Manuel Kichi Wong’s New Book Urges Integrity in Educators

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‘The Boy Who Became an Early-Childhood Educator’ teaches teachers to take their role seriously

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We, as early childhood educators, have a valuable role in helping to give the children a good foundation in life.

In his new book “The Boy Who Became an Early-Childhood Educator: Reflections, Memories, and Future Thoughts about Our Field” (published by iUniverse) author and educator Manuel Kichi Wong, M.Ed., shares true stories from his daily journal to help inspire others who work with children to “do the right thing.”

“I wanted to remember the experiences working with children in my child care setting,” Wong says. “The best way for me was to do it each and every day I worked with the children. I saw that there was a need for students to have more information about our field so I have key points and suggestions for them to ‘practice’ out in the field.”

An excerpt from “The Boy Who Became an Early-Childhood Educator”:

“In my journey in life as an early-childhood educator, I have changed many of my ideas as I gained more information in my studies. I have seen, heard, and continue working with children, which gives me more credibility. I have seen the deep sensitivity of the children I work with, and seen and heard the teachers speak about positive and negative working experiences in the classroom. I go back to my inner heart and see the true reason why I am still in the field of early-childhood education.”

Wong takes his responsibility as an educator seriously, and urges others in his place to do the same. “Those children we work with are important,” he reminds readers. “We as early childhood educators have a valuable role in helping to give the children a good foundation in life.”

“The Boy Who Became an Early-Childhood Educator”
By Manuel Kichi Wong, M.Ed.
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 202 pages | ISBN 9781475984859
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 202 pages | ISBN 9781475984842
E-Book | 202 pages | ISBN 9781475984866
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Manuel Kichi Wong, M.Ed., born from a Chinese-born father and an American-born Japanese mother, grew up with four siblings in San Francisco. Wong found that he wanted to help others after his father passed away. Psychology, social welfare and early childhood education became his passions.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations – self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Ind., iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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