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Grow Strong!

A book about healthy habits


Establishing patterns of a healthy diet, exercise, and sleep helps children stay physically active, make friends, learn well, and enjoy emotional health—all of which lead to greater happiness. Children’s health and confidence can increase as they become more aware of their own unique bodies and abilities, and as they incorporate the self-care principles presented in this warm and encouraging book. A section for adults includes advice for motivating kids and teaching about being healthy at home, at school, and in childcare.


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ISBN: 978-1-63198-085-5
Reading Level: Grade 1
Interest Level: Ages 4–8
Guided Reading Level: J
Lexile Measure: 570L
Illustrated: color illust.
Trim Size: 11.25" x 9.25"
Page Count: 40
Praise for Grow Strong!
“An approachable introduction to health, nutrition, and self-care concepts for early readers. Short, simple sentences . . . effectively communicate the fairly complex themes for young children. Each self-care principle is reinforced through Allen’s bright and engaging illustrations. A helpful educator’s guide is also included.”—School Library Journal

Grow Strong! is an excellent resource for parents and teachers who hope to reinforce good health habits in young children, so children can be all that they can be and Grow Strong!”—Children’s Bookwatch
  • Common Core State Standards


  • ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success

    BS.SMS.2, BS.SMS.7
    BS.SS.2, BS.SS.3

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