The Preventive Medicine and Public Health Division of Partnering Intelligence is partnering with Free Spirit Publishing to promote its Be the Boss of Your Body series within the US medical community. Written by medical professionals, the series helps kids think about their health from a holistic perspective.
Free Spirit's newest series, Be the Boss of Your Body:
“These books are fabulous and I can't wait to use them with clients. You really did a great job of capturing the strategies for manaing stress, sleep, and pain in a very kid-friendly way. thanks for the great resource."
- Gloria Guinee, MSW, LICSW, Psychotherapist
"Clear, practical . . . excellent series on self-care for kids. I recommend it highly."
- Andrew Weil, M.D., Director, Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, and author of 8 Weeks to Optimum Health
Teaches wellness skills that parents and kids can use together
Shows kids new ways to cope with common problems, using simple techniques they can do themselves
Combines non-traditional with traditional health care
Lively, practical, pro-kid, solution focused
They're perfect for doctors' offices, school nurses, youth workers, educators, and parents. These health care books for kids are available at www.freespirit.com/partnering_intelligence/.
Check the catalog for more than 150 popular children's books on other health topics such as:
Free Spirit's books are
- Girl Scouts of the USA
- National PTA
- Head Start Programs
- State Departments of Health
- ...and many more
The books are critically hailed and honored by:
- Parenting magazine
- Child magazine
- Creative Child magazine
- Learning magazine
- National Parenting Center
- USA Today
- Parent Council
- ...and many more
- Teen depression
as well as books that help kids navigate everyday challenges such as:
Hands Are Not for Hitting
Learning to Get Along (a series)
Loving to Learn
Dude, That's Rude!
How to Take the GrrRR Out of Anger
Ready to Rock Kids, Vol. 1 (on self-esteem)
What in the World Do You Do When Your Parents Divorce
See You Later Procrastinator
Featured in the Best Behavior book series is Germs Are Not for Sharing, which helps kids understand what germs are and why it's important to block them from spreading.
“This book should be included in every pediatrician and family physician’s waiting room and at every childcare center, preschool, and early elementary school.”
– Joseph J. Sockalosky, M.D., Director of Medical Education, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
“An excellent job getting kids to focus on handwashing, a key building block in overall public health awareness.”
– Jerry Bowman, NSF International’s Scrub Club Program for Kids