Growing up with Toley Ranz is growing up being tolerant. Join Sammie in his quest to learn the true meaning of tolerance and find out how he overcomes obstacles while standing up for what he believes in, and how he wins new friends. In this third and final book about the Purple Pencil, kids can learn the important difference of being tolerant vs. having to tolerate. Toley Ranz is the voice in all of us. With his Psst-psst he appears to children reminding them to listen to their "gut-feelings" and introduces the skills, knowledge and attitudes as parts of tolerence. Toley Ranz teaches social skills, embraces differences in ethnic backgrounds and provides guidelines for school and home. He introduces positive attitudes especially for negative situations.