Respect and Take Care of Things

Respetar y cuidar las cosas

$12.99

SKU: B609-Net

Everything has a place. Things last longer when we take care of them. Showing respect, responsibility, and stewardship are social skills that even young children can relate to—because they have things they value. In both English and Spanish, this book encourages children to pick up after themselves, put things back where they belong, and ask permission to use things that don’t belong to them. It also teaches simple environmental awareness: respecting and taking care of the earth. Includes a special section for adults with discussion questions, games, responsibility role plays, and tips on storing toys and staying clutter-free.

Written by Cheri J. Meiners
Illustrated by Meredith Johnson
Paperback ISBN 9781631980367
Grades PK-3
40 pages
Release Date September 15, 2004

Additional information

Format

Paperback

Language

Bilingual

Series

Publisher

Free Spirit Publishing

Cheri J. Meiners

Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., has her master’s degree in elementary education and gifted education. With over 2.4 million books in print, she is the author of the award-winning ‘Learning to Get Along’ social skills series, and the character building ‘Being the Best Me’ series. Her newest release, ‘Making a Difference’, teaches kindness, respect, and purpose, and empowers children to make good choices, and to be their best. A new board book series, ‘Learning about Me and You’ is also available for preorder.

A former first-grade teacher, Cheri also taught education classes at Utah State University and supervised student teachers.

In 2008, her book Reach Out and Give won the Carol D. Reiser children’s book award. Learning Magazine named her series a finalist for the 2006 Teacher’s Choice Award. In 2005, Booklist named the Learning to Get Along books ‘Top 5 Character Education Series’. Several of the books are translated into Portuguese, Arabic, Korean, Slovak, Indonesian, Greek, Vietnamese, Pakistani, Spanish, Korean, and Chinese.

Cheri was born in Logan, Utah and lives in Maryland with her husband David. They have six children and eight grandchildren. She studied Humanities in London and at Stockholm University, graduating as a ‘University Scholar’ with High Honors in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University, and with a Master’s degree in Elementary Education and Gifted Education from Utah State University.

Cheri J. Meiners

Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., has her master’s degree in elementary education and gifted education. With over 2.4 million books in print, she is the author of the award-winning ‘Learning to Get Along’ social skills series, and the character building ‘Being the Best Me’ series. Her newest release, ‘Making a Difference’, teaches kindness, respect, and purpose, and empowers children to make good choices, and to be their best. A new board book series, ‘Learning about Me and You’ is also available for preorder.

A former first-grade teacher, Cheri also taught education classes at Utah State University and supervised student teachers.

In 2008, her book Reach Out and Give won the Carol D. Reiser children’s book award. Learning Magazine named her series a finalist for the 2006 Teacher’s Choice Award. In 2005, Booklist named the Learning to Get Along books ‘Top 5 Character Education Series’. Several of the books are translated into Portuguese, Arabic, Korean, Slovak, Indonesian, Greek, Vietnamese, Pakistani, Spanish, Korean, and Chinese.

Cheri was born in Logan, Utah and lives in Maryland with her husband David. They have six children and eight grandchildren. She studied Humanities in London and at Stockholm University, graduating as a ‘University Scholar’ with High Honors in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University, and with a Master’s degree in Elementary Education and Gifted Education from Utah State University.

$12.99

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