As a teacher, I have used picture books, poetry, memoirs, fiction and nonfiction books to help my students build empathy, social awareness, self-awareness, and self-management skills. Diverse texts and voices help students learn and develop the social and emotional skills they need to succeed not only in school, but in the world beyond. Here are a few newly released books that will engage readers and build strong SEL skills:
Students will be the first to say that Earth Day is every day! So here is a list of books to inspire ways to protect this beautiful planet Earth and celebrate budding environmentalism.
By Megan Ciskowski, Associate Publicist
Whether Spanish is a reader’s first or second language, it’s important to provide engaging content and inspiring stories. This season Lerner is publishing Spanish-language versions of an award-winning nonfiction picture book, a graphic novel series, and three high-interest nonfiction series. Each title has been translated from Lerner’s English-language originals by Spanish-speaking professionals and educators.
By Alice Meichsner
Welcome to Sesame Street®! Home of Elmo, Bert and Ernie, Cookie Monster, Grover and many more beloved characters, this neighborhood of fuzzy monsters has been teaching audiences for generations.
Join your favorite furry friends this spring as they explore emotions, science, careers, and more! Young readers will learn essential life skills for managing their emotions and conflict resolution along with developing a love for learning, science, and more. Read on to find out what our friends on Sesame Street have to share!
We’ve gathered an array of immigration-centric fiction and nonfiction, from real-world experiences of teen refugees and Dreamers, reflections on identities rooted in two distinctly different cultures, and a heart-warming picture book about welcoming a refugee family. These books reveal incredible courage and fortitude.