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

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

by Barbara A. Lewis
     
 

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

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.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575421742
Publisher:
Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
05/15/2005
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
223,840
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range:
7 - 11 Years

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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