Manners and Behavior
... Wood, Douglas. The Secret of Saying Thanks
While learning the secret to a good life, a child …
Wood, Douglas. The Secret of Saying Thanks
While learning the secret to a good life, a child says thank you for the natural world and for being loved, because a grateful heart is always happy.
Yolen, Jane. How do Dinosaurs....
This series of books humorous discussing the right and wrong ways to handle situations in life (How do Dinosaurs Say I'm Mad, Go to School, etc.)
Parent & Teacher (P&T) section:
Ashman, Linda. Peace, Baby!
Simple rhyming text encourages children to set aside anger and irritation and find peace within themselves, and with the world.
Kroll, Virginia L. Honest Ashley
When Ashley postpones a homework assignment until the last minute, she is tempted to pass off an old paper of her brother's as her own.
Chapman, Fern Schumar. Is It Night or Day? (205 pgs.)
In 1938, Edith Westerfeld, a young German Jew, is sent by her parents to Chicago, Illinois, where she lives with an aunt and uncle and tries to assimilate into American culture, while worrying about her parents and mourning the loss of everything she has ever known. Based on the author's mother's experience, includes an afterword about a little-known program that brought twelve hundred Jewish children to safety during World War II. Cutler, Jane. My Wartime Summers (153 pgs.)
Over four memorable summmers, Ellen and her friends follow the war taking place far away that still touches their lives. As Ellen helps the war effort at home, her Uncle Bob is drafted and goes to fight.
Dauvillier, Loic. Hidden (76 pgs.) J COMIC Dau
In this graphic novel, a little girl's grandmother recounts her childhood as a young Jewish girl in Vichy France, being passed along and sheltered by a series of kind strangers until finally being reunited with her mother.