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   Tease Monster

    Tease Monster

    $10.95
    Is there teasing going on in your classroom, home, or neighborhood? Or is it bullying? How can you tell the difference and know how to help youngsters who are upset or hurt by unwanted comments? Tease Monster explains it all in words and pictures for K...
    $10.95
  • Book cover of  Making Friends Is an Art!

    Making Friends Is an Art!

    $10.95
    Put a smile on the face of a lonely child or a child who feels left out. Use this story to open a discussion on friendship, empathy, and self-esteem with children in grades K through 6. Kids who have trouble making friends will learn positive ways to...
    $10.95
  • Book cover of  A Flicker of Hope

    Flicker of Hope

    $9.95
    In terms of resilience and well-being, hope is a critically important predictor of success. Sometimes the dark clouds overhead seem too heavy and you feel like giving up. Little Candle knows all about this. Bad grades, being teased by classmates, and...
    $9.95
  • Book Cover of  I Just Want to Do It MY WAY!

    I Just Want to Do It MY WAY!

    $10.95
    Share this story with children who have difficulty staying focused long enough to complete assignments or who insist they have a better way to do things! Kids in grades K through 6 will learn strategies to face a task, ignore distractions, and ask a...
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  • Book cover of  The Procrastinator

    The PROcrastinator

    $10.95
    Norman David Edwards, better known as Noodle, has a problem – a procrastination problem. He’s constantly being told what to do. “Noodle do this. Noodle do that. Please do it RIGHT NOW. You must feed the cat.” But Noodle has SO...
    $10.95
  • Book cover of  A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue

    A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue

    $9.95
    Josh the Tattler doesn't have any friends. He tattles on his classmates, on his brother, and even on his dog! He tattles so much that he wakes up one night to find that his tongue is yellow, unusually long, and covered in bright purple spots! Will a bad...
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  • Book cover of  I Can't Believe You Said That!

    I Can't Believe You SAID That!

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    Banish rude and insensitive comments at home and school by teaching kids in grades K through 6 how to use a social filter. RJ is a youngster who always says what he thinks no matter how it sounds or makes others feel. RJ doesn't realize his words are...
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  • Book Cover of Stress Stinks

    Stress Stinks

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    Amelia is feeling smothered by all her responsibilities. She has softball practice, tons of homework, icky chores and, to top it off, she wasn’t even invited to Samantha’s Friday night birthday bash blowout. All her stress and negative...
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