You are a superhero. It might not be immediately apparent, but your powers are many. You can leap high, jump far, lift heavy objects and hear things your parents would rather you didn’t. And in the new book “Dinosaur Boy Saves Mars” by Cory Putman Oakes, you may be able to singlehandedly stop a terrible interplanetary crisis.
Honesty is the best policy. You’ve known practically since you were born that lying was not a good thing. Tell the truth, you’ve been reminded.
Every day, when adults go to work, they expect to be there for certain hours.
Be Mine, Valentine. Surrounded by pink and red hearts, that’s what the card said, and it came from your best classroom friend.
In every class, there are always a few kids you try to avoid. The know-it-all kid, for instance: Who has time for that? Or the kid who can’t stop yammering or who can’t control his temper: Why invite drama?
Two wrongs don’t make a right. You’ve grown up hearing that, and it barely makes sense. Two wrongs actually just make things worse, and there’s nothing correct about that.
The quiet girl that sits the next row over may know how to inspire people. The know-it-all in your class could own a business in the future. The kid everybody picks on might become president.
Nothing beats recognition when you’ve finished a project. Good job! Well done!
Mama says it’s chilly outside, and you need to cover up.
There’ll always be a soft place in your heart for your first kiss, your first I-love-you and for the person who gave them to you.