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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 Opal Octopus Is Overwhelmed Opal Octopus Is Overwhelmed

    Opal Octopus Is Overwhelmed

    $10.95
    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...
    $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
  • Book Cover of He's Not Just Teasing! He's Not Just Teasing!

    He's Not Just Teasing!

    $12.95
    Winner of the MOM's Choice Awards and Counselor's Choice Award! Malcolm has a problem, and his name is Joe. Malcolm is often the target of good-natured ribbing because he's an excitable scatterbrain. Malcolm knows the jokes and laughs at his expense are...
    $12.95
  • Book Cover of Diamond Rattle Loves to Tattle Diamond Rattle Loves to Tattle

    Diamond Rattle Loves to Tattle

    $10.95
    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...
    $10.95
  • Downloadable Activities: Pause Power

    Downloadable Activities: Pause Power

    $5.00
    It's hard for students in grades K through 6 to recognize when they are getting angry and to manage their emotions so they can control how they react. It's a skill that takes time, practice, and self-awareness. Students will identify ways and plan...
    $5.00
  • 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