But It s Not My Fault

But It s Not My Fault Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 9781936734481
Release 2015-04-07
Pages 32
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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 his fault that his brother’s game ran late, and he didn’t finish his homework. Or that his mom forgot to remind him to turn in his library book. By learning to accept responsibility he finds instead how to use mistakes as opportunities for problem-solving and to turn negatives into positives. This is the first title from award-winning author Julia Cook in the Responsible Me! series which strengthens character development and helps kids use better social skills at school and at home.



But It s Not My Fault

But It s Not My Fault Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 1934490806
Release 2015-01-04
Pages 31
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Shows readers how to accept responsibility for their actions and not blame or try to find fault with others.--Publisher.



Baditude

Baditude Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 9781936734740
Release 2015-08-02
Pages 32
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Turn scowls and negativity into smiles and positivity! Teach complainers and pessimists to overcome bad moods or feelings of hopelessness by changing their outlook. Learn from Noodle, a boy whose attitude, or ‘baditude,’ is alienating everyone around him. With help from a teacher and his mom, Noodle learns how to turn his ‘have tos’ into ‘get tos’ and his ‘baditude’ into gratitude! Kids in grades K-6 are empowered to actively look for positives in all situations and manage how they choose to feel about what they cannot control. This title is from the Responsible Me! series by award-winning author Julia Cook. The series promotes life skills, strengthens character development, and helps kids use better social skills at school and at home.



It s Not My Fault

It s Not My Fault Author Nancy Carlson
ISBN-10 9781575056784
Release 2004-08-01
Pages 32
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Poor George is in trouble again. He's been called to the principal's office. But before the principal can tell him why he's there...he confesses. He was late to class, didn't finish his math assignment, spilled paint, and set a cage of mice loose. One mishap has led to another and now George is up to his ears in trouble--but it's not his fault! George has an excuse for everything, but as his bad choices catch up with him, George runs out of others to blame.



I Just Don t Like the Sound of No

I Just Don t Like the Sound of No Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 9781934490259
Release 2011
Pages 32
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Shows readers the steps to the fundamental social skills of accepting "no" and disagreeing appropriately. When RJ learns to use these skills the right way, he finds that rewards come his way, instead of arguments.



But That Rule Doesn t Apply to Me

But That Rule Doesn t Apply to Me Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 1934490989
Release 2016-04-01
Pages 32
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Julia Cook's newest book in the Responsible Me! series will help children understand that rules are meant to help and not harm.



But It s Just a Game

But It s Just a Game Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 1937870162
Release 2013-08-15
Pages 30
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(Grades 2-6) Meet Jasper A young boy who is totally absorbed with playing video games "With my game controller in my hands, I'm the boss of my whole world I can be who I want and do as I please. I can get the highest score. I get all the chances that I need. If I make a mistake it's ok. Everyone thinks I'm 'it on a stick ' And the bad stuff all goes away" Video game addiction is on the rise, but it can be prevented. This creative story book teaches both kids and adults how to switch out their game controller for a "life controller." Video gaming is becoming a part of our culture, and we must be strategic in creating a healthy gaming balance. 32 page, softcover.



I Just Want to Do It My Way

I Just Want to Do It My Way Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 9781934490433
Release 2013-02-01
Pages 32
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RJ’s way of doing things isn’t working out for him, especially in math class. His teacher is upset because so many of his assignments are missing or incomplete. RJ blames Norma “the booger picker” and Rodney “the alphabet burper” for distracting him during class. With support from his mom and dad, RJ learns how to ask for help and stay on task. By learning how to do things the right way the first time, RJ discovers he no longer has to do his work over and over and over again.



Mistakes Were Made But Not by Me

Mistakes Were Made  But Not by Me Author Carol Tavris
ISBN-10 9780547416038
Release 2008-05-05
Pages 304
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“Entertaining, illuminating and—when you recognize yourself in the stories it tells—mortifying.” —Wall Street Journal “Every page sparkles with sharp insight and keen observation. Mistakes were made—but not in this book!” —Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness Why is it so hard to say “I made a mistake”—and really believe it? When we make mistakes, cling to outdated attitudes, or mistreat other people, we must calm the cognitive dissonance that jars our feelings of self-worth. And so, unconsciously, we create fictions that absolve us of responsibility, restoring our belief that we are smart, moral, and right—a belief that often keeps us on a course that is dumb, immoral, and wrong. Backed by years of research, Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me) offers a fascinating explanation of self-justification—how it works, the damage it can cause, and how we can overcome it. This updated edition features new examples and concludes with an extended discussion of how we can live with dissonance, learn from it, and perhaps, eventually, forgive ourselves. “A revelatory study of how lovers, lawyers, doctors, politicians—and all of us—pull the wool over our own eyes . . . Reading it, we recognize the behavior of our leaders, our loved ones, and—if we’re honest—ourselves, and some of the more perplexing mysteries of human nature begin to seem a little clearer.” —Francine Prose, O, The Oprah Magazine



Well I Can Top That

Well  I Can Top That Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 9781934490570
Release 2014-03-03
Pages 32
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Brad has a lot of great things going on in his life – or at least that’s what he tells all of his classmates! When one student wins a contest, Brad brags about how he won an even bigger contest. When another student breaks his arm, Brad blabs about how he broke BOTH his arms AND legs. 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 This terrific story is the first in the Communicate with Confidence series, designed to help young readers master the art of communicating.



Not My Fault

Not My Fault Author Leif Kristiansson
ISBN-10 0976205661
Release 2006
Pages 32
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After a boy is bullied in the schoolyard, his classmates provide excuses for why they acted the way they did.



Don t be Afraid to Drop

Don t be Afraid to Drop Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 1931636591
Release 2008-02-01
Pages 32
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When a young raindrop is afraid to drop from his cloud, his father encourages him to take the risk and find his purpose in life.



A Hat Full of Sky

A Hat Full of Sky Author Terry Pratchett
ISBN-10 9781407042541
Release 2010-06-22
Pages 352
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Something is coming after Tiffany . . . Tiffany Aching is ready to begin her apprenticeship in magic. She expects spells and magic – not chores and ill-tempered goats! Surely there must be more to witchcraft than this! What Tiffany doesn't know is that an insidious, disembodied creature is pursuing her. This time, neither Mistress Weatherwax (the greatest witch in the world) nor the fierce, six-inch-high Wee Free Men can protect her. In the end, it will take all of Tiffany's inner strength to save herself . . . if it can be done at all. THE SECOND BOOK IN THE TIFFANY ACHING SEQUENCE



My Choices Make Me Who I Am

My Choices Make Me Who I Am Author Mutiya Vision
ISBN-10 0965953823
Release 2009-07-01
Pages 40
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This story introduces the concepts of responsibility and accountability as a child learns the value of making conscious choices that positively shape and define his or her destiny. Your guidance, along with this book, can indeed inspire children to make the right choices.



Lying Up a Storm

Lying Up a Storm Author Julia Cook
ISBN-10 1937870340
Release 2015-01-15
Pages 32
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Whenever Levi doesn't like the truth, he kinda, sorta makes up other stuff to say. One day his mother explains to him that telling lies will damage the trust of his friends and make him very sad. This book is a great resource to help children understand not only the consequences of telling a lie, but also how one lie can often lead to telling several more.



The Art of Manliness

The Art of Manliness Author Brett McKay
ISBN-10 9781440308918
Release 2009-09-17
Pages 288
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Man Up! While it's definitely more than just monster trucks, grilling and six-pack abs, true manliness is hard to define. The words macho and manly are not synonymous. Taking lessons from classic gentlemen such as Benjamin Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt, authors Brett and Kate McKay have created a collection of the most useful advice every man needs to know to live life to its full potential. This book contains a wealth of information that ranges from survival skills to social skills to advice on how to improve your character. Whether you are braving the wilds with your friends, courting your girlfriend or raising a family, inside you'll find practical information and inspiration for every area of life. You'll learn the basics all modern men should know, including how to: Shave like your grandpa Be a perfect houseguest Fight like a gentleman using the art of bartitsu Help a friend with a problem Give a man hug Perform a fireman's carry Ask for a woman's hand in marriage Raise resilient kids Predict the weather like a frontiersman Start a fire without matches Give a dynamic speech Live a well-balanced life So jump in today and gain the skills and knowledge you need to be a real man in the 21st century.



Blood Rites

Blood Rites Author Jim Butcher
ISBN-10 9780748116119
Release 2010-03-04
Pages 464
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Meet Harry Dresden, Chicago's first (and only) Wizard P.I. Turns out the 'everyday' world is full of strange and magical things - and most of them don't play well with humans. That's where Harry comes in. Harry's had worse assignments than going undercover on the set of an adult film. Dodging flaming monkey poo, for instance. Or going toe-to-leaf with a plant monster. Still, there's something troubling about this case. The Producer believes he's afflicted by an entropy curse - but it's the women around him who are dying. And Harry only got involved as a favour to Thomas, his flirtatious self-absorbed vampire acquaintance. Thomas has a personal stake in the case Harry can't work out, until his investigation leads him straight to Thomas's oversexed relatives. Harry's about to discover the skeleton in Thomas's family closet: a revelation that will change Harry's life for ever. Magic - it can get a guy killed.