Welcoming Our Children to a New Millennium: A Daybook of Hopes and Wishes for the Future

Welcoming Our Children to a New Millennium: A Daybook of Hopes and Wishes for the Future

by Jane Middelton-Moz
     
 

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A Celebration of Youth, Famili Communities arid Our Future

What better way to usher in a new century than to read the thoughts and wishes for the future from our youth. This heartwarming, thought-provoking book is remi­niscent of the welcoming ceremonies for children that are at the core of every culture, in this poignant

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A Celebration of Youth, Famili Communities arid Our Future

What better way to usher in a new century than to read the thoughts and wishes for the future from our youth. This heartwarming, thought-provoking book is remi­niscent of the welcoming ceremonies for children that are at the core of every culture, in this poignant collection, adult role models who are working to create a better world welcome children to the new millennium through heartfelt letters. They are words of advice, introduction and thanksgiving. For each day of the year, children voice their concerns for the millennium in essays that are at once delightfully innocent and candidly wise:

  1. "I don't like people hitting me, spinach or people screaming in my ears."
  2. "I would like to see adults think of their communities, not just about money."
  3. "If I had three wishes I wish there was no war, no killing and no cats biting."
  4. "Parents should talk with their kids more often or at least spend a little time with them. We are listening."

The illuminating words and photographs in this unique book will restore a sense of community in us all and open up the pathways to better communication between adults and children. By setting good examples for and listening to our children, we can ensure them a future that is bright and full of hope.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780757396724
Publisher:
Health Communications, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
381
File size:
2 MB

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