an essential step in self-discovery. And yet not all popular kids are stress-free. How others view us is important, but these two reader's theater-style plays help readers distinguish the difference between social acceptance and personal acceptance.

Family Matters: Plays About Family Changes

Catherine Gourlay (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791249

Resentment and compassion link these two reader's theater-style plays that help teach young people how to deal with real situations. Both deal with traumatic changes within a familya separation between the two most important people in a childs life and the loss of a home and a beloved furry family member.

Flashpoints!: Plays About Controlling Anger

Catherine Gourlay (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791256

A flashpoint is the critical stage in some process at which actionoften violenceoccurs. As young people will learn in these two reader's theater-style plays, however, flashpoints can also trigger change. The plays focus on both physical and verbal outbursts of angerand ways to regain control of ones emotions.

Tengo sentimientos

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195753

This book explores the world of emotions and helps children identify their own feelings. Entertaining photographs show young readers what emotions look like on childrens faces. Patterned text and an activity help readers understand a wide range of emotions.

Goldilocks and the Wolf

Simona Sanfilippo Hilary Robinson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191564

When Goldilocks met Little Red Riding Hood in Bluebell Wood, they decided to have a picnic. Just as they were enjoying some buns, a wolf sat down between them. He said he wanted to be friends, but was that big bad wolf telling a fib?

Manners, please! Why It Pays to be Polite

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195333

Slim Goodbody helps children understand the value of manners and the essentials of behaving well in school, at home, and with friends. Manners make a difference in all aspects of a persons life. The way you present yourself often determines how others see you.

Past Tense: Healthy Ways to Manage Stress

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195340

Slim Goodbody helps children develop skills to manage and release stress in ways that keep their minds and bodies healthy. Stress can be anything that happens that puts pressure on peoples minds and bodies and causes them to feel worried, uptight, or tense.

Speak Up! Communicating Confidently

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195357

Slim Goodbody helps children learn assertive communication skills that will help them express thoughts and feelings in an open, direct way. They will learn techniques that will get others to listen and respond appropriately to what they have to say.

What Should I Do? Making Good Decisions

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797906

Its very important for a child to learn how to make good decisions. In this informative new book, Slim Goodbody helps children learn the steps they should follow in making almost any decision: Stop, Think, Act, Review (STAR).

Why are You Picking on Me? Dealing with Bullies

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797913

Bullying is one of the scariest and potentially damaging negative behaviors children can face. Slim Goodbody helps young students learn to recognize the different kinds of bullying and presents strategies for dealing with even the toughest situations.

Can We Be Friends? Buddy Building Strategies

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797920

Children who belong to healthy peer groups are generally happier and function at a higher level. Will You Be My Friend? helps young students learn the steps it takes to meet, make, and keep a friend.

Dollars and Sense: Developing Good Money Habits

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195326

Slim Goodbody provides children with the fundamentals of moneyincluding intrinsic value, and how to save and spend wisely. Money and the way people deal with it, affects almost every aspect of lifefrom purchasing healthy foods to buying running shoes.

Can We Get Along? Dealing with Differences

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797876

Learning to tolerate different opinions, perspectives, and beliefs is vital to a healthy society. Slim Goodbodys Cant We Get Along? helps children understand the need and importance for tolerance, and the steps they can take to increase peace in their lives and in the world.

Have You Heard? Active Listening

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797883

Good listening is enhanced by paying attention, making eye contact, asking questions, and giving feedback. What Did You Say? helps make learning to be a better listener easy and fun.

What is culture?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790457

This wonderful book introduces the important aspects of culture, and concentrates on the things that children enjoy, such as costumes, dances, holidays and celebrations, and special foods. The book promotes multiculturalism by acquainting children with one anothers ways of life.

What is religion?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790464

This insightful book introduces children to the worlds most popular religions. It looks at the origins, special heroes and teachers, basic beliefs, sacred texts and symbols, ways of worship, special days, rituals, works of art, and places of worship associated with each religion. The book also highlights the basic principles of religions such as truth, kindness, acceptance, peace, and love. Learning similar aspects of religions, such as prayer, worship, ritual, and celebration, helps foster greater understanding and respect.