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Someone in London is cooking up murder


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How much would you risk to turn your life around?


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RT TOP PICK! What if your prime suspects in a hefty art theft are two men you simply can't resist?


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In Nashville the music is louder, the dreams are bigger, and love can bring a cowboy to his knees.


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A broken promise, a terrifying legacy



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Also by Po Bronson:

Top Dog, February 2013
Hardcover
NurtureShock, September 2009
Hardcover

Also by Ashley Merryman:

Top Dog, February 2013
Hardcover
NurtureShock, September 2009
Hardcover

NurtureShock
Po Bronson, Ashley Merryman

New Thinking About Children

Twelve
September 2009
On Sale: September 3, 2009
352 pages
ISBN: 0446504122
EAN: 9780446504126
Hardcover
$24.99
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In a world of modern, involved, caring parents, why are so many kids aggressive and cruel? Where is intelligence hidden in the brain, and why does that matter? Why do cross-racial friendships decrease in schools that are more integrated? If 98% of kids think lying is morally wrong, then why do 98% of kids lie? What's the single most important thing that helps infants learn language? NurtureShock is a groundbreaking collaboration between award-winning science journalists Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman. They argue that when it comes to children, we've mistaken good intentions for good ideas. With impeccable storytelling and razor-sharp analysis, they demonstrate that many of modern society's strategies for nurturing children are in fact backfiring--because key twists in the science have been overlooked. Nothing like a parenting manual, the authors' work is an insightful exploration of themes and issues that transcend children's (and adults') lives.

Media Buzz

Anderson Cooper 360 - October 21, 2010
Anderson Cooper 360 - August 13, 2010
On Point - July 20, 2010
Campbell Brown - July 7, 2010
Anderson Cooper 360 - May 18, 2010
Campbell Brown - May 17, 2010
Anderson Cooper 360 - May 14, 2010
Campbell Brown - April 6, 2010
Good Morning America - January 7, 2010
Good Morning America - December 8, 2009
Campbell Brown - November 25, 2009
Good Morning America - August 31, 2009

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