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Proud to Be You

The Positive Identity Assets


Researchers have identified 40 Developmental Assets—good things all kids need in their lives like a loving family, a caring neighborhood, self-esteem, and a commitment to learning. In Proud to Be You, kids learn how to build the four Positive Identity Developmental Assets: Personal Power, Self-Esteem, Sense of Purpose, and a Positive View of Their Personal Future. Stories, tips, and ideas help them feel good about themselves and optimistic about what’s ahead for them.

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ISBN: 978-1-57542-202-2
Reading Level: Grade 4
Interest Level: Ages 8–12
Guided Reading Level: S
Illustrated: two-color, illust.
Trim Size: 5.125" x 7"
Page Count: 96
Praise for the series
“Good strategies and support for children . . . valuable tools.”—National Association of School Pyschologists’ Communiqué

“An excellent tool for explicitly teaching interpersonal skills and positive values to young people.”—Amy Williams of Safe, Secure and Disciplined Schools, Omaha Public Schools

Award for Proud to Be You:

  • Distinguished Achievement Award Curriculum Package/Specialized Audience Instruction category—The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP)

Award for the series:

  • Association of Educational Publishers Award Winner
  • Common Core State Standards


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