In her trademark humorous fashion, author Julia Cook teaches kids of all ages how to practice the art of friendship and getting along with others. Included in the book are tips for parents, teachers, and counselors on how to help children who feel left out and have trouble making friends. Meet Brown, the least-used pencil in the box. He's tall, geeky, and lonely. Brown envies Red, Purple, Blue, Black, and all the other pencils who enjoy coloring and playing together. Dark Green is trustworthy, Pink is a good listener, Orange has fun, and everybody likes Red! Brown doesn't smile very often because he doesn't get used much and hardly ever needs sharpening. When Brown asks the other pencils why no one likes him, he discovers that to have friend, he needs to be a good friend. If Brown learns to use all of the friendship skills that the other pencils have, he will
Media ID: 33704
Length: 32
Publisher: Boystown Press
Level: P-I

Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult