The Buddy Bench

The Buddy Bench

The Buddy Bench

Having seen what being left out is like, children become agents of change, convincing their teacher to let them build a buddy bench. A school playground can be a solitary place for a kid without playmates; in one survey, 80 percent of 8- to 10-year-old respondents described being lonely at some point during a school day. Patty Brozo’s cast of kids brings a playground to raucous life, and Mike Deas’s illustrations invest their games with imaginary planes to fly, dragons to tame, and elephants to ride. And these kids match their imaginations with empathy, identifying and swooping up the lonely among them. Buddy benches are appearing in schoolyards around the country. Introduced from Germany in 2014, the concept is simple: When a child sits on the bench, it’s a signal to other kids to ask him or her to play.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Patty Brozo
Publisher : Tilbury House Publishers and Cadent Publishing
Release : 2019-08-06
Total Pages : 36 Pages
ISBN : 9780884486992


Come Sit With Me

Come Sit With Me

Turn a gray day into all the colors of the rainbow by sitting down on a buddy bench and having a chat with a friend in this imaginative Level 2 Ready-to-Read inspired by Crayola colors! When someone is feeling sad or lonely, it’s up to all of us to help him or her feel better! In this story, a group of kids is creating a buddy bench for the playground. But they can’t decide how to paint it. Read this book to find out what colorful solution they come up with. This picture book includes a backmatter section on the history of buddy benches, tips on being kind, and how to make your own buddy bench! © 2019 Crayola, Easton, PA 18044-0431. Crayola Oval Logo is a registered trademark of Crayola used under license.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Tina Gallo
Publisher : Simon Spotlight
Release : 2019-08-27
Total Pages : 32 Pages
ISBN : 9781534450998


The Buddy Bench

The Buddy Bench

When Padma notices a boy sitting by himself every day, she enlists her friends to create a buddy bench, where anyone at school can go if they want or need a friend. Includes activities.

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Genre : Benches
Author : Gwendolyn Hooks
Publisher :
Release : 2019
Total Pages : 32 Pages
ISBN : 1725402904


The Buddy Bench

The Buddy Bench

Buddy Benches are arriving in schoolyards across the nation. In this story, the buddy bench launches two new friends on a chilly adventure. On a surprisingly snowy day in Texas, a young student finds himself braving recess alone. That is until he spots a new face sitting on the school's Buddy Bench. After a quick introduction, the two spend their recess discovering fun ways to enjoy the snow. By the end of recess, both kids leave the playground with a brand new friend. This sweet story of friendship brings the Buddy Bench's purpose to life. About Buddy Benches: The Buddy or Friendship Bench is a special place in a school playground where a child can sit if they want someone to talk to or play with. Seeing a child on The Buddy Bench is a signal to other kids to ask them to play. The wonderful trend of Buddy Benches is growing across the country as schools and parent groups promote them as a powerful tool to end loneliness and promote empathy in children.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : B. D. Cottleston
Publisher :
Release : 2019-09-03
Total Pages : 32 Pages
ISBN : 1486717756


The Friendship Bench

The Friendship Bench

When Ella's BFF, Bella, moves to a new town, she's left behind with nobody to play with at recess and has to eat lunch by herself. Her teacher, Mrs. Fancy, jumps into action and facilitates the building of a Friendship Bench which becomes a destination spot for children needing a friend. The artwork for this book was provided by the children of Fir Grove and Oak Grove Elementary Schools in Albany, Oregon. Proceeds from the book will be used to perpetrate acts of kindness.

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Author : Whitney Dineen
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2016-11-15
Total Pages : 76 Pages
ISBN : 1539621391


Things Seen From Above

Things Seen From Above

A shift in perspective can change everything. This brilliant novel from the author of The Seventh Most Important Thing celebrates kids who see the world a little differently. April is looking for an escape from the sixth-grade lunch hour, which has become a social-scene nightmare, so she signs up to be a "buddy bench monitor" for the fourth graders' recess. Joey Byrd is a boy on the fringes, who wanders the playground alone, dragging his foot through the dirt. But over time, April realizes that Joey isn't just making random circles. When you look at his designs from above, a story emerges... Joey's "bird's eye" drawings reveal what he observes and thinks about every day. Told in alternating viewpoints--April's in text and Joey's mostly in art--the story gives the "whole picture" of what happens as these two outsiders find their rightful places.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Shelley Pearsall
Publisher : Yearling
Release : 2021-02
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9781524717421


Inspire The World

Inspire The World

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Author : Sammie Vance
Publisher :
Release : 2021-08-10
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 1950169596


Me First

Me First

Pinkerton the pig always manages to be first until he rushes for a sandwich and it turns out to be not the edible kind.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Helen Lester
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2013-07-09
Total Pages : 30 Pages
ISBN : 9780544003217


Come Sit With Me

Come Sit With Me

Turn a gray day into all the colors of the rainbow by sitting down on a buddy bench and having a chat with a friend in this imaginative Level 2 Ready-to-Read inspired by Crayola colors! When someone is feeling sad or lonely, it’s up to all of us to help him or her feel better! In this story, a group of kids is creating a buddy bench for the playground. But they can’t decide how to paint it. Read this book to find out what colorful solution they come up with. This picture book includes a backmatter section on the history of buddy benches, tips on being kind, and how to make your own buddy bench! © 2019 Crayola, Easton, PA 18044-0431. Crayola Oval Logo is a registered trademark of Crayola used under license.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Tina Gallo
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2019-08-27
Total Pages : 32 Pages
ISBN : 9781534450813


Froggy Learns To Swim

Froggy Learns To Swim

Zzzziiiinnngggg splash! Everyone’s favorite frog learns to swim! Frogs are supposed to be great swimmers. "Not me!" says Froggy, who's afraid of the water. But with a little encouragement, some practice, and the help of a silly song or two, Froggy becomes an expert frog-kicker! “Froggy’s childlike dialogue and the sound words—‘zook! Zik!’; ‘flop flop . . . splash!’ make this a wonderful read aloud.” —School Library Journal An IRA/CBC Children’s Choice A Junior Library Guild Selection

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Jonathan London
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 1997-06-01
Total Pages : 32 Pages
ISBN : 9781101654675