A Good Friend: How to Make One, How to Be One


by Ron Herron and Val J. Peter

Winner of The National Parenting Center’s Seal of Approval The success of virtually all interpersonal relationships hinges on the ability to be a friend.

This book advises children in such areas as the basics of conversation and friendship do’s and don’ts. Included are nine easy-to-follow “people” skills such as giving and receiving compliments, introducing yourself, and showing respect and sensitivity, that put getting along with others into manageable steps. A special chapter deals with the challenge of shyness, giving kids practical advice on how to conquer it and grow in self-confidence. For ages 10 and up.