Surprising everyone, willow steps up and bravely does something shocking, even herself, and it changes the entire dynamic of the classroom. The empowering message here also helps promote individual self-awareness, self-esteem and good decision making. It offers a pitch-perfect lesson on how to stand up for yourself, terrifically aligning with character education lessons on courage.
Willow Finds a Way #ad - The simple artwork by tania howells beautifully captures the subtleties of the story; the children are the main focus of the spare illustrations, allowing their body language and facial expressions to leap off the page and showcase exactly how they're feeling. In this simple but substantial picture book by lana Button, shy, quiet Willow silently wishes she could find a way to say no to her bossy classmate Kristabelle's demands, but the words never seem to come when she needs them.
This child-friendly and relatable story about bullying is elegantly told with honesty and heart. This is a book that will have young children on the edge of their seats at storytime, deeply sympathetic to the dilemma faced by Willow and her classmates.
My Secret BullyDragonfly Books #ad - The secret's out on bullyinghere is the all-too-familiar story of Monica. She and katie have been friends since kindergarten. Monica loves being around her when she's nice. But there are times when Katie can be just plain mean. And monica doesn't understand why. Monica is a target of relational aggression, emotional bullying among friends who will use name-calling and manipulation to humiliate and exclude.
My Secret Bully #ad - But with a little help from a supportive adult—her mother—Monica learns to cope and thrive by facing her fears and reclaiming power from her bully. Including a foreword by the founder of the the ophelia Project, teachers, discussion questions, and additional resources, My Secret Bully is a vital resource for children, parents, as well as helpful tips, and counselors.
Weird!: A Story About Dealing with Bullying in Schools The Weird! SeriesFree Spirit Publishing #ad - Luisa describes being targeted by bullying in Weird! Jayla shares her experience as a bystander to bullying in Dare! And in Tough!, Sam speaks from the point of view of someone initiating bullying. Luisa initially reacts to the bullying by withdrawing and hiding her colorful nature. But with the support of her teachers, parents, and one special friend named Jayla, classmates, she is able to reclaim her color and resist Sam’s put-downs.
The weird! seriesthese three books tell the story of an ongoing case of bullying from three third graders’ perspectives. Kids will easily relate to luisa, and sam, as each girl has her own unique experience, Jayla, eventually learning how to face her challenges with the help of friends, peers, and caring adults.
Weird!: A Story About Dealing with Bullying in Schools The Weird! Series #ad - Part of the bully Free Kids™ line Dragonfly Books. Used book in Good Condition. Luisa is repeatedly teased and called "weird" by her classmate Sam, greeting her father in Spanish, answering questions in class, even though she is simply being herself—laughing with her friends, and wearing her favorite polka-dot boots.
I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of KindnessSchwartz & Wade #ad - Named by parents magazine as the "best book that champions Kindness"!This simple yet powerful picture book--from a New York Times bestselling husband-and-wife team--tells the story of one girl who inspires a community to stand up to bullying. By choosing only pictures to tell their story, the creators underscore the idea that someone can be an ally without having to say a word.
I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness #ad - . Used book in Good Condition. A new york public library best book of the Year"This beautifully illustrated story shows young readers how to become caring and supportive upstanders. Inspired by real events, i walk with vanessa explores the feelings of helplessness and anger that arise in the wake of seeing a classmate treated badly, and shows how a single act of kindness can lead to an entire community joining in to help.
With themes of acceptance, and strength in numbers, kindness, this timeless and profound feel-good story will resonate with readers young and old. Love it!" --trudy ludwig, bestselling author of The Invisible Boy Dragonfly Books.
Willow's WhispersKids Can Press #ad - Willow's Whispers #ad - But willow is as resourceful as she is quiet, and she fashions a magic microphone from items she finds in the recycling bin. Used book in Good Condition. When willow speaks, her words slip out as soft and shy as a secret. How will this quiet little girl make herself heard? Dragonfly Books. At school, her barely audible whisper causes her no end of troubles.
But willow's clever invention is only a temporary solution.
No More Mean Girls: The Secret to Raising Strong, Confident, and Compassionate GirlsTarcherPerigee #ad - But in this fast-paced world in which young girls are exposed to negative behaviors on TV and social media from the moment they enter school, they are also becoming caught up in social hierarchies much earlier. When girls acknowledge that they possess positive traits that make them interesting, however, and likeable, strong, the focus shifts and their self-confidence soars; "likes" lose their importance.
In this queen bees and wannabes for the elementary and middle school set, child and adolescent psychotherapist Katie Hurley shows parents of young girls how to nip mean girl behavior in the bud. Once upon a time, mean girls primarily existed in high school, while elementary school-aged girls spent hours at play and enjoyed friendships without much drama.
No More Mean Girls: The Secret to Raising Strong, Confident, and Compassionate Girls #ad - No more mean girls is a guide for parents to help their young daughters navigate tricky territories such as friendship building, creating an authentic self, standing up for themselves and others, and expressing themselves in a healthy way. The need to be liked by others certainly isn't new, but this generation of girls is growing up in an age when the "like" button shows the world just how well-liked they are.
. This book offers actionable steps to help parents empower young girls to be kind, confident leaders who work together and build each other up. Used book in Good Condition. Dragonfly Books.
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids Bucketfilling BooksBucket Fillers #ad - Teaches young readers valuable lessons about giving, sharing, and caring. We all need reminders of the benefits of positive thinking and positive behavior. A classic tale, beautifully told and beautifully shared. Emily-jane hills orford, but also fill our own bucket! conversely, we not only fill the buckets of those around us, author Carol McCloud illustrates that when we choose to be kind, when we choose to say or do mean things, Readers' Favorite Book Reviews While using a simple metaphor of a bucket and a dipper, we are dipping into buckets.
All day long, we are either filling up or dipping into each other's buckets by what we say and what we do. That showing kindness and appreciation of others goes a long way to making this world a happier place for everyone, including ourselves. Children are not the only ones that need to learn how to be truly happy.
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids Bucketfilling Books #ad - This guide to daily happiness, though, is not just for kids. Used book in Good Condition. 9780996099936. When you're a bucket filler, teachers and people that want to teach empathy, grandparents, you make the world a better place to be! This 32-page picture book is perfect for children, parents, nurture kindness and create a positive environment in their home, classroom, workplace and community.
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The Smallest Girl in the Smallest GradeG.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers #ad - The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade #ad - Dragonfly Books. Used book in Good Condition. Putnam Publishing Group. Hardly anyone noticed young Sally McCabe. She was the smallest girl in the smallest grade. But sally notices everything—from the twenty-seven keys on the janitor’s ring to the bullying happening on the playground. And when she takes a chance and stands up to the bullies, she finds that one small girl can make a big difference.
Grammy-nominated children’s musician Justin Roberts, together with vibrant artwork from award-winning illustrator Christian Robinson, will have readers cheering for young Sally McCabe. One day, sally has had enough and decides to make herself heard. 9780996099936.
My Secret BullyTricycle Press #ad - Dragonfly Books. Used book in Good Condition. The secret's out on bullyinghere is the all-too-familiar story of Monica. She and katie have been friends since kindergarten. Monica loves being around her when she's nice. But there are times when Katie can be just plain mean. And monica doesn't understand why. Monica is a target of relational aggression, emotional bullying among friends who will use name-calling and manipulation to humiliate and exclude.
But with a little help from a supportive adult—her mother—Monica learns to cope and thrive by facing her fears and reclaiming power from her bully. Including a foreword by the founder of the the ophelia Project, as well as helpful tips, and additional resources, discussion questions, My Secret Bully is a vital resource for children, parents, teachers, and counselors.
My Secret Bully #ad - 9780996099936. Putnam Publishing Group.
Willow's SmileKids Can Press #ad - It would work for a classroom introduction to the annual ritual of Picture Day as well, a subject not often covered yet very significant to young children. But sometimes when she wished she could and knew she should, her smile slipped straight off her face. So when her teacher tells the class that Picture Day is coming, shy Willow starts to worry.
In this sweet picture book, author lana Button has created a relatable and reassuring story that offers children a terrific model for how to deal with a difficult experience in a socially and emotionally competent way. Used book in Good Condition. Sometimes Willow smiled without even trying. Dragonfly Books.
Willow's Smile #ad - 9780996099936. She sees that all of her friends' expressions are unique, and perfect in their own way. The simple illustrations by Tania Howells beautifully capture the story's focus through the range of emotions so clearly expressed by Willow and her classmates. It could also lead to a conversation about why we take pictures and what makes a great picture, and to activities such as making a class photo album.
Putnam Publishing Group. She just needs to be herself. What if she isn't able to smile for the camera? How can she have her picture taken without smiling? But then on Picture Day, Willow gets the opportunity to watch the other children being photographed.
Marlene, Marlene, Queen of MeanRandom House Books for Young Readers #ad - Putnam Publishing Group. 9780996099936. She is small but mighty. Tricia tusa’s charming illustrations make the story an even more accessible conversation starter for all ages. In seussian rhyme, clinical psychologist Lara Embry, actress Jane Lynch, and former children’s book editor A. Marlene is the self-appointed queen of the playground, the sidewalk, and the school.
Marlene, Marlene, Queen of Mean #ad - Used book in Good Condition. E. Random house Books for Young Readers. Mikesell gently and comically depict the undoing of a bully and her efforts to reform. Intimidating! known for her cruel ways, the little Queen of Mean has kids cowering in fear—until big Freddy stands up to her and says what everyone has been too fearful to say.
Glee actress jane Lynch takes a look at bullying head-on in her first picture book. Dragonfly Books.