A Mom's Choice Gold Award Winner! What does your brain really do? Did you know you can stretch and grown your own brain? Or that making mistakes is one of the best ways your brain learns? Just like how lifting weights helps your muscles get stronger, trying new things without giving up strengthens your brain. This fun and engaging introduction to the anatomy and functions of the brain will empower each young reader to S-T-R-E-T-C-H and grow their Fantastic, Elastic Brain! Other Awards for Your Fantastic, Elastic Brain:• The Moonbeam Gold Award for Non-Fiction Picture Book• The Pewter Gold Ink Award for Distinguished Printing• The Parent's Choice Silver Award for Interior Design, Children's/Young Adult• The Nautilus Silver Award for Children's Non-Fiction• The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Winner for Interior Design, Children's/Young Adult• Next Generation Indie Award Finalist for Children's/Juvenile Nonfiction
|Bubble Gum Brain|
by Julia Cook (Author), Allison Valentine (Illustrator)
Becoming is better than being.
I have Bubble Gum Brain. I like to chew on my thoughts, flex, bend and stretch my brain, and expand the way I think! I make great mistakes that help me learn.
I have Brick Brain. With me, things are the way they are...and they're probably not going to change much. I am the way I am...and that's just how it is.
Meet Bubble Gum Brain and Brick Brain: two kids with two VERY different mindsets. Bubble Gum Brain likes to have fun adventures, learn new...
by Lisa Cox (Author)
Not Yet by Lori Hockema and Lisa Cox
The title of the book originated when Lisa wrote song lyrics to convey a message she was teaching as a school counselor. She felt that students need to learn to enjoy the process of striving for a goal and not be defeated by mistakes.
The setting of the book is one full day in the life of Lorisa, the main character. The story takes you through her day at home and at school as she models for children a positive attitude as she makes...
|The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes|
by Mark Pett (Author), Gary Rubinstein (Author)
Beatrice Bottomwell has NEVER (not once!) made a mistake...
Meet Beatrice Bottomwell: a nine-year-old girl who has never (not once!) made a mistake. She never forgets her math homework, she never wears mismatched socks, and she ALWAYS wins the yearly talent show at school. In fact, Beatrice holds the record of perfection in her hometown, where she is known as The Girl Who Never Makes Mistakes. Life for Beatrice is sailing along pretty smoothly until she does the unthinkable–she makes...
|Thanks for the Feedback, I Think (Best Me I Can Be!)|
by Julia Cook (Author), Kelsey De Weerd (Illustrator)
RJ’s back in the sixth installment of award-winning author Julia Cook’s very successful Best Me I Can Be series, Thanks for the Feedback … (I Think!). This entertaining story follows RJ as he goes about his day doing the things he enjoys, such as blowing bubbles, playing soccer, and hanging out with friends. But when a couple of friends give him compliments, he just isn’t sure how to respond! As RJ continues through the day, he hears from his teacher and parents that while there are...
|I Can't Do That, YET: Growth Mindset|
by Esther P Cordova (Author), Esther P Cordova (Creator), Maima W Adiputri (Creator)
Enna is a girl who doesn't believe in herself and often utters the phrase "I can't do that!" One night in a dream she sees all the possible future versions of herself, discovering that she can be any of those versions with time, knowledge and dedication. She develops a growth mindset throughout her journey and instead of saying "I can't do that," she learns to say "I can't do that YET!”.
|The Most Magnificent Thing|
by Ashley Spires (Author), Ashley Spires (Illustrator)
Award-winning author and illustrator Ashley Spires has created a charming picture book about an unnamed girl and her very best friend, who happens to be a dog. The girl has a wonderful idea. "She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing! She knows just how it will look. She knows just how it will work. All she has to do is make it, and she makes things all the time. Easy-peasy!" But making her magnificent thing is anything but easy, and the girl tries and fails, repeatedly. Eventually, the...
by Barney Saltzberg (Author)
A life lesson that all parents want their children to learn: It’s OK to make a mistake. In fact, hooray for mistakes! A mistake is an adventure in creativity, a portal of discovery. A spill doesn’t ruin a drawing—not when it becomes the shape of a goofy animal. And an accidental tear in your paper? Don’t be upset about it when you can turn it into the roaring mouth of an alligator.
An award winning, best-selling, one-of-a-kind interactive book, Beautiful Oops! shows...
|What Do You Do With a Problem?|
by Kobi Yamada (Author), Mae Besom (Illustrator)
A #1 New York Times Best Seller, What Do You Do With a Problem? is a story for anyone, at any age.
From the same author and illustrator as the #1 nationally best-selling What Do You Do With an Idea? comes a new book to encourage you to look closely at problems and discover the possibilities they can hold.
This is the story of a persistent problem and the child who isn't so sure what to make of it. The...
|Mindset Matters (Without Limits)|
by Bryan Smith (Author), Lisa Griffin (Illustrator)
An entertaining and eye-opening look at the power of the "gonna get it done"mindset. Amelia is her name and conquering new challenges is her game! She's an up-for-any-adventure second-grader who's eager to try new things, provided nothing can go wrong. She takes up skateboarding with gusto and feverishly builds a swing set for her kid brother. But at the first sign of trouble- tumbling off her skateboard and whacking her thumb with a hammer-she's done. Her confidence shattered, Amelia frets...
|The Growth Mindset Coach: A Teacher's Month-by-Month Handbook for Empowering Students to Achieve|
by Annie Brock (Author), Heather Hundley (Author)
A complete and easy-to-follow guide for inspiring every student with the power of growth mindset
Created by teachers for teachers, this is the ultimate guide for unleashing students’ potential through creative lessons, empowering messages and innovative teaching. The Growth Mindset Coach provides all you need to foster a growth mindset
• A Month-by-Month Program
• Research-Based Activities
• Hands-On Lesson...