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Early Literacy

Early literacy is what children know about communication, language—verbal and non-verbal—reading and writing before they can actually read and write.


Ben Rides On by Matt Davies
Ben rides his new bicycle the very, very long way to school but Adrian Underbite, perhaps the world's largest third-grader, takes the bike anyway and later, when Ben finds Adrian in trouble, he must decide whether or not to help the thieving bully.

Bully by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
A bull discovers that he has been a bully.

Ed Emberley’s Bye-Bye, Big Bad Bullybug! by Ed Emberley
Die-cut pages reveal the scary and mean parts of a bullybug, but just as it is about to attack some "itty-bitty baby bugs," the bullybug is chased away until it learns to behave.

Elmer and the Big Bird by David McKee
When Elmer the patchwork elephant learns that a bully is bothering the smaller birds, he devises a plan to teach the bully bird a lesson.

Freda Stops a Bully by Stuart J. Murphy
Max makes fun of Freda's shoes, but Freda soon learns how to cope with his bullying.

Here Comes the Big, Mean Dust Bunny! by Jan Thomas
Dust bunnies who enjoy rhyming games and a boisterous cat who likes to chase and grab learn how to play together.

I Am Enough by Grace Byers
Shares a story of loving who you are, respecting others and being kind to one another.

I Walk With Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness by Kerascoet
An elementary school girl witnesses the bullying of another girl, but she is not sure how to help.

Lion vs. Rabbit

Lion VS. Rabbit by Alex Latimer
Lion is mean to everyone. When the other animals can't take his bullying anymore, they hire Rabbit to outsmart him.

Llama Llama and the Bully Goat by Anna Dewdney
Following their teacher's lead, Llama Llama speaks to Gilroy Goat and tells him he should not act like a bully on the playground.

Super Manny Stands Up! by Kelly DiPucchio
Every day after school Manny saves the world from formidable foes. But when Manny encounters a real-life nemesis, he summons his superhero strength to save the day.



July 2018

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