Got To Use Your Head For Something Other Than Growing Hair

Overview

In a readable and lively style, the author helps young adult readers think, react, and behave. With an array of short stories, brief essays, and witty examples, Dubovik provides numerous vicarious experiences as well as possible solutions to a variety of situations.
This volume is a fun book that will speak most eloquently to our young adults.
-Gertrude Goetz, Ph.D.
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Overview

In a readable and lively style, the author helps young adult readers think, react, and behave. With an array of short stories, brief essays, and witty examples, Dubovik provides numerous vicarious experiences as well as possible solutions to a variety of situations.
This volume is a fun book that will speak most eloquently to our young adults.
-Gertrude Goetz, Ph.D.
Librarian, Hamilton High School, Los Angeles, CA

Got to Use Your Head for Something Other than Growing Hair, an exceptionally well-written and thought-provoking volume, is an ideal teaching aid that will appeal to young adults.
If you have ever tried to instill positive attitudes in teen-agers, you will understand why this book is highly recommended.
-Betty Lee Kesten, BA, MA
(Who's Who in Education)
Director, Learning Tree, Downey, CA

As a publisher of numerous educational and informational programs, I commend Dubovik for this superior instructional tool-with or without an instructor. At last, someone has attempted to write serious material in an interesting way for today's young adult readers.
Got to Use Your Head for Something Other than Growing Hair makes a valuable addition to everyone's library.
-Tony Medrano, Publisher Universal Printing and Publishing, Albuquerque, NM

I found Got to Use Your Head for Something Other than Growing Hair a very interesting and lively presentation of imaginative short pieces. Dubovik's ability to express positive values without sounding too preachy is managed with considerable success ...
Hope that school teachers, librarians, and parents will be as pleased ... as I was.
-Professor Herman Piven John Jay College, City University of N.Y.

This worthwhile volume of short stories and essays helps administer an educational shot in teens' gray matter without needle or pain; Got to Use Your Head for Something Other than Growing Hair makes a fun reading experience for young adults. Older adults, too.
Wish we had the opportunity to publish and distribute this valuable book.
-John Raydell Editor, Publications Co., Albuquerque, NM

Got to Use Your Head for Something Other than Growing Hair is a delightful, refreshing read that should be used in every middle and high-school classroom. Teen-agers will absorb more from one of G. J. Dubovik's snippets of wisdom than they will from a variety of other sources.
The book's presentation ... makes it easy for one to pick up for a quick read and sit back down to digest the wisdom.
-Sandy Schauer President, NJ Press Women Owner, Montanita Publishing, Los Lunas, NM

ABOUT THE AUTHOR George Dubovik graduated from Hamilton College and earned his B.A. and M.A. in English at UCLA and USC.. He worked for three years as a publicist for Warner Bros. Pictures and taught high-school English for six years. He has served as the house magazine editor for a number of businesses including Capitol Records and Pacific Indemnity. He is the founder, writer and editor of REPORTER, a syndicated editorial service for sponsors of school newspapers and FILLERS, a similar service for editors of company publications. He has published a variety of books, handbooks, and annuals as well as two one-act plays produced by Showcase Theater in San Jose, CA. His last published novel, I: Woman, won the Fallot Literary Award. He resides in Washington state and currently teaches a course for seniors designed to help adults write their life histories.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596636323
  • Publisher: Seaboard Press
  • Publication date: 7/25/2010
  • Pages: 354
  • Product dimensions: 0.74 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 10.00 (d)

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