Category Archives: Free Spirit News

Enter to Win Resources for National Bullying Prevention Month!

About one out of every four US students will report being bullied this year, making bullying the most common form of violence experienced by young people in the nation. Many of you are charged with preventing and responding to bullying, … Continue reading

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Enter to Win the Real Kids, Real Stories Series!

This giveaway is now closed. This month we’re giving away all three books in the Real Kids, Real Stories series. The books include true stories featuring young people overcoming adversity to achieve great things, making a difference around the world, and … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day

Free Spirit Publishing staff wish you a wonderful Labor Day and hope that you find time over the long weekend to recharge. We’ll be spending time with our families and friends (human and furry), getting outside to take advantage of … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Resources That Support a Growth Mindset!

This giveaway is now closed. This month we’re thrilled to give away resources for students and educators that support and foster the development of a growth mindset. One lucky reader will win: Boost Emotional Intelligence in Students: 30 Flexible Research-Based Activities … Continue reading

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Life Is a Flower Among Thorns: An Excerpt from Real Kids, Real Stories, Real Challenges by Garth Sundem

The book Real Kids, Real Stories, Real Challenges profiles kids who have overcome challenges. You might recognize Malala Yousafzai, who chose to risk death to attend school. There’s also Soosan Firooz, who broke barriers to become Afghanistan’s first female rapper … Continue reading

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