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Melissa’s Mishap

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintValue in Focus – Confidence “How is your preparation going for the dance competition on ‘World Dance Day’ Melissa?” asks Jennifer. “Not so good Jenny. I’m not as confident as I was,” replies Mel, with a frown. “You… Continue Reading

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The New Family at Mango Street

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintThe New Family at Mango Street Value in Focus – Commitment “April 23 is English Language Day,” chirps Melissa, jumping up and down. “My my! What a revelation dear. What would we have done without you reminding us,”… Continue Reading

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Miss Chantal’s Approval

Childrens Classroom

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintThe Value in Focus – Achievement “French language day’ is coming near and our French teacher wants to test our ability in the French language that day. A special exam is taking place and I don’t know what to… Continue Reading

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The Miracle of Forgiveness

Happy Brother & Sister

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintThe value in Focus: Forgiveness Rocky, Melissa, Lindsay, Jason and his sister Jennifer come to know about ‘International Day Of Happiness’. “I want to do something to make someone happy on ‘International Day Of Happiness’, chirps Melissa, the… Continue Reading

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A Smile Saves The Day

Pastry Treat

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintValue in Focus: Smile “I am going to smile at everyone I meet today,” announces Rocky, deciding. ”Oh really, why?” questions Melissa. “It is a good idea to smile at people instead of frowning at them,” answers Lindsay. “That… Continue Reading

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Brave Bruno

Brave Bruno

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintBrave Bruno Value in Focus: Devotion Melissa comes running to Rocky’s house. “Come with me quickly. There is a dog near the shrubs behind my house which is barking loudly. I think something is wrong with him,” says… Continue Reading

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The Gift of Joy and Happiness

Older Persons

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintThe Gift Of Joy and Happiness Value in Focus: Making a Difference Lindsay comes to Jason’s house. Rocky and Melissa are already there. “Have you heard about ‘International Day Of Older Persons’? She asks. “No, I don’t know… Continue Reading

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Happy Heart

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintHappy Heart Value: Do Your Part “Let’s go and visit Dr. Roberts today,” says Lindsay. “Oh yes! We haven’t seen him recently,” speaks Melissa. “I guess he must be busy,” adds Jennifer. Jason and Rocky want to meet him… Continue Reading

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Tourists At Merrywood

Picturesque Lake

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintTourists At Merrywood Value: Courage. “Our ladies club has decided to help make ‘World Tourism Day’, a success,” says Mrs. Melinda Griffith, Melissa’s mom. “What are your plans?” asks her husband. “I am having a meeting here this… Continue Reading

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The Doll Exhibition

Toys and Dolls

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintThe Doll Exhibition Value: Sacrifice “I am so looking forward to Daughters Day,” chirps little Melissa. “When is that?” asks Jennifer. “It’s on the coming Sunday,” speaks Lindsay. “Have your moms made any plans for your special day?”… Continue Reading

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The English Exam

School Exam

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrint  The English Exam Value: Hard Work “Have you finished your preparations for the English exam tomorrow?” asks Jason. “Yes, I have revised everything twice,” replies Lindsay. “I’m so happy English is our last exam. Though I’m little,… Continue Reading

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Incident At The Book Fair

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintValue in Focus: Civility Lindsay’s cousin Tina is coming to visit her for some days. Lindsay respects and admires her older cousin sister for her good nature and well-mannered behaviour. “Tina is coming to stay for the weekend.… Continue Reading

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Mango Street Moms

A Gift for Mom

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintVALUE IN FOCUS: DEDICATION “It’s ‘Wife Appreciation Day’ on Sunday,” says Jennifer. “What’s that?” questions little Melissa, with a puzzled look on her face. “It’s a day for our dad’s to let our moms know what they appreciate… Continue Reading

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Visit to Rosewood

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrint“My granny has invited all of us for ‘Grandparents Day’”, says Lindsay. “Grandpa has gone to visit his brother and granny is alone,” adds Lindsay. “Where is her house?” asks Melissa. “It’s in Rosewood. She has a sweet… Continue Reading

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My Favourite Teacher

Bouquet of Flowers

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintValue: Mentoring Teachers Day is around the corner. Jason and his sister Jennifer summon their friends to the park. It is a clear Sunday morning, the flowers are in full bloom, the sun is shining merrily, the birds… Continue Reading

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Teddy The Toddler

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintValue – Compassion Melissa’s mom is busy making strawberry and raspberry jams. “Mom, who is going to eat so many bottles of jam,” questions Melissa. “This is not for us. I am making lots of jam to distribute… Continue Reading

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Fun At The Orphanage

Value of Charity

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintFun At The Orphanage VALUE: Charity “Have you heard of ‘World Humanitarian Day’? asks Melissa. “Yes I have,” answers Lindsay. “I wonder what it means!” dreams Melissa. The friends are gathered at her house for a pizza party.… Continue Reading

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New Friends At The Picnic

Friendship Day Picnic

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintNew Friends At The Picnic Value in Focus – Being There “Tomorrow is Friendship Day,” exclaims Rocky, excitedly. “We will celebrate it with a picnic,” says Jason. “Where shall we go for a picnic?” questions Melissa. “Since we… Continue Reading

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The New Clinic

Like & ShareFacebookTwitteremailGoogle+DiggLinkedinPinterestTumblrStumbleUponPrintThe New Clinic  “A new doctor is opening his clinic in our neighbourhood,” says Rocky.  “Yes, mom told me about it,” adds Jennifer. “I wonder what he looks like,” dreams Lindsay. “I’m sure he will have a strict… Continue Reading