If You Had to Choose, What Would You Do?
Is is wrong to sneak into the movies if your big brother says it's okay? If "everybody" is cheating on the math test, shouldn't you, too? What if telling the truth gets your best friend in trouble? It's never too early for us to begin talking to our children about values and helping them define and clarify their code of moral conduct. This is a great way for them to build self-confidence in their ability to work through everyday problems! The 25 situations presented here and the thought-provoking questions at the end of each scenario have been developed to help you talk to your child about social and moral issues in a natural and nonthreatening way. What an entertaining way to learn vital life skills!
- Paperback | 115 pages
- 215 x 218 x 7mm | 281g
- 01 Oct 1995
- Prometheus Books
- Amherst, United States
- 0 Illustrations, unspecified
Back cover copy
Is it wrong to cheat on a test if everybody else is doing it? If your sister makes you promise not to tell that she's doing something wrong, should you tell your parents? Is it all right to make fun of someone else because the other kids are doing it? If your best friends are fighting, should you pick sides? It's never too early to begin talking with our children about values or to help them define and develop their code of moral conduct. The twenty-five situations presented in If You Had to Choose, What Would You Do? and the thought-provoking questions at the end of each story can serve as a valuable foundation to help you talk with your child about important moral and social issues. This enjoyable book will guide children through everyday problems and instill in them a sense of responsibility for their own actions.
About Sandra McLeod Humphrey
Sandra McLeod Humphrey (1936-2012) a former clinical psychologist, was a writer and a consultant for the Heroes & Dreams Foundation, which provides character education materials to grades K-8 throughout North America. She was the author of three highly praised books called Hot Issues, Cool Choices; If You Had to Choose, What Would You Do? and Dare to Dream! as well as many other books focused on moral education for children.