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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"Just the way I am" is about Pokey the Porcupine. He had quills that someone at school makes fun of. He decides he is ugly and his quills are also ugly. His friends try to cheer him up, but it doesn't ... Read full review


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About the author (2009)

Sean Covey is Executive Vice President of Global Solutions and Partnerships for FranklinCovey. 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 twenty languages and sold over five million copies worldwide.

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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