social emotional

A Foot is Not a Fish!

A Foot is Not a Fish!

Shared reality is critical to a democracy. In a time of alternative facts and the loss of that shared sense of reality, A Foot Is Not a Fish! playfully illustrates the difference between what is true and what is not by the use of absurd fun comparisons that every...

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Oliver Twist

I watched the 1948 movie version of "Oliver Twist."  Oliver is an orphan, raised in an English workhouse which, essentially, requires slavery for food and shelter; then Oliver is sold, at about eight years old, to an undertaker as an apprentice, where he is also...

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Welcome to My Chinese Readers

  亲爱的中文读者和家长朋友,欢迎您 阅读我的儿童书籍!希望我的故事书对您和您的孩子都有帮助,并衷心祝愿您和您的家人身体健康,万事如意,阖家幸福! 親愛的中文讀者和家長朋友,歡迎您 閱讀我的兒童書籍!希望我的故事書對您和您的孩子都有幫助,並衷心祝願您和您的家人身體健康,萬事如意,闔家幸福! Hello and welcome to my Chinese readers!  I hope that my books are helpful to you and your children.  I cannot speak or...

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When I Feel Good About Myself

When I Feel Good About Myself

"I feel good about myself. Somebody loves me just as I am. I don't have to look like anyone else, be the same size, or do the same things. It's fine to be me." When I Feel Good About Myself offers children positive and upbeat examples about the value of being...

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When I Feel Jealous

When I Feel Jealous

"Jealousy is a prickly, hot, horrible feeling," says a little bear in this book in "The Way I Feel" series of picture books. A bear cub describes situations that make her jealous: when someone has something she wants, when someone is good at something she wants to be...

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When I Feel Sad

When I Feel Sad

Readers can relate to the situations in which this little guinea pig feels sad.  The little pig learns how to take actions to help her feel better, and eventually our heroine realizes that feeling sad doesn’t last forever. Included in the 2003 edition of "The Best...

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When I Feel Worried

When I Feel Worried

Everybody worries. Children worry, too–in new or confusing situations, or when someone is upset with them. This new addition to "The Way I Feel" Series uses reassuring words and touching illustrations to address a child’s anxieties and shows him ways to help him feel...

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Your Body Belongs To You

Your Body Belongs To You

In simple, reassuring language, the author explains that a child's body is his or her own; that it is all right for kids to decline a friendly hug or kiss, even from someone they love; and that you can still be friends even if you don't want a hug now. "A good, solid...

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