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I Like Being Me

Poems about kindness, friendship, and making good choices


Twenty-five rhyming poems invite children to believe in themselves, learn from mistakes, cooperate, share, help others, solve problems, be kind, tell the truth, make positive choices, and more. The short poems are quick to read, easy to learn, and fun to recite—making them perfect for teaching social skills to young children. Children can memorize their favorite poems, talk about them, act them out, and get ideas for creating their own. Accompanying photographs show children from diverse backgrounds in realistic settings, and a section for adults provides ideas for thought-provoking discussion, activities, and learning. This charming update to a popular volume of poetry for children is a book that adults and children will love sharing again and again.
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ISBN: 978-1-63198-092-3
Reading Level: Grade 2
Interest Level: Ages 4–8
Guided Reading Level: L
Lexile Measure: 560L
Illustrated: B&W photos, color illust.
Trim Size: 8" x 8"
Page Count: 64

“The short poems are quick to read, easy to learn, and fun to recite—making them ideal for teaching practical and lifelong social skills to young children.”—Children’s Bookwatch

Praise for the previous edition:
“A wonderful book for helping young children.”—Our Children: National PTA Magazine

Awards for the previous edition:
  • Parent Council® Selection
  • Earlychildhood NEWS Award

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