Kindness...for some, it comes so easy, but for others, it can be a struggle. The answer often lies in a person’s story. Meet Gus, a one-time orphan who goes through life thinking that hurtful words and actions are the only way to behave and communicate with others. Interestingly, Gus lives in a town that holds a mysterious secret which finally gets unlocked by something that was hidden away.
It's Me is dedicated to every person who has ever felt less about who they are, or want to be, because of someone else's opinion, feelings, or prejudice. Here are true vignettes written by students and educators that will help you empathize with those that have been marginalized, biased, or belittled.
Let's Empower yourself and others!
Jeff is an educator, author, and speaker who firmly believes in equity, social justice, and opportunities for all. He loves children's literature, and sharing stories of failure, success, resilience, and empowerment. Jeff lives in Northern California with his wife, two kids, a dog and cat. He continues to write books that encourage positive messages, compassion, and change.