Social Skills and Character Traits

A gift from Abuela

"The first time Abuela held Niña, her heart overflowed with tenderness. And as Niña grows up, she and Abuela have a lot of fun doing simple things. Abuela decides that she wants to buy Niña a special treat, so she saves a little bit of her money every week. But then something terrible happens, and Abuela's dream of a surprise for Niña seems impossible. Luckily, the time they spend together and the love they have for each other are the best gifts of all."-- Provided by publisher.

A gift from Abuela

Cecilia Ruiz
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Rui

"The first time Abuela held Niña, her heart overflowed with tenderness. And as Niña grows up, she and Abuela have a lot of fun doing simple things. Abuela decides that she wants to buy Niña a special treat, so she saves a little bit of her money every week. But then something terrible happens, and Abuela's dream of a surprise for Niña seems impossible. Luckily, the time they spend together and the love they have for each other are the best gifts of all."-- Provided by publisher.

Giving and Generosity

Red Knit Cap Girl and the reading tree

Red Knit Cap Girl and her animal friends create a library inside a mighty oak tree, where they can read and exchange books.

Red Knit Cap Girl and the reading tree

Naoko Stoop
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Sto

Red Knit Cap Girl and her animal friends create a library inside a mighty oak tree, where they can read and exchange books.

Giving and Generosity

The runaway rice cake

After chasing the special rice cake, Nian Gao, that their mother has made to celebrate the Chinese New Year, three poor brothers share it with an elderly woman and have their generosity richly rewarded.

The runaway rice cake

Ying Chang Compestine
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Co

After chasing the special rice cake, Nian Gao, that their mother has made to celebrate the Chinese New Year, three poor brothers share it with an elderly woman and have their generosity richly rewarded.

Giving and Generosity

Mama Panya's pancakes : a village tale from Kenya

Mama Panya has just enough money to buy ingredients for a few pancakes, so when her son Adika invites all their friends to join them, she is sure there will not be enough to go around.

Mama Panya's pancakes : a village tale from Kenya

Mary Chamberlin
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Cha

Mama Panya has just enough money to buy ingredients for a few pancakes, so when her son Adika invites all their friends to join them, she is sure there will not be enough to go around.

Giving and Generosity

Feathers for peacock

Relates how through the generosity of birds of all shapes and sizes Peacock was given the biggest, most colorful feather coat of all.

Feathers for peacock

Jacqueline Jules
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Jul

Relates how through the generosity of birds of all shapes and sizes Peacock was given the biggest, most colorful feather coat of all.

Giving and Generosity

Papa gave me a stick

After seeing a mariachi band, Antonio wants a guitar of his own but his father cannot afford one and gives Antonio a stick, instead, which leads Antonio to perform a series of good deeds, each of which provides a seemingly useless reward. Includes glossary of Spanish terms.

Papa gave me a stick

Janice Levy
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Lev

After seeing a mariachi band, Antonio wants a guitar of his own but his father cannot afford one and gives Antonio a stick, instead, which leads Antonio to perform a series of good deeds, each of which provides a seemingly useless reward. Includes glossary of Spanish terms.

Giving and Generosity

Thank you, Omu!

When the aroma of Omu's homemade stew fills the air, her neighbors arrive, one by one, for a taste until all is gone except for her generous spirit.

Thank you, Omu!

Oge Mora
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Mor

When the aroma of Omu's homemade stew fills the air, her neighbors arrive, one by one, for a taste until all is gone except for her generous spirit.

Giving and Generosity

The Thankful Book

Easy-to-read text encourages the reader to find something every day for which to be thankful, from underwear that is just the right size to birthday cakes and the wishes they bring.

The Thankful Book

Todd Parr
Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Par

Easy-to-read text encourages the reader to find something every day for which to be thankful, from underwear that is just the right size to birthday cakes and the wishes they bring.




Thankfulness

Duck and Hippo give thanks

Duck and Hippo are planning a good old-fashioned feast for Thanksgiving Day. Duck also has a big surprise in store for Hippo.

Duck and Hippo give thanks

Jonathan London
Juvenile Holiday - Ej Lon

Duck and Hippo are planning a good old-fashioned feast for Thanksgiving Day. Duck also has a big surprise in store for Hippo.

Thankfulness

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