A unique way to infuse ''character education'' into the classroom! Six stories use humor and ''real-life'' situations to help kids understand and develop valuable character traits such as being respectful, responsible, compassionate, kind. Following each story are reproducible student pages and teacher resource pages that help develop skills in language arts, literacy, critical thinking, following directions, character development, math, and more. Stories, debates, and discussions about critical ideas give children the opportunity to share their own experiences. 80 pp.