Tease Monster

Tease Monster Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 9781934490471
Year 2013-08-01
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Boys Town Press
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Part of the Building Relationships series by Julia Cook, this quirky tale teaches K-6 readers the difference between friendly teasing and mean teasing. Understanding the difference can help develop friendship skills and advance social emotional learning. Youngsters will learn how to react to both types of teasing -- when to laugh along with it, ignore it, or get help from a trusted adult when it becomes bullying. Kids also learn how their own words can be misunderstood or hurtful and to watch what they say.

Teasing Isn t Funny

Teasing Isn t Funny Author Melissa Higgins
ISBN-10 9781479569403
Year 2015-08-01
Pages 24
Language en
Publisher Capstone
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"Sensitive, narrative text from illustrated animal characters shows readers what emotional bullying is and provides possible solutions to stop it"--

Cliques Just Don t Make Cents

Cliques Just Don t Make Cents Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 9781934490396
Year 2012
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Boys Town Press
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Penny feels like she doesn't fit in with the others, but when she meets a beautiful gold coin named Dollar, she learns how special and valuable she is with Dollar's help.

Pushing Isn t Funny

Pushing Isn t Funny Author Melissa Higgins
ISBN-10 9781479569410
Year 2015-08-01
Pages 24
Language en
Publisher Capstone
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Bailey is a raccoon who loves math and the superhero Mighty Raccoon. But Bailey is getting physically bullied by Kim, a dog at school. Young readers watch Bailey struggle with bullying and learn safe ways to make it stop. Sensitive illustrations of gender-neutral animal characters help all children relate to the issue of physical bullying.

Table Talk

Table Talk Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 1934490970
Year 2016-02-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher Boys Town Press
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Veteran author Julia Cook offers another funny but educational tale in her next book in the award-winning Building Relationships series. Table Talk is told from the perspective of the Dinner Table, who sees it as her job to explain proper table etiquette to the children who sit around her. Parents and educators of K-6 students will get a real kick out of Table's advice, guidance, and how-tos.

Making Friends Is an Art

Making Friends Is an Art Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 9781934490303
Year 2012
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Boys Town Press
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Meet Brown the least used pencil in the box. He s tall, geeky and lonely. Brown envies Red, Purple, Blue and all the other pencils who have fun coloring and playing together. Dark Green is trustworthy, Pink listens well, Orange has fun, and everybody likes Red! Brown doesn t smile very often because he doesn t get used much and hardly ever needs sharpening. When Brown asks the other pencils why no one likes him, he discovers that to have friends, he needs to be a good friend. If Brown learns to use all of the friendship skills the other pencils have, he can make friends and have fun too! In her trademark humorous fashion, author Julia Cook teaches kids of all ages (and adults too!) how to practice the art of friendship and getting along with others. This title is the first in a Building Relationships series of books focusing on relationship-building skills for children. Included in the book are tips for parents and teachers on how to help children who feel left out and have trouble making friends.

Well I Can Top That

Well  I Can Top That Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 9781934490570
Year 2014-03-03
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Boys Town Press
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Brad has a lot of great things going on in his life – or at least that’s what he tells all of his classmates! When one student wins a contest, Brad brags about how he won an even bigger contest. When another student breaks his arm, Brad blabs about how he broke BOTH his arms AND legs. Know-it-all kids who brag incessantly need help with self-confidence and friendship skills. Show how receiving attention for the right things and letting others have a chance in the limelight can improve social skills and promote better friendships This terrific story is the first in the Communicate with Confidence series, designed to help young readers master the art of communicating.

Peer Pressure Gauge

Peer Pressure Gauge Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 9781934490488
Year 2013-08-01
Pages 31
Language en
Publisher Boys Town Press
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Norbert the “namuh” is challenged by his classmates to participate in an activity he knows not to do. He risks being insulted and losing his friends. Norbert’s imaginative descriptions of how it feels to have your peer pressure gauge continue to rise will draw readers in, while they witness his internal deliberation as he tries to let his inner voice shine! Peer Pressure Gauge is the fourth installment of the popular Building Relationships series. Teachers, parents, and kids alike will enjoy this imaginative story of how escalating peer pressure feels as they learn the skills necessary to triumph over the pressure to conform. Peer Pressure Gauge is the recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award.

Ricky Sticky Fingers

Ricky Sticky Fingers Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 1937870081
Year 2012-07-01
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher
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When Ricky, a little boy that who can't figure out that stealing is wrong, finds that his bicycle is missing, he learn first-hand what it feels like to have something stolen and decides to return the items that he took from others.

Hygiene You Stink

Hygiene   You Stink Author Cook, Julia
ISBN-10 9781934490624
Year 2014-09-01
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Boys Town Press
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How do you make young children understand the importance of bathing and brushing? In this ingenious tale, young readers are sure to get the message that good hygiene will improve their health and their relationships. The story centers around a fork named Jean who hates taking baths in the sink and detests showering in the dishwasher. It's a clever fable with a timeless message.

Lying Up a Storm

Lying Up a Storm Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 1937870340
Year 2015-01-15
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher
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Whenever Levi doesn't like the truth, he kinda, sorta makes up other stuff to say. One day his mother explains to him that telling lies will damage the trust of his friends and make him very sad. This book is a great resource to help children understand not only the consequences of telling a lie, but also how one lie can often lead to telling several more.

The Drama Llama

The Drama Llama Author Susan Bowman
ISBN-10 1598501208
Year 2012-04-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher Youthlight
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Many children can relate to others stirring up drama or being overly dramatic themselves. In this story Drama Llama always stirred up trouble among her animal friends. She liked to spread rumors and gossip and start trouble between the other animals. Eventually the other animals catch on to who is starting all the rumors and they stop talking to the Drama Llama. She then becomes very sad and lonely until some of her former friends confront her about her behavior. They let her know how she can become their friend again and Drama Llama learns that to gain friends you don't need to try to get their attention by sharing rumors or drama but by being genuine and kind. The book includes discussion questions and reproducible activity pages.