It Was Just Right Here!

A Story to Help Teach Your Child How to Become Organized


SKU: D458-Net

Braden’s brother Blake is ALWAYS losing things and everyone acts like it’s his fault. What’s the big deal? He’s just a kid!

But when Blake’s lack of organization leads to a forgotten field trip permission form, and the missing class pet is found dwelling in his desk debris, Blake starts to realize that maybe it’s more a problem than he thought. With the help of Blake’s teacher and support of his parents, he’s taught the steps to getting organized by using his favorite sport: baseball! Will Blake hit a home run by getting organized? Find out in another of Bryan Smith’s hilarious tales of teaching life skills for children in grade K through 5, part of the Executive FUNction book series.

Children and parents alike will find this comical, colorful storybook helpful in understanding why everything has its place. Tips for teaching organizational skills are included at the end of the storybook for parents and educators.

Written by Bryan Smith
Illustrated by Lisa M. Griffin
Paperback ISBN 9781944882204
Grades K-5
31 pages
Release Date February 20, 2018

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Boys Town Press

Bryan Smith comes from a family of educators. He has worked in education for the past 22 years. Bryan began his career as an elementary school teacher before realizing he had a passion for helping children deal with difficult issues. He has since spent 17 years as an elementary school counselor, where he teaches students life skills that will help them succeed. Through his writing, Bryan hopes to motivate, educate and inspire children. His stories address topics like sportsmanship, executive functions, self-control and self acceptance. When he isn’t working as a school counselor or writing, Bryan enjoys coaching his two boys in baseball.

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