Words and Your Heart

Some words can do amazing things and make us happy. Simple, and emotive, direct, words and your Heart’s message is that words have extraordinary power–to harm and to heal; to create and to destroy; and to spread love. And some words can really hurt us we all know what sort of words those are. The little bit inside of you that makes you, you!The words we listen to can affect how we feel.

Our words have power, and we can choose to use them to make the world a better place. This book is about your heart.


Be Kind

Be kind is a sweet and thoughtful picture book about kindness that gets the message across without being heavy handed. Seira wilson, amazon editora new york times bestseller!“These days, it seems more important than ever for books to show young people how to act with thoughtfulness, civility, and kindness.

The new york times book reviewwhen tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, this moving story explores what kindness is, wondering: What does it mean to be kind? From asking the new girl to play to standing up for someone being bullied, and how any act, her classmate wants to make her feel better, big or small, can make a difference―or at least help a friend.

With a gentle text from the award-winning author of Sophie's Squash, and irresistible art from Jen Hill, Pat Zietlow Miller, Be Kind is an unforgettable story about how two simple words can change the world.


The Word Collector

A new york times bestsellersome people collect stamps. Some people collect coins. Some people collect art. And jerome?Jerome collected words. Words that connect, transform, and empower. In this extraordinary new tale from Peter H. From the creator of the dot, i am human, and Happy Dreamer comes a celebration of finding your own words -- and the impact you can have when you share them with the world.

Reynolds, jerome discovers the magic of the words all around him -- short and sweet words, two-syllable treats, and multisyllable words that sound like little songs.


Love

Love can be found in many areas of our life--in music, in nature, in the people around us. This beautiful picture book, created by an award-winning author/illustrator duo, celebrates the many ways love buoys us throughout our lives. A comforting and thoughtful book to keep on a child's bookshelf for years to come.

Seira wilson, amazon editor#1 new york times bestseLLER"A poetic reckoning of the importance of love in a child's life. With a lyrical text that's soothing and inspiring, this tender tale is a needed comfort and a new classic that will resonate with readers of every age. Eloquent and moving. People "everything that can be called love -- from shared joy to comfort in the darkness -- is gathered in the pages of this reassuring, refreshingly honest picture book.

The new york times book review, ‘love’ is the sort of book likely to leave readers of all ages a little tremulous, Editors' Choice / Staff Picks From the Book Review“Lyrical and sensitive, and brimming with feeling. The wall street journalfrom newbery medal-winning author Matt de la Peña and bestselling illustrator Loren Long comes a story about the strongest bond there is and the diverse and powerful ways it connects us all.

In the beginning there is light and two wide-eyed figures standing near the foot of your bed and the sound of their voices is love.


In My Heart: A Book of Feelings Growing Hearts

Our hearts can feel so many feelings! Some make us feel as light as a balloon, others as heavy as an elephant. Sometimes my heart feels like a big yellow star, shiny and bright. I smile from ear to ear and twirl around so fast, I feel as if I could take off into the sky. This is when my heart is happy. The growing hearts series celebrates the milestones of a toddler’s emotional development, from conquering fears and expressing feelings to welcoming a new sibling.

. With whimsical illustrations and an irresistible die-cut heart that extends through each spread, this unique feelings book is gorgeously packaged. Happiness, sadness, bravery, anger, shyness. Our hearts can feel so many feelings. Fun to read - with a host colorful illustrations and cut-out, the book engages young readers' and listeners' minds as well their as their eyes.

A teachable moment - children often struggle with expressing their emotions in words. In my heart - this gorgeously designed book explores a full range of emotions, and how they make us feel physically using lyrical language. Discusses a full range of emotions - helps guide children through the world of complex human emotions.

Happiness, anger, sadness, bravery, shyness .


This Is Not a Valentine

About recognizing that if you care so much about someone not thinking you care, maybe you really do. But it is full of lucky rocks, secret hiding spots, and gumball machine treasures. This is a book about waiting in line and wishing for cinnamon buns. Happiness, anger, bravery, sadness, shyness. Our hearts can feel so many feelings.

Fun to read - with a host colorful illustrations and cut-out, the book engages young readers' and listeners' minds as well their as their eyes. A teachable moment - children often struggle with expressing their emotions in words. But wait—isn't that exactly what love is about? Maybe this book is sort of a valentine after all.

In my heart - this gorgeously designed book explores a full range of emotions, and how they make us feel physically using lyrical language. Discusses a full range of emotions - helps guide children through the world of complex human emotions. 2014. This book is not a valentine. It doesn't have lacey edges or sugary hearts.

Hardcover, 32 pages. In my heart gives youngsters the vocabulary to explain how they feel and opens up engaging discussions.


The Invisible Boy

A simple act of kindness can transform an invisible boy into a friend. Meet brian, the invisible boy. Nobody ever seems to notice him or think to include him in their group, game, or birthday party. Any parent, teacher, or counselor looking for material that sensitively addresses the needs of quieter children will find The Invisible Boy a valuable and important resource.

Includes backmatter with discussion questions and resources for further reading. In my heart - this gorgeously designed book explores a full range of emotions, and how they make us feel physically using lyrical language. Discusses a full range of emotions - helps guide children through the world of complex human emotions.

2014. Alfred a knopf Books for Young Readers. In my heart gives youngsters the vocabulary to explain how they feel and opens up engaging discussions. Details - by jo witek, illustrated by Christine Roussey. And when brian and justin team up to work on a class project together, Brian finds a way to shine. From esteemed author and speaker trudy Ludwig and acclaimed illustrator Patrice Barton, this gentle story shows how small acts of kindness can help children feel included and allow them to flourish.

Hardcover, 32 pages.


All Are Welcome

A school where students grow and learn from each other's traditions and the whole community gathers to celebrate the Lunar New Year. In my heart gives youngsters the vocabulary to explain how they feel and opens up engaging discussions. Details - by jo witek, illustrated by Christine Roussey. New york times bestseller! A warm, welcoming picture book that celebrates diversity and gives encouragement and support to all kids.

Follow a group of children through a day in their school, where everyone is welcomed with open arms. An important book that celebrates diversity and inclusion in a beautiful, age-appropriate way. Trudy ludwig, author of the invisible boy and Quiet Please, Owen McPhee!"A great read-aloud selection to start the year and revisit time and again.

School library journal in my heart - this gorgeously designed book explores a full range of emotions, and how they make us feel physically using lyrical language. Discusses a full range of emotions - helps guide children through the world of complex human emotions. Hardcover, 32 pages. 2014. Alfred a knopf Books for Young Readers.

. All are welcome lets young children know that no matter what, they have a space, they have a place, they are welcome in their school.


Love Is

Hardcover, 32 pages. Children and parents together will adore this fond exploration of growing up while learning about the joys of love offered and love returned. In my heart - this gorgeously designed book explores a full range of emotions, and how they make us feel physically using lyrical language. Discusses a full range of emotions - helps guide children through the world of complex human emotions.

Chronicle Books Childrens. Perfect for any fond gift or tender moment, this story of a girl and a duckling who share a touching year together will melt hearts old and young. Happiness, anger, sadness, bravery, shyness. Our hearts can feel so many feelings. Fun to read - with a host colorful illustrations and cut-out, the book engages young readers' and listeners' minds as well their as their eyes.

A teachable moment - children often struggle with expressing their emotions in words. 2014. Alfred a knopf Books for Young Readers. In my heart gives youngsters the vocabulary to explain how they feel and opens up engaging discussions. Details - by jo witek, illustrated by Christine Roussey.


I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness

Love it!" --trudy ludwig, bestselling author of The Invisible Boy In my heart - this gorgeously designed book explores a full range of emotions, and how they make us feel physically using lyrical language. Discusses a full range of emotions - helps guide children through the world of complex human emotions.

With themes of acceptance, kindness, and strength in numbers, this timeless and profound feel-good story will resonate with readers young and old. This beautifully illustrated story shows young readers how to become caring and supportive upstanders. Parents magazine's "best book that champions kindness" of 2018!This simple yet powerful picture book--from a New York Times bestselling husband-and-wife team--tells the story of one girl who inspires a community to stand up to bullying.

Chronicle Books Childrens. Inspired by real events,  i walk with vanessa explores the feelings of helplessness and anger that arise in the wake of seeing a classmate treated badly, and shows how a single act of kindness can lead to an entire community joining in to help. Happiness, anger, sadness, bravery, shyness.

. Our hearts can feel so many feelings. Fun to read - with a host colorful illustrations and cut-out, the book engages young readers' and listeners' minds as well their as their eyes. A teachable moment - children often struggle with expressing their emotions in words.


The Day You Begin

And that sometimes, when we reach out and begin to share our stories, others will be happy to meet us halfway. This book is also available in spanish, as el día en que Descubres Quién Eres! In my heart - this gorgeously designed book explores a full range of emotions, and how they make us feel physically using lyrical language.

Discusses a full range of emotions - helps guide children through the world of complex human emotions. Jacqueline woodson is the 2018-2019 national ambassador for young people's literaturea #1 new york times bestselLER!National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two-time Pura Belpré Illustrator Award winner Rafael López have teamed up to create a poignant, yet heartening book about finding courage to connect, even when you feel scared and alone.

. Happiness, anger, sadness, bravery, shyness. Our hearts can feel so many feelings. Fun to read - with a host colorful illustrations and cut-out, the book engages young readers' and listeners' minds as well their as their eyes. A teachable moment - children often struggle with expressing their emotions in words.

Maybe it's how you look or talk, or where you're from; maybe it's what you eat, or something just as random. There will be times when you walk into a room and no one there is quite like you. There are many reasons to feel different.