School is More Than a Building (Paperback)

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A great school is so much more than a building... it is a place where children feel accepted for who they are. It is a place where kindness and empathy are commonplace. It is a place where children know and feel that people are there for them and that they are safe and loved.

With its delightful watercolor illustrations of school life, School is More Than a Building paints a positive picture of a school environment where children know and understand that the people who work there care and look out for their best interests. When read aloud, children are reminded that they are part of a very special community and that schools are there for them.

The pandemic made it painfully clear just how sensitive children are to the world around them and how important schools are for many children's health and well-being. Unfortunately, for some children, schools are more than just a place for learning, they are also a place of refuge and escape. It is important that children are aware that schools are a safe place where there are people that they can trust and go to if they need help. School is More than a Building, it is a place where people listen.

In addition to celebrating schools and everything they do, School is More Than a Building is a great book to generate discussion about the many aspects of school life. At you will find lesson plans, bulletin board ideas, activities and more that can be used on a school wide-level, in the classroom, or in your library.

School is an integral part of a child's life. School is more than a building, it is a place where...

Keywords: children's book, school, classroom, teaching, empathy, diversity, kindness, communication, safety, mental health

Product Details
ISBN: 9781955698993
ISBN-10: 1955698996
Publisher: Kelley Donner
Publication Date: June 16th, 2021
Pages: 36
Language: English