Publisher's Summary. In a world of modern, involved, caring parents, why are so many kids aggressive and cruel? Where is intelligence hidden in the brain, and why does that matter? Why do cross-racial friendships decrease in schools that are more integrated? If 98% of kids think lying is morally wrong, then why do 98% of kids lie? What's the single most important thing that helps infants learn language?
NurtureShock is a groundbreaking collaboration between award-winning science journalists Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman. They argue that when it comes to children, we've mistaken good intentions for good ideas. With impeccable storytelling and razor-sharp analysis, they demonstrate that many of modern society's strategies for nurturing children are in fact backfiring--because key twists in the science have been overlooked.
Nothing like a parenting manual, the authors' work is an insightful exploration of themes and issues that transcend children's (and adults') lives.
Giveaway Rules: Today I am giving away this thought provoking book. You can see my review of NutureShock here. Thanks to Anna at Hachette Book Group, I have the opportunity to give away THREE copies of the audiobook NutureShock!
Entry: Comment with your email address in the body of the comment (you can list it as mary123 (at) yahoo(dot)com). If you do not list your email address your entry will not count. That's it one comment -- simple and easy entry.
The giveaway is open to Canadian and US residents only. You must be 18 years of age or older. NO P.O. Boxes for the winner’s mailing address.
The contest ends on September 18, 2009. Good Luck!
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