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Book Description Ecco, 2014. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: ".to open You Are Not Special.and Other Encouragements is to enter a deeply intellectual and thought-out analysis of the forces that shape modern teenage life, both at home and in the classroom. . . Even if you didn't agree with McCullough's speech, this is essential reading.". Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_006225734X

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Book Description Ecco Press, United States, 2014. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 185 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A profound expansion of David McCullough, Jr. s popular commencement speech a call to arms against a prevailing, narrow, conception of success viewed by millions on YouTube You Are (Not) Special is a love letter to students and parents as well as a guide to a truly fulfilling, happy life.Children today, says David McCullough high school English teacher, father of four, and son and namesake of the famous historian are being encouraged to sacrifice passionate engagement with life for specious notions of success. The intense pressure to excel discourages kids from taking chances, failing, and learning empathy and self-confidence from those failures.In You Are (Not) Special, McCullough elaborates on his now-famous speech exploring how, for what purpose, and for whose sake, we re raising our kids. With wry, affectionate humor, McCullough takes on hovering parents, ineffectual schools, professional college prep, electronic distractions, club sports, and generally the manifestations, and the applications and consequences of privilege. By acknowledging that the world is indifferent to them, McCullough takes pressure off of students to be extraordinary achievers and instead exhorts them to roll up their sleeves and do something useful with their advantages. Bookseller Inventory # LIB9780062257345

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Book Description Ecco Press, United States, 2014. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 185 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A profound expansion of David McCullough, Jr. s popular commencement speech a call to arms against a prevailing, narrow, conception of success viewed by millions on YouTube You Are (Not) Special is a love letter to students and parents as well as a guide to a truly fulfilling, happy life.Children today, says David McCullough high school English teacher, father of four, and son and namesake of the famous historian are being encouraged to sacrifice passionate engagement with life for specious notions of success. The intense pressure to excel discourages kids from taking chances, failing, and learning empathy and self-confidence from those failures.In You Are (Not) Special, McCullough elaborates on his now-famous speech exploring how, for what purpose, and for whose sake, we re raising our kids. With wry, affectionate humor, McCullough takes on hovering parents, ineffectual schools, professional college prep, electronic distractions, club sports, and generally the manifestations, and the applications and consequences of privilege. By acknowledging that the world is indifferent to them, McCullough takes pressure off of students to be extraordinary achievers and instead exhorts them to roll up their sleeves and do something useful with their advantages. Bookseller Inventory # LIB9780062257345

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Book Description Book Condition: New. Publisher/Verlag: HarperCollins US | And Other Encouragements | High school English teacher and son of historian David McCullough, David McCullough Jr.'s book is a call to arms for both parents and children based on his wildly popular commencement speech, which has received 1,847,691 views on YouTube, illustrating the idea that life is a great adventure to swallow whole rather than a checklist to complete. | A profound expansion of David McCullough, Jr.'s popular commencement speech-a call to arms against a prevailing, narrow, conception of success viewed by millions on YouTube- You Are (Not) Special is a love letter to students and parents as well as a guide to a truly fulfilling, happy life.Children today, says David McCullough-high school English teacher, father of four, and son and namesake of the famous historian-are being encouraged to sacrifice passionate engagement with life for specious notions of success. The intense pressure to excel discourages kids from taking chances, failing, and learning empathy and self-confidence from those failures.In You Are (Not) Special , McCullough elaborates on his now-famous speech exploring how, for what purpose, and for whose sake, we're raising our kids. With wry, affectionate humor, McCullough takes on hovering parents, ineffectual schools, professional college prep, electronic distractions, club sports, and generally the manifestations, and the applications and consequences of privilege. By acknowledging that the world is indifferent to them, McCullough takes pressure off of students to be extraordinary achievers and instead exhorts them to roll up their sleeves and do something useful with their advantages. | Format: Hardback | Language/Sprache: english | 410 gr | 185x125x28 mm | 352 pp. Bookseller Inventory # K9780062257345

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Book Description Ecco Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Hardcover. 352 pages. Dimensions: 7.2in. x 5.2in. x 0.9in.A profound expansion of David McCullough, Jr. s popular commencement speecha call to arms against a prevailing, narrow, conception of success viewed by millions on YouTubeYou Are (Not) Special is a love letter to students and parents as well as a guide to a truly fulfilling, happy life. Children today, says David McCulloughhigh school English teacher, father of four, and son and namesake of the famous historianare being encouraged to sacrifice passionate engagement with life for specious notions of success. The intense pressure to excel discourages kids from taking chances, failing, and learning empathy and self-confidence from those failures. In You Are (Not) Special, McCullough elaborates on his now-famous speech exploring how, for what purpose, and for whose sake, were raising our kids. With wry, affectionate humor, McCullough takes on hovering parents, ineffectual schools, professional college prep, electronic distractions, club sports, and generally the manifestations, and the applications and consequences of privilege. By acknowledging that the world is indifferent to them, McCullough takes pressure off of students to be extraordinary achievers and instead exhorts them to roll up their sleeves and do something useful with their advantages. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 9780062257345

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