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Download and read online But It s Not My Fault in PDF and EPUB Shows readers how to accept responsibility for their actions and not blame or try to find fault with others.--Publisher.
Download and read online Baditude in PDF and EPUB Turn scowls and negativity into smiles and positivity! Teach complainers and pessimists to overcome bad moods or feelings of hopelessness by changing their outlook. Learn from Noodle, a boy whose attitude, or ‘baditude,’ is alienating everyone around him. With help from a teacher and his mom, Noodle learns how to turn his ‘have tos’ into ‘get tos’ and his ‘baditude’ into gratitude! Kids in grades K-6 are empowered to actively look for positives in all situations and manage how they choose to feel about what they cannot control. This title is from the Responsible Me! series by award-winning author Julia Cook. The series promotes life skills, strengthens character development, and helps kids use better social skills at school and at home.
Download and read online It s Not My Fault in PDF and EPUB Poor George is in trouble again. He's been called to the principal's office. But before the principal can tell him why he's there...he confesses. He was late to class, didn't finish his math assignment, spilled paint, and set a cage of mice loose. One mishap has led to another and now George is up to his ears in trouble--but it's not his fault! George has an excuse for everything, but as his bad choices catch up with him, George runs out of others to blame.
Download and read online But That Rule Doesn t Apply to Me in PDF and EPUB Julia Cook's newest book in the Responsible Me! series will help children understand that rules are meant to help and not harm.
Download and read online I Just Want to Do It My Way in PDF and EPUB RJ’s way of doing things isn’t working out for him, especially in math class. His teacher is upset because so many of his assignments are missing or incomplete. RJ blames Norma “the booger picker” and Rodney “the alphabet burper” for distracting him during class. With support from his mom and dad, RJ learns how to ask for help and stay on task. By learning how to do things the right way the first time, RJ discovers he no longer has to do his work over and over and over again.
Download and read online I Just Don t Like the Sound of No in PDF and EPUB Shows readers the steps to the fundamental social skills of accepting "no" and disagreeing appropriately. When RJ learns to use these skills the right way, he finds that rewards come his way, instead of arguments.
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Download and read online Tease Monster in PDF and EPUB Part of the Building Relationships series by Julia Cook, this quirky tale teaches K-6 readers the difference between friendly teasing and mean teasing. Understanding the difference can help develop friendship skills and advance social emotional learning. Youngsters will learn how to react to both types of teasing -- when to laugh along with it, ignore it, or get help from a trusted adult when it becomes bullying. Kids also learn how their own words can be misunderstood or hurtful and to watch what they say.
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Download and read online Lying Up a Storm in PDF and EPUB 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. This book is a great resource to help children understand not only the consequences of telling a lie, but also how one lie can often lead to telling several more.
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