In today's world, civic engagement is paramount in laying the foundation for the next generation of U.S. citizens. This book gives readers the tools they need to understand the civics concept of civic virtues. A relatable story and characters are paired with vibrant illustrations to teach readers the foundations of citizenship and civics. In this book, the narrator learns the value of listening carefully. This fiction book is paired with the nonfiction book Listening to Others<\\I> (ISBN: 9781538363409). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides: Vocabulary, Background knowledge, Text-dependent questions, Whole class activities, and Independent activities.