What Do You Stand For? For Kids: A Guide to Building Character

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Even elementary school children can build positive character traits like caring, citizenship, cooperation, courage, fairness, honesty, respect, and responsibility. The true stories, inspiring quotations, thought-provoking dilemmas, and activities in this book help kids grow into capable, moral teens and adults. Previously titled Being Your Best, this award-winning book has a fresh new cover and updated resources.
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Overview


Even elementary school children can build positive character traits like caring, citizenship, cooperation, courage, fairness, honesty, respect, and responsibility. The true stories, inspiring quotations, thought-provoking dilemmas, and activities in this book help kids grow into capable, moral teens and adults. Previously titled Being Your Best, this award-winning book has a fresh new cover and updated resources.
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“Character education is a growing trend in schools today, and practical, kid-centered books like this are needed.” —Booklist

“A wonderful resource for group leaders and teachers.” —Parent Council®

"Read, America!" Selection

Parent Council® Selection

Parent's Guide Award

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575421742
  • Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/15/2005
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 350,625
  • Age range: 7 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.36 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author


A former public school teacher, Barbara A. Lewis has received many awards for excellence in writing, teaching, and leading youth in service projects and social action. She and her students have been honored for community contributions by President Clinton and featured in many national magazines and newspapers, The Congressional Record, and on national television. Barbara’s books include The Teen Guide to Global Action, What Do You Stand For? A Kid's Guide to Building Character, The Kid’s Guide to Social Action, and Kids with Courage. Barbara is a sought-after speaker on topics including character development, service, and social action. She has lived in Indiana, New Jersey, Switzerland, Belgium, Utah, and Poland. Barbara and her husband, Larry, currently reside in Park City, Utah. They have four children and five grandchildren.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 8, 2005

    Standing up for what you believe

    This book helps students understand the importance of standing up for what they know is right. A great addition to any character education library

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