Character Education & Positive Attitudes: The Sad Mad Glad Story The Sad Mad Glad Book series helps teach children life lesson s by taking something that they already know -- their body parts, and linking them to popular, positive principles and beliefs. The books use body idioms and American folk wisdom to help children of all ages learn and reinforce the benefits of having a positive attitude and making smart choices in life. Based on the Six Pillars of character education: trustworthiness, responsibility, caring, respect, fairness and citizenship. Just like academics, attitude and character are learned. Attitude is everything! Heres the Sad Mad Glad story! Were passionate about helping children develop good habits and healthy attitudes!