A story about honesty and listening to your conscience, even when no one is watching.
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Telling the truth, being responsible, treating others with respect, persevering through difficult moments—these are the essential life lessons every child needs to learn to have good social skills and to make good choices. Drawing on the wisdom that comes from watching generations of kids learn from their mistakes, the gentle but honest Talking Trees help children see new ways of dealing with challenging situations— leading them to making good, moral choices for the right reasons.
Heartwarming situations and memorable quotes about honesty, respect, and conscience will help your children remember these essential lessons, guiding them to use good social skills the next time they face a difficult choice about how to behave.
"A conscience is that voice in your head, and feeling in your heart, that tells you whether something is right or wrong, even when no one is watching."
Written for children in Kindergarten through 4th grade, Talking with Trees books teach kids about good character traits like honesty, respect, perseverance, and responsibility. Real-life character building situations kids can relate to, and some humor, keep children's interest as they learn how to use good social skills. Plus the stunning illustrations capture children's attention and help them work through the social emotional side of learning about honesty, respect, caring, self esteem, and more.
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