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The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh

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Harpreet Singh loves his colors. He has a different color for every mood and occasion and always makes sure that his patka matches his outfit. When Harpreet’s family moves, everything changes. Harpreet wears white every day to school. What will it take to get Harpreet to wear his bright colors again?

The Pout Pout Fish and the Mad Mad Day

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Pout Pout Fish is having a bad day! A feeling begins to fill his gills and it is getting bigger and bigger. Pout Pout Fish is mad and he is getting madder and madder and doesn’t know how to stop! With a little help from his friends, Pout Pout Fish learns ways to stop his … Read more

Together We Can

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Together We Can is all about friendships. The children in the story explain what friends are, how to make friends, and how to be a friend! It’s about sharing, playing, being kind, and working together. Some friends may dress differently, speak a different language, or use a wheelchair to get around. Our friends are all … Read more

Rex Wrecks It!

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Gizmo, Sprinkles, and Wild love to build things and Rex loves to wreck everything they build. Is there any hope for making playtime fun for everyone? Gizmo has an idea, and it involves getting Rex to help them build a big, strong, and awesome block structure! Will Gizmo’s idea work?

Roaring Mad Riley

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Learn how to pause and cool down with a little help from some friendly dinosaurs! Riley gets roaring mad when Parker accidently knocks his blocks down. But Mr. Rex shows Riley that there are many ways to calm down even when you are roaring mad. Riley learns how to keep calm by taking deep breaths, counting … Read more

Strictly No Elephants

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A little boy is excited about taking his tiny pet elephant to Pet Club Day. When he arrives, he sees a note on the door that says strictly no elephants! As they walk away, they meet a little girl with a pet skunk who was also not allowed at Pet Club Day. The boy and … Read more

Join in and Play

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Making friends and playing with others can be lots of fun but, it is not always easy to do. Join In and Play gives children ideas and strategies for asking someone to play, joining in play, taking turns, and even what to do when someone says “no, you can’t play”. It’s all about how to … Read more

Language That We All Can Speak

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Olivka has moved to a new town and is excited about her new school. She wonders what the children will be like and if she will make new friends. Olivka discovers that the children at her school are very diverse, which is a new experience for her. Everyone is so welcoming! Olivka knows that it … Read more

Meesha Makes Friends

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Meesha loves to make things! But when it comes to making friends, she doesn’t know what to say, what to do, or how to join in. She decides to make her own friends out of anything she can find. When the children see Meesha’s “friends” they want Meesha to show them how to make them. … Read more

Meeting Mimi: A Story About Different Abilities

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It is Mimi’s first day at her new school and everyone is excited to get to know her. As she introduces herself, she shares that she likes books, ducks, has a disability and that she likes questions. At first the children are very quiet and just stare. But it doesn’t take long before they begin … Read more

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