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The 7 Habits of Happy Kids by the author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People , The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens , etc. Happiness can be the result of being effective. Seven stories deal with boredom, plan ahead, put first things first, think win-win, seek first to understand then to be understood, together is better, and balance is best. Like fables, each delightful character has its own story.

Social Rules for Kids - The Top 100 Social Rules Kids Need to Succeed
Using simple, easy-to-follow rules covering topics such as body language, manners, feelings and more, this book aims to make students lives easier and more successful by outlining specific ways to interact with others on a daily basis. The book is a favorite in special education.

Dude, That's Rude! For ages 9-12
This book makes it fun and easy to develop social skills! Full-color cartoons and kid-friendly text teach the basics of polite behavior in many situations at home, at school, in the bathroom, on the phone, at the mall, and more. Kids learn Power Words to use and words to avoid, why their family deserves their best manners, and the essentials of e-tiquette (politeness online). It seems like light reading, but itís serious stuff.

Don't Behave Like You Live in a Cave (Laugh & Learn) For age 8 +
Full-color cartoons and humorous, kid-friendly text teach kids how to make smarter choices about how they behave so they stay out of trouble, feel good about their choices, and get along better with family, friends, and teachers. Lighthearted yet supportive and frank, this book helps readers learn to make thoughtful, deliberate, positive behavior decisions. Behavior issues addressed include small ones, like talking or blurting out in class, as well as bigger ones, such as fighting.
The Three Questions [Based on a story by Leo Tolstoy]
This timeless fable inspired the picture book retelling of a boyís discovery of the answers to 3 profound questions. What is the best time to do things? Who is the most important one? What is the right thing to do?

Talk and Work It Out (Learning To Get Along)
For ages 4 and up, whatís the best way to solve problems between people? Talk problems over and work them out. Itís never too soon for children to learn the process of peaceful conflict resolution. This book distills it into clear, simple language and supporting illustrations. Children learn to calm themselves, state the problem, listen, think of solutions, try one, evaluate results, and even agree to disagree when a solution isnít possible. Includes skill-building games and role plays for adults to use with children.

Making Choices and Making Friends: The Social Competencies Assets
For ages 8 and up, kids learn how to build the five Social Competencies Assets: planning and decision making, interpersonal competence, cultural competence, resistance skills, and peaceful conflict resolution. Stories, tips, and ideas help them get along better with others and stay true to themselves. Adults and children can read and dicuss the ideas together.

What to Do When You Grumble Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Negativity (What to Do Guides for Kids)
Emotional Intelligence is an indicator of future success. In child-friendly format, the author uses metaphors, stories, and examples to help children develop positive thinking skills. The learning is reinforced by enjoyable activities inclouding art. You can use small sections of the book at a time. Customer reviews show it has been used with a large range of ages