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    Hands Are Not for Hitting (Best Behavior) (Hardback) By (author) Martine Agassi, Illustrated by Marieka Heinlen

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    DescriptionChildren learn that violence is never okay, that they can manage their anger and other strong feelings, and that they're capable of positive, loving actions--like playing, making music, learning, counting, helping, taking care, and much more. Includes a special section for adults with activities and discussion starters.

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    Hands Are Not for Hitting
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Martine Agassi, Illustrated by Marieka Heinlen
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 40
    Width: 229 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    ISBN 13: 9780606316590
    ISBN 10: 0606316590

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17230
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    BIC subject category V2: JNK
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    B&T General Subject: 212
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    Ingram Subject Code: C4
    Libri: I-C4
    Ingram Theme: CURR/LANGAR
    B&T Book Type: EN
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    BISAC V2.8: EDU001000
    LC classification: BJ
    Ingram Theme: CTHD/LANGAR
    BISAC V2.8: JNF053050
    Abridged Dewey: 395
    DC22: 371.782
    DC21: 371.782
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    BISAC V2.8: JNF053090
    B&T Merchandise Category: GLD
    Prebound edition
    Edition statement
    Turtleback School & Library, Revised & Updated ed.
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Turtleback Books
    Imprint name
    Turtleback Books
    Publication date
    15 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Minneapolis, MN
    Author Information
    Martine Agassi, Ph.D., is an award-winning children's book author and creator of "Hands Are Not for Hitting," which inspired Free Spirit Publishing's Best Behavior series. As a behavioral therapist, she has extensive experience with counseling children and families in schools, residential facilities, foster care, and private practice. Marieka Heinlen received her BFA at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and also studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. She launched her career as an award-winning children's book illustrator with the original edition of "Hands Are Not for Hitting "and has illustrated other books in the Best Behavior series and Free Spirit's Toddler Tools board book series. As a freelance illustrator and designer, Marieka focuses her work on books and other materials for children, teens, parents, and teachers. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with her husband and son.
    Review quote
    "The simple but important message...helps children understand that they have the power to choose not to hurt people." --"Teaching Tolerance"