ALOHA POTTER! Bullying and Teasing Children's Text-Only Book [NOOK Book]


For the serious young reader - ages 6-9

This Text-Only version of ALOHA POTTER! does not include the illustrations. The text itself carries the story ...
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ALOHA POTTER! Bullying and Teasing Children's Text-Only Book

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For the serious young reader - ages 6-9

This Text-Only version of ALOHA POTTER! does not include the illustrations. The text itself carries the story pictures necessary for the serious young reader. This is a high level reading experience, and the quick turning pages of the Nook keep the story moving.


If you are tired of bullying, teasing, youth violence, gangs, vandalism, drug abuse, sexual misconduct…

If you are tired of the crisis with our older youth…

If you want to help make a difference one tiny step at a time…

Then this is the eBook for your children ages 5-8.

Read WITH your children, discuss the concept and the message…

and know that you are part of the movement sweeping America to bring back our important values by restoring character education in our homes and schools.

(signed) The Thoughtful Parent

ALOHA POTTER will help young readers explore the nature of teasing and identify techniques for coping with the challenges of teasing and bullying.

A little angelfish learns to cope with unwelcome teasing.


What do you do if you are an angelfish who feels so bad you don't even want to go out swimming?

That's how bad Potter the angelfish feels some days, all because of a teasing crab named 'Alakuma. 'Alakuma teases Potter about his size, about his name, about his timidity, about everything.

Potter has three very good friends and each one has an idea about what Potter should do. "Tease 'Alakuma back!" suggests Lio the seahorse. "Stand up to him!" advises Stripes the shrimp. "Get mad! Fight back!" throws in Jolly the nudibranch.

Potter soon learns that these aren't the best responses to hurtful teasing. But eventually Potter has a very good idea of his own about how to deal with 'Alakuma and, over time and with the support of his three friends, Potter is able to use this new strategy to turn 'Alakuma from a teaser into, maybe...a friend!

Author Linda Talley has captured Potter's underwater world - Hawai'i's coral reefs - in luminous prose. Exotic anemones, brilliant sea urchins and fantastically varied corals all glow with color and life.

Linda's straightforward story offers even the youngest readers or listeners easily grasped tools for dealing with unwanted teasing - tools that may have the 'Alakumas in their lives saying "Aloha."

A SURPRISE and added bonus is the "Enrichment Information" which includes lots of facts about Hawaii's Coral Reefs, the eight main Hawaiian islands, the volcanic Hot Spot that helped form the islands, the flora and fauna such as Potter's Angelfish, the Banded Coral Shrimp, 'Alakuma the Crab, Seahorses and the rare "Jolly Green Giant" Nudibranch, a special kind of mollusk that doesn't have a shell. This is fascinating detail that did not make it into the story itself, but is very rich in interesting description.

A second big plus is the "Letter to Parents and Educators" which includes many relevant questions and comments to facilitate conversation with young readers about the message of the story...ways to cope with unwanted teasing and bullying. So even though on the surface this is just an engaging story for children, it is also truly helpful in a real way.
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Editorial Reviews

Children's Bookwatch
Also very highly recommended for both school and community library collections --Children's Bookwatch
Marsh Film Enterprises,Inc. - Nora Tomei
Your character education books are excellent and should be highly commended. Keep up the good work! --Nora Tomei, School Counselor, Flushing, NY
Marsh Film Enterprises, Inc. - Genie Byrd
I have previewed a vast number of guidance-related materials during the last 17 years. Never have I been as excited... You have touched a special spark with your creative, motivating, beautiful stories. --Genie Byrd, counselor, Keheley Elementary School, Marietta, GA
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012604132
  • Publisher: JOANS eBOOKS LLC
  • Publication date: 2/28/2011
  • Series: Life Skills Character Educatioon Books , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 6 - 8 Years
  • File size: 15 KB

Meet the Author

Linda Talley was born in Kansas City, Missouri. She holds a master's degree in English Language and Literature and is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. She currently resides in the Missouri Ozarks, where she works as a freelance writer and pursues her interests in cooking, gardening, and botany. Her many eBooks for children include LUDMILA'S WAY, BEA'S OWN GOOD, PLATO'S JOURNEY, THANK YOU,MEILING, TOAD IN TOWN, BASTET, and FEATHERS AT LAS FLORES.
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  • Posted September 5, 2011

    Highly recommended - you must check it out!

    ALOHA POTTER! Teasing Children's Life Skills Nook eBook will help explore the nature of teasing and identify techniques for coping with the challenges of teasing.

    This is a charming story, with a lively plot, involving underwater creatures who find a way to thwart a big old crab, 'Alakuma, and put an end to his unkind teasing.

    Like taking cod liver oil with orange juice, the important message of coping with teasing, the precursor to bullying, is embedded in this exciting underwater world - Hawaii's coral reefs.

    With Linda Talley's straightforward story, even the youngest reader will easily grasp tools for dealing with unwanted teasing - tools that may have the 'Alakumas in their lives saying "Aloha!"

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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