Digging Knee Deep is a children’s book to help encourage, cultivate, and provide examples of positive, healthy habits. The story will show how different the results can be applying positive habits or not. The two main characters find themselves in different circumstances that would end with very different results. The habits highlighted in Digging Knee Deep are Goal Setting, Beginning With the End in Mind, Managing Impulses, and Persistence.Literary Elements highlighted are foreshadowing, hyperbole, idioms, personification, imagery, simile, onomatopoeia, alliteration, crossover time, and circular beginning/ending. Teaching suggestions are given to further comprehension and implementation of positive habits.