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Words Are Not for Hurting (2004)

by Elizabeth Verdick, Marieka Heinlen (Illustrator)

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This book teaches children to use appropriate words and know how to respond others' nasty words as well as understand the value of apologies.
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Source - Pierce County Library System ( )
  thuyN | May 29, 2017 |
This book teaches children that before they say something consider how to say it or if you should even say it at all. Children can learn from this book that words should not be used to hurt people. Ages: 4-7. Source: Pierce college Discussion board.
  MarinaMayster | Mar 23, 2016 |
This is a book food for ages 4-7 years of age. It is about how different words that you use can make you feel. It also gives you examples of different words you can use depending on the situation.
  khalilahbraylock | Mar 20, 2016 |
The book talks about how as children gain new words, they also gain hurtful words and the books gives ideas of positive words to use instead. Suitable for ages 4-7, found at the pierce college library
  SharleyWade | Mar 20, 2016 |
This book helps kids understand that words can hurt really bad and that's not what they should be used for.
Age: 4-7 Source: Amazon
  Chey_b0112 | Mar 20, 2016 |
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For my children, Olivia and Zachary. Every day, you teach me more about love and patience, and you always make me smile. --E.V.

For my mother and father, whose words of encouragement helped me believe in myself. --M.H.
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Did you know it takes only 26 letters to make millions of words?
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paperback version aimed at kids 4-7, please don't combine w/ board book version aimed at toddlers
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Encourages toddlers and preschoolers to express themselves using helpful, not hurtful, words. Includes a note for parents and caregivers.

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