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What Kids Need to Succeed

Proven, Practical Ways to Raise Good Kids (Revised & Updated 3rd Edition)

By: Peter L. Benson & Judy Galbraith & Pamela Espeland

Price: CAD $15.99


Imprint: Free Spirit Publishing

256 Pages

7.09 X 5 X 0.51 ins

ISBN:  9781575423975 -- Paperback

Publication Date: 06/11/2012

Researchers at Minneapolis-based Search Institute have identified 40 Developmental Assets that all kids need in their lives - good things like family support, a caring neighborhood, and resistance skills. Communities across the nation have embraced the book's quick-read, commonsense suggestions for helping kids lead healthy, productive, positive lives and stay out of trouble. This revised and updated third edition draws on findings from a 2010 survey of about 90,000 kids (grades 6 - 12) from communities across the United States. The new data confirms the power of Developmental Assets in young people's lives, reflecting updated levels of assets young people experience as well as the power that assets have to prevent high-risk behaviors and increase thriving behaviors.

Peter L. Benson., received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Denver and his M.A. in psychology from Yale. He is the author of several publications He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Judy Galbraith, has a master's degree in guidance and counseling of the gifted. She has worked with and taught gifted children and teens, their parents, and their teachers for over 20 years. In 1983, she started Free Spirit Publishin. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Pamela Espeland has written and coauthored many books for children and teens including the Free Spirit Adding Assets Series for Kids and Life Lists for Teens. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


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