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    Raising Boys: Why Boys Are Different--And How to Help Them Become Happy and Well-Balanced Men (Paperback) By (author) Steve Biddulph, Illustrated by Paul Stanish

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    DescriptionA revised edition of the bestselling and practical guide to the issues parents face in raising sons--including sex, violence, homework, sports, the Internet, and more--and how to best aid boys' development from birth to manhood. Raising a happy, loving, responsible boy in today's world can be challenging. In this third edition of his international best seller, Steve Biddulph looks at the most important issues in a boy's development from birth to manhood. With gentle humor and proven wisdom backed by decades as a family psychologist and father, he shows parents how to provide the firm, loving guidance that boys need. Updates include information on mitigating the dangerous effects of online pornography, male specific hearing problems, and teen driving on boys. Biddulph also discusses: - The three stages of boyhood, and how to help them go smoothly. - Testosterone! How it changes behavior and what to do about it. - How boys' brain development differs from girls'. - How to help boys cultivate a caring attitude toward sex. - The impact of competitive sports on boys, and how to ensure it stays positive. - Questions to assist in finding boy-friendly schools.

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    Raising Boys
    Why Boys Are Different--And How to Help Them Become Happy and Well-Balanced Men
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Steve Biddulph, Illustrated by Paul Stanish
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 216
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 300 g
    ISBN 13: 9781607746027
    ISBN 10: 1607746026

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    BIC E4L: CHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.3
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: CF
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
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    B&T Approval Code: A11441500
    DC22: 306.874
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    DC22: 305.2308110973
    LC classification: HQ775 .B53 2013
    DC21: 305.23081109
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    black & white illustrations
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    Publication date
    03 April 2014
    Author Information
    STEVE BIDDULPH is one of the world's best-known parenting authors, with books in four million homes and thirty-one languages. He was a family psychologist for more than thirty years, and teaches at The Cairnmillar Institute in Melbourne. He lives in Tasmania, Australia.
    Table of contents
    Preface to the Third Edition  Chapter one: What Is It with Boys? Chapter two: The Three Stages of Boyhood Chapter three: Testosterone! Chapter four: How Boys’ and Girls’ Brains Differ Chapter five: What Dads Can Do Chapter six: Mothers and Sons Chapter seven: Developing a Healthy Sexuality Chapter eight: A Revolution in Schooling Chapter nine: Boys and Sports Chapter ten: A Community Challenge Appendix A: Practical Notes on ADHD in Boys Appendix B: How to Tell Whether a School Is a Good One for Boys Acknowledgments Notes Index