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.

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.

Melena s Jubilee

Melena s Jubilee Author Zetta Elliott
ISBN-10 9780884484455
Year 2016-11-08
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Tilbury House Publishers and Cadent Publishing
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Named to Bank Street College of Education’s prestigious 2016 Best Children’s Books of the Year with a star for outstanding merit. Named to Bayviews Outstanding List (online journal for the Association of Children's Librarians of Northern California (ACL)) 2017 Skipping Stones Honor Book After being sent to bed early the previous night, Melena wakes up to a new day with a song in her heart. At breakfast she learns she has been given a “fresh start,” and she decides to celebrate by doing things differently for the rest of the day. Melena chooses not to fight with her brother, and shares the money she has rather than demanding to be repaid by a less fortunate friend. This story introduces children to the concept of jubilee, which stresses the important principles of debt relief, generosity, and forgiveness. Aaron Boyd’s mixed-media illustrations are as bright and vivid as a sun-washed day. Fountas & Pinnell Level M

More Blueberries

More Blueberries Author Susan Musgrave
ISBN-10 9781459807075
Year 2015-03-01
Pages 24
Language en
Publisher Orca Book Publishers
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These young twins can't get enough of their favorite snack—and they aren't the only ones! With playful rhyming text from award-winning poet Susan Musgrave and gorgeous illustrations by Esperança Melo, this exuberant board book will delight little ones and have everyone happily shouting, "More blueberries!"


Sprinkle Your Sparkles

Sprinkle Your Sparkles Author Kirsten Tulsian
ISBN-10 1938326202
Year 2013-09-15
Pages 30
Language en
Publisher Ferne Press
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Did you know that everyone has sparkles? They're deep within us and we give them away every time we are thoughtful toward others. Through beautiful illustrations and engaging text, readers will be captivated and encouraged to spread their sparkles to everyone they meet or encounter.

The Magic Poof

The Magic Poof Author Stephen Hodges
ISBN-10 9781483652085
Year 2013-06-26
Pages 34
Language en
Publisher Xlibris Corporation
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Ange-Marie has always felt different. Who wouldn't when your best friend is literally attached to you? The Poof is a great ball of curly hair that sits directly on top of Ange-Marie's head. His magical and playful nature always seems to produce mischief and adventure. In book one of The Magic Poof series, Ange-Marie must decide what to wear for school picture day. But The Poof also wants to look good for picture day! How does Ange-Marie look her best and keep her enchanted and hairy friend a secret? In the end, both The Poof and Ange-Marie find that compromise is the key in any friendship.

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.

Finding the Green Stone

Finding the Green Stone Author Alice Walker
ISBN-10 015227538X
Year 1991
Pages 40
Language en
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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After saying unkind things to family and friends, Johnny loses both his green stone and his interest in life, and he recovers them only when he discovers love in his heart.

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.

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?

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.

The Juice Box Bully

The Juice Box Bully Author Bob Sornson
ISBN-10 1933916729
Year 2010-09-21
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher
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Pete has a hard time fitting in at his new school, but he soon learns that bullying and tolerating bad behavior is not in keeping with Mandell Elementary's "Promise."

Pink Tiara Cookies for Three

Pink Tiara Cookies for Three Author Maria Dismondy
ISBN-10 0615516203
Year 2012-01
Pages 24
Language en
Publisher Making Spirits Bright: One Book At A Time
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When Jasmine moves in across the street, best friends Sami and Stella learn to make room for one more friend.