Real Kids, Real Stories, Real Character: Choices That Matter Around the World

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Free Spirit Publishing, Jan 10, 2017 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 168 pages
A follow-up to the popular Real Kids, Real Stories, Real Change, this inspiring sequel spans the globe again with true accounts of ordinary kids showing extraordinary character.
Thirty short inspirational stories are divided into six character traits (courage, creativity, kindness, persistence, resilience, and responsibility), and feature kids facing adversity from bullying in an American middle school to surviving persecution in the war-torn streets of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Readers will see how every choice they make is a chance to build character and show the world who they really are.
 
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Contents

Introduction
1
Courage
4
Creativity
36
Kindness
60
Persistence and Grit
84
Resilience
102
Responsibility
132
A Note from the Author
152
Index
154
About the Author
158
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Garth Sundem is a TED-Ed speaker and former contributor to the Science Channel. He blogs at GeekDad and PsychologyToday.com. He has been published in Scientific American, Huffington Post Science, Fast Company, Men’s Health, Esquire, The New York Times, Congressional Quarterly, and Publishers Weekly. Garth grew up on Bainbridge Island, Washington, and currently lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife, two kids, and a pack of Labradors.
 

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