Stories of Persistence

Stories of Persistence

by Jennifer Colby

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Doing the right thing can be difficult. But true stories of great individuals and organizations teach us about succeeding through persistence, cooperation, friendship, and more. From past to present, these books present real-life role models who relied on their social emotional skills to achieve great things. The text encourages readers to reflect on their own values and form opinions, shows them how to enact the title traits in future careers, and offers ways students can use social skills and embody empathy in their daily lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781534107410
Publisher: Cherry Lake Pub
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Series: 21st Century Skills Library Series: Social Emotional Library
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What Is Persistence? 4

Chapter 2 Thomas Edison 6

Chapter 3 Walt Disney 10

Chapter 4 Michael Jordan 14

Chapter 5 J.K. Rowling 20

Chapter 6 Malala Yousafzai 24

Think About It 30

For More Information 31

Glossary 32

Index 32

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