Author(s): Rosie Boom
A resource for parents and teachers to use when teaching children values. Fun to use for all the family; full of stories, inspirational quotes and creative ideas. Volume One covers the following values: Honesty, Right Attitudes, Courage, Perseverance, Diligence and Obedience. Each value includes seven sections; Once Upon a Time - stories that demonstrate some aspect of the value being studied, Think About It - questions you can ask your children to get the ball rolling, Boom Clips - personal glimpses into the Boom family, Something To Do - practical activities which will reinforce the particular value, So Said - inspirational quotes that you can use to stimulate discussions with your older children, Words To Live By - verses from the Bible, and Dig Deeper - suggestions for further reading, and DVDs and movies to watch.
Finalist in the 2010 Caleb Prize Non Fiction
New Zealander Rosie Boom is the author of The Barn Chronicles, a multi-award winning series for children. She has also had a picture book published and is currently writing the third book in The Gift of Values series. She lives in Whangarei, NZ, with her husband Chris and their six children.