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Jump-starting boys : help your reluctant learner find success in school and life / Pam Withers and Cynthia Gill, M.A., L.M.F.T. ; foreword by Dr. John Duffy.

Withers, Pam. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781936740390 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1936740397 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Description: xx, 285 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Berkeley, California : Viva Editions, [2013]

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 370.154/Withers (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction LB 1062.6 W57 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Lynnfield Children's Parents Collection Parents / LB 1062.6 .W57 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction LB 1062.6 .W57 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody South Branch Children's Parenting Child/Parent LB 1062.6 .W57 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 370.154/WITHERS (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-260).
Contents Note: Who's underachieving now? Yes, boys. Who says and why? -- The literacy link: why reading and writing skills are key -- Math, science, and underachievement: making the difference -- What holds smart kids back? Physical issues -- Dads and other alpha males: the role model factor at home -- School shortcomings: what parents can do -- Wise guys: the importance of mentors -- Real boys read: what and how do they want to read? -- Real boys write: making it happen, making it fun and effective -- Real boys talk: winning with words -- School's out: transitions to adulthood.
Subject: Academic achievement.
Underachievers.
Home and school.
Boys > Psychology.
Parenting.
Gill, Cynthia. (Added Author).

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