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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 The Good, the Bad, and the Backstory

    The Good, the Bad, and the Backstory

    $9.95
    This unique story presents a timeline of events from sunup to sundown, in a day in the life of five seventh graders - Ashley, Kenisha, Taara, Ryan and Andrew. As they walk the hallways, attend class and navigate the dreaded lunchroom, they experience...
    $9.95
  • Book Cover of How Do I Remember All That? Counselor's Choice Award Winner

    How Do I Remember All That?

    $10.95
    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...
    $10.95
  • Book Cover of Fix It with Focus Counselor's Choice Award Winner

    Fix It with Focus

    $10.95
    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...
    $10.95
  • Book Cover of  But I Need Your Help now!

    But I Need Your Help Now!

    $10.95
    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,...
    $10.95
  • Book Cover of Everyone's Contributions Count

    Everyone's Contributions Count

    $10.95
    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...
    $10.95
  • Book cover of  Empathy is My Superpower!

    Empathy is My Superpower!

    $10.95
    Amelia just can't understand why some people act the way they do! Why does her brother cry when it's dark? (He's a crybaby!) Why does Kayla take so longer to read anything? (She's not trying!) And what's up with all the strange-smelling food Priya has...
    $10.95
  • Book Cover of  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  Is There an App for That?

    Is There an App for That?

    $10.95
    Summer is over and poor Hailey is dreading going back to school. She just doesn't feel like she fits in. If only she could be tall like Tyler, or fast like Braden, or maybe even smart like Cade. But everyone knows that just can't happen... or can...
    $10.95