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Posted February 22, 2012
What Does It Mean to Be Safe is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom's Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS's Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, and New York Times best-selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books. Parents and educators look for the Mom's Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.
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The latest in Rana DiOrio's "What Does It Mean To Be..." series is a winner all the way around. DiOrio has a knack for explaining important concepts to children in an easy to understand and entertaining format, as well as empowering children to make changes and take responsibility for themselves. In this book she addresses such vital matters as internet safety, dealing with strangers, and communication between parents and children. This is the first book by this author that we read, and after reading it we had to add the rest to our home library!!
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Posted January 31, 2013
What Does It Mean To Be Safe?
In this story a young boy contemplates what it means to be safe. He recalls being called safe as he played baseball. Then maybe if he was locked up in his room he would be safe. But this is not the kind of safe they are talking about in this book. Safe is making right decisions not letting peers persuade you into doing something you know is not safe. Keeping information like your address, phone number and other private information that could lead to an unsafe situation and more.
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Stated in the description of about this series:
It explores in unthreatening ways that spark meaningful conversation between adults and children about staying safe.
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It is necessary to discuss the dangers our children may face when a trusted adult is not around to guide the child. Even the smallest child needs to be safe. This book will help without scaring or threatening the child.
The author writes this story so they can understand and along with the illustrations they will be able to relate to the different situations and hopefully keep them in mind if ever a similar situation occurs.
I really appreciate the Green fact the publisher states, "We print and distribute their materials in an environmentally-friendly manner, using recycled paper, soy inks, and green packaging."
I highly recommend this book.
Disclosure: I received a free copy of this book from Little Pickle Press for review. I was in no way compensated for this review. It is my honest opinion.