A Brighter Day: How Parents Can Help African American Youth [NOOK Book]

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Featuring fantastic real-life stories that are contemporary and motivational, this strategy guide for parents provides the necessary tools for those who want to make a difference in their children's education. By addressing difficult issues that have a tendency to distract kids from their studies—such as peer pressure and sexuality—as well as the everyday influence of rap music, television, and video games, these accessible strategies teach parents how to communicate better and raise their ...
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A Brighter Day: How Parents Can Help African American Youth

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Overview

Featuring fantastic real-life stories that are contemporary and motivational, this strategy guide for parents provides the necessary tools for those who want to make a difference in their children's education. By addressing difficult issues that have a tendency to distract kids from their studies—such as peer pressure and sexuality—as well as the everyday influence of rap music, television, and video games, these accessible strategies teach parents how to communicate better and raise their expectations of their children. Rounded out by advice on how to help with homework, maintain good grades, and enforce the respect for authority on which a good education depends, this indispensable guide also grants parents better insight into the challenges faced by schools.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934155356
  • Publisher: African American Images
  • Publication date: 11/1/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 225
  • File size: 332 KB

Meet the Author

Dr. Gail Thompson is a professor at Claremont University and an educational consultant for numerous school districts. She is the author of Through Ebony Eyes, Up Where We Belong, and What African American Parents Want Educators to Know. She lives in Los Angeles.
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  • Posted May 24, 2012

    This is a very informative and helpful book. I have learned a l


    This is a very informative and helpful book. I have learned a lot and seriously recommend that everyone read it!

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