Through various examples, children learn about courage and how to apply it to everyday life. At school, on the playground, and even at home, various situations are presented which teach readers about the importance of courage. Additional features to aid comprehension include informative captions, a Think-About-It section, a table of contents, a glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Genre||Beginning Readers, Nonfiction|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|BISACS||JNF053200, JNF053090, JNF053050|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||L|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||Pending|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Photo captions, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- What Is Courage?
- Courage at School
- Making New Friends
- Learning New Sports
- Putting on a Show
- Saying Im Sorry
- Being Responsible
- Doing Something Scary
- Courage Makes You Stronger
- Think About It
- Find Out More
Author: Cynthia Amoroso
Cynthia Amoroso holds undergraduate degrees in English and elementary education, and graduate degrees in curriculum and instruction as well as educational administration. Cynthia's past roles include teacher, assistant principal, district reading coordinator, director of curriculum and instruction, and curriculum consultant. She has extensive experience in reading, literacy, curriculum development, professional development, and continuous improvement processes. Cynthia enjoys reading, writing, gardening, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.