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.
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.
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. Family is important, but who's in a family? Why, the people who love you the most! This equal opportunity, open-minded picture book has no preconceptions about what makes a family a family. There's even equal time given to some of children's favorite animal families. With warm and inviting jewel-tone illustrations, this is a great book for that long talk with a little person on your lap. Paperback. 32 pages.
4 years & up. Join In and Play by Cheri J. Meiners. It's fun to make friends and play with others, but it's not always easy. You have to make an effort and you have to know the rules - like asking before joining in, taking turns, playing fair, and being a good sport. This book teaches the basics of cooperation, getting along, making friends, and being a friend. Includes a section of discussion questions, games and activities adults can use to reinforce what children have learned. Paperback. 40 pages.
Explore cultural diversity by defining similarities and differences between people and places around the world. Each book has wonderful photographs for children to understand and relate to the concepts of everyday activities. Also includes a teachers guide with additional activities that can be used throughout the classroom.
Delightful rhymes along with rich watercolor illustrations take the reader on a journey of discovery. Each page portrays positive images of children with various disabilities. Winner of an iParenting Media Award, this book illustrates that beyond our physical limitations is a world of unique gifts for each of us to share. Teachers and parents love to read this book aloud to promote understanding and tolerance at school and at home. The detailed artwork attracts children of all ages. Hardback. 32 pages.
3 years & up. Celebrate the diverse family groups that make up our world! Positive, clear text helps emergent readers understand different family relationships, while recognizing the bonds that all families share. Set of 4 books.
3 years & up. Through the exchanges between a little girl born in China and her adoptive parent, this book offers an inspiring message to adoptive parents and children all over the world. Paperback. 32 pages.
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 »
5 years & up. Armond Goes to a Party: A book about Asperger's and friendship by Nancy Carlson and Armond Isaak. Parties are noisy, disorganized, and smelly - all things that are hard for a child with Asperger's. Worst of all is socializing with other children. But with the support of his good friend, Armond gets through the party and has fun. It feels good to be a friend. A great book for children to learn about coping with autism or Asperger's. Paperback. 32 pages.