Get families engaged in reading books together that help support the development of social and emotional skills! We have six series of books, all written with the advice of SEL experts. All of these series are ideal for family engagement at home or for use in the classroom. However, a parent or teacher will usually need to take the lead in reading books with students in grades PK and K.
You can learn about each of these series at the bottom of this page or via the links below.
Prices (before discounts):
|All Five Collections in English – for Gr. PK-7 (GRL H-T)||(1 each of 54 titles):||$435.50||(Set #: SEL-54)|
|Best Behavior – for Gr. PK-1 (GRL H)||(1 each of 5 titles):||$59.75||(Set #: SE-BB-5)|
|Learning to Get Along – for Gr. K-2 (GRL H)||(1 each of 12 titles):||$143.88||(Set #: SE-LGA-12)|
|My Social & Emotional Readers – for Gr. PK-2 (GRL H)||(1 each of 24 titles):||$102.00||(Set #: SEL-24)|
|Laugh & Learn – SEL – for Gr. 3-7 (GRL Q-T)||(1 each of 10 titles):||$99.90||(Set #: SE-LL-10)|
|The Weird Series (on Bullying) – for Gr. 2-4 (GRL M)||(1 each of 3 titles):||$29.97||(Set #: SE-W-3)|
|Bilingual SEL Set (Eng/Span) – for Gr. PK-2 (GRL H)||(1 each of 9 titles):||$110.65||(SE #: SE-BL-9)|
Book Specifications (all books are paperback):
My Social & Emotional Readers: 16 pages in full color; saddl e-stitched (stapled); PB 6.5” x 7.5”
Best Behavior, Learning to Get Along, and Bilingual SEL: 40 pages in color; Smyth-sewn; PB 9” x 9”
Laugh & Learn: 112 pages in B&W; perfect bound; PB 5” x 7”
Weird Series: 48 pages in color; Smyth-sewn; PB 9.5” x 8”
Not available by individual title. If a title is out of stock, we will substitute a title with a similar reading level.
5 Narrative Nonfiction Titles
For Gr. PK-1 (GRL H)
This series is perfect for parents to read with young children to support positive social behaviors. Each book ends with tips and activities to help reinforce the positive messages.
12 Narrative Nonfiction Titles
For Gr. K-2 (GRL H )
This series features real-life situations, lots of diversity, and concrete examples to help children learn, understand, and practice basic social and emotional skills. Each book ends with a section of discussion questions, games, and activities to help reinforce the learning. The reading level is perfect for reading together.
“Top Five Character Education Series.”
24 Fiction Titles • For Gr. PK-1 (GRL H)
This series is designed for parent involvement at home, but is also perfect for use in the classroom with small groups or the entire class. Each book will help to support social and emotional learning while also helping to build reading skills. Parents can take the lead in reading these books with younger students.
Each book starts and ends with tips and activities to support the skills that are specific to that title. The series includes 6 titles each in 4 themes: I Have Feelings, I Get Along with Others, I am in Control of Myself, and I Believe in Myself.
“The characters are appealing, realistic, and representative of multiple ethnicities.
The stories are relatable to real-life situations that every child has experienced.”
School Specialist, Allen, TX
10 Nonfiction Titles • For Gr. 3-7 (GRL Q-T)
These books provide sound advice in a format that students will find both helpful and entertaining. The humorous writing and illustrations will engage readers as they learn solid and useful information. Each book covers tips on dealing with a specific issue, including anger, bullying, stress, siblings, rudeness, homework, cliques, and making mistakes.
3 Fiction Titles on Bullying
For Gr. 2-4 (GRL M)
Each book is told from the perspective of a different girl involved in a case of bullying: the bullied (Weird!), the bystander (Dare!), and the one engaging in bullying behavior (Tough!). With some help from adults, each girl learns ways to better handle her feelings and the situation. This is a perfect series to help foster discussion of bullying and ways to handle and prevent it.
9 Narrative Nonfiction Titles
For Gr. PK-2 (GRL H)
This set of books for social and emotional learning in Gr. PK-2 is perfect for families that primarily speak Spanish at home. The text in these books is designed for the parent and student to read together and is fully bilingual, with both English and Spanish text on each page.