Hands Are Not for Hitting (Best Behavior®) (Paperback)

Hands Are Not for Hitting (Best Behavior®) By Martine Agassi, Marieka Heinlen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Martine Agassi, Marieka Heinlen (Illustrator)
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Description


Children learn that violence is never okay, that they can manage their anger and other strong feelings, and that they’re capable of positive, loving actions—like playing, making music, learning, counting, helping, taking care, and much more. Includes a special section for adults with activities and discussion starters.

About the Author


Martine Agassi, Ph.D., is a clinical therapist with extensive experience as a behavioral consultant, counseling children and families in schools, residential facilities, foster care, and private practice.

She has led workshops and group counseling in communication skills, parenting, drug and child abuse prevention, divorce, and self-esteem.

Martine, her husband, and their daughter live in Fallbrook, California, with their dog Toby.


Praise For…


Parent Council®  Selection



Parents' Choice Approved



Midwest Independent Publisher Award



“The simple but important message…helps children understand that they have the power to choose not to hurt people.”
— Teaching Tolerance

“The simple but important message…helps children understand that they have the power to choose not to hurt people.”
— Teaching Tolerance

“The simple but important message…helps children understand that they have the power to choose not to hurt people.”
— Teaching Tolerance

“The simple but important message…helps children understand that they have the power to choose not to hurt people.”
— Teaching Tolerance

“Imagine raising your kids without the help of Goodnight Moon or Is Your Mama a Llama? or Hands Are Not for Hitting.”
— Jennifer Garner, actress, Save the Children ambassador

“Imagine raising your kids without the help of Goodnight Moon or Is Your Mama a Llama? or Hands Are Not for Hitting.”
— Jennifer Garner, actress, Save the Children ambassador

“Imagine raising your kids without the help of Goodnight Moon or Is Your Mama a Llama? or Hands Are Not for Hitting.”
— Jennifer Garner, actress, Save the Children ambassador

“Imagine raising your kids without the help of Goodnight Moon or Is Your Mama a Llama? or Hands Are Not for Hitting.”
— Jennifer Garner, actress, Save the Children ambassador

 “Offers youngsters an alternative to hitting and other forms of hurtful behavior, guiding them to a more peaceful and positive outcome in their dealings with other children.”

 “Offers youngsters an alternative to hitting and other forms of hurtful behavior, guiding them to a more peaceful and positive outcome in their dealings with other children.”
— School Library Journal

 “Offers youngsters an alternative to hitting and other forms of hurtful behavior, guiding them to a more peaceful and positive outcome in their dealings with other children.”

 “Offers youngsters an alternative to hitting and other forms of hurtful behavior, guiding them to a more peaceful and positive outcome in their dealings with other children.”

 “Highly recommended...ideal ‘read aloud’ book for parents and care givers.”
— Midwest Book Review

 “This is a great book to have in your personal collection whether you are a parent, teacher, or caregiver, and an excellent resource to refer to whenever your children or students need a reminder about calm and peaceful hands.”
— Chasing Supermom blog


Product Details
ISBN: 9781575423081
ISBN-10: 1575423081
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
Publication Date: March 15th, 2009
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: Best Behavior®