Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests…
June Reading List

Integrity – Living a set of values which includes honesty, respect for others, and a sense of personal responsibility

K-2

Hard Work, But It’s Worth It / The life of Jimmy Carter / Bethany Hegedus (2020)
How to Apologize / David LaRochelle (2021)
The Tale of the Mandarin Duck: A Modern Fable / Bette Midler (2021)
The World Needs More Purple People / Kristen Bell (2020)
It’s Not My Fault!…

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Character Moments for Families

Below are three easy ideas to stimulate family conversation and activity to explore character concepts, aligned with your child’s school PACE character education program.

June – Integrity
Living a set of values which included honesty, respect for others,

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Valley Guest Column: Integrity by Nora Vralsted-Thomas, NEWESD

Integrity receives a lot of lip service in contemporary times. Integrity might be referenced in the actions of statesmen. Integrity might also be celebrated through the actions of individuals faced with moral dilemmas in wartime. But integrity can also refer to the actions of organizations that recognize and seek to address past wrongs….

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West Plains Guest Column: Courage

Courage is having the strength to persevere even when times are tough. Being bold despite what others may think or say, courage is a trait that brings new opportunities for change every single day. I am Mayah Eberhardt, quiet in beginning of new situations and friendships but exuberant once time has passed….

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Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests…
May Reading List

Courage: Displaying integrity in spite of obstacles and challenges

K-2

Gittel’s Journey: an Ellis Island Story / Lesléa Newman (2019)
A Little Bit Brave / Nicola Kinnear (2020)
Tomorrow I’ll Be Brave / Jessica Hische (2018)
Get Me Out of This Book: Rules and Tools for Being Brave / Kalli Dakos (2019)
Paolo,…

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Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests…
April Reading List

Trustworthiness:
Inspiring complete reliability and confidence in his/her truthfulness, integrity, and discretion

K-2

The Suitcase / Chris Naylor-Ballasteros
Miep and the Most Famous Diary: The Woman Who Rescued Anne Frank’s Diary / Meeg Pincus
She Persisted: Harriet Tubman / Andrea Davis Pinkney
Three Little Birds / Lysa Mullady

 

3-5

Allergic / Lloyd,…

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Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests…
Diligence Reading List

March – Diligence: Persistence, dedication, and hard work
 
K-2
You can do it, Noisy Nora! / Rosemary Wells (2020)
Catkwondo / Lisl H….

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Guest Column: Diligence

Exploring Commitment vs Goals: The Power of Persistence, Dedication and Hard Work

Mike Nilson looked out across the room and, quoting Dr. John Berardi, started with a simple premise, “We overestimate what we can do in a day and underestimate what we can do in a year.”  Mike,…

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PACE Character Cords for Grads

Outstanding Seniors Honored with PACE Character Cords

Graduation day for more than 250 seniors in the Class of 2020 included visible recognition of their outstanding character. Along with their cap and gown, these students were proudly wearing a PACE Character Cord,…

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