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Books to accompany the program Meditate with Snoopy, an after-school program for kids to help develop emotional intelligence.

Hanson, Anders
Stand up for yourself

Get the courage to stand up for what you believe in! This resource will teach kids to try something new, ask for help, show their talents, share their feelings and tell the truth. This book will show kids how to use compassion, respect, responsibility, and honesty with those around them. Simple text and charming pictures will keep kids interested while they learn. It's never too early to help kids stand up for what is right. --ProQuest

DiOrio, Rana.
What does it mean to be present?

The perfect introduction to mindfulness for kids and learning empathy at all ages. Being present means... Noticing when someone needs help... Waiting patiently for your turn... Focusing on what's happening now... Follow a group of friends at school, at home, and at the beach as they become mindful kids and experience just what it means to be present. --ProQuest

Karst, Patrice.
The invisible web

This uplifting inspirational title for all ages puts the concept of "six degrees of separation" into a new context that urges readers to recognize, respect, and celebrate their infinite, unbreakable bonds with the entire human family. --ProQuest

Portis, Antoinette.
Now

"This is my favorite cloud... because it's the one I am watching. This is my favorite tree... because it's the one where I'm swinging. This is my favorite tooth... because it's the one that is missing." Follow a little girl as she takes you on a tour through all of her favorite things, from the holes she digs to the hugs she gives. A simple and poignant message about living in the moment and enjoying what it is... because it is!

Silverstein, Shel.
Where the sidewalk ends

Shel Silverstein, the New York Times bestselling author of The Giving Tree, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, and Every Thing On It, has created a poetry collection that is outrageously funny and deeply profound. Come in . . . for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. You'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there, and so does Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who will not take the garbage out. It is a place where you wash your shadow and plant diamond gardens, a place where shoes fly, sisters are auctioned off, and crocodiles go to the dentist. Shel Silverstein's masterful collection of poems and drawings stretches the bounds of imagination and will be cherished by readers of all ages. This is a collection that belongs on everyone's bookshelf. And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book by Shel Silverstein! --ProQuest

Silverstein, Shel.
Falling up

From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings. Filled with unforgettable characters like Screamin' Millie; Allison Beals and her twenty-five eels; Danny O'Dare, the dancin' bear; the Human Balloon; and Headphone Harold, this collection by the celebrated Shel Silverstein will charm young readers and make them want to trip on their shoelaces and fall up too! So come, wander through the Nose Garden, ride the Little Hoarse, eat in the Strange Restaurant, and let the magic of Shel Silverstein open your eyes and tickle your mind. And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein! --ProQuest