Charter Schools


Book Title: Adolescence The Survival Guide for Parents And Teenagers
Authors: Elizabeth Fenwick and Dr. Tony Smith
Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
This book is exactly what it says it is a Guidebook or Manual for both parents and teens that offers insight and advice on a wide range of adolescent developmental concerns. Organized into convenient topical sections for both parent and teen readers, the text can be easily consulted when seeking advice on a particular issue, or simply read cover to cover. Either way, the reader will find a wealth of practical advice for both parent and teen.
The authors approach their subject in a sympathetic and sensitive manner in an effort to ameliorate ...

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a wide range of potential parental concerns.
The primary content of the book is intended for parents and goes into more depth than a typical teen section. Illustrated with easy to follow graphic organizers, the section intended for parents is packed with numerous case histories, tables and charts, questionnaires, dialogues, and issues common to families with teenagers. Of particular importance are the case histories, dialogue, and issue boxes.
The case histories are taken from real-life situations and present both problem and solution for a wide range of situations. These stories present the point of view of both parent and teen, which the reader can compare and contrast to his or her own situation. They also provide insight into the probable cause of the conflict as well as explaining how the problem was actually resolved.
The issues sections present problems that parents and teens tend to argue about. Issues such as style of dress and friendships are written is such a ...

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