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NIS PYP Learning Hub: Learner Profile

A place where all PYP students can come and find resources for their UOI, learn about basic research skills, and become better learners.

The Learner Profile in the NIS Library

Picture books that teach the IB Learner Profile attributes and the NIS Mission Statement.

Now available in the NIS Library!

The IB Learner Profile


Children's Dictionary of American Sign Language

Oliver by Birgitta Sif

Armond Goes to a Party: A Book about Asperger's and Friendship by Nancy Carlson

The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig

Of Course They Do!: boys and girls can do anything by Marie-Sabine Roger

Looking after Louis by Lesley Ely

Creative Thinking

Personal Excellence

Howard B. Wigglebottom Listens to His Heart by Susan F. Cornelison

NIS Mission Statement



A Fine, Fine School by Sharon Creech

More by I. C. Springman

The Incredible Book-eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers

International Mindedness

Little Treasures: Endearments from Around the World by Jacqueline Ogburn

The Sandwich swap by Queen Rania of Jordan Al Abdullah

I'm Like You, You're Like Me: A Book about Understanding and Appreciating Each Other by Cindy Gainer

Shades of People by Shelley Rotner

Same, Same but Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw

I Like to Play by Marla Stewart Konrad

Whoever You Are by Mem Fox


What If...? by Anthony Browne

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein

Tillie the Terrible Swede by Sue Stauffacher

I am Amelia Earhart by Brad Meltzer

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown

Lucy Goosey by Margaret Wild

If I Never Forever Endeavor by Holly Meade

Roller Coaster by Marla Frazee

Kel Gilligan's Daredevil Stunt Show by Michael Buckley

Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle by Chris Raschka



One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale by Demi

The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires

The Boy who harnessed the wind by William Kamkwamba

The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdös by Deborah Heiligman

If You Hopped Like a Frog by David M. Schwartz


Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie by Laura Rankin

I Repeat, Don't Cheat! by Margery Cuyler

Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever by Judith Viorst

The Show-and-Tell lion by Barbara Abercrombie

The Boy Who Wouldn't Share by Mike Reiss

All for Me and None for all by Helen Lester

I am Rosa Parks by Brad Meltzer

Malala, a brave girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a brave boy from Pakistan by Jeanette Winter

Interrupting Chicken


A Kiss Means I Love You by Kathryn Madeline Allen

I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff

I Wanna New Room by Karen Kaufman Orloff

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

Children's Dictionary of American Sign Language

Pass it on by Marilyn Sadler

Toni's Topsy-Turvy Telephone Day by Laura Ljungkvist

Listen Buddy by Helen Lester

The Rumor by Monique Félix

Penguin by Polly Dunbar

Follow the Swallow by Julia Donaldson

Hello! Hello! by Matthew Cordell


Rosie Revere, engineer by Andrea Beaty

The Incredible Book-eating boy by Oliver Jeffers


Zen shorts by Jon J. Muth

The Red Tree by Shaun Tan

Rachel Carson and her book that changed the world by Laurie Lawlor

Step Gently Out by Helen Frost

Nancy knows by Cybele Young


Square Cat by Elizabeth Schoonmaker