Just the Way I Am: Habit 1

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Simon and Schuster, Sep 8, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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“Be proactive” with the 7 Oaks gang in this first picture book in the 7 Habits of Happy Kids series.

Pokey is getting teased by Biff because of his quills. At first, Pokey is upset, but soon he realizes that his quills make him who he is, and he would never want to change that!

Featuring the lovable characters of 7 Oaks, this book addresses the first habit of happy kids: “Be Proactive.” This story encourages children to always be in control of their own life and not let others determine how they should feel.
  

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User Review  - hphipp2 - LibraryThing

Just the Way I Am is a story of a young porcupine who is teased at school because of his quills. His friends try to reassure him that he in special, but he learns on his own that his quills are one of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Holly - Goodreads

The actual habit to learn from the story is a bit too old for my toddler, but I am continuing with the series hoping that after a few times, it will stick. I really love the idea of this series! Read full review

Contents

Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Copyright

About the author (2009)

Sean Covey is Executive Vice President of Global Solutions and Partnerships for FranklinCovey and has led the development of most of FranklinCovey’s organizational offerings, including: Focus, Leadership, The 4 Disciplines of Execution, The Leader in Me, and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Sean oversees all of Franklin Covey’s International partnerships which cover over 140 countries.

Sean is also FranklinCovey’s Education Practice Leader and is devoted to transforming education around the globe through bringing leadership principles and skills to as many kids, educators, and schools as possible.

He is a New York Times bestselling author and has written several books, including The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make, The 7 Habits of Happy Kids, The 4 Disciplines of Execution, and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, which has been translated into 20 languages and sold over 5 million copies worldwide. He is a seasoned speaker to kids, teens, and adults and has appeared on numerous radio and TV shows.

Sean graduated with honors from BYU with a Bachelor’s degree in English and later earned his MBA from Harvard Business School.  As the starting quarterback for BYU, he led his team to two bowl games and was twice selected as the ESPN Most Valuable Player of the Game.

Born in Belfast Ireland, Sean’s favorite activities include going to movies, working out, hanging out with his kids, riding his dirt bike, and writing poor poetry.  Sean and his wife Rebecca live with their children in the Rocky Mountains. For more information on Sean, visit SeanCovey.com. Follow Sean on Twitter @Sean_Covey.

Stacy Curtis is the illustrator of The 7 Habits of Happy Kids. He lives with his wife and dog in Oak Lawn, Illinois.

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