Do you know you have an invisible bucket which is filled with all of your good thoughts and feelings? If you're new to the concepts of bucket filling and bucket dipping, then this award-winning book is for you. This sequel to Have You Filled a Bucket Today? features easy-to-read chapters, colorful illustrations, and daily questions to help readers become better bucket fillers and give them the tools to live a life filled with happiness
2010 DIY Book Festival, Honorable Mention, Young Adult
2010 London Book Festival, Honorable Mention, Teenage
2010 Los Angeles Book Festival, Honorable Mention, Young Adult
2010 New England Book Festival, Honorable Mention, Young Adult/Teenage
2011 Mom's Choice Awards, Gold Recipient, Juvenile Level 2 Books (Inspirational/Motivational)
2011 NABE Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards, Best Book, Children's Interest
2011 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards, Grand Prize
2011 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards, First Prize: School Issues, Charity/Making a Difference
2011 Young Voices Foundation Book Awards, Gold Recipient, Juvenile/Young Adult Nonfiction
2011 USA Best Book Awards, Finalist, Children's Mind/Body/Spirit
2012 Independent Publisher Book Awards, Gold, Juvenile/Teen/Young Adult Nonfiction
2012 San Francisco Book Festival, Runner-up, Teenage
2012 Southern California Book Festival, Runner-up, Young Adult
2013 Great Southeast Book Festival, Runner-up, Young Adult
2013 Great Southwest Book Festival, Runner-up, Young Adult
2013 Paris Book Festival, Honorable Mention, Young Adult
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)|
|Age Range:||9 - 13 Years|
About the Author
Since her first book, Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids, was published in 2006, Carol McCloud has authored or coauthored seven additional books on “bucket filling.” With a small team of educators, she travels around the world with one goal in mind: to help create happier lives. Carol is a graduate of Oakland University School of Education (Rochester, MI), a certified Emotional Intelligence Trainer, and long-time member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
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Growing Up with a Bucket Full of Happiness 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.
This book is for older children in upper elementary and middle school. It delves deeper into the concept of bucket filling and dipping. It talks about things like bullying, accidental or thoughtless bucket dipping, and when having an empty bucket isn't your fault. It discusses ways for kids to keep their buckets full and avoid things that will empty their buckets (like cheating and cyberbullying). It also talks about developing talents, working hard, and standing up for others. I love the concept of an invisible bucket that everyone carries with them. It's a great lesson for kids of all ages to learn. This book helps kids understand the basic concepts of kindness and honesty and how they will help increase their happiness.