The Smile Team

The Smile Team

by Anna Razdolsky, Elizaveta McFall

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Overview

This early chapter explores how children at a young age can learn organizational skills, leadership, and teamwork. It emphasizes that the best results in large projects can often be achieved by a team of specialists--at home, at work, at school, and in all walks of life.
Holly asks her parents if she can host a surprise party and talent show for her bother Jake's graduation. Mom and Dad are reluctant to say yes, but for different reasons. Dad is concerned about the repair work the house needs. Mom is uncomfortable with her smile. Holly wants to do a song and dance with her at the party, but Mom feels shy about performing in front of people.
When Mom sees Holly cover her mouth with her hand, she realizes Holly has learned this habit from her. She decides it's time for both of them to do something to boost their self-confidence.
Mom gets a checkup and learns there are two ways to improve her smile. One way will be quick and easy, but won't correct her underlying problems. The other way will take longer and will involve a team of specialists. But the results will last forever.

Mom isn't sure which choice to make, but when she sees a team of construction specialists coming into their house to do the home improvements, she realizes that sometimes it takes a team of specially trained people to produce the best results.

Will Mom decide to get her smile fixed the "team" way, even if it means the work won't be finished in time for Jake's party? Will Mom and Holly perform together at the party? Will the party be a big surprise and a big success?

As Holly and her mother answer these questions, they learn that many big projects--including throwing a party--go better with teamwork and cooperation... and patience.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158353420
Publisher: Forever Smiles Publishing
Publication date: 04/21/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 54
File size: 8 MB
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Anna Razdolsky, CFO of Forever Smiles, is not technically an orthodontist, but she definitely knows what she’s talking about when it comes to kids and their smiles. She has worked side by side with her husband, Yan, a noted Chicago area orthodontist and innovator of numerous orthodontic appliances, ever since he opened his practice in the mid-1980s.

Anna is committed to local community education and presents fascinating talks for public and private schools, Parent Teacher Organizations, and libraries. She and her Forever Smiles team regularly participate in Oral Cancer Awareness Walks, and host educational field trips for a variety of community clubs, Cub Scout, Brownie, Daisy, and Boy and Girl Scout troops.

Anna has received numerous awards for her educational service. She is on the President’s Council of the University of Illinois and is a member of National Association of Professional Woman. Anna loves kids and is committed to educating everyone about the importance of oral health. She emphasizes the benefits of early orthodontic evaluation, monitoring and care in order to detect, prevent and eliminate early childhood oral issues and increase children’s health awareness and self-esteem at an early age.

She and Yan are the proud parents of four children with perfect smiles, three of whom have already gone into the dental field thanks to their parents’ inspiration and dedication.

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