Once upon a time, in a peaceful aquarium, lived a happy community of sea critters. They had their problems but they always worked things out until the bully moved in. The bully took over their lives and their tank. This group of friends must figure out how to solve their problem so they can live happily again.
The book contains tips for kids and a list of famous people who were not cool in school and advice they have shared.
I Love You Anyway- A "tail" of understanding ADHD
Tagalong is a young raccoon who has ADHD. He always seems to be doing the wrong things at the wrong times and many times he isn’t listening when his mother gives directions. His brothers enjoy teasing him about this very much. One day, easy going Tagalong has enough and runs away. Unfortunately, he forgets the dangers mom warned him about. It is a close call and a learning experience for the whole family. Tagalong learns the importance of paying attention and his family learns to have more patience and understanding. The book contains 40 reasons why it is good to have ADHD, famous people who have/had ADHD, and a section for children to write “My Story”.
Saved by Love- From Rescue Dog to Rock Star
Grizzbear was lonely and longing for love. He is eventually adopted into a family of crazy critters. He uses humor to offer advice to children who feel they don't "fit in". He tells them to ask for help if they or someone else is being hurt and lets them know it's not their fault. Grizz also gives tips to help overcome a bad day. The book uses animals to teach compassion toward others.
Love, Bandit- A "tail" of foster care
Bandit is a lovable, sometimes mischievous raccoon who finds himself in foster care with complete strangers, new rules, and many confusing emotions. He eventually works his way through the emotional conflicts to find happiness and acceptance. The story is told from the perspective of the foster child. This book is a wonderful tool for introducing the feelings that accompany leaving a birth family, learning about rules and new environments, and learning to love and trust again. The book contains a list of famous people who were in foster care or adoption and a “My Story” area where the child can write in his or her own story.
Happy to "Bee" Me
Once upon a time, there was a busy beehive. Everyone was busy doing their job except for a little worker bee. She didn't want to just be a worker bee. Hannah learns that everyone is important and needed. The book contains a story within a story and teaches children some rules of phonics as the letter P wants to be more important in her world. The book includes classroom activities to help children develop self-esteem, encourage empathy, and kindness.
Love you, Teddy- A "tail" of loss and hope
Teddy is a young bear whose carefree, secure life is shattered when his father dies suddenly. Teddy and his family struggle through the grief process. He is finally able to find a balance between the memories of the past and having happiness in the present. The book includes a section for the child to write in “My Story”