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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 Speak Up For Yourself

    Speak Up For Yourself

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    Amelia has never been one to be timid. She's confident enough to stand up for others and let people know what she thinks. So why is she having a hard time advocating for herself? When a new seating arrangement lands Amelia next to Billy, a guy who...
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  • Book Cover of Opal Octopus Is Overwhelmed

    Opal Octopus Is Overwhelmed

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    Opal is so overwhelmed, she’s stress-squirting ink blots! Despite having eight tentacles and an ocean’s worth of energy, she’s struggling to manage all her commitments – homework, art projects, sports, parties and friends. With...
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  • Book Cover of How Do I Remember All That? Counselor's Choice Award Winner

    How Do I Remember All That?

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    Braden's schoolwork seems to be getting tougher.  Word problems are more complicated. Reading passages are longer. When he's quizzed on details, they seem to be getting lost in translation. And this is carrying over to home, too! With help from a...
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  • Book Cover of Practicing Patience

    Practicing Patience

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    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...
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  • Book Cover of Freddie and Friends: Bugging Out Counselor's Choice Award Winner

    Freddie and Friends: Bugging Out

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    Freddie the Fly's friend Stella the Stinkbug has a problem. Or lots of problems. Some problems are BIG and some are small. But every time she faces a problem, she reacts the same way. She BUGS OUT. And you know what happens when a stinkbug bugs out?...
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  • Book Cover of Fix It with Focus Counselor's Choice Award Winner

    Fix It with Focus

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    Spring is in the air! That means great things like warmer weather, playing outside, and baseball! So, when Blake is distracted by kids in the schoolyard, it’s no wonder why he doesn’t notice his friends working on the ground and knocks over...
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  • Book Cover of  But I Need Your Help now!

    But I Need Your Help Now!

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    Isaac is a second-grader who struggles with waiting his turn to be recognized by an adult. He’s a little impatient, and this can get him in trouble at school and in the world. When a tough problem has him stuck, Isaac blurts out. With patience,...
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  • Book Cover of Diamond Rattle Loves to Tattle

    Diamond Rattle Loves to Tattle

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    She's proud to be the school's biggest tattler, always slithering up to the teacher to rat out anyone who makes a mistake or acts a little mischievous. One minute she's outing Opal the Octopus for doodling, and the next minute she's calling out Casey the...
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  • Book Cover of Freddie the Fly: Truth or Care Purple Dragonfly Book Award Winner

    Freddie the Fly: Truth or Care

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    **WINNER of the Purple Dragonfly Book Award** Our friend Freddie the Fly is having a hard time. He can’t figure out why his honesty is causing his friends and family to feel hurt; after-all, isn’t he supposed to tell the truth? Fortunately,...
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  • Book Cover of Everyone's Contributions Count

    Everyone's Contributions Count

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    When Amelia starts working on a project, she has lots of great ideas... So many ideas, in fact, that she doesn't think she needs any help from anyone - not even her assigned project partners. She's more happy to go ahead and do it on her own. To...
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  • Book Cover of I'll NEVER Get All of That Done! Counselor's Choice Award Winner

    I'll Never Get All of That Done!

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    Blake's baseball team is doing a bake sale fundraiser. He just can't wait for his mom to whip up a batch of her famous chocolate chip cookies! That is, until Mom reminds Blake that it is HIS fundraiser, so he needs to help. Blake has a to-do list that's...
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