John G., It's Okay to Be Me!

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John G., It's Okay to Be Me!
by Rhonda T. Grant Just about every child will encounter some form of peer pressure while growing up. In John G., It's Okay to Be Me! Rhonda T. Grant imparts the important message that children should be strong and stick up for themselves and their values. John G. is happily going about his day when he encounters a group of rebellious boys. John G. knows they are troublemakers. The boys taunt him for his choice of clothing and offer him beer. But John G. knows its okay to say no. With simple language and delightful illustrations, Mrs. Grant proves its never too early to begin building a childs self-esteem and confidence. ABOUT THE AUTHOR A native of Gary, Indiana, Rhonda T. Grant currently resides in Washington, D.C. She and her husband, Godfrey, have four children. She was inspired to write this book by her son's experiences with adolescence. Mrs. Grant is employed as a speech and language pathologist by the District of Columbia Public School System. She holds a master's degree in education and a bachelor of science degree in speech/language pathology, and she has done graduate work in bilingual education. Mrs. Grant is also a licensed evangelist, working to promote Christian values in her community. (2008, paperback, 32 pages)