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Unwritten Rules of Friendship - Natalie Madorsky Elman

Unwritten Rules of Friendship

Paperback Published: 3rd September 2003
ISBN: 9780316917308
Number Of Pages: 352
For Ages: 13+ years old

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A practical parenting handbook explains how to enhance any child's social skills by identifying individual social strengths and weaknesses, using case studies, drills, and exercises designed to help a child understand the complexities of social interactions and build lasting relationships with other

"At last--a book that gives due emphasis to the importance of children's relationships! In a vivid and engaging style, the authors show how to identify and avoid those behavior patterns that separate youngsters from the friendships they crave."

Prefacep. ix
The Unwritten Rules of Friendship: Simple Strategies Every Child Needs to Knowp. 3
The Vulnerable Childp. 15
Allen: Giving In to Threats
Phillip: Asking for Trouble
The Intimidating Childp. 48
Jason: Believing "Might Makes Right"
Dolores: Excluding Another Child
Jennifer: Bullying a Sibling
The Different Drummerp. 73
Eric: Seeking Negative Attention
Spencer: Talking Up a Storm
Chelsea: Coming On Too Strong
The Shy Childp. 108
Michael: Not Knowing What to Say
Emma: Hiding from the Group
The Short-Fused Childp. 137
Gregory: Acting Like a Poor Sport
Lorena: Assuming Malicious Intent
Malcolm: Falling Apart in Public
The Little Adultp. 179
Margaret: Playing "the Expert"
Simon: Belittling Peers' Interests
Nathan: Needing to Be Perfect
The Sensitive Soulp. 208
Jonathan: Overresponding to Teasing
Claudia: Overreacting to Criticism
Lauren: Holding On to Grudges
The Born Leaderp. 234
Samantha: Running the Show
Jack: Acting Like the Rule Police
Francine: Arguing with Authority Figures
The Pessimistic Childp. 271
Meredith: Constantly Complaining
Nadia: Feeling Shortchanged
Zack: Expecting the Worst
Frequently Asked Questionsp. 302
List of Activitiesp. 311
Recommended Reading for Parentsp. 317
Selected Professional Referencesp. 321
Acknowledgmentsp. 325
Indexp. 329
About the Authorsp. 339
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ISBN: 9780316917308
ISBN-10: 0316917303
Audience: General
For Ages: 13+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 3rd September 2003
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.7 x 14.0  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1