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Simon Steps Into the Ring

by Marylène Monette, translated by Sophie B. Watson, read by Kelly Nakatsuka

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Simon tries to be kind. But sometimes he loses his temper and acts without thinking, which almost always gets him into trouble. As Simon begins to understand his outbursts, he imagines himself in a boxing ring with his emotions. Can he come out on top and learn how to acknowledge his feelings?

About the Authors

Marylène Monette

As a former teacher and pedagogical counselor, Marylène Monette has worked with children and teachers for many years. She firmly believes that all aspects of our personalities are essential to a balanced self. Simon Steps into the Ring is Marylène’s first book. She lives in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec.
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Sophie B. Watson is an award-winning author, translator and editor. Since studying French and English literature at the University of Alberta, Sophie has worked in the book publishing industry as a writer, editor, translator and as a bilingual editor for Les Éditions Duval. Over the years she has worked in educational, literary, trade and academic publishing. As a freelance writer Sophie has had many articles published in Canadian and Irish publications and her novel Cadillac Couches received excellent reviews.

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Kelly Nakatsuka is a former CBC broadcaster and journalist who spends his time these days as a father, husband, concert promoter and counseling therapist in Victoria, British Columbia. Kelly loves living and working on the West Coast and is honored and humbled to call the unceded Traditional Territories of the Lekwungen- and Hul’qumi’num-speaking Peoples his home.

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
6 to 8
Grade:
1 to 3
Reading age:
6 to 8
Awards
  • Commended, CCBC Best Books for Kids & Teens, starred selection
Editorial Reviews

“A deliberate but useful tool for children struggling to achieve emotional balance and control.”

— Booklist

“A useful tool for instigating socio-emotional discussions with children.”

— Kirkus Reviews

“A lively, expressive, and relatable story...Words and illustrations skillfully represent the varying emotions that people can feel on a daily basis.”

— CM: Canadian Review of Materials

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