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Kids Make It Better: A Write-In, Draw-In Journal

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Ask a kid a question, and you never know what will tumble out. Here, from bestselling author and brilliant child-at-heart Suzy Becker, is a marvelously interactive way to involve kids in the challenges of life, from what to do about the ozone layer to how to mend a broken heart. Surprising, imaginative, funny, wise, The Kids Make It Better Book is a pure delight, combining a "kids say the darndest things" and Children's Letters to God humor with a greater goal: that of teaching kids the value of being engaged.

Each "problem" begins with a spread that asks a question and gives one or more solutions from children--illustrated in whimsical full-color drawings by the author. Then the reader is presented with two pages of fill-ins, prompts, and a space to draw his or her own ideas. How do you fix a bad economy? "The government should have a bake sale," says Jennifer, age 9. What would you do to improve schools? "Put chocolate milk in the water fountain."--Robert, age 8. What can we do to take better care of our water? "Have scientists make fish that love to eat tons of pollution."--Jackie, age 9. And finally, a question on the nature of helping itself: The biggest challenge of all might be getting people up off their couches to do something. Any ideas? "Put spikes on the couches"--Micah, age 10.

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From a bestselling author comes an interactive way to involve kids in the challenges of life. The reader is presented with two pages of fill-ins, prompts, and a space to draw his or her own ideas. Full color. Consumable.

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What's Your Solution?

"Chocolate milk in the water fountains." That's how Robert, age 8, answered the question "What would you do to improve schools?" Now it's your turn: What would you do? Here is an inspiring call to action--the whimsical wisdom of kids combined with an interactive journal. Plus a step-by-step plan for bringing your Make-It-Better ideas to life.

What can we do to clean up our air? Johanna, age 8, has a terrific solution: "Have all the people get a hose and wash the pollution away. It might make a rainbow." What's your terrific solution?

From helping the environment to how to stop nail-biting, the world needs your ideas. Yes, kids can!

About the Author

Suzy Becker is an author, artist, and entrepreneur, a former White House Fellow (the Clinton administration), a Bunting Fellow at Radcliffe College, a winner of the Anti-Defamation League's "A World of Difference" award, and the founder of Ride FAR (Ride for AIDS Resources). Her books include the #1 New York Times bestseller All I Need to Know I Learned from My Cat, I Had Brain Surgery, What's Your Excuse?, and My Dog's the World's Best Dog. She lives with her family in central Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761158455
Author:
Becker, Suzy
Publisher:
Workman Publishing
Subject:
General
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Crafts & Hobbies - Diaries & Journals
Subject:
Problem solving
Subject:
Social problems
Subject:
Situations / Adolescence
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Teen Issues
Subject:
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Issues / General (see also headings under Family)
Subject:
Juvenile Nonfiction-Social Science - Psychology
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20100531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8 x 6.25 x 0.5 in 0.5 lb
Age Level:
06-10

Related Subjects

Children's » Nonfiction » Reference » General
Children's » Reference » English
Young Adult » Nonfiction » Teen Issues

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"Synopsis" by , From a bestselling author comes an interactive way to involve kids in the challenges of life. The reader is presented with two pages of fill-ins, prompts, and a space to draw his or her own ideas. Full color. Consumable.
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What's Your Solution?

"Chocolate milk in the water fountains." That's how Robert, age 8, answered the question "What would you do to improve schools?" Now it's your turn: What would you do? Here is an inspiring call to action--the whimsical wisdom of kids combined with an interactive journal. Plus a step-by-step plan for bringing your Make-It-Better ideas to life.

What can we do to clean up our air? Johanna, age 8, has a terrific solution: "Have all the people get a hose and wash the pollution away. It might make a rainbow." What's your terrific solution?

From helping the environment to how to stop nail-biting, the world needs your ideas. Yes, kids can!

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