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bullying, anti-bullying, sport, conflict-resolution, arm-wrestling, teasing, mean, name-calling, forgiveness, tolerance, cooperation, fatherly advice, intergenerational, bully, bullied, apologize, apologizing, making amends, turning over a new leaf, changing behavior, meanness, repentence, responsibility, fairness, caring, trustworthiness, respect Alley Oops
Written by Janice Levy
Illustrated by Cynthia Decker
Are You My Monster?
Written by Amanda Noll
Illustrated by Howard McWilliam
honesty, tact, multi-generational, truthful, frank, earnest, straightforward, insulting, complimentary, friendship, grandpa, grandfather, decency, rude, politeness, manners, polite behavior, rudeness, classy, truth, truthfulness, responsibility, fairness, caring, respect Being Frank
Written by Donna W. Earnhardt
Illustrated by Andrea Castellani
friendship, lost & found, summer, boardwalk, beach, height, partners, friends, dog, thunder, storm, short, challenged, body image positive, responsibility, caring Ben and Zip
Written by Joanne Linden
Illustrated by Tom Goldsmith
creativity, peer pressure, food, sharing, teasing, individuality, sandwiches, combinations, unique, bullying, teacher, school, social cooperation, nutrition, diet, making fun, confidence, food combinations and pairings, picky eaters, fairness, caring, respect Carla’s Sandwich
Written by Debbie Herman
Illustrated by Sheila Bailey
D is for Drool
Written by Amanda Noll and Shari Dash Greenspan
Illustrated by Howard McWilliam
friendship, imagination, backyard adventures, maps, play, pirates, dragons, boys, make believe, adventure Dragon and Captain
Written by P.R. Allabach
Illustrated by Lucas Turnbloom
Dudley’s Day At Home
Written by Karen Kaufman Orloff
Illustrated by Renee Andriani
creativity, peer pressure, food, sharing, teasing, individuality, sandwiches, combinations, unique, bullying, teacher, school, social cooperation, nutrition, diet, making fun, confidence, food combinations and pairings, picky eaters, fairness, caring, respect El sándwich de Carla
Written by Debbie Herman
Illustrated by Sheila Bailey
friendship, tolerance, family, aging, grandparents, Alzheimer's, dementia, embarrassment, acceptance, joker, joking, class clown, clowning around, dancing, memory loss, home living, waltz, waltzing, caring, respect Getting to Know Ruben Plotnick
Written by Roz Rosenbluth
Illustrated by Maurie J. Manning
Giant Island
Written by Jane Yolen
Illustrated by Doug Keith
family, grandparents, memories, multi-generational, wrinkles, grandfather, granddaughter, nostalgia, nostalgic, old photographs, photo album, positive body image, happy, happiness, optimism, caring, respect Grandfather’s Wrinkles
Written by Kathryn England
Illustrated by Richard McFarland
family, relationships, values, money, friendship, materialism, antiques, negotiating, negotiate, grandpa, economy, buy and sell, sale, haggle, responsibility, respect Grandpa for Sale
Written by Dotti Enderle and Vicki Sansum
Illustrated by Kyle Gentry
daddy, daughter, fun, chores, sharing, trying new things, bonding, quality time, compromise, comfort zone, hammering fences, sock wars, defying gender roles and behavior, cultural, acculturated, to do list, fairness, caring Hammer and Nails
Written by Josh Bledsoe
Illustrated by Jessica Warrick
Hey, That’s MY Monster!
Written by Amanda Noll
Illustrated by Howard McWilliam
perseverance, Emotions, garden, gardening, flowers, artist, creativity, individuality, late bloomer, creativity, measuring up, individuality, father-daughter relationship, arts and crafts, responsibility, caring, holly bloom's garden Holly Bloom’s Garden
Written by Sarah Ashman and Nancy Parent
Illustrated by Lori Mitchell
How I Met My Monster
Written by Amanda Noll
Illustrated by Howard McWilliam
rules, consequences, siblings, birth order, fairness, humor, excuses, mischief, family, blame, youngest, spoiled child, parenting, tantrum, time out, responsibility, fairness, respect, i always always get my way I Always, ALWAYS Get My Way
Written by Thad Krasnesky
Illustrated by David Parkins
I Love My Dragon
Written by Jodi Moore
Illustrated by Howard McWilliam
creativity, imagination, facing fears, humor, Halloween, monster, bedtime, sleep, scary, bed, caring, i need my monster I Need My Monster
Written by Amanda Noll
Illustrated by Howard McWilliam
I’m Really Not Tired
Written by Lori Sunshine
Illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler
childhood hunger, friendship, secrets, empathy, helping, sharing, confidence, kindness, poverty, food shortage, eating, lunch, school, best friends, nutritional deficiencies, poor, assisting, confidentiality, social awareness and support, empathy, doing the right thing, promise, responsibility, fairness, caring, trustworthiness, respect, la nevera de maddi, maddi's fridge, spanish La nevera de Maddi
Written by Lois Brandt
Illustrated by Vin Vogel
childhood hunger, friendship, secrets, empathy, helping, sharing, confidence, kindness, poverty, food shortage, eating, lunch, school, best friends, nutritional deficiencies, poor, assisting, confidentiality, social awareness and support, empathy, doing the right thing, promise, responsibility, fairness, caring, trustworthiness, respect, la nevera de maddi, maddi's fridge Maddi’s Fridge
Written by Lois Brandt
Illustrated by Vin Vogel
emotions, multi-generational, imagination, reverse psychology, play, understanding, grumpiness, grouchiness, moodiness, moods, humor, playground, grandmother, emotional control, mad, optimism, optimistic outlook, validating, fairness, caring, maya was grumpy Maya Was Grumpy
Written by Courtney Pippin-Mathur
Illustrated by Courtney Pippin-Mathur
creative problem solving, patience, friendship, bedtime, sleep, moles, ghost, pixie, boogey monster, quiet, noise, night, spooky, fun, neighbors, getting along, neighborly, roommates, cooperation, cooperative, welcoming, hospitable, homey, social, fairness, respect, no more noisy nights No More Noisy Nights
Written by Holly L. Niner
Illustrated by Guy Wolek
Pterodactyl Show and Tell
Written by Thad Krasnesky
Illustrated by Tanya Leonello
grandma, siblings, babysitting, imagination, costumes, bedtime routine, characters, humor, babysitter, dress-up, imaginative, caring, silly, frilly, grandma, tillie Silly Frilly Grandma Tillie
Written by Laurie Jacobs
Illustrated by Anne Jewett
pet adoption, cats, family, compromise, dog, giving in, tolerance, compromise, giving in, tolerance, pets, cat, compassion, dad, daddy, responsibility, caring, that, cat, can't, stay That Cat Can’t Stay
Written by Thad Krasnesky
Illustrated by David Parkins
free play, lessons, fun, overscheduling, Nannies, sculpting, ballet, knitting, tuba, yodeling, karate, yoga, club, nanny, schedule, scheduling, time management, driven to succeed, meditation, busy, responsibility, trustworthiness, busy, life, of, ernestine, buckmeister The Busy Life of Ernestine Buckmeister
Written by Linda Ravin Lodding
Illustrated by Suzanne Beaky
Emotions, anger, running away, parent-child, communication skills, bedtime, yoga, forgiveness, tantrum, father-daughter relationship, verbal, validating, validation, alternative solutions, camping out, fairness, caring, the, day, i, ran, away The Day I Ran Away
Written by Holly Niner
Illustrated by Isabella Ongaro
The Mess That We Made
Written by Michelle Lord
Illustrated by Julia Blattman
uniqueness, tolerance, Christmas, Hanukkah, individual, club, inclusive, exclusive, unique, Jewish, Hannuka, Hanukka, student, alone, positive attention and outlook, hanuka, chanuka, classs, classroom dynamic, home room teacher, fairness, caring, respect, the, only, one, club The Only One Club
Written by Jane Naliboff
Illustrated by Jeff Hopkins
glue, gluing skills, creativity, humor, problem solving, excessive use, parental bond, school, classroom, kindergarten, teacher, responsibility, too, much, glue Too Much Glue
Written by Jason Lefebvre
Illustrated by Zac Retz
pirates, reading, individuality, librarians, book, bookstores, land, sailing, shore, belonging, library, reader, responsibility, fairness, caring, respect, victricia, malicia, calamity, barret, book-loving, buccaneer Victricia Malicia
Written by Carrie Clickard
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
friendship, imagination, beach, dragons, family, dad, sister, mom, mischievous, behavior, imaginary friend, time out, responsibility, when, a, dragon, moves, in When a Dragon Moves In
Written by Jodi Moore
Illustrated by Howard McWilliam
friendship, imagination, beach, dragons, family, dad, sister, mom, mischievous, new baby, behavior, imaginary friend, brother, time out,responsibility, fairness, when, a, dragon, moves, in, again When a Dragon Moves In Again
Written by Jodi Moore
Illustrated by Howard McWilliam
Wishes for One More Day
Written by Melanie Joy Pastor
Illustrated by Jacqui Grantford