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75 Books That Build Character

List of picture books that have positive messages and valuable character building lessons. (it is also fun to read through all the user comments of books they thought should have made the top 75 list.

A great resource for teaching kids the difference between telling or tattling. Love it!

Telling vs Tattling

Telling vs. Tattling Printable for Parents and Teachers - perfect for middle school too! Telling vs.

15 Books That Teach Social-Emotional Skills

50 Must-Have Picture Books About Emotion

15 Books That Teach Social-Emotional Skills-by Elizabeth Mulvahill-Here are fifteen books that you can share with your students that will help them develop the skills as a human being that will enrich their foundation for all other growth.

Trace their hand every first day of school . . . This will make me cry!

Wish I would have discovered this idea 14 years ago! Trace their hand every first day of school . This will make me cry! Original craft is a cute idea also, but I love the idea of first day of school hand prints!

Good 1st grade read-alouds

First Grade Read Aloud Book Suggestions by This Lunch Rox. we should read aloud to our children/students every day. I always suggest the book be at least 2 grade levels above in order to build:interest, vocabulary, and background knowledge.

Kids' books that teach lessons

Kids' Picture Books that Teach Powerful Life Lessons - from bullying to picky eaters, these books cover a wide range of behaviors and concepts to work through with kids.

5 Simple Steps on How to Raise a Child While Disciplining Less

5 Simple Steps on How to Raise a Child While Disciplining Less

How to raise a happy, successful, cooperative child. It looks like my son is a mix of The Fun-Loving Child and The Determined Child.

Smart idea.

Magnetic Chore Chart - Love the idea of the kids picking what chores they want for the day

5 Activities to Help Children Develop Emotional Control - Moments A Day

5 Activities to Help Children Develop Emotional Control

Emotional development Controlling Emotions: 5 Activities to Help Children Develop Emotional Control

Tips from a parent on how to find the right chapter book for kids.

How to Choose Early Chapter Books for Kids

Good note for parents. Age appropriate books for early readers can be hard to find. Try these tips from a parent to find good books for ages

Top Award Winning Picture Books 2012

31 Top Award Winning Picture Books From 2012 - Newbery, Caldecott, Belpré…

What Should I Read Next?  This website is like Pandora for reading - you enter a book you like and it gives you suggestions on similar books.

An awesome website that recommends books based on what books you have liked! Great starting point if you are looking for something new to read. you are always looking for something new to read!

2013 "Must Read" Books, some I have read, some I need to add to my tbr list!

Summer 2013 "Must Read" Books Hey Mari- maybe you can find your next good read from this list!

can't wait to read these! Outstanding new picture books, Summer 2014

Outstanding New Picture Books, Summer 2014

We can't wait to read these! Celebrate National Picture Book Month with utstanding new picture books from Summer

Picture Books About Being Different and Learning To Be Yourself  - I love using books to teach my kids about life lessons. Do you have a favorite ?

Books About Being Different & Being Yourself

It's not always easy to be yourself, especially when you are little. Here are some great books for young kids about being different and learning to be yourself!