Words Are My Superpower

A Kid's Guide to Affirmations, Mantras, and Positive Thinking


By Harold Green III

Illustrated by Andrea Pippins

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From award-winning author and spoken-word artist Harold Green III, a reminder of the power of language and an inspiring guide to "using our words" to effect the change we want to see—and be—in the world.

Harold Green III's Words Are My Superpower offers practical advice for younger readers on how the words they choose have the power to change not just their own lives but others'. Some of the greatest "villains" in our lives include anxiety, fear, disappointment, and failure. But if we empower ourselves through language—employing affirmations, mantras, compliments, and more—we can overcome anything or anyone who stands in our way while lifting up those around us. Green expertly weaves a metaphor about categories of words acting as superheroes throughout this guide to help readers harness the superpowers offered by optimism, gratitude, and more. Infused with Green's gorgeous poetry and Andrea Pippins's eye-catching illustrations, Words Are My Superpower teaches the importance of positive thinking and communication for young people to effect change.

On Sale
Jul 30, 2024
Page Count
112 pages
Running Press Kids

Harold Green III

About the Author

Harold Green III is an ever-evolving artist whose vibrant storytelling and passionate, lyrical delivery captivate audiences domestically and internationally. Using poetry as his central art form, Green is a highly sought-after speaker, bandleader, and event producer. His self-published first collection of poetry (From Englewood, with Love, 2014) earned the prestigious Carl Sandburg Literary Award.

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Andrea Pippins

About the Illustrator

Andrea Pippins is an illustrator and author with a passion for creating images that reflect what she wants to see in art, media, and design. Her work has been featured in Essence Magazine, The New York Times, and O: The Oprah Magazine. She has produced artwork for brands such as ESPN, Five Below, Instagram, Sephora, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Malala Fund, Nick Jr., USPS, and VH1.

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