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Just Because I Am

A Child’s Book of Affirmation

$11.99 / $14.99

Young children need support and encouragement as they learn to value themselves and recognize their own worth—“not because of the things I do, not because of what I look like, not because of what I have . . . just because I am.” This book of sweet, simple affirmations for children helps them respect their bodies, acknowledge their own needs, and name their feelings. Just Because I Am invites little ones to love, accept, and feel good about themselves exactly as they are. A special section for parents, teachers, and caregivers includes activities and discussion questions to use with children.


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PB ISBN: 978-1-63198-052-7
HC ISBN: 978-1-63198-051-0
Reading Level: Grade 1
Interest Level: Ages 3–8
Guided Reading Level: J
Lexile Measure: 330L
Illustrated: color illust.
Trim Size: 11.25" x 9.25"
Page Count: 36
Praise for Just Because I Am
“Simple but empowering . . . teaches children to trust their bodies, that all of their feelings are OK, and that they have the power to say ‘No’ to anything that feels dangerous or wrong.”—Chicago Tribune
  • Common Core State Standards


  • ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success

    MS.1, MS.2, MS.3, MS.6
    BS.LS.1, BS.LS.9
    BS.SMS.1, BS.SMS.2, BS.SMS.6, BS.SMS.7, BS.SMS.9
    BS.SS.1, BS.SS.2, BS.SS.3, BS.SS.4, BS.SS.5, BS.SS.6, BS.SS.7, BS.SS.8, BS.SS.9

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