Your Nine Year Old: Thoughtful and Mysterious

Your Nine Year Old: Thoughtful and Mysterious

by Louise Bates Ames, Frances L. Ilg, Carol Chase Haber
     
 

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What happened to that sunny outgoing child of eight?  As parents of nine-year-olds often discover, nine is a tricky age.  Children are more distant from Mother and Father; they're more independant and rely on friends for companionship, or they have a tendency to spend time alone.  Some nines are boisterous and wild, others thoughtful

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What happened to that sunny outgoing child of eight?  As parents of nine-year-olds often discover, nine is a tricky age.  Children are more distant from Mother and Father; they're more independant and rely on friends for companionship, or they have a tendency to spend time alone.  Some nines are boisterous and wild, others thoughtful and withdrawn.  Helping parents learn how to cope with the unpredictable nine-year-old is the aim of this practical guide from the Gesell Institute.

Nine-year-olds are hovering on the brink of adolescence, and this in part contributes to their up-and-down nature.  Dr. Louis Bates Ames and Carol Chase Haber paint a vivid picture of the child at this age and offer useful advice to make life easier for parents and children alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780440506768
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/28/1991
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
283,701
Product dimensions:
5.35(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.35(d)

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