The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon

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Addison Wesley, 1981 - Family & Relationships - 210 pages
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Examines the pressures--from peers, parents, school, and society--imposed on today's children and offers advice on how to cope with the problems brought on by the excessive emphasis on competition and achievement.

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User Review  - Ivy's Mom - Goodreads

I read The Hurried Child in college and it has stuck with me these 20 odd years. I encourage my friends and family to let their kids be kids, to hold on to their innocence as long as possible. Once that is gone, it is gone forever. A great read for every citizen of the "village." Read full review

Review: The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon

User Review  - Robyn Larson - Goodreads

I read this book for one of my developmental classes and I love it. Every parent or will be parent should read this. It talks about how we as Americans are trying to get our children to grow up too ... Read full review

Contents

Parents
23
Schools
47
The Media
71
Copyright

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David Elkind, Professor of Child Study at Tufts University, is the author of many books, including "The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon".

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