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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  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  The Power of a Positive No

    The Power of a Positive No

    $10.95
    Teach students in grades 3 through 8 how to choose true friends who will help stand up to negative peer pressure. Willie and his friends are facing some difficult times. Bernard is being pressured to fight others. Derf is dealing with a tough home life,...
    $10.95
  • Book cover of  Sorry, I Forgot to Ask!

    SORRY, I Forgot to Ask!

    $10.95
    No more lame excuses or empty apologies! Help kids in grades K through 6 accept responsibility for their actions by understanding how and when to ask for permission and how to make sincere apologies for mistakes. The steps for these necessary social...
    $10.95
  • 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 tackle a task, ignore distractions, and ask a...
    $10.95
  • Book cover of  el peor dia de toda mi vida

    el PEOR dia de TODA mi vida

    $10.95
    Rico (RJ in the English text) wakes up with gum in his hair, misses recess because he’s late to school, and kicks the ball into his own team’s soccer goal! After his mom helps him learn the skills of listening and following instructions, Rico...
    $10.95
  • Book Cover of  The WORST Day of My Life EVER!

    The WORST Day of My Life EVER!

    $10.95
    Introduce students in grades K through 6 to the most basic of social skills with this humorous story about RJ and his very rough day when nothing goes right. RJ learns that his problems happen because he doesn't listen or pay attention to directions from...
    $10.95
  • Book cover of  The Power of Bystanders

    The Power of Bystanders

    $10.95
    Help students in grades 3 through 8 see how bystanders can put an end to bullying with Willie Bohanon.  A bully has moved to Griffin and Stewart is his victim. Willie is worried about his friend Stewart. Stewart has become stressed and sad...
    $10.95
  • Book Cover of  The Power of Self-D The Power of Self-D

    The Power of Self-D

    $10.95
    Motivate students in grades 3 through 8 to work hard, set goals, and find good role models by presenting the story of Willie Bohanon. Willie Bohanon is a determined young man. He knows what it takes to be successful in life, having seen close family...
    $10.95