Gifts Giving Back 2020-2021: Making Good Choices

Books that teach students how to take personal responsibility to make choices.

The Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #1) Cover Image
By Aaron Blabey, Aaron Blabey (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545912402
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Published: Scholastic Press - December 27th, 2016

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!

"I wish I'd had these books as a kid. Hilarious!" -- Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants and Dog Man

This New York Times bestselling illustrated series is perfect for fans of Dog Man and Captain Underpants.


The Girl and the Bicycle Cover Image
By Mark Pett, Mark Pett (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442483194
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 29th, 2014

From the creator of The Boy and the Airplane, a touching wordless picture book about a little girl, a shiny bicycle, and the meaning of persistence—with an unexpected payoff.

A little girl sees a shiny new bicycle in the shop window.


The Only Way is Badger Cover Image
By Stella J. Jones, Carmen Saldana (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781680100983
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Published: Tiger Tales. - September 4th, 2018

One morning, the animals wake up to find that someone has built a huge wall and put up posters on the trees that read "Badgers are best!" Badger wants everyone to be more like him, and when they can't do things as well as he does, he sends them away to the other side of the wall. But is being the best really the most important thing?


What Should Danny Do? School Day Cover Image
By Adir Levy, Ganit Levy, Mat Sadler (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9780692914373
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Published: Elon Books - November 1st, 2018

Children Make Terrible Pets (Starring Lucille Beatrice Bear #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316015486
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2010

Check out this bestselling, rollicking, and humorous twist on the classic "first pet" story about a young bear and her favorite pet boy!


Mighty Meg 1: Mighty Meg and the Magical Ring Cover Image
By Sammy Griffin, Micah Player (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781499808315
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Published: little bee books - January 29th, 2019

In the first book of the Mighty Meg series, Meg receives a ring for her eighth birthday and wakes up with superpowers!

Meg's life is turned upside down when a magical ring gives her superpowers! But Meg isn't the only one who changes.


Mighty Meg 1: Mighty Meg and the Magical Ring Cover Image
By Sammy Griffin, Micah Player (Illustrator)
$18.89
ISBN: 9781499808322
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Published: little bee books - January 29th, 2019

In the first book of the Mighty Meg series, Meg receives a ring for her eighth birthday and wakes up with superpowers!

Meg's life is turned upside down when a magical ring gives her superpowers! But Meg isn't the only one who changes.


Speak Up, Molly Lou Melon Cover Image
By Patty Lovell, David Catrow (Illustrator)
$18.89
ISBN: 9780399260025
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 8th, 2020

The beloved modern classic character, Molly Lou Melon, is tackling the timely topic of speaking up for yourself and others.

Molly Lou Melon's mother taught her to use her big voice for good--to speak up for what's right, for those who can't, and even when it's hard. So she does.


My Mouth Is a Volcano! Cover Image
By Julia Cook, Carrie Hartman (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781931636858
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Published: National Center for Youth Issues - October 1st, 2005

All of Louis thoughts are very important to him. In fact, his thoughts are so important to him that when he has something to say, his words begin to wiggle, and then they do the jiggle, then his tongue pushes all of his important words up against his teeth and he erupts, or interrupts others.