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Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Friends and 'friends': Advice for tweens

I'm a long-time fan of author Annie Fox, who teaches life literacy to tweens and teens through her writing and "Hey Terra!" advice site. So it was great to see she has a new book out: Real Friends vs. the Other Kind, the second in her new "Middle School Confidential" series. The book offers "insider information on making friends, resolving disputes, and dealing with common hazards of the middle school social scene – like gossip, exclusion, and cyberbullying, its press release says. There's also expert advice on crushes, peer pressure, and being there for friends who need help." Here's Fox's site.

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Blogger Annie said...

Hi Anne,

Thank you so much for your kind words about my work. Thank you also for the great service you provide, connecting parents with supportive resources. We all need all the help we can get!

You and your readers might also be interested in knowing about my new podcast series "Family Confidential: Secrets of Successful Parenting" in which I have in-depth conversations with authors of parenting books.

In friendship,
Annie Fox

8:12 PM  
Blogger max said...

I appreciate any efforts to draw attention to reading, and attract reluctant readers to it.

That's because I grew up as a reluctant reader, in spite of the fact that my father published over 70 books. Now I write action-adventures & mysteries, especially for tween boys, that avid boy readers and girls enjoy just as much.

My blog, Books for Boys recently reached # 1 on Google.

Keep up your good work concerning reading.

Max Elliot Anderson

7:36 AM  

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