The Power of Self-D

Willie Bohanon & Friends Learn the Power of Self-Determination
Kip Jones
Chad Isely
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Motivate students in grades 3 through 8 to work hard, set goals, and find good role models by presenting the story of Willie Bohanon.

Willie Bohanon is a determined young man. He knows what it takes to be successful in life, having seen close family members and friends make mistake after mistake. But it's hard to be a teenager and face life's challenges when your closest friends struggle with setting even simple goals and working toward them.

Fortunately, Willi is surrounded by strong family, a Principal who models and values the skills necessary, and an exciting mentor! When mentor Kendal Cobb comes to speak to the kids at school, he tells them all about SWAGSelf-determination, Working hard, Ambition and Guidance, four essential traits for success.

Written and illustrated in a graphic novel style, this is the first in the author’s Urban Character Education book series. Tips in the form of a rap at the end of each tale, makes it easier for students to remember, practice, and use in their daily lives! It’s a timely lesson for pre-teens, who are reminded that they power their own success. 39 pgs.

Extend the learning with 21 downloadable activities from The Power of Self-D Activity Guide.

The series also includes:

Watch for a sneak peek into the story!

Published by Boys Town Press

ISBN: 978-1-934490-66-2


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