Baditude! What to Do When Your Life Stinks!
Turn scowls and negativity into smiles and positivity! Teach complainers and pessimists to overcome bad moods or feelings of hopelessness by changing their outlook. Learn from Noodle, a boy whose attitude, or ‘baditude,’ is alienating everyone around him. With help from a teacher and his mom, Noodle learns how to turn his ‘have tos’ into ‘get tos’ and his ‘baditude’ into gratitude! Kids in grades K-6 are empowered to actively look for positives in all situations and manage how they choose to feel about what they cannot control.
This title is from the Responsible Me! series by award-winning author Julia Cook. The series promotes life skills, strengthens character development, and helps kids use better social skills at school and at home. 32 pages
Published by Boys Town Press
In this book, Noodle thinks his life just stinks! Homework stinks. Practice stinks. And family pictures - they REALLY stink. Noodle's attitude, or 'baditude' is alienating everyone around him. With help from a teacher and his mom, Noodle learns how to turn his 'have tos' into 'get tos.'