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  • Published: 17 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9781524771584
  • Imprint: RH USA Kids Trade
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 40
  • RRP: $29.99

The Power of One

Every Act of Kindness Counts



One small act of kindness can change the world. From esteemed bullying expert and author of The Invisible Boy, Trudy Ludwig and Little Elliot illustrator Mike Curato comes a tale as simple--and simply inspiring--as the golden rule.

When one child reaches out in friendship to a classmate who seems lonely, she begins a chain reaction of kindness that ripples throughout her school and her community. One kind act begets another, small good deeds make way for bigger ones, and eventually the whole neighborhood comes together to build something much greater than the sum of its parts.

From acclaimed bullying expert Trudy Ludwig, The Power of One not only conveys a message of kindness, it offers concrete steps that kids can take to make a difference in their own communities.

As Trudy says in the final line of the book: "Acts and words of kindness DO count, and it all starts with ONE."

  • Published: 17 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9781524771584
  • Imprint: RH USA Kids Trade
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 40
  • RRP: $29.99

About the author

Trudy Ludwig

TRUDY LUDWIG, author of six books for children, has been profiled on national television, radio, and newsprint. An active member of the International Bullying Prevention Association, she is a sought after speaker who collaborates frequently with organizations like The Ophelia Project, Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project, and Putting Family First. Trudy's books have received the Mom's Choice Gold Award, the Cooperative Children's Book Center's "Best of the Best of the Year" award, and have been recognized as NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Books for Young People. Trudy lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Praise for The Power of One

"One small act of kindness can make a lasting impact. So can one powerful book. THE POWER OF ONE by Trudy Ludwig and Mike Curato is that book."—Pat Zietlow Miller, New York Times bestselling author of Be Kind "Thought-provoking, uplifting and actionable, The Power of One will inspire young readers to plant the seeds of kindness in their own classrooms and communities." —Alexandra Penfold, New York Times bestselling author of All Are Welcome

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