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It's Nice To Be Nice

by Barbara Shook Hazen

Questions and answers about manners are presented in this lovely book. Children will learn everyday courtesies for various social situations, the value of good sportsmanship and friendship.

Noah's Ark

by Mircea Catusanu Barbara Shook Hazen

Bold, colorful artwork illustrates this warm, simple retelling of the Bible story.

Tight Times

by Barbara Shook Hazen

This children's book introduces a family who is experiencing "tight times" in a way that children can begin to understand. A little boy finds he can't have exactly what he wants for breakfast. He has to stay with a babysitter because his mother has to work. It isn't a good time for him to get a dog. Worst of all, moms and dads cry! Then, a surprise and a mess in the kitchen makes the family feel better. This book is a good starting point for discussing why parents can't always buy everything children want, and how making the best of the situation helps.

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