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11/02/2014

Review : Book : Their Name is Today By Johann Christoph Arnold + Giveaway



Their Name is Today. Reclaiming Childhood in a hostile world
By Johann Christoph Arnold
I highly recommend to read this book to everyone, especially if you want to have kids someday or already have kids. Is important if you are a teacher because is going to help you with all the doubts that you can have. Johann Christoph Arnold describes anonymous histories that help to understand different points of view. The book has 173 pages. 

The book has interesting ideas that can help to improve society. Imparting good knowledge and a good education at school and at home is essential for healthy, happy children, especially in these times. Given that children are the future they must be allowed to grow under a suitable environment without forcing them to grow too fast. Children need to enjoy their childhood and play a lot. The author touches on the influence of technology on children. How should be the way to educate and understand their behaviors and reactions. It is a general reading that will enrich your views. There will be ideas that you agree with and some that you won´t, but that's the beauty of all the books. The different points of view make you draw your own conclusions. This is a good book to read with a cup of coffee.

“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots; the other, wings” Henry Ward Beecher
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Johann Christoph Arnold is an award winning author with over a million copies of his books in print, in more than twenty languages.

Summary of the back cover of the book
Despite a perfect storm of hostile forces that threaten to deny children a healthy, happy childhood, courageous parents and teachers can turn the tide. Yes, we can reclaim childhood, says Johann Christoph Arnold, whose books have helped more than a million readers through the challenges of education and family life. In Their Name is Today, he highlights drastic changes in the way society treats children. But he also brings together the voices of dedicated parents and educators who are finding creative ways to give children the time and space they need to grow. Cutting through the noise of conflicting opinions, Arnold takes us to the heart of education and parenting by defending every child’s right to the joy and wonder of childhood.

The book has ten chapters:
  1. The world needs children
  2. Play is a child´s work
  3. Great Expectations
  4. Screening out
  5. Material Child
  6. Actions, Not words
  7. Guidance to grow
  8. In praise of difficult children
  9. Discovering Reverence
  10. Tomorrow comes

The book was printed in the USA. Published by Plough Publishing House.

I hope that you like the book don´t forget to read and share,

Have a nice day
Onena Carpente

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