Don't Be That KID! At School

Don't Be That KID! At School


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I’m an old goat now,

But just like you,

I was once a young goat too.

Listen to my story,

Of the “baaad” things I did,

Learn a lesson from them

And …


So begins a delightful story of what might be a typical day at school. Typical? Not quite! Each scene unfolds as our KID misbehaves on the bus, in class, in art, in music, in gym, at recess. Even at lunch! Does he learn his lesson? You have to read the book to find out!

We can learn great life lessons from reading Don’t Be That KID! At School. Each scene provides an opportunity to discuss character building values, such as honesty, kindness, consideration, responsibility, respect, including others, solving problems, making good choices, completing tasks, and being positive.

The Don’t Be That KID! At School Resource Guide accompanies the book but can be used independently. It is filled with meaningful activities for children in grades K – 5 for teachers and parents to use that reinforce proper behavior and character education principles.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781942899709
Publisher: Lois McGuire
Publication date: 10/01/2016
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 284,132
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.25(d)

About the Author

Lois McGuire has 35 years of teaching and leadership experience in the field of education. She began her career as a 4th and 5th grade teacher and retired as the Superintendent of Schools of a highly acclaimed K - 12 school district in New Jersey.

Lois has a strong record of accomplishment in the areas of instructional supervision, curriculum development/direction, personnel issues at all levels, public relations, budgeting, facilities and grant writing. She received many honors as an educator including being awarded seven Best Practices Awards by the New Jersey Department of Education, nine Awards of Excellence from New Jersey School Boards and the New Jersey Coalition of Educational Leaders Award for Outstanding Service and Leadership. She was selected to join New Jersey Governor Thomas Kean at the Governor's Conference in Cincinnati to discuss youth-at-risk. She has been a consultant to the U.S. Department of Education and the N.J. Department of Education on such topics as parent involvement in the schools, career development for children, character education, positive communication skills and strategic planning.

Lois earned her Doctorate in Education from Rutgers University. She was an adjunct professor at Rutgers, Bloomfield College and St. Peter's College where she taught courses in the areas of education, psychology and human relations.

Lois presently lives in Florida with her husband, Jim. She wrote Don't Be That KID! At School and the Don't Be That KID! At School Resource Guide to help educators and parents guide their children through the maze of building essential positive character traits.
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Jorge Pacheco has been a professional illustrator for the past 30 years. He has illustrated several children's books including the one you are holding in your hands. Mr.Pacheco has worked for almost every major Comic Book company including Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics, IDW Comics and Archie Comics. Mr.
Pacheco was staff artist for Harvey Comics/Entertainment and has drawn many famous licensed characters, such as Casper the friendly Ghost, The Flintstones,
Bullwinkle and Rocky, Angry Birds and he even worked briefly for Jim (Garfield)
Davis. He also had his own syndicated cartoon strip CEO Dad. Mr. Pacheco has spoken at both the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity & the Charles M. Schulz
Museum and Research Center. Mr. Pacheco would like to dedicate this book to his wonderful children, Jonas-Jorge ( J.J.) and Lizzie Pacheco. Please check out Mr. Pacheco's website for even more about

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