Spring 2023

Sophie Learns to Listen

A Story about Empathy

From the Series Building Character (Early Bird Stories ™)

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

Sophie has some exciting news to share with her good friend Jacob. Jacob has some big news too. Sophie learns that sometimes listening to other people’s feelings and stories is more important than talking.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Social Studies
Category SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2023
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Early Bird Stories ™
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2023-01-01
Text Type Informational Fiction
BISACS JUV039220, JUV039060, JUV039050
Dewey [E]
Dimensions 9 x 9
Lexile 470
Guided Reading Level I
Features Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary, Index, Note to educators, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Kristin Johnson

Kristin Johnson lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her family and their dog and teaches writing at a local college. She spent two years as a media specialist and children's librarian in Minneapolis Public Schools.

Illustrator: Mike Byrne

Mike Byrne grew up near Liverpool, U.K., and then moved to London to work as an illustrator by day and a crayon wielding crime fighter by night. He now lives with his wife and two cats in the countryside. He spends his days doodling and creating children's books fueled only by tea and cookies.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Building Character (Early Bird Stories ™)

Engaging, story-driven titles follow diverse characters through age-appropriate situations in which they need to draw on character values, such as learning to listen and treating others fairly. View available downloads →