Written from the table's point of view, this clever tale helps kids understand that table manners include not only table etiquette, but also being respectful, kind, and considerate to others--Publisher
"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"--Back cover
"Eli is a young boy who finds out that he has cancer. Not knowing how to feel, his doctor tells him: "There is a 'can' in cancer, so when your life seems kinda rough, breathe in and out and clear your head and think about better stuff." This creatively written book of hope follows Eli's journey through the eyes of a patient, parents, siblings, teachers, health care providers, and friends"--Back cover
The rules keep getting in the way of Noodle's fun. There are so many rules--too many rules! And Noodle struggles because he doesn't think many of them actually apply to HIM. Will Noodle's mother and teacher convince him that rules are meant to help, not harm, him?--Publisher
Wilma Jean worries about everything. She worries about missing the bus, doing a math problem wrong, having friends to play with, and getting carrots in her school lunch. Wilma Jean's teacher helps her figure out what worries she can control and those that she can't and what to do about both types of worries
Wendell has to win at everything, and if he doesn't, he whines about it. This creative story addresses two very challenging topics: winning and whining. When Wendell has one of those days where nothing seems to go his way, his mom helps him understand that everything in life doesn't have to be a contest and that losing does not make you a loser. In fact, it can make you stronger! She also points out that although it feels great to celebrate a win, winning isn't everything, and whining about things just makes it worse."Whiners aren't winners, and winners never whine. You can't win at everything all of the time!