I Am Helpful

A Positive Power Story

Illustrated by Eren Unten
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The Positive Power early reader series introduces self-esteem and empathy to budding young readers. I Am Helpful is a fun and encouraging story about the rewards of helping out! Now part of the premier early reading line, Step into Reading!

When a new baby sister arrives, one little girl has a lot to adjust to. But by helping her parents and taking on special jobs like singing to the baby, she learns that being a big sister comes with big rewards. In this installment of the Positive Power series, kids will learn the affirmation "I am helpful" through a relatable story of responsibility and support.

Through simple text and joyful illustrations, this installment in the Positive Power series inspires kids to be helpful while giving them the confidence they need to transform from little to BIG readers.
 
Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories, for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.
Suzy Capozzi is a children’s book editor and writer. She is the author of numerous books, including the Step into Reading book Nelson Mandela: From Prisoner to President, the Bob the Builder Magic Color Book Bob Paints the Town, and the Big Golden Book Frosty the Snowman. She lives in the Hudson Valley in New York State. View titles by Suzy Capozzi
Eren Unten is an illustrator whose works include I Love Pink!, The Doctor Is In! and Meet Bubble Kitty!  View titles by Eren Unten

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The Positive Power early reader series introduces self-esteem and empathy to budding young readers. I Am Helpful is a fun and encouraging story about the rewards of helping out! Now part of the premier early reading line, Step into Reading!

When a new baby sister arrives, one little girl has a lot to adjust to. But by helping her parents and taking on special jobs like singing to the baby, she learns that being a big sister comes with big rewards. In this installment of the Positive Power series, kids will learn the affirmation "I am helpful" through a relatable story of responsibility and support.

Through simple text and joyful illustrations, this installment in the Positive Power series inspires kids to be helpful while giving them the confidence they need to transform from little to BIG readers.
 
Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories, for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.

Author

Suzy Capozzi is a children’s book editor and writer. She is the author of numerous books, including the Step into Reading book Nelson Mandela: From Prisoner to President, the Bob the Builder Magic Color Book Bob Paints the Town, and the Big Golden Book Frosty the Snowman. She lives in the Hudson Valley in New York State. View titles by Suzy Capozzi
Eren Unten is an illustrator whose works include I Love Pink!, The Doctor Is In! and Meet Bubble Kitty!  View titles by Eren Unten

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