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Growing up : a classic American childhood : what kids should know before they leave home

Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Parade" columnist vos Savant published a column for parents with a guide to what their children should know by the time they leave home. "Growing Up" emerges from this phenomenon, a book that recalls the bestselling "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten." Photos. In The Spring Of 2001, Parade columnist Marilyn vos Savant published a column for parents with a handy guide to what their children should  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Vos Savant
ISBN: 0393051250 9780393051254 0393325067 9780393325065
OCLC Number: 49305668
Description: 212 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
American heritage and other cultures --
Family, friends, and neighbors --
Loving and caring for others --
Indoor and backyard fun --
Art and beauty in our lives --
Cooking with delight --
Household cleaning and laundry --
Home repair --
Telephones and talking --
Art of communication --
Dating and dining --
Etiquette and nice things to know --
Keeping clean, neat and healthy --
Curing what ails you --
Exercise and the sporting life --
Enjoying the great outdoors --
Plants and trees --
Animals in our world --
Science all around us --
Safety in an emergency --
Navigating in our world --
Automobile handling and care --
Home and office equipment --
Organizing your life --
Medical knowledge --
Consumer and shopping skills --
Designing and building --
Business and free enterprise --
Managing your money --
Critical thinking skills --
Preparing for the future --
Being a good citizen --
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In the Spring of 2001, columnist Marilyn Vos Savant published a column for parents on what their children should know by the time they leave home. This guide is the result of an unprecedented number  Read more...

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