Consortium Publishing

Problem Solving Books for Children

This collection of books helps children think by letting children make decisions. These books address various childhood problems. Each book shows new ways to handle problems; illustrates consequences of choices; helps children evaluate ideas; encourages children to see how their behavior affects others; and fosters problem-solving skills.

BULLY ON THE BUS by Caro W. Bosch, $10.99
ISBN 978-0-943990-42-2 


Jack is being teased by the fifth-grade bully on the school bus. Readers help Jack decide whether to ignore him, ask an adult for help, or fight back.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FINDERS, KEEPERS by Elizabeth Crary; $11.99
ISBN 0-943990-38-6; Ages 7-11; Size 5.25 x 7.5; 64 pages


When Tyrone and Jerry find a wallet on a hot summer day, they face a number of decisions: spend the money or return it to the owner. They try to figure this out. What is the best thing to do? This is a choose-your-own-ending book, which children learn decision-making skills as they address every-day ethical dilemmas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I CAN’T WAIT by Elizabeth Crary, $10.99
ISBN 0-9602862-3-3;Size 8 x 10; 32 pages


This books focuses on the issue of time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I WANT TO PLAY by Elizabeth Crary, $10.99
ISBN 1-884734-18-9; Size 8 x 10; 32 pages


Danny is tired of playing alone and wants to have a friend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I’M LOST by Elizabeth Crary, $10.99
ISBN 1-884734-24-3; Size 8 x 10; 32 pages


Gabriela has lost her dad at the zoo and is unhappy. How can she find him?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MOMMY DON’T GO by Elizabeth Crary; $10.99
ISBN 1-884734-24-3; Size 8 x 10; 32 pages


Matthew doesn’t want to stay with the baby-sitter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MY NAME IS NOT DUMMY by Elizabeth Crary; $10.99
ISBN 0-9602862-8-4; Size 8 x 10; 32 pages


This book helps children with name-calling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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