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Raising boys : why boys are different--and how to help them become happy and well-balanced men

Author: Steve Biddulph
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : CelestialArts, ©1998.
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Explores the development of boys from birth to manhood and discusses the relationship between sports and values, creating caring attitudes towards sex, and the role of community and school in raising a boy.
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Genre/Form: Life skills guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Biddulph
ISBN: 0890878536 9780890878538
OCLC Number: 39546746
Description: vi, 216 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1 What Is It with Boys? 1 --
2 The Three Stages of Boyhood 5 --
3 Testosterone! 39 --
4 How Boys' and Girls' Brains Differ 57 --
5 What Dads Can Do 73 --
6 Mothers and Sons 97 --
7 Developing a Healthy Sexuality 125 --
8 A Revolution in Schooling 149 --
9 Boys and Sports 183 --
10 A Community Challenge 197 --
Appendix Practical notes on ADD in boys 204.
Responsibility: Steve Biddulph ; illustrations by Paul Stanish.

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Explores the development of boys from birth to manhood and discusses the relationship between sports and values, creating caring attitudes towards sex, and the role of community and school in raising a boy.

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Parents/teachers of boys will benefit from reading this book

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2010-06-03) Very Good Permalink

If all parents(and teachers) of boys read this book (and learned from it), the world would be a much better place.

It's written primarily for fathers, although there is also a chapter specifically for single...
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