skip to content
Growing up : a classic American childhood : what kids should know before they leave home Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"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...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Vos Savant
ISBN: 0393051250 9780393051254 0393325067 9780393325065
OCLC Number: 49305668
Description: 212 p. : ill. ; 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 --
Resources.
Responsibility: Marilyn vos Savant.

Abstract:

"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 know by the time they leave home. The column inspired an avalanche of email & letters from readers, making this subject the most popular feature in the fifteen-year history of the column. Growing Up emerges from this unprecedented phenomenon, a book that recalls the best-selling All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, a lovingly written primer & gift book that includes hundreds of activities, skills, & experiences, for kids aged 3 to 18, that have come to define a classic American childhood. With 32 chapters ranging from "Loving & Caring for Others" to "Managing Your Money" & "Indoor & Backyard Fun," as well as vintage photographs & inspirational quotations, Growing Up is a beautifully designed family guide to be treasured by parents & kids alike.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49305668>
library:oclcnum"49305668"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/49305668>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/854871>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Children--Conduct of life"@en
schema:name"Children--Conduct of life."@en
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1145563>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Teenagers--Conduct of life"@en
schema:name"Teenagers--Conduct of life."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:copyrightYear"2002"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2002"
schema:description""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 know by the time they leave home. The column inspired an avalanche of email & letters from readers, making this subject the most popular feature in the fifteen-year history of the column. Growing Up emerges from this unprecedented phenomenon, a book that recalls the best-selling All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, a lovingly written primer & gift book that includes hundreds of activities, skills, & experiences, for kids aged 3 to 18, that have come to define a classic American childhood. With 32 chapters ranging from "Loving & Caring for Others" to "Managing Your Money" & "Indoor & Backyard Fun," as well as vintage photographs & inspirational quotations, Growing Up is a beautifully designed family guide to be treasured by parents & kids alike."@en
schema:description"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 -- Resources."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1811611931>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Growing up : a classic American childhood : what kids should know before they leave home"@en
schema:numberOfPages"212"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.