Item description for Nine Things Teens Should Know and Parents Are Afraid to Talk about: Countdown to Adolescence by Joe White & Nicholas Comninellis...
Overview In today's world, you encounter many issues that are totally different from those your parents had to face as teenagers. Sure, there are the same confusing emotional and physical changes adolescents have always had to face, but in this world, depravity and corruption are much more prominent than when you parents were teenagers. Dr. Nicholas Comninellis and Joe White give an appropriate and important roadmap to adolescence in this exciting new book. They provide sensitive insights on issues like dealing with crazy emotions, sexual purity, false friends, and ungodly entertainment. With years of experience in dealing with the issues through Kanakuk Kamps, they give an excellent guide to hellp you maintain a godly lifestyle through your teenage years. Nine Things Teens Should Know and Parents Are Afraid to Talk About is a must-read for parents and teens alike, presented in a NASA-style countdown format. Parents will find the wisdom shared in this book a great starting point for discussions with their teens, and an excellent opportunity to instill biblical principles at this crucial time.
Publishers Description Adolescence, it's one of the most challenging times in life, one that everyone, both parents and kids, goes through eventually. However, today's teenagers face many challenges and issues that their parents did not have to deal with, and they need guidance. Nine Things Teens Should Know And Parents Are Afraid To Talk About provides a handbook for teens going through this confusing time and deals with issues such as: picking godly friends, dealing with crazy emotions, getting along with parents, physical and emotional changes, and choosing the right kind of entertainment. Dr. Joe White of Kanakuk Kamps and Dr. Nicholas Comninellis give a thorough and sensitive guide for teens who are confused about where to turn and what to do with the pressures they have to face. An honest and straightforward treatment of the issues, Nine Things Teens Should Know is a great resource for parents and teens alike.
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Studio: New Leaf Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.4" Width: 5.32" Height: 0.57" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2006
Publisher New Leaf Press/Master Books
ISBN 0892216360 ISBN13 9780892216369
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More About Joe White & Nicholas Comninellis
Joe White served as area agent in horticulture production and marketing for the LSU Agricultural Center/Extension Service for almost 29 years. With an M.S. in Horticulture and a Doctor of Philosophy in Horticulture, White previously wrote for Louisiana Gardener magazine, provided hundreds on horticultural broadcasts on KCBL and KNCB and has been a regular columnist for The Shreveport Times for 30 years. White was also one of the founders of and occasionally appears on "Successful Gardening," a master gardener educational program on Times Warner cable. White is a charter member of the Louisiana Horticulture Society and he and Dan Gill were the recipients of a Professional Achievement Award in 2001 from the Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association.
Joe White currently resides in the state of Missouri. Joe White was born in 1948.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Nine Things Teens Should Know & Parents Are Afraid To Talk About?
A Great GUIDE Aug 17, 2009
As with ANY book, it should simply be a guide, not an exhaustive resource on EVERY subject in which you agree with everything the author says. This books target is more closely for the Middle School or young high school student. It definitely targets believers so if you are not a Christian then you probably won't get the context of what the authors are talking about. Yes, there ARE some statements made that are on the extreme but they at least err on the side of being cautious. There are A LOT of submission from teens themselves who have A LOT to say about their OWN experiences and the bauty of it is that not all of the statements are FROM believing teens. The book is one in a series called "Countdown To Adolescence" and with that in mind, you can understand why it may seem juvenile.
As a side note I used this book to deliver a series of messages to my youth group called SIX things every teen should know and their parents are afraid to talk about and it seemed to go over well. We have a lot of non believing students who had never heard some of that information before because their parents do not communicate truths into their lives. (Thanks for reading and understand that this is just my opinion and should be respected as such.)
Awful-seems too subjective Jul 2, 2009
I received this book from either my mom or my aunt who's quite religious. The authors seem very close-minded. It's a book for someone who is fanatically religious and some of the statements made in the book are a bit ridiculous, mentioning that movies like Harry Potter and Astrology is evil. Also, it's very discriminating against gays, the book gives the idea of homosexuality being unacceptable. There's also a typo on page 165 saying "You many even feel proud of your new hairy look." It had a few good points but overall it was so very one-sided. I didn't like it at all.