Book Spotlight

What Does It Mean to Be Global?

Now available in paperback!

Join children from around the world as they play, sing, and travel, trying all types of food and experiencing other traditions. Living respectfully and peacefully with one another, they celebrate diversity, see how their actions affect another person’s experience, and come to understand that being global means being a citizen of the world.

About the Author

Rana DiOrio

Award-winning Children’s Media Creator

Rana DiOrio has written her way through life—as a student, a lawyer, an investment banker, an angel investor, and now as an executive producer of children’s programming and an author of award-winning children’s picture books. She lives in San Francisco, CA with her three children.

"allowing the rhythm of your breath… in and out, in and out… to make you feel peaceful. …closing your eyes and being still enough to hear your inner voice.”

- What Does It Mean to be Present? (p. 19-20)"

What Does It Mean To Be...?® Series

The award-winning What Does It Mean to Be…?® series focuses on creating content that fosters kindness, conscientiousness,
and entrepreneurship in young people and caring adults.

What Does It Mean to Be an Entrepreneur?

What Does it Mean to be an Entrepreneur? by Rana DiOrio and Emma D. Dryden

Part of the award-winning What Does It Mean to Be…? series, What Does It Mean to Be an Entrepreneur? is an accessible and understandable introduction to children of all ages to the concept of entrepreneurship and creativity.

When Rae witnesses an ice cream-and-doggie mishap, she’s inspired to create a big-scale solution to help get dogs clean. Rae draws on her determination, resilience, and courage until she—and everyone else in her community—learns just what it means to be an entrepreneur.

There’s a society-wide movement to instill entrepreneurial skills and motivations in young people. And this fun approach to a sometimes complicated concept is sure to inspire budding entrepreneurs to follow their dreams.

Scroll to Top
Scroll to Top