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What Do You Stand For? For Kids
A Guide to Building Character
Barbara A. Lewis 
What Do You Stand For? For Kids

Help kids build character to last a lifetime.

Even elementary school children can build positive character traits like caring, citizenship, cooperation, courage, fairness, honesty, respect, and responsibility. The true stories, inspiring quotations, thought-provoking dilemmas, and activities in this book help kids grow into capable, moral teens and adults.


What Do You Stand For? For Kids

  • Self-reflection quizzes
  • True stories about real kids with character
  • Descriptions of ten important character traits
  • Activities students can do to build character traits
  • What If? situations that challenge thinking
  • Resources including books, organizations, and Web sites for learning more about the character traits

Previously titled Being Your Best, this award-winning book is for kids and their parents and teachers.

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Also available: A Leaders Guide to What Do You Stand For? For Kids CD-ROM.


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172 pages, illustrated, softcover, 7 1/4" x 9", ISBN 978-1-57542-174-2

F&P: Grade 4/Ages 8–12/R
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Awards for Being Your Best:

  • "Read, America!" Selection
  • Parent Council® Selection
  • Parent's Guide Award

Praise for Being Your Best:

"Character education is a growing trend in schools today, and practical, kid-centered books like this are needed." —Booklist

"A wonderful resource for group leaders and teachers." —Parent Council®

Item No: 21742W

Price: $14.99


Related materials:
A Leader’s Guide to What Do You Stand For? For Kids CD-ROM
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Building Character with True Stories from Nature
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Character In a Jar®
What Do You Stand For? Character Building Card Game
What Do You Stand For? Character Buttons
What Do You Stand For? Poster

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