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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 Pause Power

    Pause Power

    $10.95
    Uh-oh! Gabe is losing it again. See all those big, bright buttons popping up all over his body? They come out whenever someone or some situation gets under his skin. And they pop up ALL. THE. TIME. Push his button and Gabe starts fighting. Push that...
    $10.95
  • Book Cover of  Kindness Counts Kindness Counts

    Kindness Counts

    $10.95
    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...
    $10.95
  • Book cover of  Freddie the Fly: Motormouth Counselor's Choice Award Winner

    Freddie the Fly: Motormouth

    $10.95
    **Winner of the Counselor's Choice Award!****Winner of the Moonbeam Children's Book Award!** Freddie learns an important lesson about talking less… and learning to listen. Freddie the Fly likes to talk and talk and talk. He’s so busy...
    $10.95
  • Book Cover of  Uniquely Wired: A Story about Autism and Its Gifts Uniquely Wired!

    Uniquely Wired!

    $10.95
    Winner of Learning Magazine 2019 Teachers’ ChoiceSM Award for Children's Books. Some people say I have a disability. I don't see it that way at all. I am Uniquely Wired. This is the heartwarming and illuminating story of Zak, a...
    $10.95
  • Book cover of  What's in It for Me? What's in It for Me?

    What's in It for Me?

    $10.95
    "My name is Norman David Edwards, but everybody calls me Noodle. Sometimes I get tired of being told what to do." 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,...
    $10.95
  • Book Cover of Practicing Patience Practicing Patience

    Practicing Patience

    $10.95
    Lately, Gabe has been having a hard time when it comes to waiting around. In fact, there's hardly anything worse in Gabe's eyes than having to wait. Whether it's waiting for classmates to get quiet enough to go to P.E., or waiting for his turn in the...
    $10.95
  • But It's Not My Fault Book Cover

    But It’s Not My Fault!

    $10.95
    "My name is Norman David Edwards, but everybody calls me Noodle. Sometimes things happen to me that get me into trouble. But it's not my fault!" Teach children to stop making excuses and blaming others when they make mistakes. Elementary school kids...
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  • Book cover of  That Rule Doesn't Apply to Me!

    That Rule Doesn't Apply to Me!

    $10.95
    "My name is Norman David Edwards, but everybody calls me Noodle. Sometimes I get into trouble because I don't follow the rules." Noodle is having a rough couple of days. The rules keep getting in the way of his fun! Rules for this and rules for that...
    $10.95
  • Book cover of   Tease Monster

    Tease Monster

    $10.95
    Is the Tease Monster a friend or a foe? That's what "One of a Kind" has to figure out in this quirky tale that teaches young readers the difference between nice teasing and mean teasing. One-of-a-Kind is truly unique. Made up of multiple colors, One...
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