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Franklin Says Sorry

adapted by Sharon Jennings
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: media tie-in, turtles, values & virtues

In this Franklin TV Storybook, Bear is upset when Franklin tells a secret that was supposed to be between just the two of them. Franklin feels awful, but no matter how hard he tries to mend their friendship, nothing works --- until Franklin realizes that he hasn't done the most important thing of all: he hasn't said sorry.

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Franklin's Class Trip

by Paulette Bourgeois, illustrated by Brenda Clark
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: media tie-in, values & virtues, turtles

In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin is excited about his class trip to the museum. Just before they go inside, Beaver tells him that they'll see real dinosaurs. At first Franklin is worried, but he has so much fun seeing and doing other things in the museum that he almost forgets about the dinosaurs --- until he comes face-to-face with a t …

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The Princess Who Danced with Cranes

by Annette LeBox, illustrated by Kasia Charko
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: values & virtues

Princess Vivian loved to dance with the cranes who lived by the river. But when the villagers become obsessed with a new game, they dam up the river to make more room to play.

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Orca’s Family

And More Northwest Coast Stories

by Robert James Challenger
edition: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: k to 5
tagged: values & virtues

This collection of west-coast fables combines the approach of Aesop with the oral tradition of First Nations storytellers. Woodpecker shows how to be a true friend. Beaver demonstrates how to achieve dreams through hard work. Rainbow Trout finds that all things in nature have a purpose.

 

Parents, grandparents and teachers will embrace Robert James C …

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Raven’s Call

And More Northwest Coast Stories

by Robert James Challenger
edition: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: k to 5
tagged: values & virtues

Robert James Challenger uses the form of parables to teach children important values. The observations of Grandmother and other family members interpret the actions of nature's creatures in a variety of circumstances. His simple, direct stories reflect a philosophy widely embraced—respect for our environment and understanding of all creeds, races …

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Katherine and the Garbage Dump

by Martha Morris, illustrated by Yvonne Cathcart
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: environment, values & virtues

When the first juice can was thrown into her backyard, Katherine had no idea what trouble that bit of litter would cause. Wonderfully fun, Katherine and the Garbage Dump recounts a story with a strong environmental component.

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Temper Temper

by Nicola Morgan
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: values & virtues, humorous stories

When Mabel Babelman was the tiniest, cutest, cuddliest baby that ever could be, she had a problem. Mabel Babelman had a temper, a fierce, frightening temper.

Every time she had a temper tantrum, her Temper Temper Monster would appear, frightening away all of Mabel's admirers, parents, relatives, friends, and teachers. As Mabel Babelman grew older, h …