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The Boy You Brought Home

The Boy You Brought Home
 

From acclaimed writer John Marsden comes a practical guide to help single mothers enjoy and celebrate raising their sons. Drawing on his years as a teacher and mentor, Marsden identifies 101 important steps in fostering a boy's developing masculinity, and how to help a boy grown ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781743346303
Published 1 July 2002 by Pan Macmillan
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Marsden, John
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ISBN-13 9781743346303
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Macmillan Australia
Publication Date 1 July 2002
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Marsden, John
Category Social Sciences
Men's Studies
Family & Other Relationships: General
Advice On Parenting
Australian
Number of Pages 208
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Dewey Code 306.8743
Catalogue Code 463037

Description of this Electronic Book

From John Marsden, the highly-acclaimed and bestselling author of Secret Men's Business, comes a practical guide to help single mothers enjoy and celebrate raising their sons. Drawing on his years as teacher and mentor to young people, John Marsden follows the child from baby to young man and identifies 101 important steps in fostering a boy's developing masculinity.Written with humour and compassion, John understands what it means to be a boy and how to help a boy grow into a well-adjusted man.RECENT STATISTICS from the Australian Bureau of Statistics: - Out of Australia's 4.6 million children aged under eighteen, 1.1 million children live with only one of their natural parents, usually as a result of relationship or marriage breakdown.- The vast majority of children, who had a natural parent living elsewhere, were in the sole care of the parent with whom they lived, while 3 per cent of children had parents who shared care more evenly between them.- In April 1997, there were 978,000 Australian children who were living with one natural parent and who had a natural parent living elsewhere. The vast majority (88%) lived with their natural mother in either one-parent families (68%) or in step or blended families (20%).

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Author's Bio

John Marsden is Australia's bestselling author for teenagers and a highly acclaimed picture book writer. His titles include Winter, The Head Book, The Boy You Brought Home and Millie. John Marsden lives at the Tye Estate, just outside of Melbourne, where he opened a school called Candlebark in January 2006. The school currently has 52 students, ranging from Prep to Year 7.

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