Yaro the Super Sleuth: In the Case of the Mystery Letter

 
9780976541417: Yaro the Super Sleuth: In the Case of the Mystery Letter
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Brain Candy Publishing's sole purpose is to produce 21st Century children's books that are multi-cultural and interactive books that address relevant issues that today's child is faces. Yaro the Super Sleuth in the Cas of the Mystery Letter focuses on children recognizing and identifying what their own natural gifts, talents, and abilities are. And through the illustration of the Yaro character, they begin to recognize that they can parlay their natural attributes into a career. Dr. Howard Gardner's multiple intelligences theory is used to emphasize this premise.Yaro's dream is to be a detective when he grows up. Part of being a good detective is paying attention to details, documenting his obeservations, being a good listner and communicator, enlisting help when needed,being a good judge of character, having integrity, these are all characteristics that go into being a good detective. Through everything Yaro goes through in the course of the story he is faced with self-doubt, in the face of his nemmesis Missy Ann, reminding him he's no Sherlock Holmes. This is a story of courage and insecurities that we all face and yet we must overcome them if we are ever to succeed at anything. This book seamlessly merges the world of work with education, character building, goal setting, self-concept, self-discipline, problem-solving, decoding skills and the importance of family and friendship. This interact book directly connects the story content with the life of the reader. Inspirational quotes are used to emphasize the themes running through the story. A teaching tool is included in the back of the book for children, parents, teachers, and counselors.

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Helen L. Edwards has been an elementary school counselor for over a decade. She is president of the Washington Association of Multi-Cultural Counseling and Development(WAMCD) which is a division of the Washington Counseling Association (WCA) and a member of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA). In addition Ms. Edwards is a Cross-Cultural Competency Trainer for the Washington Education Association (WEA). The focus of her trainings and workshops is to facilitate ways to effectively promote cross-cultural communication and understanding of diversity for educators, administrators, and human resource personnel.As an authour it is essential to Ms. Edwards that all children see themselves reflected in her books. She enjoys writing children's stories that are relevant, entertaining, educational, interactive, and empowering to children. Add her first book "Clara's Imagination" to your child's literary collection.

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