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Be Proud

The manuscripts are designed for both caregivers and kids to reinforce their self-worth and feel empowered.

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Be Proud of your shapes & colors.

Small. Big. Round and Square. 

Black. White. Brown and Yellow.

How would I describe myself? ...

How would I describe you? ...

We all come in different shapes & colors. 

No matter what, be proud.

Be Proud of your origin & stories.

North. South. East and West.

Vietnam. Spain. Africa and Anywhere.

What is my origin & story? ...

How about you? ...

We all have different origins & stories. 

No matter what, be proud.

Be Proud of what you love.

Read. Eat. Sleep and Play Peekaboo.

Draw. Dance and Sing the song "Winnie the Pooh"

What do I like to do? ...

How about you? ...

We all love different things. 

No matter what, be proud.

Be proud of the attractions in the City of Philadelphia.

Liberty Bell Centre and Independence Hall.

Reading Terminal Market. Philadelphia Zoo and much more.

Where do I like to visit? ...

How about you? ...

We have many nice places in the City of Philadelphia. 

No matter what, be proud.

Be proud of your feelings.

Shy. Joy. Happy and Funny.

Mad. Sad. Fear and Weird. 

How do I feel now? ...

How about you? ...

We all have different feelings. 

No matter what, please always remember

I love you very much and I am so proud of you.

Describe the intended vision for your early childhood book manuscript in 1-2 sentences

The intended vision of the manuscripts would be an engaging conversation between caregivers and the kids. I hope the questions included would enable caregivers to think, share and talk with the kids differently each time they use the book.

Share your suggested book title

Be Proud.

How has this book been informed by early childhood language development research and evidence? (response minimum 250 Characters)

The vocabularies used are simple daily words for early childhood language development. The questions used enable caregivers to engage interactive dialogue with the kid.

Location: Country

Hong Kong

Location: State or Department

Hong Kong

Location: City

Hong Kong

Tell us more about you / your team

I am a trainer. I have never written any Childhood books before. I immersed myself in the personas, studied the resources materials provided, searched the websites to know more about the context & situations of Philadelphia. I feel that both caregivers and kids need to feel empowered from reading the book together.

Multiple Choice - Have you been previously published (online, self-published, and print included)?

  • No

Do you have an agent?

  • No

How did you hear about the Challenge? (optional question)

  • OpenIDEO announcement email

What best describes you? (optional question)

  • I am/we are creatives, writers, or artists


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Photo of Ashanti Antonio Prescott

An interesting manner to adequately capture the different races in Philly, note to mention the diversity. Good luck

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