Wednesday, August 18, 2010

STORYTIME: Manners & Growing Up

Some Things Change by Mary Murphy - A simple graphic illustrated book about a little penguin and his mom seeing things change around them.

No, David! by David Shannon - A funny book about David, who seems to get himself into all kinds of trouble.

Martha Doesn't Share by Samantha Berger - A little girl does not want to share her stuff but finds out it is a lonely life without anyone to play with.

Martha Doesn't Say Sorry by Samantha Berger - Martha does not want to apologize to her family for her rude behavior, but she soon finds its lonely when nobody wants to interact with her.

Suppose You Meet a Dinosaur: a first book of manners
by Judy Sierra- A fun and informational picture book introducing kids to manners.

Time to Say Please by Mo Willems - A humorous look at appropriate time to use the word please.

Mine! by Shutta Crum- Very few words in this beautiful book about a toddler who does not want to share their toys. Let the children tell the story and give example from their lives about times they shared or did not share and how that made them feel.

If I Were a Lion by Sarah Weeks - A little girl is told she is too wild. But her parents don't know how good they got it, cause she could be a lion roaring in the kitchen!

The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? by Mo Willems- Pigeon is back and is really angry! Great for his fans and for new readers too. I always love reading as the high strung pigeon!