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Picture Books (JE)
Discusses manners and gives examples of good manners and bad manners.
|Allen||This Little Piggy's Book of Manners|
Some little pigs remember their manners and others do not.
An introduction to good manners to use at school, during meals, with pets, on the phone, during games, at parties, and more.
|Cuneo||Mary Louise Loses Her Manners|
When Mary Louise starts saying "fleas" and "spank you" instead of "please" and "thank you," she realizes she has lost her manners and must search for them.
Bunnies, who slurp their juice, forget to say "please," and bite their friends, learn about good manners.
|Keller||Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners|
Mr. Rabbit wonders if he will be able to get along with his new neighbors, who are otters, until he is reminded of the golden rule.
A frog who loves to burp learns the value of good manners.
|Levitin||When Elephant Goes to a Party|
Explains all the things that Elephant should know about how to behave when attending a birthday or other kind of party.
Chester teaches his friend Dudunya about napkins, "full-mouthed speaking accidents," and other aspects of proper mealtime behavior.
|Sierra||Mind Your Manners, B.B. Wolf|
When B.B. Wolf is invited to the library for a storybook tea, he impresses everyone with how polite he can be.
|Willems||Time to Say "Please"!|
Mice narrate this humorous text as young children try in vain to get what they want, learning along the way that it is helpful to be polite.
|Yolen||How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food?|
Describes how a dinosaur eats, with no rude noises and while sitting very still.
Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry
Clifford offers some advice on basic good manners.
|DeGezelle||Manners at a Restaurant|
Describes good manners and shows how various manners and character values can be used when dining at a restaurant.
|DeGezelle||Manners at the Library|
Describes how being polite and respectful is important at the library.
|DeGezelle||Manners on the Telephone|
Shows how different manners and character values can be used when making and answering telephone calls.
This book, part of the Good Manners series, introduces the reader to situations when it is appropriate to say "thank you."
|Finn||Manners in Public|
A simple, colorful book about appropriate behavior in public.
|Finn||Manners on the Playground|
Rules for proper behavior on the playground are discussed.
|Post||Emily Post: Emily's Everyday Manners|
Join Emily and her best friend, Ethan, as they show you that good manners aren't just for special occasions; they are for every day.
|Shah||The Man with Bad Manners|
A clever boy and other villagers devise a plan to improve the manners of one of their neighbors. Based on a folktale from Afghanistan.
|J398.2 AS Shah|
|Barney: Best Manners|
Barney's friends question why minding their manners is so important.
|DVD J Fiction B|
|Bears Mind Their Manners|
Join the Berenstain Bears in a new set of adventures that focus on good manners and kindness to others.
|DVD J Fiction B|
|Look Mom! I Have Good Manners|
Laugh and learn that manners are more than just a bunch of boring rules; they help people get along through kindness, consideration, and common sense.
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Last Updated: 4/13