Operation Beautiful for Best Friends

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Published: 2012-12-20

ISBN: 9780448457567

Format: Mass Market

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap

Synopsis

Spread a positive message with Operation Beautiful!You’re beautiful just the way you are. Smile! Let your inner beauty shine. Imagine walking into a dressing room and finding notes like these stuck to the mirror. How would it make you feel? Operation Beautiful is a movement that promotes positivity and self-esteem by encouraging people to post notes with uplifting messages in public places, all in the hopes of changing the way people see themselves. The movement started out with a website and became a book for adults that published in August 2010. Our new book features notes written by real girls

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Price: $9.99


Manners Mash-Up: A Goofy Guide to Good Behavior

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Published: 2011-02-17

ISBN: 9780803734807

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Dial

Synopsis

To pick, or not to pick? This etiquette question and loads more are answered in fourteen hilarious spreads by fourteen talented, well-loved artists. Each spread illustrates a setting from kids’ everyday lives (and the potential blunders they may commit there) and the text emphasizes the right behavior. From the dinner table to the doctor’s office, from the playground to the pool, this irreverent book will help kids navigate any social scenario with utmost grace. Or at least without too much embarrassment.

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Price: $16.99


Ron's Big Mission

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Published: 2009-01-22

ISBN: 9780525478492

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Dutton Juvenile

Synopsis

Nine-year-old Ron loves going to the Lake City Public Library to look through all the books on airplanes and flight. Today, Ron is ready to take out books by himself. But in the segregated world of South Carolina in the 1950s, Ron?s obtaining his own library card is not just a small rite of passage?it is a young man?s fi rst courageous mission. Here is an inspiring story, based on Ron McNair?s life, of how a little boy, future scientist, and Challenger astronaut desegregated his library through peaceful resistance.

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Price: $16.99


The Hero's Trail

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Published: 2007-02-15

ISBN: 9780142407608

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Puffin

Synopsis

What is a hero? Using the metaphor of a hiking trail, bestselling author T. A. Barron discusses the great variety of heroes and brings them to life through their own stories: Some are well known, like Wilma Rudolph, Anne Frank, and Stephen Hawking. Yet most are “ordinary kids” who have made amazing choices: saved their siblings from a fire, struggled to stop prejudice at their school, helped raise money to build a well in an African village. This book will be invaluable to kids, parents, and educators who need role models for young people to look up to—and a new way to look at what

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Price: $6.99


Let's Talk About It: Divorce

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Published: 1998-10-26

ISBN: 9780698116702

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Puffin

Synopsis

“Mister Rogers’s talent for calmly explaining scary emotional upheaval to young children shines in this latest volume….Rogers offers caring support and validation for readers working through such trauma, and he supplies concrete examples of ways kids can deal with the stress….Books that offer such honest reassurance are rare.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Excellent.” — American Bookseller “This book fills a gaping hole on library shelves.” — School Library Journal

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Price: $6.99


When a Pet Dies

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Published: 1998-04-13

ISBN: 9780698116665

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Puffin

Synopsis

In this useful book from the First Experience series, the affable star of Mister Rogers? Neighborhood helps children share feelings of the loss of a pet while offering reassurance that grieving is a natural, healing thing to do. ?A sensitive and sensible first book about death.? ? The Bulletin of the Center for Children?s Books ?Filled with warmth and reassurance,…When a Pet Dies assures youngsters that no matter how badly they feel when they lose a pet, in time their hurt will ease, and they will be able to remember with fondness the happiness they shared.? ? Booklist Fred Rogers and Jim

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Price: $5.99


Let's Talk About It: Adoption

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Published: 1998-03-23

ISBN: 9780698116252

Format: B-Mass Market

Publisher: Puffin

Synopsis

Fred Rogers opens the door for adopted children and their parents to safely talk about their good and sometimes not-so-good feelings in a book about the joy of belonging and the love that unites families. ?Rogers? unaffected delivery has a way of making scary things unscary, which should help parents as much as kids.? –The Bulletin of the Center for Children?s Books ?The premise of this book?that it is good for families to talk about feelings?is a welcome one to apply to the subject of adoption.? –School Library Journal

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Price: $6.99


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