The Jelly Donut Difference

The Jelly Donut Difference Author Maria Dismondy
ISBN-10 0997608501
Year 2017-04-01
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Cardinal Rule Press
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Leah and Dexter are brother and sister. They don t always get along. In fact, there are times they can be downright mean to each other. The ooey, gooey jelly donuts in this story are a testament to the power of kindness, caring and generosity. Find out if Leah and Dexter will ever learn to get along! Bite into the power of paying it forward by adding The Jelly Donut Difference to your family s home collection or classroom library"

The Potato Chip Champ

The Potato Chip Champ Author Maria Dismondy
ISBN-10 0984855815
Year 2012-12-01
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Making Spirits Bright: One Book At A Time
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Champ and Walter, two boys from very different worlds, have a seemingly insignificant thing in common--their love for potato chips--but when Champ's world starts to crumble, Walter's kindness helps him feel better.

We re All Wonders

We re All Wonders Author R. J. Palacio
ISBN-10 9781524766511
Year 2017-03-28
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Knopf Books for Young Readers
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The unforgettable bestseller Wonder has inspired a nationwide movement to Choose Kind. Now parents and educators can introduce the importance of choosing kind to younger readers with this gorgeous picture book, featuring Auggie and Daisy on an original adventure, written and illustrated by R. J. Palacio. Over 5 million people have fallen in love with Wonder and have joined the movement to Choose Kind. Now younger readers can meet Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face, and his beloved dog, Daisy. Countless fans have asked R. J. Palacio to write a book for younger readers. With We’re All Wonders, she makes her picture-book debut as both author and artist, with a spare, powerful text and striking, richly imagined illustrations. Palacio shows readers what it’s like to live in Auggie’s world—a world in which he feels like any other kid, but he’s not always seen that way. We’re All Wonders may be Auggie’s story, but it taps into every child’s longing to belong, and to be seen for who they truly are. It’s the perfect way for families and educators to talk about empathy and kindness with young children. Praise for Wonder: A #1 New York Times Bestseller A USA Today Top 100 Bestseller An Indie Bestseller A Time Magazine 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time Selection A Washington Post Best Kids’ Book A Parents Magazine Top 10 Book of the Year A New York Times Book Review Notable Book An NPR Outstanding Backseat Book Club Pick An Entertainment Weekly 10 Great Kids’ Books Selection A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year A Booklist Editors’ Choice An E. B. White Read Aloud Award Winner An ALA Notable Book A Bank Street Best Book of the Year An IRA-CBC Teachers’ Choice A New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Selection A Christopher Award Winner “A beautiful, funny and sometimes sob-making story of quiet transformation.” —The Wall Street Journal “A crackling page-turner filled with characters you can’t help but root for.” —Entertainment Weekly “Rich and memorable.” —The New York Times Book Review “Wonder is the best kids’ book of the year.” —Slate.com “A glorious exploration of the nature of friendship, tenacity, fear, and most importantly, kindness.” —The Huffington Post “Endearing, enduring Auggie and his family and friends will find a place in the hearts of readers and prompt reflection on how we treat others.” —The Washington Post

The Courage to Be Kind

The Courage to Be Kind Author Jenny Levin
ISBN-10 9781480837188
Year 2017-02-08
Pages 36
Language en
Publisher Archway Publishing
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Have you been at the grocery store and your child points at someone who looks different and asks loudly, “What’s wrong with that person?” or “Why does he need a wheelchair?” Your first reaction is usually to hush your child and apologize to the person or hope he or she didn’t notice. Telling a child to be quiet and not look can be shameful for both the child and the person with the difference. Instead of silencing our children and ignoring their curiosity, we should embrace uniqueness in a positive way. In The Courage to Be Kind, authors Jenny Levin and Rena Rosen teach children and parents how to act and respond when they see someone who looks different. Learn with Sam and Ellie as they encounter and interact with several kids in different ways. Ellie is blunt and often offensive. Sam tries to find common ground with each person and provides an example of how to behave. The dramatization of each difference includes photographs and a list of frequently asked questions so kids and parents can learn about various syndromes together. Through a series of scenarios, The Courage to Be Kind offers a tool to facilitate conversations about kindness and to teach with the art of compassion.

Teal

Teal Author Renee Galvin
ISBN-10 1682738906
Year 2016-10-11
Pages 28
Language en
Publisher
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Little Teal crayon is trying to find out where he belongs at clean-up time. Is he a blue crayon or a green?

The Magic Poof

The Magic Poof Author Stephen Hodges
ISBN-10 9781493184446
Year 2014-04-01
Pages 34
Language en
Publisher Xlibris Corporation
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In the vibrant sequel to the critically acclaimed “The Magic Poof”, we find the practical Ange-Marie facing a test when her mischievous Poof reveals himself to a perfect stranger! That stranger is Ling. A daredevil and fashionista as unique as the Poof and Ange-Marie herself. With Ling swinging from to and fro on the jungle gym at school the Poof decides to catch her when she falls. But now that a stranger knows Ange-Marie’s secret, how will Ling react? Find out in this enchanting sequel that teaches the importance of being yourself while making friends with others. ”The Magic Poof – A New Friend” is an vibrant story bundled with adventure and delight.

Chocolate Milk Por Favor

Chocolate Milk  Por Favor Author Maria Dismondy
ISBN-10 0984855831
Year 2015-04-01
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Making Spirits Bright:One Book at a
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Johnny is a big fan of school but that all changes when the new kid, Gabe arrives. Gabe doesn't speak any English, and that doesn't stop Johnny from going out of his way to be unkind. What will Johnny do when Gabe starts to make new friends? Will he join in the fun of making a new friend or turn the other way? Johnny realizes a powerful message in this story where empathy and inclusion teach us that actions speak louder than words. Read to find out how chocolate milk plays a major role in the discovery of the real universal language.

The Case of the Missing Donut

The Case of the Missing Donut Author Alison McGhee
ISBN-10 9781101639054
Year 2013-07-25
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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“…this tale of doughnut perfidy takes the cake.” - The New York Times The sheriff and his deputy dog have been charged with a mission: to bring a dozen donuts home safely. All seems to be going well until the young sheriff peeks inside the box to check on the tasty treats. They’re practically calling his name, and in the blink of an eye (and with just a few nibbles), a donut disappears! Wherever could that missing donut be? Luckily, this is one mystery the sheriff and his deputy are sure to bring to a close.

The Truth About My Unbelievable Summer

The Truth About My Unbelievable Summer      Author Davide Cali
ISBN-10 9781452146942
Year 2016-07-05
Pages 44
Language en
Publisher Chronicle Books
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What really happened over the summer break? A curious teacher wants to know. The epic explanation? What started out as a day at the beach turned into a globe-spanning treasure hunt with high-flying hijinks, exotic detours, an outrageous cast of characters, and one very mischievous bird! Is this yet another tall tale, or is the truth just waiting to be revealed? From the team behind I Didn't Do My Homework Because . . . and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to School . . . comes a fantastical fast-paced, detail-rich illustrated summer adventure that's so unbelievable, it just might be true! Plus, this is the fixed-format version, which looks almost identical to the print edition.

The Little Linebacker

The Little Linebacker Author Maria Dismondy
ISBN-10 098485584X
Year 2016-06-01
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher
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Stephen is a little kid with big dreams of playing football. The odds are against him when he is tested and faced with challenges. This is a story of a boy who worked hard to defy the odds and become a leader.

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun Author Maria Dismondy
ISBN-10 1933916303
Year 2008-08-01
Pages 28
Language en
Publisher Nelson Pub & Marketing Llc
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Even though she is teased by a boy at school for being different, Lucy has the courage to be herself and comes to the boy's aid when he is in need of help.

Louder Lili

Louder  Lili Author Gennifer Choldenko
ISBN-10 039924252X
Year 2007
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Putnam Publishing Group
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The quietest kid in her class, Lili is so shy that her voice is never heard in class until the day a good friend needs her help.

Happiness Doesn t Come from Headstands

Happiness Doesn t Come from Headstands Author Tamara Levitt
ISBN-10 9781614293897
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 38
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Trying—and failing—can be a path to happiness too. Leela loves to do yoga. She could do all sorts of poses, but there was one pose she couldn’t do. Every time Leela tried to do a headstand…KERPLUNK! This book explores the themes of acceptance, resilience, and self-compassion and offers the message that just because we may experience a failure does not mean that we are a failure. Written as a counterpoint to the message of The Little Engine that Could, Happiness Doesn’t Come from Headstands is a story about a girl who tries her best, but still falls down. Through the process she learns that happiness is not determined by external achievement. Through accepting our limitations and celebrating our efforts, even in the face of failure, peace can be found.