NAD Code of Honor Resources
Common courtesy isn’t so common anymore, is it? We hear “please” and “thank you” and “excuse me” a lot less frequently. We’re in the process of losing the social niceties that used to make public interactions...
This website provides a wealth of character education resources featuring 6 pillars based on the book, Making Ethical Decisions (partly available online): trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.
I Have a Sister; My Sister is Deaf
Like all sisters, this one likes to jump, tumble and climb on monkey bars. She plays the piano, though she can't sing or hear any tune. She feels the cat purring in her lap, but can't hear the telephone ring or the door bang. Still, she can say more with her...
Grade 5-Grade 8
Twelve year old Mary Jemison took her peaceful days on her family's farm in eastern Pennsylvania for granted. But on a spring day in 1758, something happened that changed her life forever. "In this classic frontier adventure, Lois Lenski reconstructs...
Grade 1-Grade 4
Molly and her family have moved to America from Russia. Her mother says they moved to find freedom. But the other kids in Molly's third grade class make fun of her accent and clothes and that doesn't seem like freedom at all.
Mr Lincoln's Way
At Thanksgiving everyone...
This picture book tells the story of Mr. Lincoln, a school principal is loved by all the students except for "Mean Gene", a troubled young bully who harbors racial prejudice against Mr. Lincoln. Mr. Lincoln is determined to find a way to reach Eugene...
Grade 4-Grade 6
"Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around his disability. She's spent years trying to teach David the rules from 'a peach is not a funny-looking...
Sato and the Elephants
Grade 2-Grade 6
Sato was a happy man. From morning to night he did what he wanted to do. Like his father before him, he carved figures from creamy white pieces of ivory- rabbits and monkeys, turtles and fish, dragons with smooth delicate scales and bird that looked as if...