A Fine Young Man: What Parents, Mentors and Educators Can Do to Shape Adolescent Boys into Exceptional Men.

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Page Count
320
Year Published
1999
Author (Individual)
Gurian, Michael.
Resource Type
Book
Resource Format
Unbound
Resource Language
English

In this moving and immensely practical book, the bestsellling author of The Wonder of Boys explores the unseen problems and marvels of male adolescents, showing parents, teachers, and mentors how to shepherd boys through the challenging ages of ten to twenty.

With practical, step-by-step advice, therapist Michael Gurian helps parents and educators confront the most common moral and emotional dilemmas of adolescent boyhood. Gurian answers tough questions about the challenges boys face, exploring the hidden biology of the adolescent male, the development of his emotions and body, his sense of safety within the family, and his journey of independence outside it. Illuminating the inner lives of both highly functioning and troubled boys, A Fine Young Man is a comprehensive and deeply insightful guide foe anyone who cares for an adolescent boy. (Author abstract)

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