Young people need guidance from caring adults to build strong, positive character traitsabut they can also build their own. This book by the best-selling author of The Kidas Guide to Social Action invites children and teens to explore and practice honesty, kindness, empathy, integrity, tolerance, patience, respect, and more. Quotations and background information set the stage. Dilemmas challenge readers to think about, discuss, and debate positive traits. Activities invite them to explore what they stand for at school, at home, and in their communities. True stories profile real kids who exemplify positive traits; resources point the way toward character-building books, organizations, programs, and Web sites.It means that youa#39;re true in all you say and do. ... If you win first prize in an essay contest because a teacher spent hours listening to you and making suggestions, you dona#39;t just ... aIf I tell my teacher I forgot to do my homework, hea#39;ll yell at me.
|Title||:||What Do You Stand For? For Teens|
|Author||:||Barbara A. Lewis|
|Publisher||:||Free Spirit Publishing - 2005-11-15|