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Sticks and Stones - (Fix-it Friends) by Nicole C. Kear (Paperback)
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Because words can hurt you too.
Noah’s the quiet type, which makes him a great friend for Veronica. She chats. He listens. She gabs. He nods. Perfect!
So when Veronica spots Noah getting teased, she decides that if he won’t speak up for himself, she will! What she doesn't expect is that the teasing will turn on her -- and her sense of style. Veronica's so embarrassed that she agrees to a mega Makeover from Cora, the Queen of Cute. When this only makes the name-calling worse, Veronica and Noah know just who to call for back-up: the one-and-only problem-solving team, the Fix-It Friends!
This is the second adventure in The Fix-It Friends chapter book series. Author Nicole C. Kear anchors humor with lots of heart, as the group learns to deal with teasing and bullying.
Includes a toolbox of expert advice on how to handle teasing!
Don’t miss the other Fix-It Friends adventures: The Fix-It Friends: Have No Fear!The Fix-It Friends: The Show Must Go OnThe Fix-It Friends: Wish You Were HereThe Fix-It Friends: Eyes on the Prize The Fix-It Friends: Three’s a Crowd
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Praise for The Fix-It Friends: Have No Fear!:
"Fears are scary! But don’t worry: the Fix-It Friends are here with step-by-step help —and humor too.”—Fran Manushkin, author of the Katie Woo series
“Full of heart and more than a little spunk” —Kathleen Lane, author of The Best Worst Thing
An empowering resource for kids — and they're just plain fun to read.”—Lauren Knickerbocker, Ph.D., Co-Director, Early Childhood Service, NYU Child Study Center
“Hooray for these young friends who work together; this diverse crew will have readers looking forward to more.” —Kirkus Reviews
"The humor is spot-on, and the stories pull kids in, teaching without preaching, encouraging children to be active problem-solvers in their own lives."—Dr. Dawn Huebner, Ph. D., child psychologist and creator of the What-to-Do Guides for Kids series