What It Takes

How can we make the most of our personal resources? How do we confront unexpected challenges? What can help us deal with uncertainty, fear, or disappointment? Can we find new strength when we acknowledge our own accomplishments?

Marven of the Great North Woods

Session 1: Facing the Unknown

  • Swimmy by Leo Lionni
  • Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes
  • Marven of the Great North Woods by Kathryn Lasky

Session 2: Finding a Way

  • The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
  • Eight Days: A Story of Haiti by Edwidge Danticat
  • Abel’s Island by William Steig

Session 3: Seeing It Through

  • Ming Lo Moves the Mountain by Arnold Lobel
  • Virgie Goes to School with Us Boys  by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard
  • The Big Wave by Pearl S. Buck