Category Archives: Behavior

Lovely Review for Gimme-Jimmy on the Multicultural Children’s Book Day

5 Awards…How A Bully Learns to Share!

Fun to find this lovely review of Gimme-Jimmy on the Multicultural Children’s Book Day as part of Read Your World

Thank you so very much to Maritza Meiia

Book Review and Activity for Gimme-Jimmy

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Book Review and Activity of Gimme-Jimmy

Maritza Mejia’s Reviews > Gimme-Jimmy

by Sherrill S. Cannon (Goodreads Author)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13604735-gimme-jimmy

This story is a perfect reading for primary levels. The main character is James Alexander, who had no friends since he wasn’t a good friend himself. His classmates at school gave him the nickname “Gimme Jimmy” because whatever he wants, he says Gimme!
His father advise him to change, but he didn’t listen nor obey until Jimmy bumps into a big change that fix the problem. After his strange incident, Jimmy created a new polite set of rules for himself to treat others with respect. The classmates were excited with the change.
It was a quick read, perfect for bed time or classroom read aloud. It teaches a valuable lesson for all children going to the stage of Gimme.

ACTIVITIES CREATED BY: 

Maritza Martínez Mejía @2019

  1. Write a paragraph of your favorite part of the story:

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  1. What is your favorite Jimmy’s RULE?
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    3. Follow the Sequence of the story with your own drawings   
               

I received a copy of Gimme-Jimmy by Sherrill S. Cannon   as part of the #ReadYourWorld.

Multicultural Children’s Book Day  (1/25/19) is in its 6th year and was founded by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom. Our mission is to raise awareness of the ongoing need to include kids’ books that celebrate diversity in home and school bookshelves while also working diligently to get more of these types of books into the hands of young readers, parents and educators.

Happy Thanksgiving! Remember to say Thank You!

Please and Thank You

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Thank you to all of you who have helped me share my books…

Always treat others the way you would like to be treated!

The Magic Words are Please and Thank You

Here’s a little reminder from The Magic Word:

There is a magic word

To use when you’re in need,

So give a smile and shout it out:

The magic word is please!

There are some other words

That bring a magic touch:

When someone does nice things for you,

Say, “Thank you, very much!”

                           …Sherrill S. Cannon

Thank you very much to all of you…

The Golden Rule – Treat Others the Way You’d Like to be Treated

THIS BOOK IS A FUN AND FABULOUS WAY TO LEARN HOW TO BE KIND TO EACH OTHER! THE GOLDEN RULE BY SHERRILL S. CANNON

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This is the eighth rhyming children’s book by award-winning author Sherrill S. Cannon, whose other bestselling books include Mice & Spiders & Webs…Oh My!, My Fingerpaint Masterpiece, Manner-Man, Gimme-Jimmy, The Magic Word, Peter and the Whimper-Whineys and Santa’s Birthday Gift.
About the Author:
Former teacher Sherrill S. Cannon has won sixty-six awards for her rhyming books and two poetry books, and is also the author of seven published and internationally performed plays for elementary school children. She has been called “an absolute master of rhyming” by Mother Daughter Book Reviews and “a modern day Dr. Seuss” by GMTA Review. She lives in New Hope, Pennsylvania. Now retired, she travels the country with her husband in an RV, going from coast to coast to visit their children and grandchildren, and sharing her books along the way.

Publisher’s website:http://sbprabooks.com/sherrillscannon

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GOLDEN RULE A teachable moment for sure!

June 12, 2016

Format: Kindle Edition

 

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PAPERBACK

America’s 50andWe Test…

I was thinking about the divisiveness occurring in our United States, and lamenting the seeming lack of empathy… so wrote this this morning…

America’s 50andWe Test

I made the grade, I passed the test –

I’m standing out from all the rest

I got my test results today…

Please let me tell you what they say:

 

They say I’m white and red and brown,

Some black and yellow also found…

I’m Christian, Muslim, Islam, Jew

And Atheist is in there too.

 

I’m male and female sometimes both,

Part is grown and some needs growth…

I’m young and old and in between,

And sometimes nice and sometimes mean.

 

I’m part of all, and all of us,

Composing all of our U.S…

Republican or Democrat,

We must unite, be proud of that

 

Which makes us strong and makes us free

To be the best that we can be…

The 50 states that makes us “we”

Our land of love and liberty!

                                                                                    …Sherrill S Cannon

Please let’s come together and have “united” in our DNA…

“This is the most refreshing, coolest kids’ book I‘ve read in a while.”

Gisela Hausmann rated a book it was amazing
What fun to find on Goodreads!!  Thank you to the “Review Guru” for this awesome review!!
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“Now, this book offers a completely new idea.

“Just fingerpaint something you see in your head.”
That’s how this adventure starts.
The storyteller explains that he or she is trying to paint their dog but somehow things don’t work out perfectly. Class ends and the story tellers takes the picture home. Alas, a windstorm grabs a hold of it and blows the picture in a collection of art work for an art dealer.

Much to the storyteller’s surprise his or her picture gets exhibited at the mall with many pictures. All of them competing for a blue ribbon, the first prize
“… to become an artist of great renown, and to be famous and honored throughout the town…”

No spoilers who wins the contest and what’s going to happen from this reviewer but I’d love to share what I find outstanding about this book.

Throughout the book the storyteller shares his or her opinions. Though typically, children and young people are often portrayed as “going along with everything” and “behaving properly” etc… this story teller has his or her own opinions.
“… one looked at it side-ways, and one upside down!
I don’t think they really knew what it was…”

And, just like the “innocent but clever child” in the “Emperor’s New Clothes” this storyteller is sharing his or her opinions. With refreshing honesty!!! Even I who I have read thousands of books – laughed.

Author Sherrill Cannon penned a winner. This is the most refreshing, coolest kids’ book I‘ve read in a while.”

5 stars, Gisela Hausmann, author & blogger

Another Lovely Review for The Golden Rule

Winner of 9 Awards

It’s so wonderful to find nice reviews like this one for The Golden Rule:

Customer Review – Positive Messaging for Kids

on May 28, 2018
Kids, 4, 7 & 8, have requested this a number of times for their bedtime story. Has also prompted conversation and inspired positive, conscious, behaviour.
Thank you, Reviewer, for taking the time to share your thoughts, and for helping show your kids how to treat others the way they would like to be treated!

Fun to Find my Children’s Books at Walmart.com

A friend and fellow author mentioned that she had discovered her children’s book on the Walmart.com site.  I thought I’d go take a look!

Walmart.com

No whining at Walmart!

Please look – Great Price!

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Gimme-Jimmy - A Bully Learns to Share

Please check out Karen Scheuer’s book, A Bug and a Wish while you’re there!