7 Secrets of Highly Successful Kidsby Peter Kuitenbrouwer, Miriam McDonald (Foreword by)
Every child has the potential to reach his or her personal goals, and will benefit from this collection of stories from tweens who have achieved success in different aspects of their lives. According to the twenty-two kids that were interviewed, keys to success include finding a good role model, being a loyal friend, and not being afraid to try new things, realistic advice and strategies that will motivate young readers in their own endeavors.
The New Edition of 7 Secrets of Highly Successful Kids contains the interviews which appeared in the bestselling 2001 edition, along with updates on where some of those kids are now. Find out if their secrets have helped them in the long run, or if their blueprints for success have changed over the past five years. The book also features several new interviews with motivated tweens, sure to inspire kids and the adults that care about them! Themes include overcoming obstacles, problem solving, confidence, and peer pressure.
Meet the Author
Award-winning reporter Peter Kuitenbrouwer has striven for personal success living and working in Canada, the United States and Mexico. A journalist for the National Post since 1997, Peter lives in Toronto with his wife, Mimi, and their children, Tallulah and Frits. The first edition of 7 Secrets came out when his daughter was two years-old and before his son was born. None of the secrets applied to author's children then, but now he's rereading it with them to get a few tips! Peter is also the author of Our Song: The Story of "O Canada," The Canadian National Anthem (2004), a bestseller from the Lobster Press "My Canada" Series.
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