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Block Bad Sportsmanship

Short Stories on Becoming a Good Sport & Overcoming Bad Sportsmanship

Sophia Day

76 pages
Mvp Kids Media Llc

Three short stories for kids guide young readers to play with good sportsmanship. This is a helpful character education resource, starring children from the MVP Kids - includes Think and Talk About It sections for parents & educators.

Winning shouldn't get in the way of being a good sport. Lucas, Miriam, and Frankie learn to show respect to everyone, encourage others, learn from their mistakes, and have fun while playing games with family and friends.

-Lucas is playing team building games with his boy scout troop. His group leader Mr. Forrest teaches him how to be a good leader and build up his teammates instead of focusing on winning.

-During Fall Break Miriam's family comes to visit. Her aunt teaches her a new game that helps Miriam learn to never give up or quit and that determination can help her accomplish her dreams.

-Frankie is playing in a little league baseball game. When a teammate shows poor sportsmanship, Frankie stands up for what is right.

This book features a range of children, and diversity is shown in positive ways with characters that span various cultures, ethnicities, family situations, physical challenges and more. Readers of all backgrounds will see themselves in these pages while learning to value the diversity within their own community and being exposed to differences from around the world.

About the Help Me Become series

The Help Me Become series hardcover and paperback books promote character growth for children ages 4-10. Each book helps kids deal with real-life social situations like bullying and bad sportsmanship while learning to keep promises, be responsible, tell the truth, and more. Each title in the series features three stories starring MVP Kids and includes a Think & Talk About It section to coach parents & educators.

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 to address the challenges in their lives through story-based character lessons where the kids interact at school, in social situations, and in their communities. MVP Kids board books enrich preschool readers while hardcovers and paperbacks focus on school-aged children. Each MVP Kids book includes extensive coaching information for parents and educators that promotes character education, wise decision-making skills, and social and emotional learning.

Author Bio

In her Real MVP Kids series of books for preschoolers and elementary students, Sophia Day interacts with children through a recipe of entertainment and inviting illustrations. She promotes healthy mentoring relationships by providing opportunities for parents and teachers to personally relate with their children. Her goal is to help inspire honorable character in young men and women to prepare them to become Real MVPs® and to live meaningful, responsible lives.

Kayla Pearson studied elementary education at Liberty University and works with children through various youth programs in the United States and East Africa. Pearson devotes her time to making an impact in the lives of children, partially through writing books that inspire honorable character. She currently resides in Arizona.

Timothy Zowada is the illustrator for many of the Real MVP Kids books. Zowada has an associate's degree in fine arts and has spent much of his life personally working with children. MVP Kids provides Zowada with the opportunity to use his skill as an artist to help kids learn and grow into responsible and mature adults. He currently resides in Arizona.

For more on Sophia, Pearson, and Zowada, visit www.realMVPkids.com.