Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Kimball area six-year-olds have received a bound gift book about positive character-building traits entitled "My Favorite Book." The book is illustrated in full-color and organized into multiple stories concerned with teaching positive citizenship values to youngers. The core-character building traits covered in the book include the importance of family, taking personal responsibility, kindness and compassion, cooperation, honesty, gratitude, self-respect and respect of others.
"My Favorite Book," published by Goodwill Publishers is being distributed to more than 45,000 children in 245 Minnesota communities this year. The Ambassador Company organizes distribution statewide by working with fire departments, librarires, police departments, sheriff departments, nursing home, churches and schools. Distribution in the Kimball community area was assisted by Kimball Police Department. Home-schooled area six-year-olds may pick up a copy of the book by contacting the Kimball Police Department. Local businesses sponsoring the book's distribution included Hendrick's Sand and Gravel Inc., Fire Trak Corp., Kim-Built Propane and Kim-Built Industries Inc.