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A Culture of Respect
A Culture of Respect

A Culture of Respect

JUVENILE NONFICTION

24 Pages, 8 1/2 x 11

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $9.95 (US $9.95) (CA $14.95)

Publication Date: September 2007

ISBN 9781934155066

Rights: WOR

African American Images (Sep 2007)

Price: $9.95
 
 

Overview

Providing useful definitions of respect in terms that are easily understood by youngsters, this picture book expresses the importance of valuing adults and classmates alike. Combining cheerful illustrations with simple language, this useful guide explains the basics of respectful behavior to young children. It emphasizes the value of a climate of mutual respect among teachers and classmates and the immediate and long-term benefits to students who practice these behaviors—from special privileges within the classroom, to achieving future sucess in life. Focusing on the specific needs of African American school children, this helpful resource is a perfect tool for teachers who wish to foster a sense of courtesy, allowing for a calmer, more focused classroom.

Author Biography

Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu is an educational consultant and the author of more than 20 books, including Black Students. Middle Class Teachers.; Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys; Keeping Black Boys Out of Special Education; and Motivating and Preparing Black Youth for Success. He lives in Chicago.