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Growing up global : raising children to be at home in the world

Author: Homa Sabet Tavangar
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In today's increasingly interconnected world, how do we prepare our children to succeed and to become happy, informed global citizens? A mother of three, author Tavangar has spent her career helping governments develop globally oriented programs and advising businesses on how to thrive abroad. Here, she shares her "parenting toolbox" to help give our children a vital global perspective. Whether you're mastering a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Homa Sabet Tavangar
ISBN: 9780345506542 0345506545
OCLC Number: 290464793
Notes: "A Ballantine Books Trade Paperback Original"--Title page verso.
Description: xvii, 281 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Be a friend --
Greet your friend --
Play --
Go to school --
Break bread --
What do they believe? --
Celebrate with the world --
Watch the world, read a movie --
Sustain your friendship : service & giving.
Responsibility: Homa Sabet Tavangar.

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In today's increasingly interconnected world, how do we prepare our children to succeed and to become happy, informed global citizens? A mother of three, author Tavangar has spent her career helping governments develop globally oriented programs and advising businesses on how to thrive abroad. Here, she shares her "parenting toolbox" to help give our children a vital global perspective. Whether you're mastering a greeting in ten different languages, throwing an internationally themed birthday party, or celebrating a newfound holiday, Growing Up Global provides parents and children with a rich, exciting background for exploring and connecting with far-flung nations they may have only heard about on television.--From publisher description.

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