Behavior/Social Skills

Behavior/Social Skills

Behavior is what we do best at Boys Town, and we do that through proactive social skill and positive character development. These books and resources for educators, counselors, youth care professionals, children, and families are designed with the needs of our audience in mind. Addressing everything from basic skills to advanced, these tools are designed to teach positive behaviors - whether they are used for prevention or to address problem behaviors - in people of all ages.

  • Book cover of  Of Course It's a Big Deal!

    Of Course It's a Big Deal!

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    When children don't get what they want or expect, they often get upset and angry. Reacting calmly and appropriately during these times is an important skill for children to learn and use to be successful at home, school, and with others.  Braden,...
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  • Book cover of  Mindset Matters

    Mindset Matters

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    An entertaining and eye-opening look at the power of the "gonna get it done" mindset. Amelia is her name and conquering new challenges is her game! She's an up-for-any-adventure second-grader who's eager to try new things, provided nothing can go wrong...
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  • My Day is Ruined

    My Day is Ruined!

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    Kids who have trouble adjusting to the unexpected and tend to overreact can learn four steps for achieving flexible thinking in this story. Learning how to react appropriately to challenging situations is an important executive function skill for...
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  • Book cover of  Freddie the Fly: Motormouth

    Freddie the Fly: Motormouth

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    A Story About Learning to Listen Freddie the Fly likes to talk and talk. He's so busy buzzing about the latest gossip, he can't listen to anyone else. Freddie doesn't realize how much of a chatterbox he is until he meets Mesquita. Her mile-a-minute...
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  • Book cover of  Kindness Counts

    Kindness Counts

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    When Cade and his family find out their ice cream order was paid for by another patron, they continue paying it forward, and so starts the discussion of random acts of kindness. Cade takes this idea and runs with it, showing unexpected kindness to others...
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  • Book cover of  What Were You Thinking?

    What Were You Thinking?

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    When you're a child, it's not easy controlling your impulse reactions - kids do things before they think all the time. Strengthen executive function skills and empower impetuous young people with a humorous story about an impulsive third-grader. Teach...
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  • Book cover of  Time to Get Started

    Time to Get Started

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    Most children (and adults) experience bouts of procrastination or avoidance behavior. It's human nature to put off tasks that are undesirable. But when those behaviors develop into a pattern that has a negative impact on that person or those in his or...
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  • Book cover of  What's in It for Me?

    What's in It for Me?

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    Every day Noodle hears all about what he needs to do and why he needs to do it. He hears it from his parents, teachers and coaches, and he’s sick of it! What’s the point of making his bed every morning? Does it really matter how he...
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  • Book cover of  It's My Way or the Highway

    It's My Way or the Highway

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    Cora June is B-O-S-S-Y! She points out her teacher’s boring assignments. She dictates the games people play at recess. She even objects to family dinners. If Cora June doesn’t get her way in the classroom, on the playground, or at home, she...
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