Open Circle Titles

Open Circle is the character education curriculum used at Claypit Hill School. Here is a list of the Open Circle titles that we have in the library collection. For more information about Open Circle, please see:

Nonverbal Signals/Body Language

Aliki. Marianthe’s Story. (E ALI OC)

Burleigh, Robert. Home Run: the Story of Babe Ruth (E BUR OC)

Greenfield, Eloise. Grandpa’s Face (E GRE OC)

Nelson, Nigel. Body Talk (153.6 NEL OC)

Price Hossell, Karen. Body Language (302.2 PRI OC)

Including One Another

Bloom, Suzanne. A Splendid Friend, Indeed (E BLO OC)

Blume, Judy. The One in the Middle is the Green Kangaroo (E BLU OC)

Calmenson, Stephanie. Kindergarten Kids: riddles.. (811 CAL OC)

De Regniers, Beatrice. May I bring a Friend? (E DE OC)

Dubuc, Marianne. The Lion and the Bird (E DUB OC)

Estes, Eleanor. The Hundred Dresses (FIC EST OC)

Fleischman, Paul. Weslandia (E FLE OC)

Howe, James. Horace and Morris join the chorus (E HOW OC)

Howlett, Bud. I’m New Here (371.97 HOW OC)

Jennings, Patrick. The Weeping Willow (FIC JEN OC)

Johnson, Angela. One of three (E JOH OC)

Lobel, Arnold. Frog and Toad are Friends (EL LOB OC)

Ludwig, Trudy. The Invisible Boy (E LUD OC)

Moss, Peggy. Our Friendship Rules (E MOS OC)

O'Brien, Anne Sibley. I'm New Here (E OBR OC)

Raschka, Christopher. Yo!Yes? (E RAS OC)

Reynolds, Peter H. I'm Here (E REY OC)

Robbins, Jacqui. The New Girl – and Me (E ROB OC)

Rosen, Michael. This is our House (E ROS OC)

Siminovich, Lorena. Alex and Lulu, Two of a Kind (E SIM OC)

Smallcomb, Pam. I'm Not (E SMA OC)

Yoon, Salina. Be a Friend (E YOO OC)


Hills, Tad. Duck & Goose (E HIL OC)

Kellogg, Steven. Pinkerton, Behave (E KEL OC)

Lobel, Arnold. Frog and Toad Together (EL LOB OC)

Morris, Ann. Teamwork (302.3 MOR OC)

Muth, Jon J. The Three Questions (E MUT OC)

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Sweet Strawberries (E NAY OC)

Parr, Todd. The Peace Book (E PAR OC)

Petrillo, Genevieve. Keep Your Ear on the Ball. (E PET OC)

Van Dugen, Chris. King Hugo's Huge Ego (E VAN OC)

Double D’s/Annoying Behavior

Bunting, Eve. Summer Wheels (FIC BUN OC)

Brisson, Pat. The Summer my Father was Ten (E BRI OC)

Cooper, Ilene. The Annoying Team (FIC COO OC)

Criswell, Petti. A Smart Girl’s Guide to Friendship Troubles (305.23 OC)

Hoban, Russell. The Sorely Trying Day (E HOB OC)

Jones, Rebecca. Matthew and Tilly (E JON OC)

Maguire, Gregory. Crabby Cratchitt (E MAG OC)

Martin, Ann. Rachel Parker, Kindergarten Show-off (E MAR OC)

Polacco, Patricia. Thank you, Mr. Falker (E POL OC)

Rosenthal, Amy Krouse. It's Not Fair (E ROS OC)


Alden, Joan. A Boy’s Best Friend (E ALD OC)

Bates, Betty. Tough Beans (FIC BAT OC)

Blos, Joan W. Old Henry (E BLO OC)

Bradford, Chris. Young Samurai (FIC BRA OC)

Brennan, Eileen. Bad Astrid (E BRE OC)

Briant, Ed. Don’t Look Now (E BRI OC)

Brown, Mark Tolan. Arthur’s Eyes (E BRO OC)

Casely, Judith. Bully (E CAS OC)

Clements, Andrew. Jake Drake, Bully Buster (FIC CLE OC)

Cohen, Barbara. Molly’s Pilgrim (E COH OC)

Couric, Katie. The Brand New Kid (E COU OC)

Cuyler, Margery. Bullies Never Win (E CUY OC)

De Paola, Tomie. Oliver Button is a Sissy (E DE OC)

Duffey, Betsy. How to be Cool in the Third Grade (FIC DUF OC)

Fierstein, Harvey. The Sissy Duckling (E FIE OC)

Finn, Carrie. Kids Talk about Bullying (302.3 FIN OC)

Foreman, Michael. Wonder Goal (E FOR OC)

Going, K.L. The Liberation of Gabriel King (FIC GOI OC)

Graff, Lisa. The Thing about Georgie: a Novel (FIC GRA OC)

Henkes, Kevin. Chrysanthemum (E HEN OC)

Hibbert, Adam. Why do People Bully? (302.2 HIB OC)

Hoffman, Mary. Bravo, Grace (FIC HOF OC)

Kasza, Keiko. The Rat and the Tiger (E KAS OC)

Keats, Ezra Jack. Goggles ( E KEA OC)

Kimmelman, Leslie. The Three Bully Goats (E KIM OC)

Levy, Janice. Thomas, the Toadilly Terrrible Bully. (E LEV OC)

Lonczak, Heather. Mookey the Monkey Gets Over Being Teased (E LON OC)

Ludwig, Trudy. Just Kidding (E LUD OC)

Ludwig, Trudy. My Secret Bully (E LUD OC)

Ludwig, Trudy. Trouble Talk (E LUD OC)

Martineau, Susan. Dealing with Bullying (302.3 MAR OC)

McKay, Hilary. Indigo’s Star (FIC MCK OC)

Moss, Peggy. Say Something (E MOS OC)

Myers, Christopher. Wings (E MYE OC)

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Roxie and the Holligans (FIC NAY OC)

Parton, Dolly. Coat of Many Colors (E PAR OC)

Pinkwater, Daniel. Yo-yo Man (E PINK OC)

Polacco, Patricia. Thank you, Mr. Falker (E POL OC)

Rosenberg, Liz. What James Said (E ROS OC)

Saltzberg, Barney. Crazy Hair Day (E SAL OC)

Shreve, Susan. Joshua T. Bates in Trouble Again (FIC SHR OC)

Soto, Gary. If the Shoe Fits (E SOT OC)

Taylor, Mildred. The Gold Cadillac (FIC TAY OC)

Waber, Bernard. Ira Sleeps Over (E WAB OC)

Wells, Rosemary. Timothy Goes to School (E WEL OC)

Willner, Gina. Daphne Eloise Slater (FIC WIL OC)

Yashima, Taro. Crow boy (E YAS OC)

Yee, Wong Herbert. Big Black Bear (E YEE OC)

Recognizing Differences

Brown, Monica. Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match (468 BRO)

Bryan, Ashley. Beautiful Blackbird (398.2 BRY OC)

Choi, Yangsook. The Name Jar (E CHO OC)

Ewert, Marcus. 10,000 Dresses ( E EWE OC)

Giff, Patricia Reilly. Lily’s Crossing (FIC GIF OC)

Grimes, Nicki. Meet Danitra Brown (811 GRI OC)

Hall, Michael. Perfect Square (E HAL OC)

Hamanaka, Shelia. All the Colors of the Earth (E HAM OC)

Henkes, Kevin. Chester’s Way (E HEN OC)

Howe, James. Horace and Morris but mostly Delores (E HOW OC)

Kilodavis, Cherly. My Princess Boy (305.23 KIL OC)

Kostecki, Jenny. Same but Different (E KOS OC)

Koster, Gloria. The Peanut Free Café (E KOS OC)

Lin, Grace. The Ugly Vegatables (E LIN OC)

MacLachlan, Patricia. Arthur, for the Very First Time (FIC MAC OC)

Maguire, Arlene. Special People, Special Ways. (E MAG OC)

Mills, Claudia. Perfectly Chelsea (FIC MIL OC)

Mitchell, Margaree. Uncle Jed’s Barbershop (E MIT OC)

Mochizuki, Ken. Baseball Saved Us (E MOC OC)

Namioka, Lensey. Yang the Youngest and his Terrible Ear (FUC NAM OC)

Nye, Naomi Shihab. Sitti’s Secrets (E NYE OC)

Oppenheim, Joanne. On the Other Side of the River (E OPP OC)

Polacco, Patricia. Thank You, Mr. Falker (E POL OC)

Rayner, Catherine. Ernest, the Moose Who Doesn't Fit (E RAY OC)

Rockwell, Norman. Willie was Different (E ROC OC)

Schoonmaker, Elizabeth. Square Cat (E SCH OC)

Scieszka, Jon. The True Story of the Three Little Pigs (E SCI OC)

Seuss, Dr. The Sneetches (E SEU OC)

Simon, Norma. All Families are Special (E SIM OC)

Small, David. Imogene’s Antlers (E SMA OC)

Thomas, Joyce. Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea (811 THO OC)

Tyler, Michael. The Skin You Live In (E TYL OC)

Wiles, Debbie. Freedom Summer (E WIL OC)

Wong, Janet S. Minn and Jake (FIC WON OC)

Woodson, Jacqueline. The Other Side (E WOO OC)

Speaking Up/Listening

Lester, Helen. Hooway for Wodney Wat (E LES OC)

McCully, Emily. The Bobbon Girl (E MCC OC)

Polacco, Patricia. Mrs. Katz and Tush (E POL OC)

Rathmann, Peggy. Officer Buckle and Gloria (E RAT OC)

Soto, Gary. The Old Man and His Door (E SOT OC)

Understanding Feelings

Bagley, Jessixa. Before I Leave (E BAG OC)

Cain, Janan. The Way I Feel (152.4 CAI OC)

Carlson, Nancy. Harriet and the Garden (E CAR OC)

Cates, Karin. The Secret Remedy Book (E CAT OC)

Clarke, Sue. Feelings (155.2 CLA OC)

Codell, Esme. Sahara Special (FIC COD OC)

Coffolt, Nancy. Fred Stays with Me (E COF OC)

De Regniers, Beatrice. The Way I Feel – Sometimes (E 811 DER OC)

Fox, Mem. Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge (E FOX OC)

Freymann, Saxton.How are you Peeling? Foods with Moods (E 152.4 FRE OC)

Gordon, Amy. The Secret Life if a Boarding School Brat (FIC GOR OC)

Greenfield, Eloise. Koya Delaney and the Good Girl Blues (FIC GRE OC)

Hasely, Dennis. Kite Flier (E HAS OC)

Henkes, Kevin. The Birthday Room (FIC HEN OC)

Hurwotz, Joanna. Teacher’s Pet (FIC HUR OC)

Hubbard, Woodleigh. C is for Curious (E HUB OC)

Krumgold, Joseph. Onion John (FIC KRU OC)

Lewin, Hugh. Jafta (E LEW OC)

Lewis, Maggie. Morgy Coast to Coast (FIC LEW OC)

Lowry, Lois. Rabble Starkey (FIC LOW OC)

McPhail, David. The Teddy Bear (E MCP OC)

Moss, Marissa. Regina’s Big Mistake (E MOS OC)

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Simply Alice (FIC NAY OC)

Riggio, Anita. Smack Dab in the Middle (E RIG OC)

Rubel, Nicole. It’s Hot and Cold in Miami (FIC RUB OC)

Sperry, Armstrong. Call it Courage (FIC SPE PC)

Steptoe, John. Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters (398.2 STE OC)

Van Hout, Miles. Happy (E HOU OC)

Wells, Rosemary. Noisy Nora (E WEL OC)

Wood, Audrey. Elbert’s Bad Word (E WOO OC)

Zolotow, Charlotte. Janey (E ZOL OC)

Calming Down/Expressing Anger Appropriately

Bang, Molly. When Sophie Gets Angry (E BAN OC)

Daly, Niki. Once Upon a Time (E DAL OC)

Dorros, Arthur. Abuela (E DOR OC)

Lindgren, Astrid. The day Adam got Mad (E LIN OC)

Problem Solving

Burns, Marilyn. The Book of Think (153.4 BUR OC)

Carrick, Carol. Left Behind (E CAR OC)

Cleary, Beverly. Dear Mr. Henshaw (FIC CLE OC)

deGroat, Diane. Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

dePaola, Tomie. The Knight and the Dragon (E DEP OC)

Horvath, Polly. The Pepins and their Problems (FIC HOR OC)

Lester, Helen. The Wizard, the Fairy, and the Magic Chicken (E LOS OC)

Lionni, Leo. Swimmy (E LIO OC)

Lowry, Lois. Number the Stars (FIC LOW OC)

McCully, Emily. Mirette on the High Wire (E MCC OC)

Muth, Jon J. Zen Shorts (E MUT OC)

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Simply Alice (FIC NAY OC)

Robertson, Keith. Henry Reed’s Think Tank (FIC ROB OC)

Salat, Cristina. Peanut’s Emergency (E SAL OC)

Schertle, Alice. Look Out, Jeremy Bean (E SCH OC)

Schur, Maxine. The Peddler’s Gift (E SCH OC)

Spires, Ashley. The Most Magnificent Thing (E SPI OC)

Steig, William. Abel’s Island (FIC STE OC)

Williams, Vera B. A Chair for my Mother (E WIL OC)

Leadership Skills

Birtha, Becky. Grandmama’s Pride. (E BIR OC)

Cutler, Jane. The Cello of Mr. O (E CUT OC)

Freedman, Russell. The Voice that Challenged a Nation (B ANDERSON OC)

Freedman, Russell. Confucius: the Golden Rule (B CONFUCIOS OC)

Golenbock, Peter. Teammates (796.357 GOL OC)

Kalman, Maira. Fireboat (974.7 KAL OC)

Knight, Eric. Lassie Come Home (FIC KNI OC)

Krull, Kathleen. Wilma Unlimited (B RUDOLPH OC)

Rey, Peter. The Dot (E REY OC)

Schrock, Jan West. Give a Goat (E SCH OC)

Small, David. Imogene’s AntlersI (E SMA OC)

Practicing Self Talk

Carlson, Nancy. ABC, I Like Me (158.1 CAR OC)

Climo, Shirley. The Little Red Ant and the Great Big Crumb (E CLI OC)

Gerstein, Mordicai. The Man who Walked Between the Towers (E GER OC)

Johnson, Angela. Just like Josh Gibson (E JOH OC)

Krauss, Ruth. The Carrot Seed (E KRA OC)

Levy, Elizabeth. My Life as a Fifth-Grade Comedian (FIC LEV OC)

Pilkey, Dav. The Paperboy (E PIL OC)

Reider, Katja. Snail started it! (E REI OC)

Rosenthal, Amy. The OK Book (E ROS OC)

Spinelli, Jerry. I Can Be Anything (E SPI OC)

Stryer, Andrea. Kami and the Yaks E STR OC)

Nonfiction Character Education Titles

Aliki. Manners (395 ALI OC)

Finn, Carrie. Kids Talk about Sharing (177 FIN OC)

Finn, Carrie. Kids Talk about Bravery (177 FIN OC)

Finn, Carrie. Kids Talk about Fairness (177 FIN OC)

Finn, Carrie. Kids Talk about Honesty (177 FIN OC)

Finn, Carrie. Kids Talk about Respect (177 FIN OC)

Kelly, Mij. Achoo! Good Manners Can Be Contagious! (E KEL OC)

Loewen, Nancy. Do I have to? Kids Talk about Responsibility (177 LOE OC)

Loewen, Nancy. How could you? Kids talk about Trust (179 LOE OC)

Loewen, Nancy. I can do it! Kids Talk about Courage (179 LOE OC)

Nettleton, Pamela. Is that True? Kids talk about Honesty (179 NEC OC)

Rosenthal, Amy. Cookies: Bite Size Life Lessons (179 ROS OC)

Small, Mary. Being Fair: a Book about Fairness (179 SMA OC)

Small, Mary. Being Respectful: a Book about Respectfulness (179 SMA OC)

Small, Mary. Being Responsible: a book about Responsibility (179 SMA OC)

Small, Mary. Being Trustworthy: a book about Trustworthiness (179 SMA OC)