Atria Books (2009)
|Abstract||Teaching children ethics, values, and morals has become a real challenge for parents today. These topics aren't usually covered in school curriculums, and many families no longer attend religious services, so most modern moms and dads are clamoring for a helping hand. Ian James Corlett, an award-winning children's TV writer, was inspired to write this book as his own family grappled with this issue. When Ian's two kids were very young, he and his wife started a weekly discussion period he dubbed "Family Fun Time." Every Monday after dinner, they all sat down and Ian would tell his two kids tales about two young children, Elliott and Lucy, who were much like them. - They hated going to the dentist. - They were disappointed when a favorite aunt couldn't visit. - They dreaded raking the leaves in their backyard. Ian's kids really looked forward to these talks and they hardly even realized that the stories were serving a deeper purpose -- to teach tact, understanding, and responsibility. So he decided to write these stories down to help other parents -- like you. The result is in your hands: twenty-six simple, clear, original, and entertaining stories for you to read aloud with your child. Teaching your children values, life skills, and ethics has never been so much fun!|
|Keywords||Children Conduct of life|
|Categories||No categories specified (fix it)|
|Buy the book||$3.67 used (81% off) $7.00 new (64% off) $13.02 direct from Amazon (32% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||BJ1631.C665 2009|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Elizabeth Baird Saenger (2000). Exploring Ethics Through Children's Literature. International Journal of Applied Philosophy 14 (1):35-41.
Hugh LaFollette (1998). Circumscribed Autonomy: Children, Care, and Custody. In Uma Narayan & Julia Bartkowiak (eds.), Having and Raising Children. Penn State University Press.
David L. Kirp (2007). The Sandbox Investment: The Preschool Movement and Kids-First Politics. Harvard University Press.
Sam Frankel (2012). Children, Morality and Society. Palgrave Macmillan.
J. Mark Halstead (1999). Moral Education in Family Life: The Effects of Diversity. Journal of Moral Education 28 (3):265-281.
Linda Eyre (1982/1994). Teaching Your Children Responsibility. Simon & Schuster.
Added to index2009-09-15
Total downloads6 ( #145,458 of 548,984 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #63,327 of 548,984 )
How can I increase my downloads?