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Elementary: Mindfulness for Children

Posted by Natalie Bernstein on November 19, 2018

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    Planting seeds

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    158.12
    HAN

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    Take the time

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    Take the time : mindfulness for kids

    Roegiers, Maud, 1982-

    Simple text and illustrations urge children to become deliberate with their day-to-day actions and thoughts, helping guide them toward self-awareness and mindfulness.

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    The golden goose king

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    294.3
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    The golden goose king : a tale told by the Buddha

    Ernst, Judith.

    The Queen's wish to speak with a golden goose teaches her and her followers lessons on love, loyalty and self-sacrifice.

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    Buddhist stories

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    294.3
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    Buddhist stories

    Ganeri, Anita, 1961-

    Contains a collection of illustrated short stories based on the teachings of Buddhism, and the life of Buddha.

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    I once was a monkey

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    294.3
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    I once was a monkey : stories Buddha told

    Lee, Jeanne M.

    A retelling of six Jatakas, or birth stories, which illustrate some of the central tenets of Buddha's teachings, such as compassion, honesty, and thinking clearly before acting.

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    Each breath a smile

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    Each breath a smile

    Susan, Sister.

    "Children learn how to connect with their breathing to help them experience calmness and enjoy a deeper relationship with their friends, family and the world"--T.p. verso.

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    Kindness

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    294.38
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    All the way to Lhasa

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    398.2
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    All the way to Lhasa : a tale from Tibet

    Berger, Barbara, 1945 Mar. 1-

    A boy and his yak persevere along the difficult way to the holy city of Lhasa and succeed where others fail.

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    Tibetan tales for little Buddhas

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    Tibetan tales for little Buddhas

    Rose, Naomi C.

    Three traditional tales about mystical beings, yaks, an enormous sow, and yeti introduce Tibetan culture and wisdom. Includes a foreword from the Dalai Lama, map of Tibet, glossary of Tibetan terms, and description of a Tibetan chant.

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    Tibetan tales from the top of the world

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    Tibetan tales from the top of the world

    Rose, Naomi C.

    Contains three illustrated stories from Tibet, including "Prince Jampa's Surprise," in which the prince assembles a huge army to combat an enemy he believes is on the way; "Sonam and the Stolen Cow," in which Sonam, falsely accused of stealing a cow, runs away until a monkey convinces her to change her mind; and "Tashi's Gold," in which Tashi attempts to trick the guardian of a magical lake of gold.

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    Mindful Monkey, Happy Panda

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    Mindful Monkey, Happy Panda

    Alderfer, Lauren, 1955-

    Monkey asks Panda what he does to seem so happy and peaceful all the time, and Panda replies that he brings his attention to whatever he is doing at a given time, whether eating, walking, or resting.

    Due 04/30/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Meow said the mouse

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    Meow said the mouse

    Barbey, Beatrice.

    One night, a thirsty little gray mouse drinks a few drops of milk from the cat's dish and suddenly becomes a cat, herself.

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    If you want to see a whale

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    If you want to see a whale

    Fogliano, Julie.

    Advises the reader about what to do, and not do, in order to successfully spot a whale, such as wrapping up in a not-too-cozy blanket, ignoring the roses, and especially, being patient.

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    The mountains of Tibet

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    The mountains of Tibet

    Gerstein, Mordicai.

    After dying, a Tibetan woodcutter is given the choice of going to heaven or to live another life anywhere in the universe.

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    Henry and the kite dragon

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    Henry and the kite dragon

    Hall, Bruce Edward.

    In New York City in the 1920s, the children from Chinatown go after the children from Little Italy for throwing rocks at the beautiful kites Grandfather Chin makes, not realizing that they have a reason for doing so.

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    Big red lollipop

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    Big red lollipop

    Khan, Rukhsana, 1962-

    Having to take her younger sister along the first time she is invited to a birthday party spoils Rubina's fun, and later when that sister is asked to a party and baby sister wants to come, Rubina must decide whether to help.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Silence

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    Silence

    Lemniscates.

    Simple text encourages the reader to be silent and listen for sounds often not heard, such as the wind playing with a kite, or the chattering of trees.

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    Angry octopus

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    Angry octopus : a relaxation story

    Lite, Lori, 1961-

    A seachild helps an octopus gain control over his emotions after he wakes to find his seashell rock garden in disarray and completely loses his temper.

    Due 04/30/19

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    Sea otter cove

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    Sea otter cove : a relaxation story

    Lite, Lori, 1961-

    Presents a story about a mermaid who goes to Sea Otter Cove to relax with the sea otters; and also introduces young readers to belly breathing, a technique that can be used to lower anxiety and anger.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Moody Cow meditates

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    Moody Cow meditates

    MacLean, Kerry Lee.

    Peter wakes up from a bad dream and his day just gets progressively worse, but his grandfather shows him a meditation technique that helps him calm his angry thoughts.

    Due 04/24/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Peaceful piggy meditation

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    Peaceful piggy meditation

    MacLean, Kerry Lee.

    Peaceful pigs demonstrate the many benefits of meditation.

    Due 04/30/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Samsara dog

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    Samsara dog

    Manos, Helen.

    Tells the story of a dog who comes back to life again and again in another time and place until he become the friend of a special boy.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The Three Questions

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    The Three Questions

    Muth, Jon J.

    Nikolai asks his animal friends to help him answer three important questions: "When is the best time to do things?" "Who is the most important?" and "What is the right thing to do?".

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    Zen shorts

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    Zen shorts

    Muth, Jon J.

    When Stillwater the bear moves into the neighborhood, the stories he tells to three siblings teach them to look at the world in new ways.

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    Zen Ties

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    Zen Ties

    Muth, Jon J.

    When Stillwater the panda encourages Koo, Addy, Michael, and Karl to help a grouchy neighbor, their efforts are rewarded in unexpected ways.

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    A world of pausabilities

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    A world of pausabilities : an exercise in mindfulness

    Sileo, Frank J., 1967-

    "Children (and adults) live in a fast-paced, demanding and stressful world. It is often difficult to slow-down our children's minds and bodies. This book was written to teach children to take a pause in their lives, to stop activity, to understand quiet time, and to think about what they are doing and where they are going"--Provided by publisher.

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    Anh's anger

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    Anh's anger

    Silver, Gail.

    When Anh becomes angry and says hurtful things, his grandfather tells him to go to his room and sit with his anger, which allows Anh to feel better. Based on teachings about mindfulness and Buddhism by Thich Nhat Hanh.

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    Steps and stones

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    Steps and stones : an Anh's anger story

    Silver, Gail.

    Angry at his friends for chosing kickball over digging, Anh is revisited by Anger who demonstrates how mindful breathing can soothe and transform strong emotions. Based on teachings about mindfulness and Buddhism by Thich Nhat Hanh.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Tenzin's deer

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    Tenzin's deer

    Soros, Barbara.

    Tenzin, a Tibetan boy known for his wisdom and empathy toward animals, nurses a wounded musk deer back to health and learns that sometimes love means letting go.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    I am peace

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    I am peace : a book of mindfulness

    Verde, Susan.

    A young girl shares ways she is mindful and how it helps promote peace in her life.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Moonbeam: a book of meditations for children

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    152.46
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    Moonbeam: a book of meditations for children

    Garth, Maureen.

    Ideas for parents to use imaginative stories with their children to help them deal with their anxieties.

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    Parent-Teacher CollectionParent-Teacher Collection

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