Whether they live near or far, grandparents share a special rolein imparting legacy, culture, and wisdom. Make special memories, learn proverbs of wisdom from various cultures, and apply them to real-life situations. Rhythmic story-telling is a fun way to learn, enjoy, and respect your elders. Helpful teaching tips provide ways to take the information of the book one step further by incorporating grandparents or “adopting” grandparents into your child’s life and suggestions for celebrating Grandparents Day.
This book features a range of children, including children with Cerebral palsy. Diversity is shown in positive ways with characters that span various cultures, ethnicities, family situations, physical challenges and more. Readers of all backgrounds will see themselves in these pages while learning to value the diversity within their own community and being exposed to differences from around the world.
About the Celebrate! Paperback series
Celebrate everyday moments of childhood with MVP Kids paperbacks books for children ages 4-8. Sophia Day interacts with children through memorable verse and inviting illustrations. Topics include appreciating diversity, building self-esteem, learning wisdom from grandparents to learning number sense. Young children follow the MVP Kids as they learn important life lessons. Helpful Teaching Tips sections are included in each book to equip and guide you toward a deeper understanding of each subject. Join the MVP Kids and celebrate growing up!
About MVP Kids
Families with a diverse range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds drive the inspiration for child education and social emotional learning. MVP Kids enables real-world kids to address the challenges in their lives through story-based character lessons where the kids interact at school, in social situations, and in their communities. MVP Kids board books enrich preschool readers while hardcovers and paperbacks focus on school-aged children. Each MVP Kids book includes extensive coaching information for parents and educators that promotes character education, wise decision-making skills, and social and emotional learning.
About the Author
In her Real MVP Kids series of books for preschoolers and elementary students, Sophia Day interacts with children through a recipe of entertainment and inviting illustrations. She promotes healthy mentoring relationships by providing opportunities for parents and teachers to personally relate with their children. Her goal is to help inspire honorable character in young men and women to prepare them to become Real MVPs and to live meaningful, responsible lives.
Megan Johnson is a homeschooling, adoptive and special needs mother of five. Prepared by a degree in education, linguistic studies and extensive cross-cultural experience, Megan seeks to provide readers with accessible tools for building a caring, inclusive community. Writing provides an outlet for all of Megan’s passions and the satisfaction of completion when the rest of her parenting duties seem never ending. Megan currently resides in Arizona.
Stephanie Strouse is MVP Kids Creative Director and the illustrator for many of our Real MVP Kids books. Stephanie received a BA in Visual Communications Design from Virginia Tech, developing a passion for communicating through illustration and color. Stephanie loves seeing real life versions of the MVP Kids out and about in real life, reinforcing her desire to make a lasting impact in children’s lives through her creative works. Stephanie currently resides in Ohio.
For more on Sophia, Megan and Stephanie, visit www.realMVPkids.com.