Thursday, August 13, 2009

Children's Author - Sandra McLeod Humphrey


HOT ISSUES, COOL CHOICES: FACING BULLIES, PEER PRESSURE, POPULARITY, AND PUTDOWNS

by: Sandra McLeod Humphrey
ISBN-13: 978-1591025696

A collection of 26 vignettes depicting various forms of bullying with thought questions following each vignette. All the vignettes are based on true experiences related to me by students during my school visits, and the book is dedicated to a 12-year-old Minnesota boy who took his own life as a result of bullying.

Hot Issues, Cool Choices has received positive endorsements from nationally recognized educators and is the recipient of a 2008 Mom’s Choice Gold Award and the 2009 Young Voices Foundation Silver Award.

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY:

I’m a retired clinical psychologist and children's author with over 40 years experience working with youth. I’m the recipient of the National Character Education Center’s Award for Exemplary
Leadership in Ethics Education (2000), the 2005 Helen Keating Ott Award for Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Literature, a 2008 Mom’s Choice Award, a 2008 American Authors
Association Silver Quill Award, and a 2009 Young Voices Foundation Silver Award. I enjoy visiting schools and presenting at Young Writers’ Conferences and I live with my husband and four dogs (325 pounds of “dog”) and a cat in Minnetonka, MN. I invite you to visit my Web site http://www.kidscandoit.com/.

OTHER BOOKS BY SANDRA:

If You Had to Choose, What Would You Do?
ISBN-13: 978-1573920100

It’s Up to You...What Do You Do?
ISBN-13: 978-1573922630

MORE--If You Had to Choose, What Would You Do?
ISBN-13: 978-1591020776

Dare to Dream: 25 Extraordinary Lives
ISBN-13: 978-1591022800

Keepin’ It Real: A Young Teen Talks With God
ISBN-13: 978-0788019531

Me, Myself, and I: Youth Meditations for Grades Five through Eight
ISBN-13: 978-0788025600




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