Michele Borba EdD


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Note to the Reader: All of the letters in this book have been received from parents over the past few years.The names of the parents and children, as well as their location, have been changed to protect their privacy.

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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


Printed in the United States of America FIRST EDITION

PB Printing 10 987654321


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