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Barbara Lewis

Barbara A. Lewis

Barbara A. Lewis is a national award-winning author and educator who teaches kids how to think and solve real problems. Her students at Jackson Elementary School in Salt Lake City, Utah, initiated the cleanup of hazardous waste, improved sidewalks, planted thousands of trees, and fought crime. They instigated and pushed through several state laws and an amendment to a national law, garnering ten national awards, including two President’s Environmental Youth Awards, the Arbor Day Award, the Renew America Award, and Pledge and a Promise Environmental Award. They have also been recognized in the Congressional Record three times.

Barbara has been featured in/on many national newspapers, magazines, and news programs, including Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal, Family Circle, CBS This Morning, CBS World News, and CNN. She has also written many articles and short stories for national magazines. Her books for Free Spirit Publishing—What Do You Stand For? For Kids, What Do You Stand For? For Teens, The Kid’s Guide to Social Action, Kids with Courage, The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects, The Teen Guide to Global Action, and The Survival Guide for Teachers of Gifted Kids—have won Parenting’s Reading Magic Award and been named “Best of the Best for Children” by the American Library Association, among other honors.

Barbara has lived in Indiana, New Jersey, Switzerland, Belgium, Utah, and Poland. She and her husband, Larry, currently reside in Park City, Utah. They have four children: Mike, Andrea, Chris, and Sam, ten perfect grandchildren, and a forest of shy deer, a bold moose, busy squirrels, and feathered friends.

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Contact Barbara
Email
help4kids@freespirit.com
Website(s)
www.barbaraalewis.com
Barbara is available to speak on these topics:
  • Character Education
  • Kids and Social Action
  • Gifted & Talented
  • Service Learning

BOOKS BY THIS AUTHOR

A Leader’s Guide to What Do You Stand For? For Kids CD-ROM

$19.95
The 11 lessons in this guide provide a complete course on cooperation, fairness, honesty, respect, and other core values.

Building Character with True Stories from Nature

$34.99
Character building takes on a whole new dimension with lessons grounded in fascinating facts and astonishing true stories from nature.

Kid's Guide to Social Action eBook

Inspiring guide for kids shows them how they can work with their communities, neighborhoods, and governments.

Kids with Courage

$13.99
Meet 18 remarkable kids with the courage to speak out, fight back, come to the rescue, and stand up for their beliefs.

Survival Guide for Teachers of Gifted Kids eBook

Two veteran educators of the gifted give teachers a comprehensive resource on setting up a gifted program

The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects

$14.99
Hundreds of up-to-date service projects and ideas get kids involved in service learning.

The Teen Guide to Global Action

$14.99
Real-life stories, a rich menu of service opportunities, hands-on activities, and user-friendly tools inspire young readersto put their own volunteer spirit into practice.

What Do You Stand For? For Kids

$14.99
True stories, thought-provoking dilemmas, and activities help elementary school children build positive character traits.

What Do You Stand For? For Teens

$19.99
Invite teens to explore and practice character traits like honesty, kindness, integrity, tolerance, respect, and more.
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