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People's choice of role models can influence their actions and behaviour
Knowledge and Understanding:
LOI 1: What makes a positive role model
Related concepts: role model
Social Skills: respecting others
What is a positive role model?
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Books about Positive Role Models
Fantastically Great Women who changed the world by
Call Number: 305.4092 PAN
Publication Date: 2016
Fantastically great women who changed the world is the perfect introduction to just a few of the most incredible women who helped shaped the world we live in:
Jane Austen -- Gertrude Ederle -- Coco Chanel -- Frida Kahlo -- Marie Curie -- Mary Anning -- Mary Seacole -- Amelia Earhart -- Agent Fifi -- Sacagawea -- Emmeline Pankhurst -- Rosa Parks -- Anne Frank.
Little Kids First Big Book of Who - National Geographic Kids by
Publication Date: 2015-03-10
Introduce young readers to some of the world's most interesting and important people in this bold and lively first biography book. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with age-appropriate text featuring profiles of each person, along with fascinating facts about about their accomplishments and contributions. This book inspires kids about a world of possibilities and taps into their natural curiosity about fascinating role models from education advocate Malala Yousafzai to astronaut Neil Armstrong.
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by
Call Number: 920.72 FAV
Publication Date: 2017
This book reinvents fairy tales, inspiring girls with stories of 100 heroic women from Elizabeth I to Serena Williams.
The Boy Who Grew Flowers by
Call Number: F WOJ
Publication Date: 2005-10-10
Shunned at school because he sprouts flowers every full moon, Rink Bowagon makes a special pair of shoes for a classmate who is able to appreciate his unique abilities. This book raises issues of kindness and empathy.
The Watcher by
Call Number: 590.92 GOO
Publication Date: 2011-04-05
A biography written for children, of the life and career of Jane Goodall from her time as a watcher of English fauna to her adult work as a scholar of animal behaviour in Africa.
My Amazing Dad by
Call Number: A823.4
Publication Date: 2015
My Amazing Dad pays homage to the bumbling dad who doesn't always fit the handyman stereotype, but who certainly knows how to turn the everyday into something exciting.
Malala's Magice Pencil by
Publication Date: 2017
When Malala was a child in Pakistan, she wished for a magic pencil. She would use it to . . . draw a lock on her door to keep her brothers out; stop time so she could sleep an extra hour every morning; erase the smell of the rubbish dump near her home. Instead of a magic pencil, Malala now picked up a real one. An inspiring story about one girl's fight to be educated.
Charlotte's Web by
Call Number: F WHI
Publication Date: 2012-04-10
Charlotte's spiderweb tells of her feelings for a little pig named Wilbur, who simply wants a friend. They also express the love of a girl named Fern, who saved Wilbur's life when he was born the runt of his litter. A story of friendship and inspiration.
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by
Call Number: PIC F LOV
Publication Date: 2001-08-27
Be yourself like Molly Lou Melon no matter what a bully may do. Molly Lou Melon is short and clumsy, has buck teeth, and has a voice that sounds like a bullfrog being squeezed by a boa constrictor. She doesn't mind. Her grandmother has always told her to walk proud, smile big, and sing loud, and she takes that advice to heart. But then Molly Lou has to start in a new school. A horrible bully picks on her on the very first day, but Molly Lou Melon knows just what to do about that.