A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
An educator, best-selling author, and parent of two children challenges conventional wisdom about child development. He presents a supportive, liberating way of raising happy, balanced, self-reliant, confident, and kind children without any punishments or rewards.
- Alfie Kohn author of nine previous books, including "Punished by Rewards" and "The Schools Our Children Deserve."
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