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  • What Does It Mean to Be American?

    Rana DiOrio, Elad Yoran, Nina Mata

    Hardcover (Little Pickle Press, April 9, 2019)
    An engaging picture book for children that celebrates what it means to be American!What does it mean to be American? Does it mean you like apple pie or fireworks? Not exactly.This patriotic picture book is perfect for Memorial Day, Independence Day, Election Day, or any day you want to share with your child what it means to be an American. After all, Fourth of July isn't the only time to celebrate what makes America special!While politics seem to divide our country into the two opposing teams of red and blue, one truth remains: we are all Americans. But what does that mean?Gold Moonbeam Award Winner!IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist!Foreword Reviews INDIES Finalist!This continuation of the popular, award-winning What Does It Mean to Be...? series provides a nonpartisan point of view perfect for any and all Americans who are proud of who they are―and where they come from, regardless of their political views.Other Titles in the What Does It Mean to Be...? Series:What Does It Mean to Be Present?What Does It Mean to Be Global?What Does It Mean to Be Kind?
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  • What Does It Mean to Be American?

    Rana DiOrio, Elad Yoran, Nina Mata

    Paperback (scholastic, Aug. 16, 2019)
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  • What Does It Mean to Be Kind?

    Rana DiOrio, Stephane Jorisch

    Paperback (Little Pickle Press, May 1, 2020)
    Now in paperback!A girl in a red hat finds the courage to be kind to the new student in class. Her kindness spreads, kind act by kind act, until her whole community experiences the magical shift that happens when everyone understands―and acts on―what it means to be kind.The fifth book in Rana DiOrio's award-winning What Does It Mean To Be ...?® series, What Does It Mean To Be Kind? was named a 2015 Moonbeam Gold Medalist and won a Mom's Choice Gold Award.
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  • What Does It Mean to Be Kind?

    Rana DiOrio, Stephane Jorisch

    Hardcover (Little Pickle Press, Aug. 22, 2015)
    "...a beautiful book with a beautiful message...the book shows young children how easy it is to be kind through small acts and in simple ways..."―R.J. Palacio, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller WonderBeing kind means...Smiling at the new student in class.Giving someone a compliment.Celebrating the differences in others. When the girl in the red hat finds the courage to be kind to the new student in class, her kindness spreads. Kind act by kind act, her whole community experiences the magical shift that happens when everyone understands―and acts on―what it means to be kind. More Awards for What Does It Mean to Be Kind?• 2015 Moonbeam Gold Medalist
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  • What Does It Mean to Be American?

    Rana DiOrio, Elad Yoran, Nina Mata

    eBook (Little Pickle Press, April 9, 2019)
    An engaging picture book for children that celebrates what it means to be American!What does it mean to be American? Does it mean you like apple pie or fireworks? Not exactly.This patriotic picture book is perfect for Memorial Day, Independence Day, Election Day, or any day you want to share with your child what it means to be an American. After all, Fourth of July isn't the only time to celebrate what makes America special!While politics seem to divide our country into the two opposing teams of red and blue, one truth remains: we are all Americans. But what does that mean?Gold Moonbeam Award Winner!IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist!Foreword Reviews INDIES Finalist!This continuation of the popular, award-winning What Does It Mean to Be...? series provides a nonpartisan point of view perfect for any and all Americans who are proud of who they are—and where they come from, regardless of their political views.Other Titles in the What Does It Mean to Be...? Series:What Does It Mean to Be Present?What Does It Mean to Be Global?What Does It Mean to Be Kind?
  • What Does It Mean to Be Present?

    Rana DiOrio, Eliza Wheeler

    Paperback (Little Pickle Press, May 1, 2020)
    A Mom's Choice Gold Award Winner!Being present means... Noticing when someone needs help Waiting patiently for your turnFocusing on what's happening now Follow a group of friends at school, at home, and at the beach as they experience just what it means to be present.More Awards for What Does It Mean to Be Present?The Living Now: Books For Better Living AwardThe Nautilus Silver Award for Children's Picture BookThe Moonbeam Gold Children's Book Award for Mind-Body-Spirit/Self-Esteem
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  • What Does It Mean to Be Global?

    Rana DiOrio, Chris Hill

    Hardcover (Little Pickle Press, Oct. 2, 2009)
    A Mom's Choice Gold Award Winner!Being global means... Experiencing other traditions Celebrating diversity in people Opening your mind to new possibilities Join children from around the world as they play, sing, and travel, trying all types of food and experiencing other traditions. Living respectfully and peacefully with one another, they celebrate diversity, see how their actions affect another person's experience, and come to understand that being global means being a citizen of the world. More Awards for What Does It Mean to Be Global?• The USA Book News Best Books Award for Children's Picture Book: Nonfiction• The Next Generation Indie Book Award for Multicultural Nonfiction• Learning Solutions Magazine Teachers' Choice™ Award for Children's Books• IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Winner for Interior Design in Children's/Young Adult• The Nautilus Silver Award for Children's Illustrated
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  • What Does It Mean to Be Safe?

    Rana DiOrio, Sandra Salsbury

    Hardcover (Little Pickle Press, Sept. 7, 2011)
    A Mom's Choice Gold Award Winner!Being safe means... Fastening your seatbelt Using the buddy system Not tolerating bullying As a young boy and his friends go on an outing to the local river, they look out for one another, resist peer pressure, and listen to their inner voices to know the right things to do. Along the way, the boy discovers that each of us is the single best person to protect our self, and that there are so many things we can all do to be safe!What Does It Mean To Be Safe? explores physical, emotional, social, and cyber safety in unthreatening ways that spark meaningful conversations between adults and children.
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  • What Does It Mean to Be Green?

    Rana DiOrio, Chris Blair

    Hardcover (Little Pickle Press, March 15, 2010)
    Being green means... Turning off the water while you brush your teeth Only turning on the lights when you need them Picking up trash that isn't yoursIn this empowering book, a young boy and girl discover amazing facts (like how our food travels an average of 1,500 miles to be on our plate!) and explore all the different ways they―and we―can help protect the Earth's most precious resources to save the planet and live "green" lifestyles.What Does It Mean to Be Green? is a Mom's Choice Gold Award Winner for Children's Picture Book and was awarded The Santa Monica Public Library's Green Prize for Sustainable Literature, School-Age Nonfiction. The enhanced e-book edition also won the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Gold Award.Other books in the What Does It Mean...? series include: What Does It Mean to Be an Entrepreneur?, What Does It Mean to Be Global?, and What Does It Mean to Be Safe? among others.
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  • What Does It Mean to Be Kind?

    Rana DiOrio, Stephane Jorisch

    language (Little Pickle Press, Aug. 22, 2015)
    "...a beautiful book with a beautiful message...the book shows young children how easy it is to be kind through small acts and in simple ways..."—R.J. Palacio, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller WonderBeing kind means...Smiling at the new student in class.Giving someone a compliment.Celebrating the differences in others. When the girl in the red hat finds the courage to be kind to the new student in class, her kindness spreads. Kind act by kind act, her whole community experiences the magical shift that happens when everyone understands—and acts on—what it means to be kind. More Awards for What Does It Mean to Be Kind?• 2015 Moonbeam Gold Medalist
  • What Does It Mean to Be Present?

    Rana DiOrio, Eliza Wheeler

    eBook (Little Pickle Press, July 30, 2010)
    A Mom's Choice Gold Award Winner, What Does It Mean to Be Present? is the perfect introduction to mindfulness for kids and learning empathy at all ages.Being present means...Noticing when someone needs helpWaiting patiently for your turnFocusing on what's happening nowFollow a group of friends at school, at home, and at the beach as they become mindful kids and experience just what it means to be present.More Awards for What Does It Mean to Be Present?:The Living Now: Books For Better Living AwardThe Nautilus Silver Award for Children's Picture BookThe Moonbeam Gold Children's Book Award for Mind-Body-Spirit/Self-Esteem
  • What Does It Mean To Be Kind?

    Rana DiOrio

    Paperback (Scholastic Inc., Aug. 16, 2016)
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