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Free-Range Kids
Lenore Skenazy

Giving Our Children the Freedom We Had Without Going Nuts with Worry

Jossey-Bass
April 2009
On Sale: April 20, 2009
256 pages
ISBN: 0470471948
EAN: 9780470471944
Hardcover
$24.95
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FREE RANGE KIDS has become a national movement, sparked by the incredible response to Lenore Skenazys piece about allowing her 9-year-old ride the subway alone in NYC. Parent groups argued about it, bloggers, blogged, spouses became uncivil with each other, and the media jumped all over it. A lot of parents today, Skenazy says, see no difference between letting their kids walk to school and letting them walk through a firing range. Any risk is seen as too much risk. But if you try to prevent every possible danger or difficult in your childs everyday life, that child never gets a chance to grow up. We parents have to realize that the greatest risk of all just might be trying to raise a child who never encounters choice or independence.

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Campbell Brown - May 28, 2010
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The View - June 30, 2009
Good Morning America - May 17, 2009
Talk of the Nation - May 5, 2009
The View - May 1, 2009

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