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  What's in It for Me?

    What's in It for Me?

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    Every day Noodle hears all about what he needs to do and why he needs to do it. He hears it from his parents, teachers and coaches, and he’s sick of it! What’s the point of making his bed every morning? Does it really matter how he...
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  • Book cover of  The Technology Tail

    The Technology Tail

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    A cute, creative story about children and their texts, tweets, posts and pics. Don’t be mean and irresponsible! That’s the straight-to-the-point advice “Screen” has for young readers who are active on social media. Whether tapping...
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  • Book cover of  The Procrastinator

    The PROcrastinator

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    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...
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  • Book cover of  The Judgmental Flower

    The Judgmental Flower

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    Introduce the topics of cultural diversity and racial prejudice to students in grades K through 6. Help children develop emotional intelligence skills in learning to accept and value differences in others. The flower patch has always been the same...
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  • Book cover of  That Rule Doesn't Apply to Me!

    That Rule Doesn't Apply to Me!

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    Noodle is having a rough couple of days. The rules keep getting in the way of his fun! Rules for this and rules for that. There are so many rules - too many rules! Rules stink! Noodle has no use for obeying rules at home, or school. He argues about the...
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  • Book cover of   Tease Monster

    Tease Monster

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    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...
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  • Book cover of  Cliques Just Don't Make Cents

    Cliques Just Don’t Make Cents

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    Help kids understand the harm of social exclusion and discover how and why it occurs. The story reveals the various roles within a clique and the effects of peer pressure to maintain an exclusive social group. Kids who feel left out will learn to value...
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  • Book cover of  Making Friends Is an Art!

    Making Friends Is an Art!

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    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...
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  • Book cover of  But It's Not My Fault

    But It’s Not My Fault!

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    Teach children to stop making excuses and blaming others when they make mistakes. Elementary school kids will identify with Noodle as he makes one excuse after another for his behavior and choices that lead to unwanted consequences. It just isn’t...
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  • Book cover of  Well I Can Top That!

    Well, I Can Top That!

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    Know-it-all kids who brag incessantly need help with self-confidence and friendship skills. Show how receiving attention for the right things and letting others have a chance in the limelight can improve social skills and promote better friendships. Brad...
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