The Chicken Soup for the Soul book series has long been popular, and there’s now a new one geared toward kids ages 7 – 13. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Kids (Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing; $14.95). A slew of authors contribute to this uplifting read — including Kevin Sorbo (of TV’s Hercules fame). There are 101 stories addressing modern-day pressures and problems broken down into topics including, “Trying Something New,” “Doing the Right Thing,” “Accepting Differences,” “Developing Self-Esteem,” “Handling Bullies,” “Making Good Choices” “Being Grateful” and more. A lot of good info here that kids need to absorb like what real friendship looks like, how popularity isn’t everything and the importance of expanding personal horizons.