The 7 Habits of Happy Kids
by Sean Covey (2008)
Cute stories to teach life lessons, and not too preachy at all -- would be great for read aloud at the beginning of the school year, even for upper grades (break the ice, remind them of manners, respect, etc.). There is also a "parents' corner" at the end of each chapter with discussion questions and helpful hints.
Wonder if I could buy several copies and pass them out the first day of school -- can we give parents homework assignments?