Win a Copy of What Kids Need to Succeed

What Kids Need to Succeed by Free Spirit PublishingResearchers at Minneapolis-based Search Institute have identified 40 Developmental Assets that all kids need in their lives—good things like family support, a caring neighborhood, and resistance skills. Communities across the nation have embraced What Kids Need to Succeed—based on the Developmental Assets—for its quick-read, commonsense suggestions for helping kids stay out of trouble and lead healthy, productive, and positive lives.

This revised and updated third edition draws on findings from a 2010 survey of 90,000 kids (grades 6–12) from communities across the United States. The new data confirms the influence of Developmental Assets in young people’s lives, reflecting updated levels of assets young people experience as well as the power that assets have to prevent high-risk behaviors and increase thriving behaviors.

Free Spirit is giving away a free copy of this updated classic (originally published in 1994). To win, simply leave a comment below before noon Wednesday, July 18, and we’ll have select one comment. It’s as simple as that.

Oh, one more thing. You can get extra entries by sharing this post on Facebook or Twitter or by subscribing to the Free Spirit Publishing blog by email (see that button on the right side?). Just leave another comment below letting us know what you did.

Good luck!

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15 Responses to Win a Copy of What Kids Need to Succeed

  1. Jen AVH says:

    All our teachers would love this book!

  2. Tiffany James says:

    I am a school counselor and would love to use this in my school.

  3. Eboun says:

    This would be a great resource for my students and parents. I hope I win!

  4. Emily Brown says:

    Would love to win!

  5. Amanda Brown says:

    I would love a copy of this book. I would find it very useful when doing my internship this year 🙂

  6. Melissa says:

    I would like to read What Kids Need To Succeed because I’m always looking for tips to help my teen daughter. Having a caring neighborhood and family support are good! After I read the book, I would loan it to a friend to read as well-as long as she returns it! Thanks

  7. Marie Scott says:

    Great idea for they book giveaway…looks like a great resource

  8. Elizabeth Vu says:

    The simple suggestions that could be shared with parents and teachers is what I believe would be very helpful in my work as a therapist in the school setting!

  9. Tanya says:

    Looks like good summer reading in preparation for a new school year! I already subscribe to Free Spirit Blog via email!

  10. Talya Mazor says:

    This would be a fabulous addition to my resource library!

  11. Rachael Muster says:

    I’d love to add this book to my collection! Thanks Free Spirit!

  12. would love this classic book for my library

  13. Nancy Blnchard says:

    We need to educate today’s parents a much as possible on what kids need to succeed, because it seems like so many only want to give monetary things and status. Neglected is their own time and lessons on responsibility and respect for themselves and the world around them.

  14. Nancy Hintz says:

    Free Spirit Publishing is my go to source for resources to use with my elementary students involved in counseling. Thank you Free Spirit for having quality character educational tools.

  15. Jen Noble says:

    This looks awesome – thanks for the giveaway.

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