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Seeking Personally Relevant SEL Books for Children and Teens

Hello! My name is Deidra Purvis, and I’m pleased to introduce myself as the new acquisitions editor for children and teens at Free Spirit Publishing. I’m excited to share my journey to this role as acquisitions editor and the types of books I’m seeking.

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How Parents Can Help Kids Develop Self-Confidence

A couple of years ago, my youngest child woke up and announced his intention to ride his bike without training wheels . . . right now. Note: he had never once attempted this task. He hopped on with confidence. But after about 10 minutes and multiple falls, he threw the bike down in frustration.

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