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BOOKS FOR KIDS

TABLE MANNERS

Grades K-2

J-E
Cuyler, Margery.
Please say please! : Penguin's guide to manners by Margery Cuyler; illustrated by Will Hillenbrand. New York: Scholastic Press, © 2004.
Penguin teaches his animal friends how to behave when they are invited for dinner.

J-E
Levitin, Sonia.
When Elephant goes to a party by Sonia Levitin; illustrated by Jeff Seaver.
Flagstaff, AZ: Rising Moon, © 2001.
Explains all the things that Elephant should know about how to behave when attending a birthday or other kind of party.

Grades 3-5

Non-Fic
Giblin, James Cross
From hand to mouth, or How we invented knives, forks, spoons, and chopsticks, and the manners to go with them by James Cross Giblin

J-E
Raschka, Christopher.
Table manners: the edifying story of two friends whose discovery of good manners promises them a glorious future Chris Raschka, Vladimir Radunsky.
Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press, © 2001.
Chester teaches his good friend Dudunya about napkins, "full-mouthed speaking accidents," and other important aspects of proper mealtime behavior.

GENERAL MANNERS

Grades K-2

J-E
Ricci, Christine.
Dora's book of manners by Christine Ricci; illustrated by Susan Hall. 1st ed. New York: Simon Spotlight/Nick Jr., © 2004. Dora the explorer ;v7
Dora and Boots help Mr. Troll mind his manners.

J-E
Kopelke, Lisa.
Excuse me! by Lisa Kopelke. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, © 2003.
A frog who loves to burp learns the value of good manners.

J-E
Anastasio, Dina.
Pass the peas, please: a book of manners by Dina Anastasio; illustrated by Katy Keck Arnsteen]. Los Angeles, Calif.: bRoxbury Park/Lowell House Juvenile, © 1999.
Rhymed text and illustrations describe the appropriate and polite behavior for many different kinds of situations.

J-E
Bloom, Suzanne.
Piggy Monday: a tale about manners by Suzanne Bloom.
Morton Grove, Ill. :A. Whitman, © 2001.
The children in Mrs. Hubbub's class are so rude and thoughtless one day that they turn into pigs and need the help of the Pig Lady to help them remember their manners.

J-E
Yee, Wong Herbert.
Big Black Bear by Wong Herbert Yee. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, © 1993. A black bear with no manners comes to visit a little girl at home and makes a terrible mess, but another visitor helps him see the error of his ways.

J-E
Lukas, Catherine.
Say "please!": a book about manners adapted by Catherine Lukas; based on the original teleplay by Janice  Burgess; illustrated by Zina Saunders. New York: Simon Spotlight/Nick Jr., © 2006"

Minarik, Else Holmelund.
No fighting, no biting!  by Else Holmelund Minarik; pictures by Maurice Sendak. New York: HarperCollins, © 1958.

Cazet, Denys.
Elvis the Rooster and the magic words [kit] by Denys Cazet. Pine Plains, NY: Live Oak Media, © 2006.   

J-E
Schoberle, Cecile.
Thank you, Angelica: the Rugrats book of manners by Cecile Schoberle; illustrated by Ed Resto. New York, NY: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon, © 1999.

SPA-J FIC S
Schoberle, Cecile.
Muchas gracias, Angelica  texto de Cecile Schoberle;  ilustraciones de Ed Resto.  At head of title:| Nickelodeon: Rugrats : aventuras en panales Barcelona :Ediciones B,
© 2000. Translation of: Thank you, Angelica.

J 811 G
Greenberg, David
Don't forget your etiquette!: the essential guide to misbehavior by David Greenberg ; pictures by Nadine Bernard Westcott. 
A collection of humorous poems about the proper way to eat soup, visit a museum, and shake hands with the principal.

J-E
Ziefert, Harriet.
Someday we'll have very good manners by Harriet Ziefert; illustrated by Chris Demarest. New York: |bG.P. Putnam's, © 2001.
Characters discuss what they know about good manners and how they will have them someday, but for now they are "just kids."

J-E
Ross, Tony.
Say please! text and illustrations by Tony Ross. La Jolla, CA: Kanr/Miller Book Publishers, © 2006. Originally published: London: Andersen,1995.


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