Matthew wanted only one thing on Earth: a dog. He lived in a children's home, and they weren't allowed to have a real dog. The toy dog he got for Christmas was broken; the other animals he tried out as pets didn't live up to his expectations. He never ever thought about wanting a Mother or a Father-but one day, when a couple comes to adopt him-he decides to keep an open mind. . . .
Cuando la madre de Jimmy trae a casa una bolsa con cinco hermosas naranjas, él se las quiere quedar todas. Pero el instinto de compartir con su familia y amigos es demasiado fuerte como para resistirlo- ¡hasta que no le quedan más naranjas! Este día, Jimmy aprenderá un montón acerca del don de la generosidad.
Mary wants to play with her friends Clara and Ana, but they're playing with their dolls, and Mary doesn't have a doll. Her mother suggests that she make one using wool and cotton and other things that they have around the house. So Mary makes a beautiful doll, but then she realizes: Her doll has to breathe, and how will it sneeze? What can she use for her lovely doll's nose?
Grandpa had 27 grandchildren, all who loved him, and shared the mangoes he brought home every day. Grandpa and mangoes always brightened the day. But grandpa was getting sick, losing his memory and the ability to even cut the mangoes. He was slowing leaving his grandchildren.
Her really 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.
This title teaches students that teamwork, sharing, and cooperating are important steps in working together and helping to reach goals much faster.
This book talks about how having a positive attitude makes you feel better and happier.
Young readers will discover that it's easy to pack a lunch that is eco-friendly and yummy too!
Young readers explore various forms of pollution and how people are cleaning up the environment.
This book talks about how everyone has problems, and how most problems have solutions. It includes information about how it is important to stop and think, get all the facts, and be better prepared to solve a problem when it happens.
Learning responsibility at home and in school is addressed in this book - how it makes you feel better about yourself when you do the right thing, and how other people notice too.
It's sometimes hard to be honest, but this book teaches students the importance of being honest at home, in school and in their everyday lives.
The focus of this title is that it is sometimes hard to have integrity. Having to always do the right thing or say that you are sorry can be hard to do but makes you a better person, and makes other people think you are, too.
This book teaches students what being a friend means, how it is important to listen and trust, and what it takes to meet and make new friends.
Sharing is sometimes hard for young students. This book talks about different things and ways you can share to get along better with your classmates and friends.
Young readers focus on the importance and issues of clean water.
Young readers will discover what they can do to make greener choices as they grow up.
Being polite, having good manners, and showing kindness to others are topics of this book. The book gives different situations and circumstances where politeness is important.