4 years & up. Love comes in many different forms-so do families! Show children that love, not who you are or how your family looks, is what makes a family a family with the inclusive All Families Are Special Books. Perfect for exploring all the unique ways a family can be made, this book set helps teachers and parents build nurturing and supportive environments for children where they feel safe, comfortable, and affirmed in their family backgrounds. From adoptive and single-parent families,… More »
4 years & up. Educate and inspire with this culturally relevant book set dedicated to celebrating Black History! Children and their families will find heroes and role models within these stories that uplift and amplify Black excellence, voices, and achievements. From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Mae Jemison, the historical figures showcased in these diverse stories will inspire children to never give up on their dreams no matter what obstacles may be in their way. Hardcover and paperback mix. Set of 4.
4 years & up. This book set helps children learn, understand, and practice basic social and emotional skills. Real-life situations, lots of diversity, and concrete examples make these read-aloud books appropriate for your classroom. Each book focuses on a specific skill and ends with ideas for reinforcing what the children have learned. Set of 6 books. Paperback. 40 pages. Book Titles: Talk and Work It Out, Be Honest and Tell the Truth, Be Polite and Kind, Accept and Value Each Person, Reach… More »
3 years & up. Children, therapists, and teachers will benefit from this collection of titles full of encouragement and support. Lessons abound from support in the face of common childhood fears to the will of a hearing impaired child to dance. A must for every classroom!
4 years & up. Even children have obstacles to overcome and this book set is actually honest, light, and direct. With issues ranging from asthma, diabetes, autism, Down's syndrome, handicapped, blind and poor eyesight. Each book has a desire for all children to learn and play, and to be accepted for themselves as other children are.
3 years & up. What makes a person different is one of the things that makes him or her special. Vibrant, full-color photos support beginning readers and make reading informational text easy and fun. Each book includes an activity, picture glossary, and index.
3 years & up. These books have brilliant photograph images that present a picture of global diversity, tolerance, and joy through each book. Each book exposes children to diverse cultures around the world and in their own community. In this way, the books teach children to respect differences as well as appreciate the values and ties that bind us together as human beings. Global Fund for Children books integrate children's perspectives, present positive images of children, and help to raise… More »
3 years & up. Ideal for classrooms, this economical set combines 7 diverse titles for a range of cultural classroom experiences. Titles included: Not Yet Yvette, Abuela's Weave, Baseball Saved Us, We Are A Rainbow, Jamaica and Brianna, The Seven Chinese Brothers, and Jamaica Louise James. Paperback. Set of 7 books.
2 years & up. This board book series explains how words can hurt someone's feelings, hitting friends is not nice, and biting hurts. Each book has simple words and pictures illustrating ways to cope with frustration, anger, or sadness.
When Pa was taking Jim to school for the first time, Jim said, "Will I have a friend at school?" "I think you will," said Pa. But even his father's gentle reassurance doesn't make Jim feel any better. The other children in kindergarten are scary strangers to him. He's sure that he'll never find a friend...until naptime, when he discovers someone who feels the way he does. Paperback. 32 pages.
4 years & up. On Career Day, the children in Mrs. Madoff's class each take a turn introducing a special visitor. Every visitor has something interesting to share with the class, and together everyone learns all about the different work that people of all ages do. Hardcover. 40 pages.
4 years & up. Lena is seven years old and wants to paint a picture of herself. She wants to paint herself with brown paint to match her own skin. However, when she takes a walk through her neighborhood, she realizes that brown comes in diverse shades. Explore with this book the ways we are all alike and different by exploring family identities, values and responsibilities. Paperback. 32 pages.
2 - 4 years. Babies and toddlers with Down syndrome, like all young children, want to discover their world and take on new experiences. This delightful board book is filled with babies and toddlers with Down syndrome going about the business of their lives. Full-color photographs feature children swimming, eating spaghetti, laughing, playing ball, and more. This is the perfect book for parents and children to enjoy together. Reinforce your child's abilities and encourage the possibilities. What's… More »
With brilliantly-colored marker illustrations, "A Rainbow of Friends" demonstrates the timeless lesson of acceptance of others. This heartwarming book explains that each person is unique and adds immensely to the lives of others. Hallinan's verses encourage children to respect the disabled, to help those in trouble, and to reach out to the people around them. Full color.
3 years & up. These 8 paperback books discuss specific ways to be a friend and how to get along with everyone. Each book teaches lessons for children to learn by, as well as fun ways to be polite by using manners, kind words, understanding others feelings and making oneself happy.
3 years & up. Help children build social and emotional intelligence through shared reading and engaging texts that prompt discussions about real-world experiences. A full-color poster is included. Set of 6 paperback books.
3 - 8 years. In this colorful, inviting early childhood book, children from preschool to lower elementary learn about diversity in terms they can understand: hair that's straight or curly, families with many people or few, bodies that are big or small. With its wide-ranging examples and fun, highly detailed art, this book helps children appreciate the ways they are alike and affirm their individual differences--all while building self-confidence. Lively new art breathes fresh life into this classic… More »
3 years & up. Children feel many different emotions every day and sometimes their friends don't understand why they are acting a certain way. This book set presents different stories that are geared for children to help them understand different situations. Set of 5 paperback books.
3 years & up. Many children require a special diet due to food allergies and sensitivities or diabetes. This set offers simple, engaging text explaining why a special diet might be needed and what these diets require. Each book offers healthy food options and corresponding recipes. Set of 4 books.