Michele Borba EdD

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Borba, Michele.

Don't give me that attitude! : 24 rude, selfish, insensitive things kids do and how to stop them / Michele Borba.— 1st ed. p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 0-7879-7333-5 (alk.paper)

1. Attitude change in children. 2. Child rearing. I.Title.

BF723.A76B67 2004

2003022251

Printed in the United States of America FIRST EDITION

PB Printing 10 987654321

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