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How Children Succeed Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character

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ISBN-10: 0544104404

ISBN-13: 9780544104402

Edition: 2012

Authors: Paul Tough

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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 7/2/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Paul Tough is a contributing writer to New York Times Magazine, where he has written extensively about education, parenting, poverty, and politics, including cover stories on character education, the achievement gap, the post-Katrina school system in New Orleans, the 'No Child Left Behind' policy and charter schools. He has also been a contributor to This American Life, as part of which he reported on the Harlem Children Zone's 'Baby College', an 8-week program where young parents learn how to help their children become successful. His book about the Harlem's Children Zone is called Whatever It Takes. He lives in New York with his wife and his young son.

Introduction
How to Fail (and how not to)
How to Build Character
How to Think
How to Succeed
A Better Path
Acknowledgments
Notes on Sources
Index