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Author Withers, Pam.
Title Jump-starting boys : help your reluctant learner find success in school and life / Pam Withers and Cynthia Gill, MA, LMFT; foreword by Dr. John Duffy.
Pub Info Berkeley, California : Viva Editions, c2013.
book jacket
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  PARENTS 370.15 Withers     AVAILABLE
 Brewster-Adult Collection  370.54 WIT     AVAILABLE
Edition First Edition.
Descript xx, 285 pages ; 21 cm.
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Note "Hundreds of encouraging tips and tools" --Cover.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Home and school.
Boys -- Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Child.
EDUCATION / Parent Participation.
Add Author Gill, Cynthia.
Duffy, John.
ISBN 9781936740390 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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