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Annie is always in a rush to move on to the next thing. After all, there are so many exciting things to do! When Annie's impatience almost ruins her chance to earn a spot in her club's camp week, a family tradition teaches a lesson in patience she'll never forget. Learn how to identify impatience, evaluate options and make choices that are worth the wait.72 pages hardcover. Grades 1-6/ Ages 6-12
The MVP Kids series features 12 families with a wide range of ethnic and cultural diversity and stories that focus on the long-term building of character, values, and responsibility. Children will see themselves in the stories of the Real MVP Kids and hopefully be inspired to live out the positive character qualities they model!
The Help Me Become series for early elementary ages include questions and tips after each short story. The questions are designed to help the child discuss the story and then apply the ideas to their own lives.
|Title: Annie's Jar of Patience: Feeling Impatient and Learning Patience|
By: Sophia Day, Megan Johnson
Illustrated By: Stephanie Strouse
Number of Pages: 72
Vendor: Real MVP Kids
Publication Date: 2019
|Dimensions: 9.25 X 7.25 X 0.25 (inches)|
Weight: 7 ounces
Series: Help Me Understand
Stock No: WW707572
Annies Jar of Patience
Annie is always in a hurry to get what she wants. Her excitement turns quickly into impatience, stealing joy from her and those around her. When Annies rushing almost ruins a special day, â·¨an old family tradition teaches a lesson in patience shell never forget. Learn to identify impatience, evaluate options, and delay gratification with the patience of an MVP Kid.
This diverse book features a range of families and diversity in positive ways. The MVP Kids span diverse cultures, ethnicities, religions, family situations, physical challenges, education, and professions. Some are the only child in their family; others have large families. Some are recent immigrants; others date back to the Pilgrims. The diversity allows children to see themselves in the pages of the book while also seeing positive interaction with others who are different.
About the Help Me Understand series
The multitude of emotions children face every day as they grow up can be confusing and hard to deal with. That's why Sophia Day is writing a series all about helping children understand the feelings they experience everyday. Elementary readers will gain tools to take responsibility for their own emotions and develop healthy relationships. Each book follows the life of one of our diverse sixteen MVP Kids and contains a discussion guide giving further insight and reflection questions related to the book's content. These pages are designed for parents and children to interact together or for children to use individually. Help your child understand emotions with the MVP Kids today!
About MVP Kids
Families with a diverse range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds drive the inspiration for child education and social emotional learning. MVP Kids enables real-world kids in addressing the challenges in their lives through story based character lessons where the kids interact at school, social situations and in their communities. MVP Kids board books enrich preschool readers; hardcovers and paperbacks focus on school-agers. Each MVP Kids book includes extensive coaching information for parents and educators guidance in promoting character education, including social and emotional learning.
Megan Johnson is a homeschooling, adoptive and special needs mother of five. Prepared by a degree in education, linguistic studies and extensive cross-cultural experience, Megan seeks to provide readers with accessible tools for building a caring, inclusive community. Writing provides an outlet for all of Megans passions and the satisfaction of completion when the rest of her parenting duties seem never ending. Megan currently resides in Arizona.
Stephanie Strouse is MVP Kids Creative Director and the illustrator for many of our Real MVP Kids books. Stephanie received a BA in Visual Communications Design from Virginia Tech, developing a passion for communicating through illustration and color. Stephanie loves seeing real life versions of the MVP Kids out and about in real life, reinforcing her desire to make a lasting impact in childrens lives through her creative works. Stephanie currently resides in Ohio.
For more on Sophia, Megan and Stephanie, visit www.realMVPkids.com.
Many authors and publishers include diversity in their books as if theyre checking off a box to fulfill a requirement. Sophia Day does something extraordinary. She helps us realize that diversity in character, family composition, abilities, interests, and backgrounds is the norm not the exception.
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