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"A compelling story about Todd Rose's journey from boy trouble-maker to highly successful scholar and teacher, "Square Peg" also offer engaging and memorable research findings about what can help individuals with attention deficits and attendant emotional and social challenges. Parents, teachers, and kids will find here both a powerful story and specific steps to improve so many lives and life chances."—Martha Minow, author of Making All the Difference: Inclusion, Exclusion, and American Law
"Located along the same continuum as Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs, David Brooks' The Social Animal, and Wes Moore's The Other Wes Moore, Todd Rose's book, Square Peg, manages to weave a deeply personal and often unsettling narrative into a work that captures the complexity of human development while celebrating the triumphs of parents who allow their all too often misunderstood children to grow up to be exceptional adults. It is a must read for anyone seeking to better understand how nature, nurture, timing and chance influence who we ultimately become."—Dr. Chris Howard, President of Hampden-Sydney College
"In Square Peg, Todd Rose takes the reader along on his hard journey in the education system; one that is bumpy, sometimes painful, sometimes joyful, and always insightful. He reflects on himself as a student and on the school system, in general, with a sharp eye and a sharp pen."—Larry Rosenstock, CEO and co-founder of High Tech High
"Todd Rose's journey from high-school dropout to Harvard professor is a welcome success story—one that leaves me rooting for square pegs everywhere."—David Finch, New York Times bestselling author of The Journal of Best Practices
"On any given morning, thousands of American children dread going to school out of fear of bullying and boredom. With its poignant stories, wise insights, and helpful tips, Square Peg points the way to a kinder, better future."—Molly Ringwald
Posted July 13, 2013
Posted June 10, 2013
Name: Storm Chaser <br> Species: Pegasus <br> Gender: Stallion <br> Coat: Dark grey, almost black. <br> Mane and Tail: Yellow, Soarin style. <br> Eyes: Yellow, Big Mac style. <br> Cutie Mark: Like RD but the cloud is grey and the lightning is yellow. <p> Name: FlameMagic <br> Species: Unicorn <br> Gender: Stallion <br> Coat: Burnt orange. <br> Mane and Tail: Burnt red, Doctor Whooves style. <br> Eyes: Yellow, Big Mac style. <br> Cutie Mark: A golden compass with flaming wings. <p> Name: Silver Apples <br> Species: Earth pony. <br> Gender: Mare <br> Coat: White <br> Mane and Tail: Scarlet, Scootaloo style <br> Eyes: Green, Apple Bloom style. <br> Cutie Mark: None yet. <p> Name: NightStar <br> Species: Pegasus <br> Gender: Mare <br> Coat: Colbalt blue. <br> Mane and Tail: Black, Fluttershy style. <br> Eyes: Blue, Twilight Sparkle style. <br> Cutie Mark: An eccentric optical illusion.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted March 21, 2013
Discord:We all know what he looks like.George:Mane and tail color-Green.Coat color-Light Brown.Eye Style-Big MacIntoshes eye style.Species-Unicorn Pegasus and Earthpony.Gender-Colt.Eye Color-Blue like water.Brief History-Was a bonsai tree before he became a pony who could change his species from a unicorn to a pegasus to an earthpony.He prefers to be an earthpony.Doctor Whooves:Mane and Tail color-A dark brown.Coat-a lighter brown than the hair.Eye style-Big MacIntosh eye style.Species-Earthpony or Pegasus if you go by Discord Whoives the comic.Gender-Colt.Eye Color-a deep blue.Brief History-Is a timelord.He travels through time and space and came from the planet of Gallopfrey.He has been in Equestria and travels with his companion Derpy Hooves.Derpy Hooves:Mane and Tail color-Light Blonde.Coat-A Greyish Blue.Eye Style-Rainbow Dashes.Species-Pegasus.Gender-Mare.Eye Color-Gold.Brief History:Is a mother of two ponies;Ditsy and Dinky.Doctor Whooves is the father of both.Dinky has the mind of a Timelord.Derpy is crossed eyed and acts stupid.Discord Whooves:Mane and Taile color-A dark Grey.Coat Color- light grey that isnt much darker than the mane.Eye style-Same as Big MacIntosh.Species-Pegasus.Gender-Colt.Eye Color-Neon Blue.Brief History-Discord Whooves basically Doctor Whooves just corrupted.Discord Whooves was created by Discord.Doctor Whooves changes between Discord Whooves and his normal self.Discord Whooves is a pony who is a real jerk.Discord,George,Doctor/Discord Whooves and Derpy all live together with their pets.Pets-Kirby is a pink dragon.Angel is basically Fluttershys pet.Angel is a rabbit.Tank the tutle is Rainbows pet.And Gummy is basically Pinkies pet.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.