Interest in this classic series has never diminished since the six books were first
published in the years between 1982 and 1986.
Though each book has received loving attention to its text and illustrations,
no changes have been made to the unique and effective story format developed by
Elizabeth Crary. Children and adults alike will appreciate the improved appearance
that makes these books easier and more fun to use.
This series helps preschool and elementary school-aged children begin to learn
problem-solving skills. Each book introduces a specific problem familiar to most
children and then prompts the child to consider alternative solutions. These books
encourage critical thinking and exploration of ideas within a familiar situation.
An introduction explains the way in which these books may be used, and provides
helpful tips to assist you in drawing your child out.
Ideal beginner books on conflict resolution for children, parents, and teachers.
I Want It—Megan and Amy want to play with the same truck. What will happen?
I Want to Play—Danny is tired of playing alone and wants to have a friend.
My Name Is Not Dummy—Jenny doesn’t like being called “dummy” or “cry baby.”
I’m Lost—Gabriela has lost her dad at the zoo and is unhappy. How can she find him?
I Can’t Wait—Luke want his turn on the tumbling mat NOW. What can he do?
Mommy, Don’t Go—Matthew doesn’t want to stay with the baby-sitter.
2nd edition, updated,
redesigned, and re-illustrated
Useful for 3–8 years
32 pages each
$9.95 paper each
(except I Want It and I Can’t Wait [$7.95])
$16.95 library each
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About the Author:
Elizabeth Crary, M.S.
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