Leadership Skills for Kids

Created by Linda Tripp, collection development librarian.

Students in grades six through eighth who want to improve leadership skills, develop more confidence, and make new friends along the way, can register for LEAD – Leadership Exploration and Development Club. Two sessions are available: January 28 and February 18 from 5:30-6:30pm. Discussions regarding bullying, dating violence, communication, public speaking, and more will be led by Montgomery High School students: Naina Waghray and Nandini Shah. Discover more on this topic:

Packed with graphic novel strips, fun lists and quizzes, and stories from real girls, this book will reveal the code for confidence — how to make it and how to use it, so you can take action, tackle risks that lead to big, big adventure, and take on challenges you’ve never even imagined.

A university psychologist presents a quirky, accessible, and useful guide to help teens fight back, be kind to themselves, and move forward with confidence.

One of six books in the Leadership Skills & Character Building Series for teens provides useful, authoritative, and important information on self-confidence; other books cover communication skills; self-discipline and responsibility; organization and problem solving; tolerance and cooperation; integrity and honesty; and initiative, grit and perseverance.

Offers teen readers six core principles to build a healthy, positive view of themselves as they face all of the difficult challenges of the teen years.

Explore careers and professions, with tips and interviews from professionals, plus inspiring stories from kids who are already leaders in their own communities, suggestions for activities, and resources to help kids on their way to a successful and fulfilling career.

Provides 21 strategies to help readers express themselves, build relationships, and arguments, and halt bullying, and includes up-to-date research on social media and cyberbullying.

A teen edition of the best-selling “TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking,” chock-full of tips and techniques to help teens become confident, capable speakers.

In this young readers’ adaptation of her bestselling book, two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA World Cup champion Abby Wambach inspires the next generation to find their voice, unite their pack, and change the world.