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Playground Politics: Understanding the Emotional Life of Your School-Age Child

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Author: Stanley I. Greenspan

Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books

Paperback:
ISBN 10: 0201408309
ISBN 13: 978-0201408300

Hardcover:
ISBN 10: 0201570807
ISBN 13: 978-0201570809

Playground Politics is the first book to look at the neglected middle years of childhood--from kindergarten to junior high--and to help parents understand the enormous emotional challenges these children are facing. In witty, vivid stories, Dr. Greenspan brings to life the major emotional milestones of these years, when children move from the shelter of the family to the harsh rivalries of "playground politics," and toward an independent self image. His empathy for the turmoil children bring home from school, and for the parents who try to help, is deep and reassuring.