The Minds of Boys: Saving Our Sons From Falling Behind in School and Life

The Minds of Boys The Minds of Boys: Saving Our Sons From Falling Behind in School and Life
Gurian, Michael
Hoboken, New Jersey USA : Jossey-Bass Inc, © 2007
With: Stevens, Kathy
Book 351 pp ISBN-13: 9780787995287    ISBN: 0787995282

Wonderfully readable, The Minds of Boys fills a great void for parents and educators by offering practical ways to change the developmental course for boys at risk. Gurian and Stevens show us that we don’t have to surrender our boys to depression or school failure: an essential piece of school reform!” —Robin Karr-Morse, author, Ghosts from the Nursery

Michael Gurian and Kathy Stevens pull the pieces together in The Minds of Boys, including the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive needs of boys. This is a must-read for educators from preschool through young adulthood and for any parent or grandparent who is raising a boy. This book is well researched, offering concrete ways to help our boys develop and flourish in and out of school.” —Dr. Paul D. Slocumb, author, Hear Our Cry: Boys in Crisis

The Minds of Boys is an excellent read. I found it enlightening not only as a neuroscientist but also as the mother of a young boy. It has absolutely changed the way that I think about boys (and men) and the ways in which they express their enthusiasm for life.” —Tracey J. Shors, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Center for Collaborative Neuroscience, Rutgers University


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