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A Kid's Guide to Being a Winner

3.29  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
A Kid's Guide to being a Winner is an easy-to-read book for kids who are in need of that little "Extra" spark of understanding. A Kid's Guide to being a Winner is a book for young people on the Values of being responsible, being thoughtful, being respectful, having a positive mental attitude and having gratitude. A Kid's guide to being a Winner is about timeless and ...more
Hardcover, 38 pages
Published June 25th 2011 by Choice Publishing Group
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Nov 15, 2011 Heavensent1 rated it really liked it
A Kid's Guide to being a Winner is a YA reader for success!

This book highlights a few of the "old-fashioned" principles in a manner in which children can relate. It offers insight and wisdom for being a successful young person.

The books focuses on being a winner; being responsible; thoughtful; respectful; grateful and living with a positive attitude.

The pages are filled with positive influences such as, being responsible builds trust with the people who know you; winners take responsibility for
Oct 03, 2011 Darlene rated it really liked it
I received this book for review from the publisher, The Cadence Group. I did not receive any compensation for my review, and the views expressed herein are my own.

I am always on the look-out for children’s books that instill good values and that model good behaviour.

This book is a good resource for parents and children. It is recommended for ages 8-13 (and for kids of all ages). It is clearly written and explains in easy-to-understand terms basic moral principles such as responsibility, thoughtf
Jul 27, 2011 Mandy rated it it was ok
C.D. Shelton attempted to write an inspirational book for children with A Kid's Guide to Being a Winner. I can't help but feel that the author missed the mark with this. Certainly, concepts such as respect, thoughtfulness, gratitude, responsibility, and a positive attitude are beneficial to promoting a peaceful society. However, Shelton has focused on these principles as if they are black and white issues.

The books words serve to set up a dichotomy: good versus bad, winner versus loser, right ve
Jul 25, 2011 Marilyn rated it really liked it
Title: Kid’s Guide to being a Winner
Author: C. D. Shelton

Old-fashioned principles are compiled, dusted off and presented to our modern day kids. This fabulous little book is full of timeless wisdom. Living life filtered through respect, responsibility, thoughtfulness, gratitude and a positive mental attitude can make you a winner! The author successfully points out that life is composed of choices and each choice that is made has a consequence. Making the right choice can bring happiness, succe
Jul 21, 2011 Krystal rated it really liked it
Grade school age children may be inspired and heartened by the simple instructions/advice found in this thirty-nine page, illustrated book. The examples and illustrations of right behavior (helping to carry grocery bags,) offered by Shelton and illustrated by Gillespie, will give kids concrete examples of how to live out each of the five qualities which create a winner: responsibility, thoughtfulness, respectful behavior, feelings of gratitude, and a positive mental attitude. A parent or teacher ...more
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Sep 06, 2011 Inspired Kathy rated it liked it
A Kid's Guide to Being A Winner is a book that would useful to help reinforce positive character traits in our children. In this book the author focuses on helping kids make the choice to be a "winner" by being responsible, thoughtful, respectful, having gratitude and a positive mental attitude. Simple black and white illustrations reinforce the simple concepts that even younger children could grasp. This quick easy read may be just what you are looking for to help motivate your student or ...more
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