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This book creates a compelling argument to show that traits in boys often leading to resistance should be encouraged through a combination of empathy and character building which result in the development of confident citizens who can make positive contributions to our communities. (Canadian Teacher magazine)
Michael Reist is the author of The Dysfunctional School and has published more than 70 articles on parenting, teaching, spirituality, and popular culture. Audiences across Canada have been inspired by his popular workshop "Boys and Girls Learn Differently." He lives in Caledon East, Ontario.
I loved this book. I have a daughter who does very well in school and two sons who do not. It is so helpful to learn that boys are wired differently and have different needs. Read morePublished on April 18 2012 by Margaret
Good book. Very valuable read in the 21st century for anyone raising a boy. Attention span and the internet, ADD/ADHD as over diagnoses, the role of medication with those with a... Read morePublished on April 6 2012 by Jeff
The wisdom, logic, simplicity and accessibility of Michael's book is what makes it such a must-read for every parent or teacher. Read morePublished on March 29 2012 by CARP
Just finished your book Raising Boys in a New Kind of World and absolutely loved it. Section/part IV (A New Kind of Parent) was exceptionally brilliant. Read morePublished on March 28 2012 by col
I have seen Michael Reist's amazing action on the stage, so I was really looking forward to his new book. Read morePublished on March 23 2012 by Erika