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Growing Up with a Bucket Full of Happiness:
Three Rules for a Happier Life

Growing Up with a Bucket Full of Happiness

By Carol McCloud
Illustrated by Penny Weber.
For Ages 9 and Up
88-page chapter book with 47 color illustrations
Published: November 15, 2010
Paperback ($9.95)

Description:

Buy NowDo you know you have an invisible bucket which is filled with all of your good thoughts and feelings? If you're new to the concepts of bucket filling and bucket dipping, then this award-winning book is for you. This sequel to Have You Filled a Bucket Today? features easy-to-read chapters, colorful illustrations, and daily questions to help readers become better bucket fillers and give them the tools to live a life filled with happiness.

Winner of Eighteen Awards:
2010 - Honorable Mention, Young Adult Books, DIY Book Festival
2010 - Honorable Mention, Young Adult/Teenage Books, New England Book Festival
2010 - Honorable Mention, Teenage Books, London Book Festival
2010 - Honorable Mention, Young Adult Books, Los Angeles Book Festival
2011 - Best Children's Interest Book, NABE Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards
2011 - Gold Medal, Juvenile Level 2 Books, Inpirational/Motivational, Mom's Choice Awards
2011 - Grand Prize, Purple Dragonfly Book Awards
2011 - First Place, Charity/Making a Difference Books, Purple Dragonfly Book Awards
2011 - First Place, School Issues Books, Purple Dragonfly Book Awards
2011 - Gold Medal, Juvenile/Young Adult Non-Fiction Books, Young Voices Foundation Awards
2011 - Finalist, Children's Books, Mind/Body/Spirit, USA Best Book Awards
2012 - Runner-up, Teenage Books, San Francisco Book Festival
2012 - Gold Medal, Juvenile - Teen - Young Adult Non-Fiction Books, IPPY Book Awards
2012 - Runner-up, Young Adult Books, Southern California Book Festival
2013 - Runner-up, Young Adult Books, The Great Southwest Book Festival
2013 - Runner-up, Young Adult Books, The Great Northwest Book Festival
2013 - Runner-up, Young Adult Books, The Great Southeast Book Festival
2013 - Honorable Mention, Young Adult Books, Paris Book Festival

Reader Comments:
"There are a lot of people who need to read this book."
"I wish I knew about my lid a long time ago. I could have used it."
"Bucket filling is the best thing that ever happened to our school."