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Bouncing Forward

Sophia Day

112 pages
Mvp Kids Media Llc

After making a blunder in a game, Sarah quickly finds herself making mistake after mistake. As a result, her coach benches her. Sarah is consumed with negative thoughts of what her teammates must think, and her self-doubt begins to grow. She doesn’t know how to shake this losing streak and return to being the capable player she used to be. Can Sarah overcome her own thoughts to get back in the game?

This book showcases diversity 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 Limitless Series
The Limitless Series for ages 9-14 offers ways for our pre-teen youth to practice mental health resiliency. Each book follows one of the 16 MVP Kids as they manage psycho-social issues through the lens of sport. Utilizing the SEL knowledge from earlier series our 16 kids model for our readers how to develop and practice skills that encourage positive mental health and wellness. Coaches Corner provides guided questions for the reader to make deeper connections between themes and decision making. Themes include risk taking, goal setting, being injured, overcoming a mistake, perseverance, identity formation, growth mindset, moving past failures and more. Follow our MVP Kids as they learn how to practice mental health resiliency through sport.

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. 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 products for children, families, and caregivers, Sophia Day interacts with children through a recipe of entertainment, expanded education, and inviting illustrations. Sophia Day promotes healthy mentoring relationships by providing opportunities for parents and teachers to personally relate with their children. Sophia Day’s 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. Become lifetime friends with the MVP Kids as they grow up with your kids in Sophia’s multiple series for preschool, elementary, and teenage years. Formerly the Chief Human Resources Officer of Motorola, Shelly spent her business career creating high performing teams and developing outstanding leaders. She currently works in the public policy area, analyzing federal issues impacting Chief HR officers of major companies. Shelly also has extensive experience in the non-profit world, having served on the Boards of Directors of Skills for Chicagoland’s Future, the Chicago Urban League, and Little City Foundation. She also founded Sustaining Excellence, a non-profit organization created in 2014 to prepare collegiate student-athletes to successfully transition to a post-graduate career. A California native, Shelly was an Academic All-American and member of UCLA’s 1982 National Championship Softball team. Timothy Zowada is the illustrator for many of our Real MVP Kids books. Tim has an Associates Degree in Fine Arts and has spent much of his life personally working with children. MVP Kids provides Tim with the opportunity to use his skill as an artist to help kids learn and grow into responsible and mature adults. Tim currently resides in Arizona. For more on Sophia, Shelly, and Timothy, visit www.MVPkids.com.